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Calcium Dobesilate vs Flavonoids for the Treatment of Early Hemorrhoidal Disease

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified January 2017 by Services Hospital, Lahore
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. SamiUllah, Services Hospital, Lahore Identifier:
First received: March 10, 2016
Last updated: January 26, 2017
Last verified: January 2017
Haemorrhoids are vascular cushions in the anal canal that help in the control of stool. When inflamed they become pathological and may present with protrusion and bleeding. A randomized, triple blind , controlled study will be conducted to compare the efficacy of calcium dobesilate against flavanoids in the management of early haemorrhoidal disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Flavonoids
Drug: CDobi
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Calcium Dobesilate vs Flavonoids for the Treatment of Early Hemorrhoidal Disease a Randomised Triple Blind Controlled Trial

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Further study details as provided by Services Hospital, Lahore:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Frequency of occurrence of rectal bleeding after usage of drug [ Time Frame: 1 weeks ]
    After the patients will be given the two drugs they will be followed for the frequency of occurrence of rectal bleeding till two weeks

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • regression of hemorrhoids [ Time Frame: 1 weeks ]
    Patients will under gone per rectal examination and proctoscopy to look for grades of hemorrhoids whether its has decreased or increased.

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Actual Study Start Date: December 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2017 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: CDobi
Calcium dobesylate is given in this group
Drug: CDobi
Calcium dobesylate is administered
Other Name: dobesilate
Active Comparator: Flavono
Flavonoids are given in this group
Drug: Flavonoids
Daflon is administered
Other Name: Daflon


Ages Eligible for Study:   13 Years to 80 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Grade I and Grade II hemorrhoids

Exclusion Criteria:

  • CLD
  • colorectal/ anorectal Malignancy
  • self medication
  • local Quack Hakeem medication
  • pregnancy
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02782455

Contact: Usman Ismat Butt, MBBS, FCPS +92-342-4343806
Contact: Sami Ullah, MBBS,BSc +92-344-4000322

Services Hospital Lahore Recruiting
Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, 54000
Contact: Sami Ullah, MBBS    +92-344-4000322   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Services Hospital, Lahore
Study Director: Dr. Waris Farooka, MBBS, FCPS, FRCS, FACS Services Institute of Medical Sciences
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. SamiUllah, Postgraduate trainee, Services Hospital, Lahore Identifier: NCT02782455     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DD
Study First Received: March 10, 2016
Last Updated: January 26, 2017
Individual Participant Data  
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rectal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Calcium, Dietary
Calcium Dobesilate
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Coagulants processed this record on April 27, 2017