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Intranasal Midazolam Versus Rectal Diazepam for Treatment of Seizures

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Primary Children's Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Maija Holsti, University of Utah
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00326612
First received: May 15, 2006
Last updated: September 19, 2011
Last verified: September 2011
Results First Received: March 10, 2011  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Seizures
Interventions: Drug: Midazolam
Drug: Diazepam

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Recruited from a pediatric Neurology clinic.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Intranasal Midazolam 0.2 mg/kg Intranasal Midazolam for a seizure longer than 5 minutes
Rectal Diazepam 0.3-0.5 Rectal Diazepam for a seizure lasting longer than 5 minutes

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Intranasal Midazolam   Rectal Diazepam
STARTED   179   179 
COMPLETED   50   42 
NOT COMPLETED   129   137 
They did not have a seizure requiring tx                129                137 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Intranasal Midazolam 0.2 mg/kg Intranasal Midazolam for a seizure longer than 5 minutes
Rectal Diazepam 0.3-0.5 Rectal Diazepam for a seizure lasting longer than 5 minutes
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Intranasal Midazolam   Rectal Diazepam   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 50   42   92 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
     
<=18 years   50   42   92 
Between 18 and 65 years   0   0   0 
>=65 years   0   0   0 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 6.8  (5.0)   7.3  (4.5)   7.0  (4.8) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   26   20   46 
Male   24   22   46 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
United States   50   42   92 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Length of Seizure After Study Medication Administration   [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

2.  Secondary:   Respiratory Depression Requiring Intubation   [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

3.  Secondary:   Number of Patients Who Needed Additional Medication to Treat the Seizure in the Emergency Department Within 24 Hours   [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

4.  Secondary:   Number of Patients Needed to be Seen or Treated in the Emergency Department for Their Seizure and Use of Study Medication.   [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

5.  Secondary:   Number of Patients That Were Admitted to the Hospital After Their Seizure and Use of Study Medication.   [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

6.  Secondary:   Number of Patients Who Had a Repeat Seizure Within 12 Hours After Their Seizure Who Used Study Medication   [ Time Frame: 12 hours ]

7.  Secondary:   Respiratory Depression Requiring Oxygen at Discharge From the Emergency Department.   [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Maija Holsti, MD, MPH
Organization: DIvision of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
phone: 801-587-7450
e-mail: maija.holsti@hsc.utah.edu


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Responsible Party: Maija Holsti, University of Utah
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00326612     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 15275
Study First Received: May 15, 2006
Results First Received: March 10, 2011
Last Updated: September 19, 2011