Efficacy of Zinc in the Treatment of Pneumonia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00198666
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2004
History: No changes posted
  Purpose

This study is designed to evaluate the efficacy of zinc supplementation in the treatment of children under the age of two years who have been hospitalized with severe pneumonia.


Condition Intervention Phase
Pneumonia
Drug: Zinc
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy of Zinc in the Treatment of Pneumonia in Hospitalized Children Less Than 2 Years of Age

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Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Duration of severe symptoms

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to recovery from severe pneumonia

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 23 Months
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • children under two years old hospitalized with Pneumonia

Exclusion Criteria:

  • healthy children
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00198666

Sponsors and Collaborators
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Mathuram Santosham, MD Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  More Information

No publications provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00198666     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H.22.03.01.06.A2
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: September 12, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health:
Pneumonia
zinc

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pneumonia
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Zinc
Trace Elements
Micronutrients
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions

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