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Vitamin D Treatment in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified December 2008 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier:
First received: December 7, 2008
Last updated: December 8, 2008
Last verified: December 2008
We hypothesize that patients with Ch.HCV have a low level of vitamin D, and that by raising their vitamin D levels by adding it to their standard treament of Pegylated Interferon and Ribavirin, there will be an increase in their sustained virological response.

Condition Intervention
Chronic Hepatitis C Drug: Adding vitamin D Drug: Vitamin D

Study Type: Interventional

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Further study details as provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To increase the sustained virological response [ Time Frame: One year ]

Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Vitamin D
An addition of Vitamin D to the standard treatment
Drug: Adding vitamin D
Adding 1000IU/Vitamin D daily
Drug: Vitamin D
Addition of 1000IU/day Vitamin D


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic Hepatitis C Genotype 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Vitamin D intoxication Renal Failure Liver Failure Malignancy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00804752

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Contact: Saif Abu-Mouch, MD   
Principal Investigator: Saif Abu-Mouch, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Jacob Yarchovski, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Carlos Singer, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Abed El-Rauf Zeina, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Saif Abu-Mouch, Hepatology Clinic, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT00804752     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0040-08-HYMC
Study First Received: December 7, 2008
Last Updated: December 8, 2008

Keywords provided by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center:
Patients with Chronic Hepatitis C

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis, Chronic
Hepatitis C, Chronic
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Virus Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
Vitamin D
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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