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Comparison of Two Doses of Intranasal Dexmedetomidine as Premedication in Children

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01065701
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 9, 2010
Last Update Posted : October 26, 2017
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
YUEN, Vivian Man-ying, The University of Hong Kong

Brief Summary:
Intranasal dexmedetomidine has shown to be an effective sedative when used prior to anaesthetic induction as premedication. 1mcg/kg intranasal dexmedetomidine was used in previous study and it produced satisfactory sedation in more than 50% of the children at the time of anaesthetic induction with no adverse effect. In this study we aim to compare 1mcg/kg with 2mcg/kg intranasal dexmedetomidine in children. We expect more children would attain satisfactory sedation prior to anaesthetic induction when higher dose is used.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Patient Between 1-8 Years Old Undergoing Elective Surgery at Queen Mary Hospital Drug: Dexmedetomidine Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 104 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Two Doses of Intranasal Dexmedetomidine as Premedication in Children - a Double-blinded Randomized Controlled Trial
Study Start Date : July 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1mcg/kg
1mcg/kg intranasal dexmedetomidine administered 45 minutes befoe anesthesia induction
Drug: Dexmedetomidine
Intranasal dexmedetomidine is given as premedication prior to induction of anesthesia
Active Comparator: 2mcg/kg
2mcg/kg intranasal dexmedetomidine given 45 minutes prior to anesthetic induction
Drug: Dexmedetomidine
Intranasal dexmedetomidine is given as premedication prior to induction of anesthesia



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. proportion of children attained satisfactory sedation [ Time Frame: one hour ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. time to onset of sedation [ Time Frame: one hour ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 8 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 1-12 years old
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) 1-2
  • Elective surgery
  • Children with autism or pervasive personality disorder

Exclusion Criteria:

  • American Society of Anaesthesiologists (ASA) 3-5
  • Allergy or hypersensitive reaction to dexmedetomidine
  • Known cardiac arrhythmia or congenital heart disease
  • Mentally disabled

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Locations
Hong Kong
QUeen Mary Hospital
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Sponsors and Collaborators
The University of Hong Kong
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Vivian M Yuen, MBBS Associate Consultant, Queen Mary Hospital

Responsible Party: YUEN, Vivian Man-ying, Dr., The University of Hong Kong
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01065701     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: InDex3
First Posted: February 9, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2017
Last Verified: October 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Dexmedetomidine
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Adrenergic alpha-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action