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Turmeric Effect on Reduction of Serum Prolactin and Related Hormonal Change and Adenoma Size in Prolactinoma Patients

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified October 2011 by Haleh Rokni Yazdi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Haleh Rokni Yazdi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Identifier:
First received: April 18, 2011
Last updated: October 29, 2011
Last verified: October 2011
Prolactinoma is the most prevalent anterior hypophysis tumor. The principal treatment for this disorder is Dopamine agonist drugs including bromocriptin and Cabergoline. However, 50% of Bromocriptin treated and 17% of Cabergoline treated patients are resistant to these drugs. Curcumin is the main derivative of turmeric ,an old spice which is used frequently in Indian and Iranian cuisine. It has been proved that curcumin can reduce mammotrope cells proliferation and also intracellular hormone production. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of turmeric on prolactinoma patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hyperprolactinoma Drug: Curcumin Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Haleh Rokni Yazdi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • serum prolactin level [ Time Frame: 2weeks and one month after treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • change in LH,FSH and estradiol from baseline [ Time Frame: one month ofter treatment ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: July 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: July 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Curcumin
    Curcumin is prescribed to new cases of hyperprolactinoma

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • hyperprolactinemia
  • microprolactinoma

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy
  • macroadenoma
  • neurologic signs due to tumor
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01344291

Contact: haleh rokni, proffessore assisstant 00981082976

Iran, Islamic Republic of
Mashad University of Medical Sciences Recruiting
Mashad, Khorasan Razavi, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Contact: haleh rokni    00985118012976   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
  More Information

Responsible Party: Haleh Rokni Yazdi, assisstant professor, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences Identifier: NCT01344291     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Turmeric-01
Study First Received: April 18, 2011
Last Updated: October 29, 2011

Keywords provided by Haleh Rokni Yazdi, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 21, 2017