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Duration of Effect of Biotene Spray in Patients With Dry Mouth

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. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03663231
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 10, 2018
Last Update Posted : October 10, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ralph Saunders, University of Rochester

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE August 8, 2018
First Posted Date  ICMJE September 10, 2018
Last Update Posted Date October 10, 2019
Actual Study Start Date  ICMJE February 11, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date December 31, 2019   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: September 6, 2018)
mean duration of action of intervention [ Time Frame: baseline up to 2 hours ]
Participant will receive a dose of Biotene and will be asked if their mouth is dry up to 2 hrs. The time at which their mouth becomes dry again will be the duration of action.
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: September 6, 2018)
mean subject evaluation of test reagent [ Time Frame: 2 hours ]
Subjects will be given a 10 question survey that assesses their tolerability, acceptability, and ease of use of product. The range of the questionnaire score is 1-30 with 30 indicating better outcomes.
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Same as current
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Duration of Effect of Biotene Spray in Patients With Dry Mouth
Official Title  ICMJE Duration of Effect of Biotene Spray in Patients With Symptomatic Dry Mouth
Brief Summary To determine the duration of effect of a single dose of Biotène Moisturizing Mouth Spray in subjects who complain of a clinically dry mouth. The effect of the product will be compared to a control spray (water).
Detailed Description Not Provided
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Not Applicable
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Dry Mouth
Intervention  ICMJE
  • Device: Biotene
    Biotène Dry Mouth Moisturizing Spray contains water, polyglycitol, propylene glycol, sunflower oil, xylitol, milk protein extract, potassium sorbate, acesulfame K, potassium thiocyanate, lysozyme, lactoferrin, lactoperoxidase. 3 sprays, approximately 15 mL.
  • Device: Placebo
    IND/IDE exempt device primarily water
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • Experimental: Biotene
    People who present with dry mouth and will receive a single dose of Biotene.
    Intervention: Device: Biotene
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    People who present with dry mouth and will receive a single dose of an alternative agent.
    Intervention: Device: Placebo
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Recruiting
Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: September 6, 2018)
Original Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Estimated Study Completion Date  ICMJE December 31, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date December 31, 2019   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults who are in good general health and reply initially affirmatively to the question, "Do you feel that your mouth is too dry and causes you discomfort at times during the day other than on awakening from sleep?" This question is an adaptation of the question used successfully by Jose and others (2016) to recruit study subjects.
  • Adults who are able to communicate easily in English and who are able to demonstrate understanding of the study instructions.
  • Adults who are physically able to perform an unstimulated whole saliva flow rate (UWSFR) test and who produce 0.2 mL/min or less of saliva.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Adults under the care of a health professional specifically for xerostomia treatment, including those taking prescription systemic parasympathetic medications.
  • Adults who regularly "self-medicate" their xerostomia with water or other agents or products designed to treat their xerostomia and are unwilling or unable to cease use of the agent for at least 48 hours prior to the two test visits.
  • Adults who are primarily mouth breathers (i.e. mouth breathing secondary to nasal obstruction)
  • Adults who cannot consent for themselves or have physical/mental disabilities requiring a caregiver.
  • Adults with a known allergy to any of the ingredients in Biotène Spray (eg. dairy allergy)
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE
Contact: Christine Lung, MS 585-275-5087
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE United States
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT03663231
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE 69726
Has Data Monitoring Committee Not Provided
U.S. FDA-regulated Product
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: Yes
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE
Plan to Share IPD: No
Responsible Party Ralph Saunders, University of Rochester
Study Sponsor  ICMJE University of Rochester
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE Not Provided
PRS Account University of Rochester
Verification Date October 2019

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