Comparison of Once Daily Versus 8 Hour Dosing of Gentamicin for the Treatment of Intrapartum Chorioamnionitis

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Stanford University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00185991
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: June 13, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
  Purpose

To compare once daily versus 8 hour dosing of gentamicin for the treatment of chorioamnionitis.


Condition Intervention
Chorioamnionitis
Drug: gentamicin

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Once Daily Versus 8 Hour Dosing of Gentamicin for the Treatment of Intrapartum Chorioamnionitis

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Further study details as provided by Stanford University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Afebrile at 24 hours and no endometritis [ Time Frame: 24 hours after delivery ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Neonatal outcomes [ Time Frame: Time of delivery to time of discharge ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 126
Study Start Date: June 2004
Study Completion Date: February 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Once daily Gentamicin Drug: gentamicin

Daily gentamicin (5 mg/kg intravenously, then placebo doses IV after 8 and 16 hours).

Eight hour gentamicin (2 mg/kg intravenously, then 1.5 mg/kg IV after 8 and 16 hours).

Active Comparator: Every eight hour Gentamicin Drug: gentamicin

Daily gentamicin (5 mg/kg intravenously, then placebo doses IV after 8 and 16 hours).

Eight hour gentamicin (2 mg/kg intravenously, then 1.5 mg/kg IV after 8 and 16 hours).


  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- clinical diagnosis of chorioamnionitis

Exclusion Criteria:

- maternal renal disease, intrauterine fetal death, allergy to gentamicin

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00185991

Locations
United States, California
Stanford University School of Medicine
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanford University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Yasser Yehia El-Sayed Stanford University
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Yasser Yehia El-Sayed, Stanford University School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00185991     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 80104
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: June 13, 2011
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chorioamnionitis
Fetal Diseases
Pregnancy Complications
Fetal Membranes, Premature Rupture
Obstetric Labor Complications
Placenta Diseases
Gentamicins
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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