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Chicago, Illinois 60637


Purpose:

The aim of this therapeutic trial is to compare the response of subjects with active IBD to daily intravenous dexamethasone versus the response to daily intravenous methylprednisolone.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Parental informed consent - Subjects 6 to 19 years of age with confirmed diagnosis of IBD (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis or indeterminate colitis), who on admission to the hospital have a PCDAI>15 or a Clinical-Activity Index for the Evaluation of Patients with Ulcerative Colitis of >10. - Infectious causes (viruses, bacteria, parasites) have been ruled out. Exclusion Criteria: - Subjects in which the administration of corticosteroids would be contraindicated such as systemic or enteric infections diagnosed by stool analysis including culture, Clostridium Difficile toxin assay, rotavirus or adenovirus 40/41 antigens. - Subjects with enterostomy or colostomy - Subjects with one or more of the following conditions: unstable vital signs, acute abdomen, toxic megacolon, intestinal obstruction, intestinal perforation


NCT ID:

NCT00152620


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Barbara S Kirschner, MD
University of Chicago


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Chicago, Illinois 60637
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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