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

This study has been terminated.
(Lack of enrollment)
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00179582
First Posted: September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Anthony Lembo, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  Purpose
To evaluate the effects of VSL#3 on symptoms associated with diarrhea predominant IBS

Condition Intervention
IBS Drug: VSL#3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by Anthony Lembo, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Global improvement in IBS symptoms

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Frequency of bowel movements
  • Changes in abdominal pain
  • Changes in bloating

Estimated Enrollment: 180
Actual Study Start Date: January 2005
Study Completion Date: January 2006
Primary Completion Date: January 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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.
  Eligibility

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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
  Contacts and Locations
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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
  More Information

Publications:
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 Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 16, 2005
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