Clinical Study Title:
The use of pantothenic acid preparations in treating patients with viral hepatitis A.
|Plain English Summary:|
|This study looked at the use of vitamin B5 for patients with Hepatitis A. Vitamin B5 supplements were given to 156 patients diagnosed as having Hepatitis A. Patients were able to benefit from this therapy and absorb and utlize the vitamin B5. Also, there was an increased immunomodulatory effect as well as an incrase in the immunoglobins of the blood. There was an overall increase in immune system function. The vitamin B5 supplementation provided these patients with extra immune system functioning as well as an overall improvement in their ability to deal with the disease.|