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Trial record 11 of 813 for:    dry mouth

Comparative Analysis of BioXtra on Xerostomia (BioXtra)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 6, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 19, 2011
Imam Khomeini Hospital
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Qazvin University Of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
The present study compared the efficacy of BioXtra spray and mouth rinse in the relief of radiotherapy-induced xerostomia in patients referred to Cancer Institute, Tehran Imam Khomeini Hospital.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Radiation-Induced Xerostomia Drug: bioxtra Phase 2

Detailed Description:

Xerostomia or dry mouth is an important complication of radiotherapy for head and neck regions producing serious discomfort for patients with a significant reduction in their quality of life. Symptomatic treatments for the disease include maintain oral hygiene and use of artificial saliva substitutes.

Due to limited studies on efficacy compounds BioXtra, present study compared the effects of spray and mouth rinse BioXtra in symptoms of xerostomia in patients under head and neck cancer radiotherapy .

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Supportive Care
Official Title: Comparison Study of BioXtra Spray and Mouth Rinse in Patient With Radiation-induced Xerostomia
Study Start Date : July 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2010

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MedlinePlus related topics: Dry Mouth

Arm Intervention/treatment
bioxtra spray and mouth rinse
Drug: BioXtra spray or mouth rinse Patients had been xerostomia due to radiation of head and neck were selected for the study. Gender, age, medical history, VAS, dichotomous questionnaire of xerostomia , and other treatment used for this disease were recorded. Local ethical committee approval was obtained before the trial started and all patients gave written informed consent. Patients were randomly divided into two groups .First group received BioXtra spray and second group used BioXtra mouth rinse for 2 weeks and then 1 weeks wash -out period and for other 2 weeks drugs is switched . Each patients was examined at the beginning of the therapy ,and then 2 weeks after therapy and 35 days after first visit.
Drug: bioxtra
spray /mouth rinse
Other Name: saliva subsitute

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. improvement of xerostomia [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]
    change of symptoms of xerostomia is measured by Visual Analogue Scale and Dichotomos questionnaire[ Time Frame: baseline compared with measures on day 14

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. comparative analysis of improvement xerostomia between 2 drugs [ Time Frame: 5 weeks ]
    change of symptoms of xerostomia is measured by Visual Analogue Scale and Dichotomos questionnaire[ Time Frame: baseline compared with measures on day 35 and comparative analysis between BioXtra spray and mouth rinse

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • complaint of xerostomia after head and neck radiotherapy
  • patient must have given written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age under 18 years
  • history of any treatment for cancer in the last 3 months
  • recurrence of cancer and end stage of it
  • diabetes mellitus
  • sjogren syndrome or other medical causes of xerostomia
  • drug therapy which might induce xerostomia
  • refusal of cooperation or consent

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01195233

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Iran, Islamic Republic of
Qazvin University of Medical Sciences
Qazvin, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 3415759811
Sponsors and Collaborators
Qazvin University Of Medical Sciences
Imam Khomeini Hospital
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Study Chair: Mahin Bakhshi, DDS/MS Qazvin University Of Medical Sciences
Principal Investigator: Touba Karagah, DDS QUMS
Study Director: Soheila Manifar, DDS/MS Imam Khomeini Hospital
Study Director: Navid Mohamadi, PHD QUMS
Principal Investigator: Abbas Hosseinmardi, DDS QUMS
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Responsible Party: Dr Mahin Bakhshi, Qazvin University Of Medical Sciences Identifier: NCT01195233    
Other Study ID Numbers: QUMS 1350
First Posted: September 6, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 19, 2011
Last Verified: July 2010
Keywords provided by Qazvin University Of Medical Sciences:
Radiotherapy of head and neck
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Salivary Gland Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases