Extended Release Nifedipine Treatment as Maintenance Tocolysis to Prevent Preterm Delivery
Information source: The Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poriya
Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on June 20, 2008
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Condition(s) targeted: Preterm Labor
Intervention: Nifedipine extended release (Drug)
Status: Not yet recruiting
Sponsored by: The Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poriya
Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Yuri Perlitz, MD, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: The Baruch Padeh Medical Center, Poria, Israel.
To evaluate the treatment efficacy and safety usig extended release nifedipine, as
maintenance therapy to pregnant women who were hospitalized and treated for preterm labor
until 34 weeks' gestation. After the PTL will stop, we will randomize these women for the
treatment group and the control (no treatment) group.
The main outcome will be preterm delivery before 34 weeks' gestation. the secondary outcome
will be the side effects of the medication and the newborn/mother health variables.
Official title: Extended Release Nifedipine Treatment as Maintenance Tocolysis to Prevent Preterm Delivery:A Prospective Interventional Study
Study design: Treatment, Randomized, Open Label, Uncontrolled, Parallel Assignment, Safety/Efficacy Study
Minimum age: 18 Years.
Maximum age: 45 Years.
- pregnancy week 24-33
- Singleton pregnancy
- Ater successeful treatment to stop PTL
- Contraindications for Nifedipine extended release treatment.
Locations and Contacts
Starting date: December 2007
Last updated: September 4, 2007