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Effect of Domperidone on QT Interval in Premature Infants

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Nantes University Hospital Identifier:
First received: October 11, 2005
Last updated: January 26, 2015
Last verified: October 2005
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 Intervention Phase
Prematurity and Feeding Intolerance Drug: domperidone Drug Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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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Further study details as provided by Nantes University Hospital:


Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
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: 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
  More Information Identifier: NCT00238056     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BRD 05/9-C
Study First Received: October 11, 2005
Last Updated: January 26, 2015

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 processed this record on September 19, 2017