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Vitamin D Supplementation for Acute Bronchiolitis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03799406
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 10, 2019
Last Update Posted : January 11, 2019
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amal Osman, Mansoura University

Brief Summary:
This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of oral vitamin D supplementation on the clinical course of acute bronchiolitis, and to investigate whether vitamin D deficiency among infants who required hospital-based care for bronchiolitis is associated with the severity of the acute episode.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Bronchiolitis Drug: Cholecalciferol Other: Placebo Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Does Oral Vitamin D Supplementation in Egyptian Infants With Acute Bronchiolitis Improve the Outcome? A Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Actual Study Start Date : October 1, 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 1, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : December 1, 2018

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MedlinePlus related topics: Vitamin D

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Intervention group
cholecalciferol at dose of 100 IU/Kg/day
Drug: Cholecalciferol
Therapeutic trial of vitamin D supplementation during acute episode of bronchiolitis
Other Name: Vitamin D

Placebo Comparator: Placebo group
Other: Placebo
Placebo supplementation during acute episode of bronchiolitis

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. length of hospital stay [ Time Frame: 3 to 5 days ]
    Length of hospital stay in days

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Month to 24 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Infants aged 1-24 months of age, diagnosed clinically as acute bronchiolitis and presented with any of the following:

    1. Persistent resting oxygen saturation below 92% in room air.
    2. Marked tachypnea.
    3. Intercostal retractions indicating respiratory distress.
    4. Inability to maintain oral hydration.
    5. Parent unable to care for child at home.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Infants with history of prematurity (< 37 weeks), chronic cardiopulmonary disease, immunodeficiency, neuromuscular disease, and any other chronic medical condition.
  2. Patients receiving any micronutrient supplementation or therapies containing vitamin D for 4 weeks prior to the study period.
  3. Infants with previous episodes of wheezing or a physician's diagnosis of asthma.
  4. Patients with acute bronchiolitis having very severe clinical score.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03799406

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Mansoura University Children's Hospital
Mansourah, Egypt
Sponsors and Collaborators
Mansoura University
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Principal Investigator: amal osman, M.D. Mansoura University
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Amal Osman, Lecturer of Pediatrics, Mansoura University, Mansoura University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03799406    
Other Study ID Numbers: MS/16.01.38
First Posted: January 10, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 11, 2019
Last Verified: January 2019
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: No
Keywords provided by Amal Osman, Mansoura University:
Acute bronchiolitis
Vitamin D
Modified Tal score
Controlled trial
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Respiratory Tract Infections
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Vitamin D
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Agents