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The aim of the study is to investigate the efficacy of the prophylactic treatment with rifaximin to prevent travellers diarrhoea.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Institute of Tropical Medicine, University Hospital of Tübingen
University Hospital Tuebingen
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:12:44-0400
The purpose of this study is to evaluate patients with cirrhosis of the liver and renal failure and determine if the administration of rifaximin as compared to lactulose is associated with...
Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Rifaximin Soluble Solid Dispersion (SSD) Tablets Plus Lactulose for the Treatment of Overt Hepatic Encephalopathy (OHE).
Study Design- Randomized Controlled trial Duration of enrolment-Feb-2016 to December 2017 Sample size-120 patients Methodology We will include consecutive with advanced hepatic encephalopa...
We have recently shown that the majority of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have an abnormal lactulose breath test to suggest the presence of bacterial overgrowth of the small...
This is a randomized controlled trial whose purpose is to evaluate the efficacy of therapy with lactulose and rifaximin associated with a vegetable diet in the prevention of post-TIPS hepa...
Rifaximin-α 550 mg twice daily plus lactulose has demonstrated efficacy in reducing recurrence of episodes of overt HE (OHE) and the risk of HE-related hospitalisations compared with lactulose alon...
Rifaximin, a non-systemic antibiotic, is efficacious for the treatment of diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome (IBS-D). Given the emerging association between the gut microbiota and IBS, thi...
Hepatic encephalopathy (HE) is a reversible spectrum of neuropsychiatric abnormalities associated with liver dysfunction. Lactulose is a nonabsorbable disaccharide presently used to treat HE. Nitazoxa...
In cirrhosis of liver, hepatic encephalopathy (HE) has an important impact on health-related quality of life. It is important to define whether HE is episodic, recurrent, or persistent; types A, B, or...
Childhood diarrhoea is a global public health problem especially in unplanned settlements of low- and middle-income countries. Different studies have associated household settlement and childhood diar...
A synthetic disaccharide used in the treatment of constipation and hepatic encephalopathy. It has also been used in the diagnosis of gastrointestinal disorders. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p887)
Clostridium difficile (CDI)
A clostridium difficile infection (CDI) is a type of bacterial infection that can affect the digestive system. It most commonly affects people who are staying in hospital. The symptoms of CDI can range from mild to severe and include: diarrhoe...