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Dose Ranging Study With the Probiotic Combination (VSL#3) in Diarrhea IBS

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00179582
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Lack of enrollment)
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 6, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Anthony Lembo, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Brief Summary:
To evaluate the effects of VSL#3 on symptoms associated with diarrhea predominant IBS

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
IBS Drug: VSL#3 Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
The study will evaluate 2 doses of VSL#3 and placebo over a 4 week period in patients presenting with diarrhea predominant IBS symptoms.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 180 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Multi-center, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled, Dose Ranging Study With VSL#3 in Diarrhea Predominant IBS Patients
Actual Study Start Date : January 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2006

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Diarrhea
U.S. FDA Resources




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Global improvement in IBS symptoms

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Frequency of bowel movements
  2. Changes in abdominal pain
  3. Changes in bloating


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • IBS diarrhea

Exclusion Criteria:

  • < 18 years of age
  • Pregnancy/breast feeding
  • concomitant medications to reduce bowel function

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00179582


Locations
United States, Massachusetts
BIDMC
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215
Sponsors and Collaborators
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Anthony Lembo, MD Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: Anthony Lembo, Associate Professor of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00179582     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2004P000001
VSL1
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017

Keywords provided by Anthony Lembo, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center:
IBS
Functional bowel disorder
Diarrhea
probiotic

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diarrhea
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms