The effect of Lactobacillus reuteri supplementation in adults with chronic functional constipation: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial

Veronica Ojetti, Gianluca Ianiro, Antonio Gasbarrini, Annalisa Tortora, Stefano Bibbò, Alessio Migneco

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Abstract

There is a growing interest for the use of probiotics for chronic constipation. A recent randomized controlled trial (RCT) showed a positive effect of Lactobacillus reuteri (L. reuteri) on bowel movement frequency in infants with chronic constipation. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of L. reuteri in adult patients with functional constipation.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)387-391
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases
Volume23
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Keywords

  • LACTOBACILLUS REUTERI

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