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Alpha Lipoic Acid for Burning Mouth

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00387543
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 13, 2006
Last Update Posted : April 5, 2011
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Mayo Clinic

Brief Summary:
Discussion and evaluation of patients with sore and burning mouth to determine whether alpha lipoic acid is helpful in managing their symptoms.

Condition or disease
Burning Sore Mouth

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 200 participants
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Review of Mayo Clinic Experience With Burning Mouth Syndrome - Use of Alpha Lipoic Acid
Study Start Date : January 2000
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Burns

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
records of patients diagnosed with BMS in the Department of Dermatology between 1995 and 2005
Patients seen in the Department of Dermatology with diagnosis of burning mouth syndrome between 2000 and 2005

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00387543

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United States, Minnesota
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mayo Clinic
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Principal Investigator: Allison J. Bruce Mayo Clinic

Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00387543     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06-002344
First Posted: October 13, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 5, 2011
Last Verified: April 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Wounds and Injuries
Thioctic Acid
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Vitamin B Complex
Growth Substances