Use Of Esomeprazole In Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Patients Users And Non-Users Of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)

This study has been completed.
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First received: January 23, 2008
Last updated: January 21, 2011
Last verified: January 2011
Phase IV, open-label, multicenter, non-randomized, with 2 non-comparative investigational arms study, carried out in morbid obesity patients who had undergone gastric bypass surgery for body weight reduction

Condition Intervention Phase
Postoperative Bariatric Surgery
Drug: Esomeprazole
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Use Of Esomeprazole In Postoperative Bariatric Surgery Patients Users And Non-Users Of Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the efficacy of Esomeprazole in preventing anastomotic stomal ulcer after gastric bypass surgery for weight loss [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the efficacy of Esomeprazole in avoiding appearance of related peptic acid symptoms after gastric bypass surgery for weight loss. [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 140
Study Start Date: November 2005
Study Completion Date: August 2006
Primary Completion Date: August 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Esomeprazole
    Esomeprazole 20mg oral tablet
    Other Name: Nexium

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Written informed consent signed and dated
  • BMI ≥40 kg/m2 or BMI between 35 and 40 kg/m2, but with a severe disease together with obesity
  • Indication for gastric bypass surgery
  • Upper digestive endoscopy prior to surgery not showing esophagitis, erosions, ulcers or neoplasia, examination performed up to 30 days before surgery being considered valid
  • Helicobacter pylori non-infected patients, diagnosed by tests carried out up to 30 days before surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindication for gastric bypass surgery
  • Contraindication to use Omeprazole and derivatives
  • Patients carriers of gastrinoma or having hypergastrinemia
  • Patients contraindicated to perform UDE
  • Patients with previous esophagogastroduodenal surgery
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No publications provided Identifier: NCT00608712     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D9612L00097 
Study First Received: January 23, 2008
Last Updated: January 21, 2011
Health Authority: Brazil: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
bariatric surgery
ulcer prevention

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Gastrointestinal Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Sensory System Agents
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