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Effect of Consumption of Dairy Product on Upper Gastric Discomfort

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Danone Research Identifier:
First received: April 21, 2011
Last updated: October 7, 2016
Last verified: October 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the consumption of test dairy products is effective in reducing upper gastric discomfort after 2 weeks of product consumption.

Condition Intervention
Upper Gastric Discomfort
Other: 1- Test dairy product containing specific ingredients
Other: 2- Control dairy product without specific ingredients

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Effect of Consumption of Dairy Product on Upper Gastric Discomfort

Further study details as provided by Danone Research:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in gastro-oesophageal symptoms as assessed by RDQ questionnaire [ Time Frame: Two timepoints are considered in the assessment of the change outcome measures: from Baseline (before product consumption) to Endpoint (i.e. final evaluation visit after 2 weeks of product consumption) ]

Enrollment: 236
Study Start Date: November 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: April 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1 = Test product
Arm 1 - intervention 1 (test product)
Other: 1- Test dairy product containing specific ingredients
Placebo Comparator: 2 = Control product
Arm 2 - intervention 2 (control product)
Other: 2- Control dairy product without specific ingredients


Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female
  • 21 - 60 years old
  • Experiencing upper gastric discomfort

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participants with alarm symptoms (dysphagia, bleeding, involuntary weight loss clinically significant >10% of it habitual weight during the last 6 months).
  • Participants with diagnosed severe organic esophageal medical history (endoscopic eosophagitis A, B, C or D of Los Angeles classification, peptic stenosis, Barrett oesophagus, huge hiatus hernia or para-esophageal) gastric or duodenal ulcer or high digestive haemorrhage clinical history.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01422980

Hospital Italiano
BuenosAires, Argentina, 1116
Sponsors and Collaborators
Danone Research
  More Information

Responsible Party: Danone Research Identifier: NCT01422980     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NU345
Study First Received: April 21, 2011
Last Updated: October 7, 2016

Keywords provided by Danone Research:
dairy product
upper gastric discomfort
adult processed this record on May 25, 2017