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Efficacy and Tolerability of Ginkgo Biloba Extract in Patients With Raynaud´s Phenomenon

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00251238
First Posted: November 9, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 22, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sebastian JH Bredie, MD, PhD, VSM Geneesmiddelen b.v.
Results First Submitted: January 12, 2015  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Condition: Raynaud Disease
Intervention: Drug: Ginkgo biloba extract EGb 761

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Intervention Group active treatment group, receiving oral film-coated tablet of 120-mg Ginkgo Biloba special extract (EGb 761) 2 times a day for 10 weeks, after an initial 2-week run-in phase
Placebo Group receiving matching placebo

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Intervention Group   Placebo Group
STARTED   21   20 
COMPLETED   21   20 
NOT COMPLETED   0   0 



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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Intervention Group active treatment group, receiving film coated 120 mg Ginkgo Biloba special extract (EGb 761) two times a day for 10 weeks
Control Group Receiving matching placebo
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Intervention Group   Control Group   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 21   20   41 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
     
<=18 years      0   0.0%      0   0.0%      0   0.0% 
Between 18 and 65 years      20  95.2%      19  95.0%      39  95.1% 
>=65 years      1   4.8%      1   5.0%      2   4.9% 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 47  (13)   49  (13)   48  (13) 
Sex: Female, Male 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
     
Female      17  81.0%      18  90.0%      35  85.4% 
Male      4  19.0%      2  10.0%      6  14.6% 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
Netherlands   21   20   41 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Frequency of Vasospastic Attacks   [ Time Frame: Number of Vasospastic Attacks per day, for up to 10 weeks ]

2.  Primary:   Duration of Vasospastic Attacks   [ Time Frame: minutes per day ]

3.  Primary:   Change From Baseline in Severity of Vasospastic Attacks   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 10 weeks ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Dr. SJH Bredie, MD, PhD
Organization: Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands
phone: 0031 24 3618819
e-mail: bas.bredie@radboudumc.nl



Responsible Party: Sebastian JH Bredie, MD, PhD, VSM Geneesmiddelen b.v.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00251238     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 523052.01.002
First Submitted: November 8, 2005
First Posted: November 9, 2005
Results First Submitted: January 12, 2015
Results First Posted: May 22, 2017
Last Update Posted: May 22, 2017