Table 1

Schedule of the study

MonthsBaselineTreatment periodPost-treatment period
123456789101112Discontinuation
ColonoscopyXXXXXX
GastroduodenoscopyXXXX
Physical examinationXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Blood pressure, body weightXXXXXXXXX
Laboratory testsXXXXXXXXX