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Effects of Curcumin on Vascular Reactivity (CURCUMIN)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01543386
First Posted: March 5, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2014
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Collaborators:
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Association Régionale de Cardiologie d’Auvergne
ARDEC Association de Recherche de Développement et d’Enseignement de la Cardiologie
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
  Purpose
The aim of this study is to determine if an oral loading-dose of curcumin can improve vascular endothelium reactivity in patients with moderate cardiovascular risk

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Volunteers (Middle-aged Smokers) Drug: Curcumin Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Curcumin Loading Dose on Vascular Reactivity of Healthy Middle-aged Smokers

Further study details as provided by University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in brachial Flow Mediated Dilatation [ Time Frame: at Visit 1 (Day 0) and visit 2 (Day3/day5) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in fingertip arterial tonometry [ Time Frame: at visit 1 (day 0) and visit 2 (day3/day5) ]
  • Modifications of leukocytes transcriptome [ Time Frame: at visit 1 (day 0) and visit 2 (day3/day 5) ]

Enrollment: 21
Study Start Date: February 2012
Study Completion Date: April 2012
Primary Completion Date: April 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
curcumin
The aim of this study is to determine if an oral loading-dose of curcumin can improve vascular endothelium reactivity in patients with moderate cardiovascular risk
Drug: Curcumin
The aim of this study is to determine if an oral loading-dose of curcumin can improve vascular endothelium reactivity in patients with moderate cardiovascular risk

Detailed Description:
The aim of this study is to determine if an oral loading-dose of curcumin can improve vascular endothelium reactivity in patients with moderate cardiovascular risk
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • 50 to 70 year-old volunteers
  • smokers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • treated hypertension
  • treated hypercholesterolemia
  • chronic disease
  • vegetarian or other unusual diets
  • chronic alcoholism
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01543386


Locations
France
CHU Clermont-Ferrand
Clermont-Ferrand, France, 63003
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
Association Régionale de Cardiologie d’Auvergne
ARDEC Association de Recherche de Développement et d’Enseignement de la Cardiologie
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Jean-René LUSSON University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
  More Information

Responsible Party: University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01543386     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CHU-0113
First Submitted: February 16, 2012
First Posted: March 5, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 8, 2014
Last Verified: July 2014

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand:
Polyphenol
Curcumin
Endothelium, vascular
Endothelium-dependant relaxing factor
Smoking
Transcriptome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Curcumin
Endothelium-Dependent Relaxing Factors
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Analgesics
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
Vasodilator Agents