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Trial of Chinese Prescription Shugan Decoction on Irritable Bowel Syndrome(Diarrhea Type)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00948870
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 29, 2009
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the Chinese prescription Shugan decoction on irritable bowel syndrome(diarrhea type).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Traditional Chinese Medicine Drug: Shugan decoction

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : August 2009
Primary Completion Date : July 2011
Study Completion Date : September 2011

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Diarrhea
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Shugan Decoction Drug: Shugan decoction
Decoction ,two times a day,one bag of decoction one time
Placebo Comparator: low does of Shugan decoction Drug: Shugan decoction
Decoction ,two times a day,one bag of decoction one time


Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Symptoms and conditions of tongue and pulse [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Indicates of liver and renal function [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome(diarrhea type)
  • Male of female patients between 18-65 years old
  • Written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Discrepancy of irritable bowel syndrome
  • Diarrhea-type of irritable bowel syndrome combine with intestinal disease
  • Combined with severe heart, gallbladder, kidney, endocrine system, hemopoietic system or nervous system disease.
  • Pregnancy or breast feeding women, or unwilling to have contraception.
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00948870


Locations
China, Shanghai
Longhua hospital
Shanghai, Shanghai, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Investigators
Study Director: Xie Jianqun, Phd Shanghai University of Chinese Medicine
More Information

Responsible Party: Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00948870     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SHTCM-002
First Posted: July 29, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2013
Last Verified: August 2009

Keywords provided by Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine:
alternative medicine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Colonic Diseases, Functional
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases