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Efficacy of Mefenamic Acid and Hyoscine for Pain Relief During Saline Infusion Sonohysterography in Infertile Women

Information source: Mahidol University
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Infertility

Intervention: Mefenamic acid or Hyoscine or placebo (Drug)

Phase: N/A

Status: Active, not recruiting

Sponsored by: Mahidol University

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Singpetch Suksompong, Doctor, Principal Investigator


The infertility patients who are performed saline infusion sonohysterography (SIS) for studying the pathology inside the uterine cavity has pain. From pilot study the pain score is 6. 80. It will have more benefits if we can manage this procedure with less or no pain. Many studies have tried to decrease pain such as types of catheter, intrauterine lidocaine infusion. Some have real effects but no study with oral Mefenamic acid or Hyoscine before the procedure. The drugs are safe and easy to administration and chief.

Clinical Details

Official title: Efficacy of Mefenamic Acid and Hyoscine for Pain Relief During Saline Infusion Sonohysterography in Infertile Women. A Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Pain relief by oral Mefenamic acid or Hyoscine and placebo during saline infusion sonohysterography

Secondary outcome: Patients satisfaction during saline infusion sonohysterography


Minimum age: 20 Years. Maximum age: 40 Years. Gender(s): Female.


Inclusion Criteria:

- infertility female

- no history of HSG or Hysteroscopy

Exclusion Criteria:

- vaginal or pelvic infection

- abnormal Pap smear

- contraindications for Mefenamic acid including upper and lower GI ulcers, bleeding

disorder, Asthma or allergies, renal disease, using Warfarin,Aspirin, Lithium, history of Mefenamic acid or Hyoscine allergies

Locations and Contacts

Siriraj hospital Mahidol university, Bangkok 10700, Thailand
Additional Information

Starting date: January 2009
Last updated: February 1, 2010

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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