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Effectiveness of Intratympanic Dexamethasone With Ligmocaine for Alleviation of Tinnitus

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04798391
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified March 2021 by FARAH AFZAL, Combined Military Hospital, Pakistan.
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
First Posted : March 15, 2021
Last Update Posted : March 15, 2021
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
FARAH AFZAL, Combined Military Hospital, Pakistan

Brief Summary:

Objective: To determine the effectiveness of Intratympanic dexamethasone with lignocaine in control of idiopathic tinnitus.

Methodology: 264 consenting patients with idiopathic unilateral tinnitus presenting at ENT Department were assessed for tinnitus severity using Modified Tinnitus Handicap Inventory and the scores recorded and subsequently administered intratympanically 2.0 ml (milliliter's) of dexamethasone and lignocaine (1.5 ml dexamethasone + 0.5 ml 1% lignocaine). The dose was repeated twice at weekly intervals. All patients were re assessed on Modified Tinnitus Handicap Inventory two weeks after third Intratympanic administration.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Tinnitus Drug: Dexamethasone Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 264 participants
Allocation: N/A
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effectiveness of Dexamethasone With Lignocaine for Alleviation of Tinnitus
Actual Study Start Date : March 1, 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date : April 2021
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2021

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Dexamethasone with lignocaine Drug: Dexamethasone
Steroids and analgesics
Other Name: Lignocaine

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Tinnitus relief [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]
    Tinnitus relief ascertained by Modified Tinnitus Handicap Inventory

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Ages Eligible for Study:   19 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • score 20 or above on modified tinnitus handicap inventory

Exclusion Criteria:

  • head trauma, tympanic membrane perforation, depression, ear surgery

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04798391

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Combined Military Hospital
Quetta, Balochistan, Pakistan, 1234
Sponsors and Collaborators
Combined Military Hospital, Pakistan
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Responsible Party: FARAH AFZAL, CLASSIFIED SPECIALIST, Combined Military Hospital, Pakistan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04798391    
Other Study ID Numbers: CMHQ
First Posted: March 15, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 15, 2021
Last Verified: March 2021
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
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hearing Disorders
Ear Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Sensation Disorders
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents