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Intravenous Enhancin[Co-amoxiclav] Versus Postoperative Enhancin in Prevention of Postadenotonsillectomy Morbidity.

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01267942
First Posted: December 29, 2010
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2010
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Information provided by:
University of Nairobi
  Purpose
Null hypothesis; The efficacy of Enhancin]Co-Amoxiclav given as a single intravenous dose at induction is not better than a five days oral course of the same given postoperatively in reducing postoperative morbidity after adenotonsillectomy.

Condition Intervention
Adenotonsillar Hypertrophy,Under 12 Years. Drug: Enhancin

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single (Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Single Intraoperative Intravenous Enhancin[Co-amoxiclav] Versus Postoperative Full Oral Course in Prevention of Post Adenotonsillectomy Morbidity:A Randomised Clinical Trial.

Further study details as provided by University of Nairobi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • POSTOPERATIVE FEVER [ Time Frame: OPERATION DAY TO 7 DAYS POSTOPERATIVELY ]
    Temperature monitored at 1st ,4th and 7th postoperative days.


Enrollment: 126
Study Start Date: May 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: October 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Intravenous intraoperative Enhancin
Patients received a dose of intravenous Enhancin at induction and only oral Paracetamol in the postoperative period.
Drug: Enhancin

Intravenous Enhancin at induction at a dose of 25 mg/kg amoxycillin equivalent.

Oral dose of the same at the same dosage for the active comparator arm.

Other Names:
  • Augmentin.
  • Clavulin.
  • Myoclav.
  • Co- amoxiclav
Active Comparator: Postoperative oral Enhancin.
Patients received postoperative oral Enhancin for five days in addition to oral Paracetamol for the same duration. They did not receive an antibiotic during the operation.
Drug: Enhancin

Intravenous Enhancin at induction at a dose of 25 mg/kg amoxycillin equivalent.

Oral dose of the same at the same dosage for the active comparator arm.

Other Names:
  • Augmentin.
  • Clavulin.
  • Myoclav.
  • Co- amoxiclav

Detailed Description:
Adenotonsillectomy results in morbidity that is reduced by the use of antibiotics.This study had the sole objective of comparing two route of administration to see which has superior results.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 12 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients below 12year scheduled to undergo adenotonsillectomy whose parents or guardians give consent for recruitment into the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Non consenting parents or guardians. Antibiotic use in the week preceding surgery. Patients with co mordities. Known allergies to Co-amoxiclav. Patients who develop complication that warrant change of antibiotic.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01267942


Locations
Kenya
Kenyatta National Hospital.
Nairobi., Kenya, P.O.BOX 20723
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Nairobi
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Musyoka D Mutiso, mmed ent Ministry of Health, Kenya
  More Information

Publications:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: ISSAC MUTHURE MACHARIA/PROFESSOR., University of Nairobi.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01267942     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P75/4/2008
First Submitted: December 28, 2010
First Posted: December 29, 2010
Last Update Posted: December 29, 2010
Last Verified: October 2009

Keywords provided by University of Nairobi:
Adenotonsillectomy.

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertrophy
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination
beta-Lactamase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents