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Metformin for Treatment Antipsychotic Induced Amenorrhea in Female Schizophrenic Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01206153
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2010
Last Update Posted : September 21, 2010
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Central South University

Brief Summary:
Antipsychotics such as risperidone could induce amenorrhea in schizophrenic patients. The investigators conducted a randomized, placebo-controlled study to test the efficacy of metformin for antipsychotic induced amenorrhea in schizophrenia patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Amenorrhea Drug: metformin Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 84 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Official Title: Metformin for Treatment Antipsychotic Induced Amenorrhea in Female Schizophrenic Patients: a Double Blind, Placebo-controlled Study
Study Start Date : June 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: metformin Drug: metformin



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. prolactin level
    the outcome measure assess a efficacy.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. fasting glucose


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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:

  • schizophrenia patient
  • amenorrhea for more than three months after antipsychotic treatment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • liver or renal diseases
  • pregnant or lactating women
  • cardiovascular diseases
  • hypertension or diabetes mellitus

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Locations
China, Hunan
Institute of Mental Health of The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University
Changsha, Hunan, China, 410011
Sponsors and Collaborators
Central South University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jingping Zhao, MD Institute of Mental Health of The Second Xiangya Hospital, Central South University, 139# Renmin Middle Road,Changsha 410011, Hunan, P.R. China

Responsible Party: Jingping Zhao, the Second Xiangya Hospital of Central South University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01206153     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RWu
First Posted: September 21, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 21, 2010
Last Verified: February 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Amenorrhea
Menstruation Disturbances
Pathologic Processes
Metformin
Antipsychotic Agents
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs