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Effects of Lubiprostone on Gastric Function in Patients With Chronic Idiopathic Constipation

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01460225
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 26, 2011
Results First Posted : July 13, 2018
Last Update Posted : July 13, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center

Brief Summary:
This prospective study is designed to evaluate how lubiprostone may affect gastric motor and sensory function.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Idiopathic Constipation Drug: lubiprostone Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 19 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Effects of Lubiprostone on Gastric Sensory and Motor Function in Patients With Chronic Idiopathic Constipation
Study Start Date : September 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Constipation

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Treatment
24 micrograms of lubiprostone twice daily for one week.
Drug: lubiprostone
24 micrograms twice daily for 1 week




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Gastric Emptying [ Time Frame: Day 1 and Day 7 ]
    gastric emptying was measured before and after 7 days of treatment.at set times (2 and 4 hours post eating a radio-labeled meal)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • chronic idiopathic constipation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • medications that slow gastrointestinal (GI) motility
  • prior surgery to the GI tract

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Locations
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United States, New Hampshire
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, New Hampshire, United States, 03756
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
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Responsible Party: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01460225    
Other Study ID Numbers: 07-033L
First Posted: October 26, 2011    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: July 13, 2018
Last Update Posted: July 13, 2018
Last Verified: July 2018
Keywords provided by Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center:
constipation
chronic idiopathic constipation
no prior history of surgery to the colon
not on any type of medication that could alter gastrointestinal motility or transit
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Constipation
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Lubiprostone
Chloride Channel Agonists
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action