Effect of Domperidone on QT Interval in Premature Infants

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 13, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 27, 2015
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Nantes University Hospital

Brief Summary:
30 premature infants treated by domperidone upon decision of the attending neonatologist will have a daily recording of electrocardiogram for the first 7 seven days of treatment, and pharmacokinetics dosages at Day 7. Their ECG will be compared to 30 non treated premature infants, matched for gestational age, postnatal age and sex.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Prematurity and Feeding Intolerance Drug: domperidone Drug Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Domperidone on QT Interval in Premature Infants

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Drug Information available for: Domperidone

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Gestational age less than 36 weeksPostnatal age greater than 10 days Treated / not treated by domperidone (case/control)Signed parental informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

Severe cardiac arrhythmia Congenital heart disease (persistent ductus arteriosus excluded)Familial history of congenital long QT syndrome

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00238056

Centre Hospitalier de Nantes
Nantes, France, 44093
Sponsors and Collaborators
Nantes University Hospital
Principal Investigator: Véronique Gournay, MD Service de Cardiologie et Service de Réanimation Néonatale CHU de Nantes Identifier: NCT00238056     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BRD 05/9-C
First Posted: October 13, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 27, 2015
Last Verified: October 2005

Keywords provided by Nantes University Hospital:
Domperidone, QT, prematurity

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Premature Birth
Obstetric Labor, Premature
Obstetric Labor Complications
Pregnancy Complications
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Dopamine Antagonists
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action