A comparison of enteric coated microspheres with enteric coated tablet pancreatic enzyme preparations in cystic fibrosis

@article{Vyas1990ACO,
  title={A comparison of enteric coated microspheres with enteric coated tablet pancreatic enzyme preparations in cystic fibrosis},
  author={Harish Vyas and Dr. D. J. Matthew and Peter J. Milla},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
  year={1990},
  volume={149},
  pages={241-243}
}
A comparative study of the efficacy of pH sensitive enteric coated microspheres (ECM) with an enteric coated tablet (ECT) pancreatic enzyme preparation was carried out in 20 children with cystic fibrosis in a double-blind doubleplacebo crossover manner. Steatorrhoea was assessed by 3 day faecal fat analysis and dosage of medication, stool frequency and consistency; abdominal pain and appetite were documented by a patient-kept diary card. ECM controlled steatorrhoea (11.8±9.2 g vs 23.2±18.9 g,P… CONTINUE READING