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Effect of Caffeine on Fetal Growth

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
The Danish Epdiemiology Science Centre Identifier:
First received: August 17, 2005
Last updated: October 7, 2005
Last verified: August 2005
The purpose of this study is to determine whether caffeine has any effect on birth weight.

Condition Intervention Phase
Birth Weight Drug: Nescafé Gold Blend (exposed) Drug: Nescafé Decaffeinated (controls) Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Importance of Caffeine in Fetal Growth

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Further study details as provided by The Danish Epdiemiology Science Centre:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • birth weight
  • gestational age

Estimated Enrollment: 1200
Study Start Date: April 1996
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2002

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant
  • Consumption of at least 3 cups of coffee/day at recruitment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Gestational age more than 20 weeks at recruitment
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Insulin dependent diabetes
  • Metabolic disorder
  • Previous low birth weight delivery
  • Previous preterm delivery
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00131690

Danish Epidemiology Science Centre
Vennelyst Boulevard 6, Aarhus, Denmark, 8000
Sponsors and Collaborators
The Danish Epdiemiology Science Centre
Study Chair: Jørn Olsen, Professor Danish Epidemiology Science Centre
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00131690     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1994/2974
Study First Received: August 17, 2005
Last Updated: October 7, 2005

Keywords provided by The Danish Epdiemiology Science Centre:
Birth weight

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Birth Weight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Purinergic P1 Receptor Antagonists
Purinergic Antagonists
Purinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents processed this record on August 17, 2017