Effect Of Piperine In Patients With Oropharyngeal Dysphagia (FIS 2009_2)

This study has been completed.
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Hospital de Mataró
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: June 27, 2011
Last updated: September 5, 2012
Last verified: September 2012

Piperine acts on the oropharyngeal TRPV1, increasing sensory input and the release of substance P. These actions may accelerate the oropharyngeal swallow response, improving the swallowing of dysphagic patients.

Condition Intervention
Deglutition Disorders
Drug: Piperine

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: Effect of Natural Agonists of TRPV1 in the Treatment of Functional Oropharyngeal Dysphagia in Neurological Diseases and the Elderly: Piperine

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Further study details as provided by Hospital de Mataró:

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Piperine Dose 1 Drug: Piperine
Experimental: Piperine Dose 2 Drug: Piperine


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age>18
  • History of swallowing difficulties associated with aging and/or neurological diseases (neurodegenerative or non-progressive neurological diseases)
  • Study explained and written subject information given
  • Informed consent signed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients suffering idiosyncratic phenomena or who are allergic to any medication, especially iodinated contrast media
  • Patients suffering major respiratory disease or undergoing any type of surgery in the three months prior to the study
  • Patients with a background of alcohol dependence or other drug dependence
  • Currently participating or having participated in another clinical trial during the last 4 weeks prior to the beginning of the study
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01383694

Hospital de Mataró
Mataró, Barcelona, Spain, 08304
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospital de Mataró
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01383694     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FIS 22/09
Study First Received: June 27, 2011
Last Updated: September 5, 2012
Health Authority: Spain: Ethics Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Pharyngeal Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases

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