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Mayo-led study: Drug fails to reduce diarrhea in patients receiving radiation therapy
Date:9/24/2013

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Interim results from the study found a statistically significant excess of grade 3 diarrhea -- passing seven or more stools per day, in patients receiving sulfasalazine versus placebo. The study was halted in May 2013 when researchers determined that it was unlikely sulfasalazine would show benefit.

"While previous research had suggested benefit for sulfasalazine, we were very surprised to find that patients receiving sulfasalazine experienced worse diarrhea than those receiving placebo," Dr. Miller says. "We now know that sulfasalazine will not help patients receiving radiation therapy in the pelvic region avoid diarrhea as a side effect of the therapy." Dr. Miller says the study illustrates the need for large, phase III, randomized controlled trials to better understand which drugs and therapies can help mitigate the negative side effects for patients receiving radiation therapy.


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