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Does the Negativation of the Glucose Hydrogen Breath Test Come Along With a Reduction of the Symptoms of Gaz Incontinence ?

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01275560
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 12, 2011
Last Update Posted : June 3, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Rouen

Brief Summary:
The objectives of this work are: 1/to estimate the frequency of a positive glucose breath test in favour of a small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in a population of patients consulting for gaz incontinence by comparison to a population of control subjects; 2/to estimate versus a conventional treatment the efficiency of an antibiotic treatment; in case of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth diagnosed by the glucose breath test, to improve gaz incontinence

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Anal Incontinence Drug: Metronidazole Drug: CArbosylane Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 16 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : January 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2015

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Metronidazole
3 intakes per day during 10 days
Drug: Metronidazole
Metronidazole,per os,500mg, 3 per day during 10 days

Active Comparator: Carbosylane
3 intakes per daysduring 10 days
Drug: CArbosylane

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. number of gaz incontinence episodes [ Time Frame: 3 days before randomization and treatement and 3 days after 10 days of treatment (antibiotic or conventionnal treatment ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Gaz incontinence for more than 3 months
  • Afflilied to national health security
  • Having read and sign the information letter and consent form

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • use of antibiotics, probiotics, IPP for less tha n 3 months
  • past of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
  • ischemic, inflammatory colitis,colo-rectal cancer
  • diabetes
  • allergy to metronidazole
  • psychiatric disease
  • patients who do not speak or read french

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01275560

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Physiology Unit, Hopital Charles Nicolle, 1 rue de Germont
Rouen, France, 76031
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Rouen

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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Rouen Identifier: NCT01275560    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2008/073/HP
First Posted: January 12, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2015
Last Verified: June 2015
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Fecal Incontinence
Rectal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Antiprotozoal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents