Study of Efficacy of Association of Senna Alexandrina Mill and Associations on Functional Intestinal Constipation
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of association of Senna alexandrina Mill (sena), Cassia fistula L., Tamarindus indica L., Coriandrum sativum L., Periandra mediterranea Taub. in patients with functional constipation.
This is a phase III trial, placebo-controlled with a parallel-group design.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Senna alexandrina and associations
Departamento de Fisiologia e Farmacologia
Not yet recruiting
Marjan Industria e Comercio ltda
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00990951
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Preparations of Cassia senna and C. angustifolia (see SENNA PLANT). They contain sennosides, which are anthraquinone type CATHARTICS and are used in many different preparations as laxatives.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. Many species of this genus, including the medicinal C. senna and C. angustifolia, have been reclassified into the Senna genus (SENNA PLANT) and some to CHAMAECRISTA.
A plant genus of the family FABACEAE. SENNA EXTRACT is obtained from members of this genus. Members contain ANTHRAQUINONES and have been an ingredient in laxatives (CATHARTICS). Many species of the CASSIA genus have been reclassified into this genus. This bush should not be confused with the Cassia tree (CINNAMOMUM).
Mental Health Associations
Voluntary organizations which support educational programs and research in psychiatry with the objective of the promotion of mental health. An early association in the United States was founded as the National Committee for Mental Hygiene in 1909, became the Mental Health Association in 1976 and later the National Mental Health Association in 1980. State and local mental health associations in this country are chartered by the national organization and affiliated with it.
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