Acetazolamide and Exercise Performance at Altitude
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03525561|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : May 15, 2018
Last Update Posted : May 15, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Hypoxia Exercise Performance Cognitive Function Dexterity||Drug: Acetazolamide Pill Drug: Placebo pill||Not Applicable|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||10 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||Subjects will serve as their own controls. Will exercise during simulated altitude exposure twice, once with acetazolamide and once with placebo.|
|Masking Description:||Single-blind use of acetazolamide where participant is not informed. Goal is to evaluate effect (or lack thereof) on exercise performance.|
|Primary Purpose:||Basic Science|
|Official Title:||Influences of Acetazolamide on Endurance Exercise Performance and Cognitive Function During Acute Exposure to Hypobaric Hypoxia|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||June 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||October 2018|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||October 2018|
Active Comparator: acetazolamide arm
This is the arm of the study in which the volunteers will take the acetazolamide (Diamox) pill.
Drug: Acetazolamide Pill
Subjects will take acetazolamide pill (Diamox), 500 mg/ day, and assess effect on exercise performance during 30-hour exposure to 3,500 m simulated altitude.
Other Name: Diamox
Placebo Comparator: placebo arm
This is the arm of the study in which volunteers will take the placebo.
Drug: Placebo pill
Subjects will take placebo pill and then we will assess exercise performance during 30-hour exposure to 3,500 m simulated altitude.
- Endurance exercise performance [ Time Frame: Exercise performance will be assessed during a 30-hour simulated altitude exposure, once during placebo and once during acetazolamide administration ]the primary outcome measure is performance of a 2-mile treadmill time trial (self-paced) at simulated altitude.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03525561
|Contact: Robert Roussel, Ph.D.||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Karleigh Bradbury, M.S.||email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Nisha Charkoudian, Ph.D.||United States Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine|