Clinical Study

Treating Bacterial Overgrowth In Parkinson's Disease

Posted Date: May 17, 2017

  • Investigator: Alberto Espay
  • Co-Investigator: Emily Shanks
  • Specialties:
  • Type of Study: Drug

Many people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) also have too much bacteria in their small intestine, a condition called Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). SIBO can be treated using an antibiotic medication called Rifaximin. The purpose of this res

Criteria:

You Are Being Asked To Take Part In This Research Study Because As Part Of Your Pd Treatment With Carbidopa/Levodopa (Sinemet), You Have Experienced Motor Fluctuations. Motor Fluctuations Means That During The Day You Have Some Periods When Your Symptoms

Keywords:

Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, Parkinson's Disease, Null, Null, Null

For More Information:

Hilary Perez
(513) 558-0112
hilary.perez@uc.edu

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