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The general aim of the current study is to describe the effect of pregabalin on colonic and sensory functions in healthy individuals.
1. To quantify the effect of describe the mode of action of pregabalin on colonic sensory and motor functions in visceral hyperalgesia on healthy adults.
3. To determine effective dose of pregabalin in reducing colonic sensation ratings and increasing pain thresholds during visceral hyperalgesia in healthy adults.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Human Colonic Physiology
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:14:57-0400
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