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Effect of Tamsulosin vs Prazosin in Treatment of Female Voiding Dysfunction

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00602186
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2008 by Tabriz University.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : January 28, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2008
Information provided by:
Tabriz University

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Tamsolusin or Prazosin are effective in the treatment of female voiding dysfunction(BOO)

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Neurogenic Bladder Drug: tamsolusin Drug: prazosin Phase 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:
Voiding dysfunction is not uncommon in Tabriz.About 20% of patients in female urology clinic of Tabriz university of medical sciences sufered from some degrees of voiding dysfunction (due to bladder imparement or bladder outlet obstruction).There is limited information about medical treatment of those patients. On the other hand alpha adrenergic blockers are the first choice medication in BENIGN PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA. There is some new facts about destribution of alpha adrenergic blockers in female pelvic floor.The purpose of this study is to comparision whether Tamsolusin 0.4/daily or Prazosin 1 mg/daily are effective in the treatment of female voiding dysfunction(BOO)

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 80 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Tamsulosin vs Prazosin in Treatment of Female Voiding Dysfunction
Study Start Date : July 2005
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2007
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 2008

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
taking Tamsulosin
Drug: tamsolusin
0.4 mg /day
Other Name: Flomax

Active Comparator: 2
taking prasosin
Drug: prazosin
1 mg/day

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. patient symptoms improvement(Standard questionare) [ Time Frame: every month untile 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Urodynamics parameters improvement [ Time Frame: three months later ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy females with voiding difficulty with MFR<12 and post void residual urine>50cc

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of pelvic floor surgury during last 3 month
  • Any contraindication for Tamsolusin or prazosin

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00602186

Sponsors and Collaborators
Tabriz University
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Study Director: SAKINEH hajebrahimi, MD Urology department ofTabriz University of Medical Sciences
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Responsible Party: Lily Nosraty, Tabriz University Identifier: NCT00602186    
Other Study ID Numbers: 85-1
First Posted: January 28, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 29, 2008
Last Verified: January 2008
Keywords provided by Tabriz University:
female voiding dysfunction
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Urinary Bladder, Neurogenic
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Urinary Bladder Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Antihypertensive Agents
Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Antagonists
Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs