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Acupuncture and Hot Flashes

This study has been terminated.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00217074
First Posted: September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: February 2, 2010
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Information provided by:
Mayo Clinic
  Purpose
Methods: 103 participants, after being randomized to medical versus sham acupuncture received bi-weekly treatments for 5 weeks, after a baseline assessment week. They were then followed for an additional 7 weeks. Participants completed daily hot flash questionnaires, which formed the basis for analysis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hot Flashes Other: acupuncture Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Acupuncture for Hot Flashes: A Randomized Sham Controlled Clinical Study

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Further study details as provided by Mayo Clinic:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hot Flash Score

Enrollment: 103
Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: October 2005
Primary Completion Date: January 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years to 59 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria
Participants eligible for this study were females aged 45 to 59 with a reported average of ¡Ý 5 hot flashes a day
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00217074


Locations
United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00217074     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2294-03
First Submitted: September 20, 2005
First Posted: September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: February 2, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hot Flashes
Signs and Symptoms