Prophylactic Ceftizoxime (Cefizox) for Elective Cesarean Delivery

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 4, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 17, 2013
Ministry of Health, Sudan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum

Brief Summary:
Ceftizoxime (Cefizox) will reduce post Cesarean delivery febrile morbidity.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Caesarean Drug: ceftizoxime Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 220 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Prophylactic Ceftizoxime (Cefizox) for Elective Cesarean Delivery in Soba Hospital Sudan
Study Start Date : May 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cesarean Section

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: ceftizoxime (cefizox) injection
ceftizoxime (cefizox) as single dose of 1 g at the interval of 30-60 minutes before the incision
Drug: ceftizoxime
ceftizoxime (cefizox) injection either after clamping the cord
Other Name: cefizox

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. reducing post Cesarean section febrile morbidity [ Time Frame: 4 days ]
    reducing infection rate

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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 45 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elective Cesarean section

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes severe anaemia allergy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01347593

Soba Hospital
Khartoum, Sudan, 249
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Khartoum
Ministry of Health, Sudan

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Ishag Adam, Professor, University of Khartoum Identifier: NCT01347593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ceftizoxime cesarean
First Posted: May 4, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Keywords provided by Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum:
post caesarean febrile morbidity

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents