Efficacy of Cold-FX (CVT-E002) in the Prevention of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Healthy Adults
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00259831|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 1, 2005
Last Update Posted : June 8, 2009
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Upper Respiratory Infection||Drug: CVT-E002 (Cold-FX); a natural health product||Phase 3|
Eligible continuing care employees will be randomly assigned to either the treatment or placebo group with equal numbers in each group. The treatment will consist of taking two capsules of CVT-E002 (400mg)or placebo every morning, after breakfast, for a period of 12 weeks. The subjects will be given an assessment form to log specific symptoms on a daily basis if they get a cold.
Symptoms include sore throat, runny nose, nasal congestion, hoarseness, cough, earaches, and fever. Subjects will be required to maintain the same dosing even during an upper respiratory infection and will be requested not to take any additional medication for their upper respiratory infection unless prescribed by their family physicians.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||500 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Efficacy of Cold-FX (CVT-E002) in the Prevention of Upper Respiratory Tract Infections in Healthy Adult Employees in Continuing Care Facilities|
|Study Start Date :||December 2005|
|Primary Completion Date :||June 2006|
|Study Completion Date :||August 2006|
- To determine the efficacy of CVT-E002 in reducing the number of upper respiratory infections during the study.
- To test if the prophylactic management with CVT-E002 decreases the severity and duration of symptoms related to an upper respiratory tract infection.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00259831
|The Capital Care Group Continuing Care facilities|
|Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5K 2J8|
|Principal Investigator:||Gerry Predy, MD||Capital Health, Canada|