The Effect of Dihydralazine on Kidney Function and Hormones in Healthy Individuals

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 7, 2006
Last Update Posted : February 18, 2010
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Regional Hospital Holstebro

Brief Summary:
We, the investigators at Holstebro Hospital, want to test the hypothesis that dihydralazine leads to the activation of the sympathetic nervous system in healthy individuals.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Drug: Dihydralazine Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 16 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double
Official Title: The Effect of Dihydralazine on Renal Tubular Function and Vasoactive Hormones in Healthy Individuals
Study Start Date : April 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hormones
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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Fractional sodium excretion
  2. Heart rate
  3. Blood pressure

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Men
  2. Ages 18 to 40 years.
  3. Body mass index less than or equal to 30 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. History or clinical signs of heart, lung, kidney, or endocrine organ disease.
  2. Abnormal biochemical screening of the blood regarding: B-hemoglobin, P-sodium, P-potassium, P-creatinine, P-albumin, P-bilirubin, P-alanine aminotransferase, P-alkaline phosphatase, P-cholesterol, and B-glucose.
  3. Abnormal screening of the urine regarding: albumin and glucose
  4. Malignant disease.
  5. Known arterial hypertension or measured 24 hour blood pressure above 135 mmHg systolic or 85 mmHg diastolic.
  6. Alcohol abuse.
  7. Smoking.
  8. Drug use or abuse.
  9. Known intolerance or allergy to dihydralazine
  10. Blood donation within 1 month of the start of the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00311974

Department of Medical Research, Holstebro Hospital
Holstebro, Denmark, 7500
Sponsors and Collaborators
Regional Hospital Holstebro
Study Chair: Erling B Pedersen, Professor Department of Medical Research, Holstebro Hospital, Denmark
Principal Investigator: Henrik Vase, MD Department of Medical Research, Holstebro Hospital, Denmark Identifier: NCT00311974     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MED.RES.HOS.2006.01.HV
First Posted: April 7, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 18, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010

Keywords provided by Regional Hospital Holstebro:
Sympathetic activation
Fractional sodium excretion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antihypertensive Agents