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Prophylactic Treatment of Travellers' Diarrhoea With Rifaximin

2014-07-23 21:12:44 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of the study is to investigate the efficacy of the prophylactic treatment with rifaximin to prevent travellers diarrhoea.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Diarrhoea

Intervention

Rifaximin, Lactulose

Location

Institute of Tropical Medicine, University Hospital of Tübingen
Tübingen
Germany
72074

Status

Recruiting

Source

University Hospital Tuebingen

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:44-0400

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