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Ondansetron Reduce Vomiting Associated With Ketamine PSA

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Colorado, Denver Identifier:
First received: October 12, 2006
Last updated: May 9, 2013
Last verified: May 2013

October 12, 2006
May 9, 2013
December 2002
December 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
incidence of vomiting [ Time Frame: Duration of ED stay and after discharge ]
The primary outcomes in this study were vomiting in the ED and after discharge, as determined by telephone follow-up
incidence of vomiting
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  • Length of ED stay [ Time Frame: Duration of ED stay ]
    Secondary outcome measures were length of ED stay
  • Satisfaction with Sedation [ Time Frame: Length of ED stay. ]
    patient or parent satisfaction with their sedation
  • NPO status
  • adverse events
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Ondansetron Reduce Vomiting Associated With Ketamine PSA
Does Ondansetron Reduce the Incidence of Vomiting When Used in Conjunction With Ketamine During Procedural Sedation in the Pediatric Emergency Department
Ondansetron, a commonly used anti-vomiting medication, may reduce the occurrence of vomiting associated with ketamine during procedural sedation in the pediatric emergency department.
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Conscious Sedation
Drug: Ondansetron
ondansetron (0.15 mg/kg/dose; maximum dose 4 mg)
Other Name: Zofran
  • Experimental: Ketamine + Ondansetron
    ketamine 1 mg/kg IV (maximum single dose 100 mg)+ondansetron (0.15 mg/kg/dose; maximum dose 4 mg)
    Intervention: Drug: Ondansetron
  • Placebo Comparator: Ketamine + Placebo
    ketamine 1 mg/kg IV (maximum single dose 100 mg)+2 ml normal saline solution IV (placebo
    Intervention: Drug: Ondansetron
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
December 2006
December 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • age 1-21 years, ASA I or II, fracture of dislocation reduction

Exclusion Criteria:

  • age < 1 year, ASA III or IV, hypertension, glaucoma, acute globe injury, increased intracranial pressure or central nervous system mass lesion, major psychiatric disorder, porphyria, previous adverse reaction to ketamine or ondansetron, parent, guardian or patient unwilling to provide informed consent.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
1 Year to 21 Years   (Child, Adult)
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United States
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University of Colorado, Denver
University of Colorado, Denver
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Principal Investigator: Joe E Wathen, MD University of Colorado Health Science Center
University of Colorado, Denver
May 2013

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