The efficacy of Encala was evaluated in an NIH-sponsored randomized, active placebo-controlled, double-blind study in patients with CF.1
Study design The efficacy of Encala was evaluated in a 12-month, active placebo-controlled double-blind clinical trial. Primary outcomes included the change in plasma fatty acids and the stool coefficient of fat absorption (CFA).
Participants 110 children and adolescents 5 to 18 years of age with CF, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI), mild to moderate lung disease, and on pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) were recruited from 10 CF centers in the United States.
Subjects 5 to 11 years of age consumed 2 servings per day of either Encala or the calorically similar active placebo
Subjects 12 to 18 years of age consumed 3 servings per day of either Encala or the calorically similar active placebo