Effect of Nigella Sativa Seed Extract on the Blood Pressure of Elderly With Hypertension
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Effect of Nigella Sativa Seed Extract on the Blood Pressure of Elderly With Hypertension|
- systolic blood pressure [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]We aim to measure the difference in systolic blood pressure after 4 weeks administration of 300 mg Nigella sativa seed extract in elderly with hypertension
- diastolic blood pressure [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]We measure the difference of diastolic blood pressure after 4 weeks administration of 300 mg Nigella sativa seed extract in elderly with hypertension
|Study Start Date:||July 2011|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2011|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||October 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Drug: Nigella sativa
The study will be conducted in Geriatric Outpatient Clinic of Cipto Mangunkusumo National Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Eligibility criteria are men and women over 60 years old and available to participate in the study for 4 weeks with blood pressure higher than 140/90.
Exclusion criteria are renal disease, hepatic failure, dementia and orthostatic hypotension and malignant hypertension.
Outcome measures are systolic and diastolic blood pressure after 4 weeks administration of 300 mg Nigella sativa seed extract twice daily.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01393054
|Cipto Mangunkusumo National Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Aulia Rizka, MD||Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia|