Effect of Turmeric on Pruritus in Hemodialysis Patients

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maryam Pakfetrat, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01037595
First received: December 22, 2009
Last updated: May 12, 2013
Last verified: May 2013

December 22, 2009
May 12, 2013
September 2010
October 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
improvement in pruritus [ Time Frame: 6 mo ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
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Effect of Turmeric on Pruritus in Hemodialysis Patients
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The purpose of this study is to see whether turmeric can be effective in treatment of pruritus in hemodialysis patients.

pruritus is a common in hemodialysis patients and many treatment recommended for it . as turmeric has anti-inflammatory , anti-cytokine and anti-oxidant effect it may effective in treatment of uremic pruritus. thus we compared turmeric with placebo in this study

Interventional
Phase 0
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
End Stage Renal Failure
  • Drug: turmeric
    turmeric 500 md tid orally for 8 weeks
  • Drug: placebo
    placebo 3 time orally for 8 weeks
  • Drug: turmeric
    500 mg tid orally for 8 weeks
  • Experimental: turmeric
    turmeric 500 mg tid orally for 8 weeks
    Interventions:
    • Drug: turmeric
    • Drug: turmeric
  • Placebo Comparator: plasebo
    placebo tid orally for 8 weeks
    Intervention: Drug: placebo
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Completed
60
December 2010
October 2010   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hemodialysis for more than 3 months
  • More than 18 years old
  • Pruritus

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use other treatment for pruritus
Both
18 Years to 70 Years
Yes
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Iran, Islamic Republic of
 
NCT01037595
3441
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Maryam Pakfetrat, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
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Shiraz University of Medical Sciences
May 2013

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