Zinc Supplementation and Severe and Recurrent Diarrhea

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01306097
First received: February 28, 2011
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2009
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

Evaluating the impact of 3 months daily zinc supplementation on incidence of severe and recurrent diarrhea in 6 to 36 months age children in Bandarabbaas


Condition Intervention
Diarrhea
Drug: Zinc Supplement

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Evaluating the Impact of 3 Months Daily Zinc Supplementation on Incidence of Severe and Recurrent Diarrhea in 6 to 36 Months Age Children

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Further study details as provided by Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Diarrhea [ Time Frame: 1 years ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Incidence, Duration and frequency


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Admission for diarrhea [ Time Frame: 1 year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Total number of admissions during the study period


Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Zinc sulfate
daily zinc supplementation for 3 months. (10mg daily for under 1 years old children and 20mg daily for above 1 years old children)
Drug: Zinc Supplement
10mg daily for under 1 years old children and 20mg daily for above 1 years old children
Other Names:
  • Zinc sulfate
  • Oral Zinc

Detailed Description:

Evaluating the impact of 3 months daily zinc supplementation on incidence of severe and recurrent diarrhea in 6 to 36 months age children in Bandarabbaas in 2009

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Months to 36 Months
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All 6 to 36 months old children without diarrhea at the time of study and without disease such as celiac
  • Inflammatory bowl disease and hypersensitivity to milk

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diarrhea at the time of the study and background disease such as celiac, IBD or hypersensitivity to milk
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Locations
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Hormozgan University of medical sciences
Bandar Abbas, Hormozgan, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 79145-3388
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Marzie Barchinejad Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Marzie Barchinejad, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01306097     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Zinc supplementation
Study First Received: February 28, 2011
Last Updated: February 28, 2011
Health Authority: Iran: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences:
Zinc Supplement
Diarrhea
Sever Diarrhea

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diarrhea
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Zinc
Zinc Sulfate
Trace Elements
Micronutrients
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Astringents
Dermatologic Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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