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Efficacy of Intramuscular Naloxone 0.4mg. in Prophylaxis of Intrathecal Morphine Induced Pruritus After Cesarean Section

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00890942
First Posted: April 30, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2011
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Information provided by:
Mahidol University
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether intramuscular naloxone 0.4mg. is effective in prophylaxis of intrathecal morphine induced pruritus after cesarean section.

Condition Intervention
Morphine Adverse Reaction Drug: naloxone Drug: normal saline

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy of Intramuscular Naloxone 0.4mg. in Prophylaxis of Intrathecal

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Further study details as provided by Mahidol University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • efficacy of intrathecal naloxone 0.4mg. in prophylaxis of intrathecal morphine induced pruritus after cesarean section [ Time Frame: 24 hour ]

Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: naloxone Drug: naloxone
naloxone 0.4mg.(1 ml) intramuscular
Other Name: narcan
Placebo Comparator: normal saline Drug: normal saline
normal saline 1 ml IM

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patient schedule for cesarean section ASA class 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • have contraindication for spinal block
  • complicated pregnancy
  • have history of drug abuse during pregnancy
  • obesity BMI>35kg./m2
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Thailand
Anesthesiology department, Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Tachawan Jirativanont, MD Anesthesiology department ,Siriraj hopital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tachawan Jirativanont, Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00890942     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Si146/2009
First Submitted: April 26, 2009
First Posted: April 30, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 25, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
pruritus
intrathecal morphine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Morphine
Naloxone
Analgesics, Opioid
Narcotics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Narcotic Antagonists