Efficacy of Sambucol in the Treatment of Influenza
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00375115
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified October 2007 by Hadassah Medical Organization. Recruitment status was: Active, not recruiting
The trial will examine the efficacy of sambucol in the treatment of influenza. The primary efficacy endpoint will be the length of time to resolution of influenza illness.The double blind trial will be conducted at the Personnel Clinic, and at the Clinical virology Unit, Hadassah University Hospital, and will include 100 patients with laboratory-confirmed influenza infection, 50 in the sambucol and 50 in the placebo study arm.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
20 Years to 65 Years (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Fever ≥ 380C.
The presence of at least one of the following respiratory symptoms: cough, sore throat, nasal congestion/ runny nose.
The presence of at least one of the following systemic symptoms: headache, fatigue, myalgia, chills/sweats, malaise.
Pregnant women or women who cannot exclude pregnancy.
Patients with diabetes.
Immune-suppressed patients, including patients taking immunosuppressive drugs.
Patients with renal failure.
Patients who received the recent influenza vaccine.