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Double blind randomized placebo controlled trial. IBS patients receive a 12-weeks treatment with ebastine 20mg once daily or placebo (1:1 randomization).
End point is the effect of treatment on clinical symptoms and visceral hypersensitivity which will be evaluated with a barostat test.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
ebastine, placebo capsule
University hospitals Leuven
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:54-0400
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome IBS
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