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A Human Trial to Evaluate the Effects of Chungkookjang on Histamine-induced Wheal Size in Healthy Subjects

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01402141
First Posted: July 26, 2011
Last Update Posted: November 22, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Soo-Wan Chae, Chonbuk National University Hospital
July 21, 2011
July 26, 2011
July 11, 2012
November 12, 2012
November 22, 2012
October 2010
July 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Changes in Histamine-induced Wheal Size [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
    Histamine-induced wheal size was measured in study visit 1(0 week) and visit 3(12 week).
  • Number of Participants With Greater Than 40% Decrease in Histamine-induced Wheal Size (Wheal Size by More Than 40% Decrease in the Number of Subjects Compared With Placebo) [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]

    Number of Participants with Greater than 40% Decrease in Histamine-induced Wheal Size was measured in study visit 1(0 week) and visit 3(12 week).

    Percentage change in histamine-induced wheal size calculations were calculated by the formula ((12weeks - 0weeks) * 100/0weeks).

    Number of Participants with Greater than 40% Decrease in Histamine-induced Wheal Size compared with placebo.

Histamine-induced wheal size [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
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  • Changes in Immunoglobulin E [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
    Immunoglobulin E was measured in study visit 1(0 week) and visit 3(12 week).
  • Changes in Serum Histamine [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
    Serum histamine was measured in study visit 1(0 week) and visit 3(12 week).
  • Changes in Interferon-gamma [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
    Interferon-gamma was measured in study visit 1(0 week) and visit 3(12 week).
  • Changes in Interleukin-4 [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
    Interleukin-4 was measured in study visit 1(0 week) and visit 3(12 week).
  • Changes in Eosinophil [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
    Eosinophil was measured in study visit 1(0 week) and visit 3(12 week).
  • Changes in Eosinophil Cationic Protein(ECP) [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
    Eosinophil Cationic Protein(ECP) was measured in study visit 1(0 week) and visit 3(12 week).
  • Immunoglobulin E [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
  • serum histamine [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
  • Interferon-gamma [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
  • Interleukin-4 [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
  • Eosinophil [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
  • Eosinophil Cationic Protein [ Time Frame: 12weeks ]
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A Human Trial to Evaluate the Effects of Chungkookjang on Histamine-induced Wheal Size in Healthy Subjects
Efficacy and Safety of Chungkookjang, a Fermented Soy Paste, on Histamine-induced Wheal Size
The investigators investigate the effect of Chungkookjang on histamine-induced skin reaction in a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, human trial
Sixty volunteers (aged 20-80) who gave a written consent before entering the study, were randomized in two groups of thirty subjects each. The skin prick test with histamine was performed on the ventral forearm, 10 cm from the elbow, before and after supplement administration, as well as three times daily for 12 weeks of chungkookjang(35g/day) or placebo(35g/day)intake.
Interventional
Phase 2
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Healthy Subjects
  • Dietary Supplement: Chungkookjang
    Chungkookjang(35g/say)for 12 weeks
  • Dietary Supplement: Placebo
    Placebo(35g/day) for 12 weeks
  • Experimental: Chungkookjang
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Chungkookjang
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    Intervention: Dietary Supplement: Placebo
Kwon DY, Yang HJ, Kim MJ, Kang HJ, Kim HJ, Ha KC, Back HI, Kim SY, Park EO, Kim MG, Yun SK, Chae SW, Cho BH. Influence of the Chungkookjang on histamine-induced wheal and flare skin response: a randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial. BMC Complement Altern Med. 2011 Dec 5;11:125. doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-11-125.

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Completed
60
September 2011
July 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Histamine skin prick test: above 3mm

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No medication or cosmetic creams were allowed during Substances the previous week and no drugs containing corticosteroids or ACTH within 3 months.
  • Patients on systemic or topical treatment with immunosuppressive agents on the nondominant arm were excluded
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Yes
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Korea, Republic of
 
 
NCT01402141
SunChang-TCKJ-001
Yes
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Soo-Wan Chae, Chonbuk National University Hospital
Chonbuk National University Hospital
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Principal Investigator: Baek-Hwan Cho, MD., PhD Chonbuk National University Hospital
Chonbuk National University Hospital
November 2012

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