Efficacy Study of Topical Application of Lidacaine Spray Prior to IUD Insertion

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified December 2011 by Ain Shams University.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mohamed Saied Eldin Elsafty, Ain Shams University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: December 13, 2011
Last updated: December 20, 2011
Last verified: December 2011
The purpose of this study is to determine whether the topical use of lidocaine spray 10% on the cervix is an effective way to reduce pain during IUCD insertion.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug Usage
Drug: Lidocaine
Drug: saline
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention

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Further study details as provided by Ain Shams University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • VAS score of Pain [ Time Frame: 5 minutes from lidocaine spraying ( after application of tenaculum) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: July 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: lidocaine spray 10% Drug: Lidocaine
Placebo Comparator: Saline Drug: saline


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18-45
  • Speak Arabic or English

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of cervical surgery
  • Known hypersensitivity to topical analgesics
  • First trimester abortion or miscarriage in the previous six weeks
  • Second trimester abortion or miscarriage in the previous 12 weeks
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01496105

Contact: Mohamed S.Eldin Elsafty, Lecturer +201003922211 emeira2@gmail.com

Ain shams university hospital Recruiting
Cairo, Egypt
Contact: Mohamed Ibrahim Emeira, Lecturer    +201224456471    emeira2@gmail.com   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ain Shams University
  More Information

Responsible Party: Mohamed Saied Eldin Elsafty, Lecturer of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ain Shams University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01496105     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ali elyan 2011 
Study First Received: December 13, 2011
Last Updated: December 20, 2011
Health Authority: Egypt: Ministry of Health and Population

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2016