The Combined Effect of 2,3-Dimercaptosuccinic Acid and Multi-Nutrients on Children in Lead Poisoning

This study has been completed.
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China Medical University, China
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00374894
First received: September 11, 2006
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2004
History: No changes posted

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The Combined Effect of 2,3-Dimercaptosuccinic Acid and Multi-Nutrients on Children in Lead Poisoning
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Lead poisoning remains a common disease among children despite successful public health efforts that reduced its prevalence.Our study was designed to test the hypothesis that lead-poisoning children (BLLs:100-440µg/L) who were given DMSA and multi-nutrients would have a greater fall than children of other groups at 12 weeks of follow-up.

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Observational
Observational Model: Defined Population
Primary Purpose: Screening
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
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Lead Poisoning
Drug: 2,3-dimercaptosuccinic acid
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Completed
500
August 2004
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Initial BLLs 100-440µg/L
  • Age 3-6y
  • No more than two main residences
  • House cleaned (no lead contaminated)
  • Normal intake history and physical

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Chelation in the past 12 weeks
  • Concomitant Fe deficiency(ferritin<16ng/ml)
  • Hemoglobin<10.5g/dL
  • Medications affecting mineral metabolism
Both
3 Years to 6 Years
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Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
China
 
NCT00374894
20032063 - 2001102049
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China Medical University, China
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Study Director: Jin Ya ping, professor Department of Environmental and Occupational Health
China Medical University, China
April 2004

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