Is a Carnitine Based Food Supplement (PorimoreTM) for Infertile Men Superior to Folate and Zinc With Regard to Pregnancy Rates in Intrauterine Insemination Cycles?
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01075334|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2010 by Shaare Zedek Medical Center.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : February 25, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 25, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Male Infertility||Dietary Supplement: Porimore - A Carnitine based food supplement Dietary Supplement: Zinc and Folate Supplementation||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||100 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Study Start Date :||February 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||February 2010|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2012|
Experimental: Porimore arm
Infertile men will receive 'Porimore' tablets for a period of time in which three intrauterine insemination cycles will be performed.
Dietary Supplement: Porimore - A Carnitine based food supplement
A daily dose of 2 grams L-carnitine, 1 gr acetyl L-carnitine, 500mg Vitamin C, 400 IU vitamin E, 60 mg Q10, 30mg Zinc Picolinate, 500mcg Folic Acid, 200 Mcg Selenium, 100 MCG Vitamin B12.
|Active Comparator: Folate and Zinc||
Dietary Supplement: Zinc and Folate Supplementation
500 Mcg Folic acid, 30-60 mg Zinc tablets/ day
- Pregnancy Rate [ Time Frame: 3 Insemination cycles ]proportion of women becoming pregnancy following treatment with intrauterine insemination
- Sperm quality parameters [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01075334
|Contact: Avi Tsafrir, MDemail@example.com|
|Shaare-Zedek IVF and infertility unit||Recruiting|
|Jerusalem, Israel, 91031|
|Principal Investigator: Avi Tsafrir, MD|