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Effect of Caffeine on Fetal Growth

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00131690
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 19, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 10, 2005
Information provided by:
The Danish Epdiemiology Science Centre

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether caffeine has any effect on birth weight.

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

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 1200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Importance of Caffeine in Fetal Growth
Study Start Date : April 1996
Study Completion Date : August 2002

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. birth weight
  2. gestational age

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
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 (NCT number): NCT00131690

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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00131690     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1994/2974
First Posted: August 19, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 10, 2005
Last Verified: August 2005

Keywords provided by The Danish Epdiemiology Science Centre:
Birth weight

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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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