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This is a Phase 2 study designed to assess the ability of RP-G28 to improve lactose digestion and tolerance.
Lactose intolerance is a common gastrointestinal (GI) disorder that develops in lactose maldigesters when consuming too much lactose or when lactose is added to a previously low-lactose diet. Lactose intolerance is characterized by one or more of the cardinal symptoms that follow the ingestion of lactose-containing foods. These symptoms include; abdominal pain/cramps, bloating, flatulence [gas] and diarrhea. As such, most lactose intolerant individuals avoid the ingestion of milk and dairy products, while others substitute non-lactose containing products in their diet.
Based on the health implications from insufficient calcium intake over a lifetime, including increased risk of osteoporosis and hypertension, there is need in the medical community for a tolerable and convenient treatment that allows for all levels of milk and dairy product consumption in people suffering from mild to severe lactose intolerance. This study will evaluate a treatment that provides a simplified dosing regimen as well as the potential for extended relief from symptoms following a limited therapy regimen.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
RP-G28 or placebo
Not yet recruiting
Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:05-0400
Ritter Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is developing RP G28 as a treatment for Lactose Intolerance. Lactose intolerance is a syndrome of gastrointestinal symptoms resulting from a deficiency in inte...
RP-G28 is being investigated for treatment of moderate to severe lactose intolerance and its potential to improve the tolerance of lactose (dairy products).
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This is a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study conducted in the United States (US) to assess the efficacy of RP-G28 compared to placebo on sympto...
This study provides up-to-date findings on lactose malabsorption, lactose intolerance and genetic predisposition to adult-type hypolactasia in 72 patients after restorative proctocolectomy (RPC). The ...
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The condition resulting from the absence or deficiency of LACTASE in the MUCOSA cells of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT, and the inability to break down LACTOSE in milk for ABSORPTION. Bacterial fermentation of the unabsorbed lactose leads to symptoms that range from a mild indigestion (DYSPEPSIA) to severe DIARRHEA. Lactose intolerance may be an inborn error or acquired.
An enzyme which catalyzes the hydrolysis of LACTOSE to D-GALACTOSE and D-GLUCOSE. Defects in the enzyme cause LACTOSE INTOLERANCE.
Allergic reaction to milk (usually cow's milk) or milk products. MILK HYPERSENSITIVITY should be differentiated from LACTOSE INTOLERANCE, an intolerance to milk as a result of congenital deficiency of lactase.
The multifunctional protein that contains two enzyme domains. The first domain (EC 220.127.116.11) hydrolyzes glycosyl-N-acylsphingosine to a sugar and N-acylsphingosine. The second domain (EC 18.104.22.168) hydrolyzes LACTOSE and is found in the intestinal brush border membrane. Loss of activity for this enzyme in humans results in LACTOSE INTOLERANCE.
Plasmids which determine the ability of a bacterium to ferment lactose.
Pain is defined by the International Association for the Study of Pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in terms of such damage”. Some illnesses can be excruci...
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