An Investigational Study to Test Usability of the Electronic Dosing Equipment Medicpen
This is a study of the electronical dosing tool MedicPen and it's qualities with regards to user friendliness and medication compliance.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||An Investigational Study to Test Usability of the Electronic Dosing Equipment Medicpen During Azathioprine Treatment in Patients With Crohn's Disease or Ulcerative Colitis|
- User friendliness of Dosing Tool MedicPen [ Time Frame: June 2009 to Nov 2009 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
- Measure treatment compliance [ Time Frame: June 2009 to Nov 2009 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
|Study Start Date:||June 2009|
|Study Completion Date:||February 2010|
|Primary Completion Date:||February 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
The medical device MedicPen will be investigated for it's qualities with regards to medication compliance and user friendliness. The patient group selected here is patients with Crohn's disease that are treated with Azathioprine. The patient selection was made since the metabolite can be easily measured and the compliance can be therefore be followed. The treatment will follow the standard care given to these patients.
|Department for Gastrointestinal medicin Karolinska University Hospital|
|Huddinge, Sweden, 141 86|
|Principal Investigator:||Mikael Lördal, Cheif MD||Department for Gastrointestinal Medicine, Karolinska University Hospital, Huddinge|