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Prophylactic Ceftizoxime (Cefizox) for Elective Cesarean Delivery

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01347593
First Posted: May 4, 2011
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
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Collaborator:
Ministry of Health, Sudan
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum
  Purpose
Ceftizoxime (Cefizox) will reduce post Cesarean delivery febrile morbidity.

Condition Intervention Phase
Caesarean Drug: ceftizoxime Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Prophylactic Ceftizoxime (Cefizox) for Elective Cesarean Delivery in Soba Hospital Sudan

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Further study details as provided by Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • reducing post Cesarean section febrile morbidity [ Time Frame: 4 days ]
    reducing infection rate


Enrollment: 220
Study Start Date: May 2011
Study Completion Date: August 2011
Primary Completion Date: August 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ceftizoxime (cefizox) injection
ceftizoxime (cefizox) as single dose of 1 g at the interval of 30-60 minutes before the incision
Drug: ceftizoxime
ceftizoxime (cefizox) injection either after clamping the cord
Other Name: cefizox

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   14 Years to 45 Years   (Child, Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Elective Cesarean section

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes severe anaemia allergy
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Sudan
Soba Hospital
Khartoum, Sudan, 249
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Khartoum
Ministry of Health, Sudan
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Ishag Adam, Professor, University of Khartoum
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01347593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ceftizoxime cesarean
First Submitted: May 2, 2011
First Posted: May 4, 2011
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Verified: January 2013

Keywords provided by Ishag Adam, University of Khartoum:
ceftizoxime
Cesarean
post caesarean febrile morbidity

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ceftizoxime
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents