Lactobacillus reuteri (American Type Culture Collection Strain 55730) Versus Simethicone in the Treatment of Infantile Colic: A Prospective Randomized Study

@article{Savino2007LactobacillusR,
  title={Lactobacillus reuteri (American Type Culture Collection Strain 55730) Versus Simethicone in the Treatment of Infantile Colic: A Prospective Randomized Study},
  author={Francesco Savino and Emanuela Pelle and Elisabetta Palumeri and Roberto Oggero and Roberto Miniero},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2007},
  volume={119},
  pages={e124 - e130}
}
  • Francesco Savino, Emanuela Pelle, +2 authors Roberto Miniero
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • OBJECTIVE The goal was to test the hypothesis that oral administration of Lactobacillus reuteri in a prospective randomized study would improve symptoms of infantile colic. [...] Key MethodMETHODS Ninety breastfed colicky infants were assigned randomly to receive either the probiotic L. reuteri (10(8) live bacteria per day) or simethicone (60 mg/day) each day for 28 days. The mothers avoided cow's milk in their diet. Parents monitored daily crying times and adverse effects by using a questionnaire. Expand Abstract

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    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    The purpose of this study is: - to study the intestinal microflora of colicky infants before and after L. reuteri or placebo administration, evaluating the effect of… Expand
    ConditionsInfantile Colic
    InterventionDietary Supplement, Other
    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    Colic is a term for inconsolable crying happened in the first months of life. Its etiology is multifactorial and caregiver and pediatrician generates among other problems: anxiety, risk… Expand
    ConditionsColic
    InterventionDietary Supplement
    INTERVENTIONAL CLINICAL TRIAL
    The aim was to test the hypothesis that oral administration of Lactobacillus reuteri in a prospective randomized controlled study would improve symptoms of infantile colic.  
    ConditionsCrying
    InterventionDietary Supplement

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