Can Intravenous Vitamin C Improve Skin Hyperpigmentation in Long-Term Hemodialysis Patients?

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified May 2005 by National Taiwan University Hospital.
Recruitment status was  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Taiwan University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00172302
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: May 2005
History: No changes posted

September 12, 2005
September 12, 2005
November 2005
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Skin pigmentation extent
Same as current
No Changes Posted
blood anti-oxidant level
Same as current
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Can Intravenous Vitamin C Improve Skin Hyperpigmentation in Long-Term Hemodialysis Patients?
Can Intravenous Vitamin C Improve Skin Hyperpigmentation in Long-Term Hemodialysis Patients?

Intravenous vitamin C may improve skin hyperpigmentation in chronic hemodialysis patients

Melanogenesis is caused by enzymatic conversion of tyrosine to melanin pigments.Ascorbic acid has the ability to inhibit peroxidase and may thus inhibit melanin synthesis.

Interventional
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Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Drug: vitamin C, intravenous injection
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Not yet recruiting
40
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • chronic hemodialysis patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • allergic to vitamin C, using steroid, etc
Both
20 Years to 80 Years
No
Taiwan
 
NCT00172302
930105
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National Taiwan University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Kao Tze-Wah, MD National Taiwan University Hospital
National Taiwan University Hospital
May 2005

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