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Folic Acid Supplementation as an Appetizer in Primary Malnourished Egyptian Infants and Children

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03040219
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : February 2, 2017
Last Update Posted : March 14, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Marian girgis, Ain Shams University

Brief Summary:
Folic acid as a appetizer in primary malnutrition

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Primary Malnurtrition Drug: Folic Acid Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Folic Acid Supplementation as an Appetizer in Primary Malnourished Egyptian Infants and Children
Estimated Study Start Date : April 1, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 1, 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 1, 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Treatment group Drug: Folic Acid
Tablets

Placebo Comparator: Control Drug: Folic Acid
Tablets




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Appetite [ Time Frame: Through study completion_ after 3 months from start of supplementation ]
    Child eating behaviour questionnaire


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Leptin and ghrelin hormone [ Time Frame: 3 months ]
    Serum level


Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Growth [ Time Frame: Through study completion -after 3 months from start of supplementation ]
    Anthropometric study



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Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 6 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

Primary malnourished children

Exclusion Criteria:

  • previous folic supplementation in the past 3 months

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Contacts
Contact: Marian Girgis 0201223646224 Mariangirgis2009@yahoo.com

Locations
Egypt
Marian girgis Not yet recruiting
Cairo, Egypt
Contact: Marian Girgis         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Ain Shams University
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Marian Girgis Ain Shams University

Responsible Party: Marian girgis, Principal investigator, Ain Shams University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03040219     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 27111982
First Posted: February 2, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 14, 2017
Last Verified: March 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: Yes

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Malnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Folic Acid
Vitamin B Complex
Hematinics
Vitamins
Micronutrients
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs