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Efficacy of Ascorbic Acid for Prevention of Colistin-Associated Nephrotoxicity

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01501968
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2011 by Mahidol University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : December 30, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 30, 2011
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Siriraj Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mahidol University

Brief Summary:
Ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) could protect renal toxicity from colistin.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Drug Safety Drug: Colistin Drug: Colistin + Ascorbic acid Phase 3

Detailed Description:
Renal toxicity due to colistin therapy is common. Ascorbic acid (vitamin C) has been shown to prevent colistin associated renal toxicity in animals. This study is conducted to determine if acorbic acid can prevent Colistin-Associated Nephrotoxicity.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 54 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Efficacy of Ascorbic Acid for Prevention of Colistin-Associated Nephrotoxicity
Study Start Date : January 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Vitamin C

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Colistin
Colistimethate sodium 2.5-5mg/kg iv
Drug: Colistin
Colistimethate sodium 2.5-5mg/kg iv per day
Other Name: Colistate

Experimental: Colistin + Ascorbic acid
Colistimethate sodium 2.5-5mg/kg iv and ascorbic acid 2 grams iv every 12 hours
Drug: Colistin + Ascorbic acid
Colistimethate sodium 2.5-5mg/kg iv per day and ascorbic acid 2 grams iv q 12 hours
Other Name: vitamin c




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. number of patients with Renal toxicity associated with colistin [ Time Frame: up to 28 days ]
    Renal toxicity associated with colistin according to RIFLE criteria


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. number of subjects with cure or improvement [ Time Frame: up to 28 days ]
    cure improvement worse death



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age > 18 years hospitalized patient who needs colistin for therapy of nosocomial infection

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnant woman
  • lactating mother
  • allergy to ascorbic acid
  • receiving non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAID), aminoglycosides, vancomycin, cisplatin, amphotericin-B
  • received radiocontrast media within 1 week
  • renal stone
  • G-6-PD deficiency

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01501968


Contacts
Contact: Visanu Thamlikitkul, MD 662-419-7783 sivth@mahidol.ac.th

Locations
Thailand
Siriraj Hospital Not yet recruiting
Bangkok, Thailand, 10700
Contact: Visanu Thamlikitkul, MD    662-4197783    sivth@mahidol.ac.th   
Principal Investigator: Visanu Thamlikitkul, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
Siriraj Hospital
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Visanu Thamlikitkul, MD Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01501968     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CEU 2012-01
First Posted: December 30, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 30, 2011
Last Verified: December 2011

Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
Colistin
ascorbic acid
renal toxicity

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ascorbic Acid
Colistin
Antioxidants
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Vitamins
Micronutrients
Growth Substances
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents