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Prophylactic Effects of Ondansetron, Ramosetron, and Palonosetron on Patient-Controlled Analgesia Related Nausea and Vomiting After Urologic Laparoscopic Surgery

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hae Keum Kil, Yonsei University Identifier:
First received: July 22, 2010
Last updated: November 16, 2011
Last verified: November 2011

The aim of this prospective randomized controlled study was to compare the prophylactic effects of intravenous single dose of ondansetron, ramosetron, and palonosetron on PCA-related nausea and vomiting after urologic laparoscopic surgery.

Condition Intervention
Laparoscopic Marsupialization of Renal Cyst
Drug: Ondansetron
Drug: Ramosetron
Drug: Palonosetron
Drug: Normal saline inj

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Prophylactic Effects of Ondansetron, Ramosetron, and Palonosetron on Patient-Controlled Analgesia Related Nausea and Vomiting After Urologic Laparoscopic Surgery

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Further study details as provided by Yonsei University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • severity of nausea [ Time Frame: during 73 hours after surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • the number of vomiting [ Time Frame: during 73 hours after surgery ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 105
Study Start Date: August 2010
Study Completion Date: June 2011
Primary Completion Date: June 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ONSERAN Drug: Ondansetron
Ondansetron/single injection/4 mg/IV
Other Name: ONSERAN
Experimental: NASEA Drug: Ramosetron
Ramosetron HCl/single injection/0.3mg/IV
Other Name: NASEA
Experimental: ALOXI Drug: Palonosetron
Palonosetron HCl/single injection/0.075mg/IV
Other Name: ALOXI
Placebo Comparator: normal saline Drug: Normal saline inj
normal saline injection 2ml


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA I or II
  • Patients aged (20-65 yr) Undergoing Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Patients who want a patient-controlled IV analgesia (IV-PCA)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of allergy or hypersensitivity to 5-HT3 antagonist
  • History of severe postoperative nausea/vomiting
  • Prolonged QT interval on preoperative EKG
  • Hypokalemia, Hypomagnesemia
  • Intestinal obstruction
  • Pregnant female or breast feeding mother
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01169805

Korea, Republic of
Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 120-752
Sponsors and Collaborators
Yonsei University
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Hae Keum Kil, Professor, Yonsei University Identifier: NCT01169805     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4-2010-0176
Study First Received: July 22, 2010
Last Updated: November 16, 2011
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

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