Randomized Clinical Trial Of Plantago Ovata Seeds (dietary Fiber) As Compared With Mesalamine In Maintaining Remission In Ulcerative Colitis. Spanish Group For The Study Of Crohn's Disease And Ulcerative Colitis (GETECCU)
|Trial Design||Non-controlled trial|
|Trial Length||6+ Months|
|Number of Subjects||102|
|Age Range||18-29, 30-44, 45-64|
Supplementation of 10g psyllium seeds twice daily for a year (total dose of 20g daily) in persons undergoing remission for their ulcerative colitis is associated with improved remission rates with a potency comparable to 500mg mesalamine (thrice daily), with the two being slightly additive. Study was open label.