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Magnesium Treatment in Hypoparathyroidism

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00824226
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 16, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 29, 2011
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Vallo Volke, University of Tartu

Brief Summary:
Study hypothesis: supplementary magnesium may influence the blood calcium level in treated hypoparathyroid patients. Patients will be treated with supplementary magnesium (350 mg/day) for 3 weeks. Calcium and other relevant blood parameters will be measured before the treatment, at the end of treatment and 2 weeks after stopping treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hypoparathyroidism Dietary Supplement: magnesium Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effect of Magnesium Treatment on Plasma Calcium in Hypoparathyroid Patients
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2011

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Calcium
Drug Information available for: Magnesium

Intervention Details:
  • Dietary Supplement: magnesium
    magnesium 350 mg tablets once a day for 3 weeks

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Calcium level at the end of magnesium treatment compared to pretreatment level [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Calcium level after stopping treatment compared to the level at the end of magnesium treatment [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • primary or secondary hypoparathyroidism
  • treatment with calcium plus vitamin D analogue
  • ionized calcium 1,0-1,29 mmol/L
  • magnesium level 0,7-1,05 mmol/L
  • TSH 0.1- 10 imU/L

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any other disease known to influence plasma Ca level
  • pregnancy
  • creatinine > 150 microM/L
  • patient has used supplementary magnesium within 2 previous months

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00824226

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Tartu University Hospital
Tartu, Estonia, 50406
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Tartu
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Principal Investigator: Vallo Volke, MD, PhD University of Tartu, Institute of Physiology
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Responsible Party: Vallo Volke, Dr., University of Tartu
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00824226    
Other Study ID Numbers: UT296
First Posted: January 16, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 29, 2011
Last Verified: August 2011
Keywords provided by Vallo Volke, University of Tartu:
primary hypoparathyroidism
secondary hypoparathyroidism
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Parathyroid Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases