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The Effect of Tranexamic Acid on Postpartum Hemorrhage During and After Cesarean Delivery

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01085006
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 11, 2010
Results First Posted : January 25, 2011
Last Update Posted : January 25, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
Intravenous Tranexamic acid is used to reduce the hemorrhage during and after cesarean delivery in a double blind randomized placebo controlled trial.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hemorrhage Drug: Tranexamic acid Drug: Normal saline Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: The Effect of Tranexamic Acid Administration on Postpartum Hemorrhage During and After Cesarean Delivery
Study Start Date : September 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Tranexamic acid Drug: Tranexamic acid
Tranexamic acid in cases, normal saline in controls
Placebo Comparator: normal saline infusion Drug: Normal saline
Tranexamic acid in cases, normal saline in controls



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The Amount of Hemorrhage During Cesarean Delivery and Within 2 Hours Afterward [ Time Frame: During the procedure and within 2 hours afterwards ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Amount of Hemorrhage in the First 24 Hour After Cesarean Delivery [ Time Frame: First 24 hours ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Term pregnancy
  2. Single fetus
  3. Maximally only one previous cesarean delivery

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. More than one previous cesarean delivery
  2. Hx of other abdominal or pelvic surgery
  3. Hx of medical disorders
  4. Hx of thromboembolic disorders
  5. Polyhydramnios
  6. Macrosomia
  7. Preeclampsia
  8. Hx of sensitivity to Tranexamic acid
  9. Abnormal Pt, PTT, PT or INR

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Locations
Iran, Islamic Republic of
Laleh Eslamian
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of, 14114
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Laleh Eslamian, MD Associated Prof, Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Responsible Party: Laleh Eslamian/ Associated professor/obstetrician &gynecologist, Associated Prof
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01085006     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 830
First Posted: March 11, 2010    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: January 25, 2011
Last Update Posted: January 25, 2011
Last Verified: November 2010

Keywords provided by Tehran University of Medical Sciences:
cesarean delivery
Tranexamic acid
hemorrhage
Spinal analgesia
1-the amount of hemorrhage during cesarean delivery
2-the amount of hemorrhage in the first 2 hours of cesarean delivery
3-the amount of hemorrhage in the first 24 hour after cesarean delivery

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hemorrhage
Postpartum Hemorrhage
Pathologic Processes
Obstetric Labor Complications
Pregnancy Complications
Puerperal Disorders
Uterine Hemorrhage
Tranexamic Acid
Antifibrinolytic Agents
Fibrin Modulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hemostatics
Coagulants