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Acupressure in Hyperemesis Gravidarum

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05175079
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 3, 2022
Last Update Posted : January 3, 2022
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre

Brief Summary:
To examine the degree of nausea, vomiting between the acupressure and control group in women with hyperemesis gravidarum

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hyperemesis Gravidarum Device: Acupressure band Other: Standard treatment hospital protocol Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
A prospective RCT conducted at Department of Obst and Gynae, UKMMC. All pregnant women with a normal intrauterine pregnancy of ≤ 16 week gestation with hyperemesis gravidarum will be assessed by the medical officer/ specialist/ consultant in charge. Explanation regarding the research study will be given for patients who fulfill the inclusion and exclusion criteria. Patients who have understood the research study and consented will be recruited as subjects for the study.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 90 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Randomised Controlled Trial On Effect Of Acupressure On Nausea And Vomiting In Women With Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Actual Study Start Date : October 1, 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 31, 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : August 31, 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Accupressure group

acupressure band apply to P6 (nei guan) point which located three fingers below the skin wrinkles of the anterior wrist.

Acupressure band wear 3 times daily before breakfast, lunch and dinner for at least 10 minutes

Device: Acupressure band

acupressure band apply to P6 (nei guan) point which located three fingers below the skin wrinkles of the anterior wrist.

Acupressure band wear 3 times daily before breakfast, lunch and dinner for at least 10 minutes


Placebo Comparator: Control group Other: Standard treatment hospital protocol
Intravenous metaclopromide 10mg PRN Intravenous fluids as per protocol




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Degree of nausea and vomiting [ Time Frame: day 1 to day 3 ]
    measure the effect of acupressure using modified Pregnancy Unique Quantification of Emesis and Nausea (PUQE)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Gender Based Eligibility:   Yes
Gender Eligibility Description:   pregnant women
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Onset of vomiting before 16 weeks
  2. Vomiting at least 2 times per day
  3. Ketonuria on admission
  4. Mid stream urine specimen that did not indicate infection

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Non viable pregnancy
  2. Molar pregnancy
  3. Overt clinical features of thyrotoxicosis
  4. Known case of medical illness that associated with nausea and vomiting
  5. Patient refusal or patients who are not able to give consent

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT05175079


Locations
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Malaysia
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 56000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre
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Responsible Party: Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT05175079    
Other Study ID Numbers: FF-2017-195
First Posted: January 3, 2022    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 3, 2022
Last Verified: December 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: No data are available for sharing

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Morning Sickness
Pregnancy Complications
Vomiting
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive