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Postoperative Desogestrel for Endometriosis Related Pain

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01559480
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 21, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 9, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Mahidol University

Brief Summary:
Endometriosis is one of the most common disease in reproductive aged women.Surgical intervention has a significant symptoms relief. However, symptom recurrence is often after surgery. This study aims to determine the efficacy of Desogestrel compared with placebo in pain symptom of symptomatic endometriosis patient undergo conservative surgery . The primary outcome measurement is pain score at 6 months after surgery.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Endometriosis Drug: Desogestrel Drug: Placebo Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
After conservative surgery, the patients are randomized to Desogestrel and placebo groups. VAS pain score are compared after complete 6 months

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial to Study the Effectiveness of a Desogestrel for the Treatment of Pelvic Pain or Dysmenorrhea in the Patients Undergone Conservative Surgery for Pelvic Endometriosis
Study Start Date : January 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Endometriosis
Drug Information available for: Desogestrel

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Desogestrel Drug: Desogestrel
Desogestrel 75 mcg Takes 1 capsule before bedtime for 6 months
Other Name: Cerazette

Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
Placebo capsule takes 1 capsule before bedtime for 6 months

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pain score [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
    Pain score will be assessed by visual analog scale (0-10)

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Side effect compared between both group [ Time Frame: 6 month ]
  2. Patients satisfaction compare between both groups [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnoses endometriosis
  • Plan conservative surgery
  • initial pain score at least 5
  • voluntary to be the participant of this study with inform consent
  • No desired child bearing in 6 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • residual lesion after surgery which required further treatment
  • cannot participate complete 6 months after surgery
  • contraindication for Desogestrel, Paracetamol or Ponstan
  • Pregnant

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01559480

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Faculty of medicine Siriraj hospital, Mahidol university
Bangkok noi, Bangkok, Thailand, 10700
Siriraj hospital Mahidol university
Bangkok noi, Bangkok, Thailand, 10700
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mahidol University
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Principal Investigator: Prasong Tanmahasamut, M.D. Mahidol University
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Responsible Party: Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01559480    
Other Study ID Numbers: R015532018
First Posted: March 21, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 9, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015
Keywords provided by Mahidol University:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Genital Diseases, Female
Female Urogenital Diseases
Female Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications
Urogenital Diseases
Genital Diseases
Contraceptives, Oral, Hormonal
Contraceptives, Oral
Contraceptive Agents, Female
Contraceptive Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Contraceptive Agents, Hormonal
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists