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Carbetocin Versus Oxytocin and Hemodynamic Effects

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00977769
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 16, 2009
Results First Posted : May 6, 2014
Last Update Posted : May 6, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Leiv Arne Rosseland, Oslo University Hospital

Brief Summary:
A randomized double-blind trial of oxytocin 5 u, carbetocin 100 µg and placebo with hemodynamic response as a primary outcome measure.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Effects of; Anesthesia, in Pregnancy Drug: carbetocin 100 µg Drug: oxytocin 5 u Drug: placebo (NaCl) Phase 4

Detailed Description:
Healthy pregnant women sheduled for elective cesarean section. Invasive hemodynmaic monitoring with LiDCO Plus.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 76 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Hemodynamic Effects of Carbetocin 100 µg, Oxytocin 5 U or Placebo After Cesarean Delivery Under Spinal Anesthesia in Healthy Pregnant Women.
Study Start Date : November 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2011

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Drug Information available for: Oxytocin

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: carbetocin 100 µg
Carbetocin injection, 100µg, single injection
Drug: carbetocin 100 µg
Hemodynamic effect of
Other Name: Pabal, injection

Active Comparator: oxytocin 5 u
Oxytocin 5U, injection, single injection
Drug: oxytocin 5 u
Hemodynamic effect of
Other Name: Syntocinon, injection

Placebo Comparator: placebo (NaCl)
Saline single injection
Drug: placebo (NaCl)
Hemodynamic effect of
Other Name: Saline, injection

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cardiac Output [ Time Frame: 2.5 minutes ]
    The relative change in CO from baseline at the time of delivery up to 2.5 minutes post delivery.

  2. Arterial Blood Pressure [ Time Frame: 2.5 min ]
    The mean change in SAP compared with baseline at the time of delivery up to 2.5 minutes post delivery.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Bleeding [ Time Frame: 120 minutes ]
    The calculated estimated blood loss from delivery until 2 h after intervention

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy pregnant women for planned cesarean section

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bleeding disorders
  • Placenta disorders

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00977769

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Division of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Oslo University Hospital - Rikshospitalet
Oslo, Norway, 0027
Division of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine
Oslo, Norway, 0027
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oslo University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Leiv Arne Rosseland, MD PhD Oslo University Hospital
Publications of Results:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Leiv Arne Rosseland, Professor, Oslo University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00977769    
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009carb
First Posted: September 16, 2009    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: May 6, 2014
Last Update Posted: May 6, 2014
Last Verified: April 2014
Keywords provided by Leiv Arne Rosseland, Oslo University Hospital:
cesarean delivery
blood pressure
cardiac output
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs