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Acute Effects of Liothyronine in Single Administration

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Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : March 31, 2017
Last Update Posted : April 4, 2018
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Virginia Commonwealth University

Brief Summary:
This study will assess the short term effects of a single dose of liothyronine on the cardiovascular system and energy expenditure

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Drug: Liothyronine Drug: Levothyroxine Drug: Placebos Phase 1 Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Intervention Model Description: double blind, crossover
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Other
Official Title: Effects of Liothyronine on Energy Expenditure and Cardiovascular Function
Actual Study Start Date : October 20, 2017
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 31, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : March 31, 2019

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Liothyronine
Each participant will receive a single dose of lithyronine
Drug: Liothyronine
Single dose

Active Comparator: Levothyroxine
Each participant will receive a single dose of levothyroxine
Drug: Levothyroxine
Active comparator

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Each participant will receive a single dose of placebo
Drug: Placebos

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cardiac output [ Time Frame: five hours ]
    Stroke volume

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Energy expenditure [ Time Frame: five hours ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • BMI >20<30 kg/m2
  • TSH >0.5<5.0 mcIU/mL
  • Negative TPO antibodies

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Use of prescription drugs
  • Diabetes mellitus
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Hypertension
  • Anemia
  • Renal insufficiency
  • Liver disease or ALT >2.5 x the upper laboratory reference limit

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03098433

Contact: Francesco S Celi, MD, MHSc. 804-828-9696
Contact: Salvatore Carbone

United States, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University Recruiting
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23298
Contact: Alanda Perry Jones, MA         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virginia Commonwealth University
Principal Investigator: Francesco S Celi, MD, MHSc. Virginia Commonwealth University

Responsible Party: Virginia Commonwealth University Identifier: NCT03098433     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HM20005777
First Posted: March 31, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 4, 2018
Last Verified: April 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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