Tolerance of an Oral Nutritional Supplement(ONS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 4, 2013
Last Update Posted : June 3, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Abbott Nutrition

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to capture information on gastrointestinal tolerance (GI) of an oral nutritional supplement containing a new protein blend in healthy children aged ≥ 3 to ≤ 10 years.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Gastro-Intestinal Tolerance Other: Study Oral Nutritional Supplement Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 25 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: Tolerance of an Oral Nutritional Supplement(ONS)With a New Protein Blend in Healthy Children
Study Start Date : March 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2013

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Study Oral Nutritional Supplement
2 servings per day of a complete and balanced, ready-to-drink oral nutritional supplement with a new protein blend.
Other: Study Oral Nutritional Supplement
Supplement contains a new protein mix consisting of a blend of milk, soy, and pea protein.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Gastro-Intestinal Tolerance [ Time Frame: Study Day 1-7 ]
    Self-reported Questionnaire

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Study Supplement Compliance [ Time Frame: Study Day 1-7 ]
    Self-reported number of servings consumed per day

  2. Weight [ Time Frame: Study Day 1 and 8 ]
  3. Height [ Time Frame: Study Day 1 and 8 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   3 Years to 10 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age ≥ 3 and ≤ 10 years of age
  • Healthy and not suffering from any physical disability.
  • Height-for-age and BMI-for-age between the 5th and the 95th percentile as well as a weight-for-age between the 5th and the 85th percentile
  • Consumption of 2 servings/day of the investigational product for 7 consecutive days
  • Willingness to follow the study procedures and record the data in the diary and complete any forms or assessment as needed throughout the study
  • Agreement to not consume a nutritional product that is not study product during the study period

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of an acute or chronic condition that may affect feeding habits or nutritional status
  • Medications or nutritional supplements, taken on a daily basis for more than 2 weeks during the past month prior to screening visit that may profoundly affect feeding habits or nutritional status
  • Clinically significant nutritional deficiency requiring specific treatment
  • Acute/chronic condition requiring medical treatment which may include hospitalization such as diabetes or stress induced hyperglycemia, dialysis treatment, inflammatory bowel disease, pancreatitis, autoimmune disease or immunodeficiency, celiac disease, cystic fibrosis, active tuberculosis, malformation of the gastrointestinal tract or gastroesophageal reflux disease
  • History of constipation
  • Allergy or intolerance to any ingredient in the study product
  • Gastrointestinal infection or acute diarrhea at the time of study start
  • Hepatitis B or C, or HIV, or malignancy
  • Congenital cardiac defects
  • Antibiotic therapy within last 2 weeks of start of study
  • Dysphagia, aspiration risk, difficulty in swallowing due to acquired/congenital abnormalities

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01782456

United States, Ohio
Radiant Research, Inc.
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45249
Sponsors and Collaborators
Abbott Nutrition
Study Chair: Jennifer Williams, MPH Abbott Nutrition

Responsible Party: Abbott Nutrition Identifier: NCT01782456     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AL09
First Posted: February 4, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013