Table 1

Exclusions made during randomisation clinics
Exclusion nā€‰=ā€‰52 (%)
Average baseline stools frequency >3 14 (27%)
Does not wish to participate 13 (25%)
BMI too high 9 (17%)
Pre study diary not fully completed 3 (6%)
Clinical signs of alarm 3 (6%)
BMI too low 1 (2%)
Anti-psychotic medication in last month 1 (2%)
Lactose intolerance or immunodeficiency 1 (2%)
Organic bowel disease 1 (2%)
2 week holiday during next 4 weeks 1 (2%)
Change of treatment for IBS in last 4 weeks 1 (2%)
History of laxative abuse 1 (2%)
Diet change in last 4 weeks 1 (2%)
IBS SSS less than 75 1 (2%)
General anaesthesia in last month 1 (2%)

Roberts et al.

Roberts et al. BMC Gastroenterology 2013 13:45   doi:10.1186/1471-230X-13-45

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