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Efficacy of Baby Talcum in Prevention of Pruritus Assosiated With Cast

Information source: Prince of Songkla University
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Condition(s) targeted: Fracture Distal Radius

Intervention: Baby talcum (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Enrolling by invitation

Sponsored by: Prince of Songkla University

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, MD.,Ph.D, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Prince of Songkla University


This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of baby talcum in prevent pruritus after cast application in orthopaedic patients. The investigators will do a randomized controlled trial in patient with fracture distal end of radius treated conservatively. Pruritus score and satisfaction will be monitor along the entire course of cast retention.

Clinical Details

Official title: Efficacy of Baby Talcum in Prevention of Pruritus Assosiated With Cast; a Randomized Controlled Trial

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Primary outcome: Pruritus score

Secondary outcome:

Satisfaction score

Complication rate

Number of antihistamine drugs used


Minimum age: 15 Years. Maximum age: 80 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Fracture distal end radius treated conservatively

Exclusion Criteria:

- open fracture

- skin disease and wound under cast area

- Fracture distal end radius needed surgical management

- Allergy to baby talcum

Locations and Contacts

Prince of Songkla university, Hatyai, Songkhla 90110, Thailand
Additional Information

Starting date: July 2009
Last updated: May 12, 2012

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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