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Fuzheng Huayu Tablets Against Posthepatitic Cirrhosis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00543426
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 15, 2007
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2013
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Study Description
Brief Summary:

The primary purpose of the trial is adopted Fuzheng Huayu tablets against posthepatitic cirrhosis, and to build a standard evaluation system for efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).

The second purpose is according to the international clinical guideline and the specialty of TCM to build a standard clinical trial regulation for traditional Chinese medicine.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Posthepatitic Cirrhosis Drug: Fuzheng Huayu Tablets Drug: sham Fuzheng Huayu Tablets (placebo) Phase 4

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 200 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Fuzheng Huayu Tablets Against Posthepatitic Cirrhosis
Study Start Date : September 2007
Primary Completion Date : May 2009
Study Completion Date : June 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cirrhosis
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Fuzheng Huayu Tablets
Drug: Fuzheng Huayu Tablets
Tablet,three times a day,four tablets one time
Sham Comparator: 2
sham Fuzheng Huayu Tablets
Drug: sham Fuzheng Huayu Tablets (placebo)
Tablet, three times a day, four tablets one time

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. the value of Child-Pugh and symptoms scale for Posthepatitic Cirrhosis [ Time Frame: six months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. hepatic function; blood test; blood ammonia and blood sugar determination [ Time Frame: six months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of B Post hepatitic cirrhosis.
  • Male or female patients between 18~65 years old.
  • Written informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Child-Pugh C above 12, or ALT > 2×ULN, TBiL > 2×ULN, or combined with hepatic encephacopathy, Obstinate ascites, bleeding tendency, hepato-renal syndrome, or primary liver cancer.
  • Combined with severe heart, gallbladder, kidney, endocrine system, hemopoietic system or nervous system disease.
  • Deformed man by the law.
  • Pregnancy or breast feeding women, or unwilling to have contraception.
  • Irritability body constitution, or irritability of the Fuzheng Huayu Capsules.
  • Enter other trials lately one month.
  • Other cause of cirrhosis.
Contacts and Locations

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Shuguang Hospital
Shanghai, China, 20021
Sponsors and Collaborators
Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Study Director: Zengzeng Cai, Ph.D Shanghai Univercity of TCM