Acupuncture and Hot Flashes

This study has been terminated.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00217074
First received: September 20, 2005
Last updated: February 1, 2010
Last verified: February 2010
  Purpose

Methods: 103 participants, after being randomized to medical versus sham acupuncture received bi-weekly treatments for 5 weeks, after a baseline assessment week. They were then followed for an additional 7 weeks. Participants completed daily hot flash questionnaires, which formed the basis for analysis.


Condition Intervention Phase
Hot Flashes
Other: acupuncture
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Acupuncture for Hot Flashes: A Randomized Sham Controlled Clinical Study

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Further study details as provided by Mayo Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hot Flash Score

Enrollment: 103
Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: October 2005
Primary Completion Date: January 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 59 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Participants eligible for this study were females aged 45 to 59 with a reported average of ¡Ý 5 hot flashes a day

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00217074

Locations
United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00217074     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2294-03
Study First Received: September 20, 2005
Last Updated: February 1, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hot Flashes
Signs and Symptoms

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 18, 2014