Effect of Korean Red Ginseng (KRG) on Dry Mouth
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00911768|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 2, 2009
Results First Posted : June 2, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 6, 2009
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Xerostomia||Dietary Supplement: Korean Red Ginseng Powder Capsule Dietary Supplement: Corn-starch powder with ginseng flavor||Phase 4|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)|
|Official Title:||PMS Clinical Study of Korean Red Ginseng Powder on Dry Mouth and Salivary Flow Rates in Xerostomatic Populations|
|Study Start Date :||September 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||May 2008|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2008|
Experimental: Korean Red Ginseng group
The brand name of experimental drug is 'Capsule of Korean Red Ginseng Powder'. It consists of the powder of steamed root of Panax ginseng made by Korean Ginseng Corp.
Dietary Supplement: Korean Red Ginseng Powder Capsule
Generic name: Korean Red Ginseng Powder Capsule Original herb name: Panax ginseng Form and contents: Capsule with powder of steamed root of 6-year Panax ginseng Dosage and frequency: 6 g per day (twice a day), Oral administration Administration duration: 56 days in the study
Other Name: Brand Name: Korean Red Ginseng Powder Capsule
Placebo Comparator: Corn-starch powder with ginseng flavor
The placebo of this study is corn-starch powder with Korean Red Ginseng flavor. It has the same shape, color and flavor like experimental drug.
Dietary Supplement: Corn-starch powder with ginseng flavor
There is no specific name because this intervention is placebo. This placebo has the same form, color and flavor as Korean Red Ginseng Powder Capsule.
The dosage form, dosage, frequency and duration is also same as experimental intervention (Korean Red Ginseng Powder Capsule).
Main contents: corn-starch with Panax ginseng flavor
Other Name: Corn-starch powder capsule with Korean Red Ginseng flavor
- Visual Analogue Scale of Subjective Dry Mouth [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
- Stimulated Salivary Flow Rates [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
- Unstimulated Salivary Flow Rates [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00911768
|Korea, Republic of|
|Kyung Hee East-West Neo Medical Center|
|Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 134-090|
|Principal Investigator:||Jae-Woo Park, K.M.D., Ph.D||Kyung Hee East-West Neo Medical Center|