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Evaluation of Pain Reduction After Hemorrhoidectomy With Use of Diltiazim Ointment 2%

Information source: Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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Condition(s) targeted: Pain

Intervention: Diltiazem (Drug)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Farshad Jalili, Resident, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Sina Hospital

Summary

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of diltiazem ointment 2 percent in reducing pain after hemorrhoidectomy.

Clinical Details

Official title: Evaluation of Pain Reduction After Hemorrhoidectomy With Use of Diltiazim Ointment 2%

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Supportive Care

Primary outcome: Reduction of Pain

Detailed description: Pain after hemorrhoidectomy remains a major postsurgical complication. Therefore pain management in patients is an important goal. Many studies have focused on surgical techniques,preoperative and postoperative regimes. We assessed a randomised double blind placebo-controlled trial to evaluate the effect of diltiazem ointment after surgery.

Eligibility

Minimum age: N/A. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients with grade 3 or 4 hemorrhoid who underwent Milligan-Morgan surgery.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patients with a history of heart disease, blood pressure, orthostatic hypertension,

hemorrhoidal surgery,or those who had previous adverse effect from calcium channel blocker drugs and also those who were pregnant.

Locations and Contacts

Sina General Hospital, Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Additional Information

Starting date: October 2007
Last updated: May 2, 2009

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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