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The aim of this study was to investigate the role of Lactobacillus (L.) reuteri DSM 17983 in the treatment of functional constipation in children. The trial was a single-center randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Patients were allocated into the two groups; intervention group which received L. reuteri DSM 17983 and lactulose and placebo group which received placebo and lactulose.Due to small recruitment rate study was terminated prematurely, therefore only 33 children (12 girls, median age 4.5 years, range 2-16) were randomized. There was no difference between groups in the stool frequency, stool consistency, pain, soiling rate and dose of the lactulose.This study found that L. reuteri DSM 17938 adds no benefit to the treatment of constipation in children. However, due to small sample size these results should be interpreted with caution.
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Name: Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition
To assess the effectiveness of Lactobacillus reuteri DSM 17938 (L reuteri) for the prevention of diarrhea and antibiotic-associated diarrhea (AAD) in children.
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A species of gram-positive, rod-shaped LACTIC ACID bacteria found naturally in the human intestinal flora and BREAST MILK.
A species of Lactobacillus that occurs in the human GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT and the VAGINA of healthy women. It produces LACTIC ACID and HYDROGEN PEROXIDE, and is used as a PROBIOTIC. It is also used for the treatment and prevention of BACTERIAL VAGINOSIS.
A species of Lactobacillus that occurs in the human GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT and ORAL MUCOSA. It produces BACTERIOCINS and is used as a PROBIOTIC.
A species of Lactobacillus that occurs in fermented meat and fish. It produces the BACTERIOCIN Sakacin P and is used for FOOD PRESERVATION and as a PROBIOTIC.
A species of Lactobacillus that occurs in the human GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT and VAGINA. It produces BACTERIOCINS and HYDROGEN PEROXIDE and is used as a PROBIOTIC.
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
Pain is a feeling (sharp or dull) triggered in the nervous system which can be transient or constant. Pain can be specific to one area of the body eg back, abdomen or chest or more general all over the body eg muscles ache from the flu. Without pain ...