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CLINICAL TRIALS PROFILE FOR DIMENHYDRINATE

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Clinical Trials for Dimenhydrinate

Trial ID Title Status Sponsor Phase Summary
NCT00124787 A Trial Comparing the Effect of Oral Dimenhydrinate Versus Placebo in Children With Gastroenteritis Completed Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Phase 4 Dimenhydrinate, an over-the-counter, widely used drug in Canada, is an ethanolamine-derivative anti-histamine. It limits the stimulation of the vomiting center by the vestibular system, which is rich in histamine receptors. Multiple studies have shown its effectiveness in treatment of post-operative nausea and vomiting in children. It is also used for treatment of vertigo in children. Furthermore, it has the potential to be much more cost-effective than ondansetron, with an average cost of $0.90 US per dose . Its principal side effects are drowsiness, dizziness and anticholinergic symptoms. Restlessness and insomnia have also been described in children. To date, there has been no published data on the efficacy of dimenhydrinate in controlling emesis in children with acute gastroenteritis. RESEARCH QUESTION Do children treated with oral dimenhydrinate during acute gastro-enteritis experience less vomiting episodes than children treated with placebo?
NCT00124787 A Trial Comparing the Effect of Oral Dimenhydrinate Versus Placebo in Children With Gastroenteritis Completed St. Justine's Hospital Phase 4 Dimenhydrinate, an over-the-counter, widely used drug in Canada, is an ethanolamine-derivative anti-histamine. It limits the stimulation of the vomiting center by the vestibular system, which is rich in histamine receptors. Multiple studies have shown its effectiveness in treatment of post-operative nausea and vomiting in children. It is also used for treatment of vertigo in children. Furthermore, it has the potential to be much more cost-effective than ondansetron, with an average cost of $0.90 US per dose . Its principal side effects are drowsiness, dizziness and anticholinergic symptoms. Restlessness and insomnia have also been described in children. To date, there has been no published data on the efficacy of dimenhydrinate in controlling emesis in children with acute gastroenteritis. RESEARCH QUESTION Do children treated with oral dimenhydrinate during acute gastro-enteritis experience less vomiting episodes than children treated with placebo?
NCT00791960 Prophylactic Dimenhydrinate for Intraoperative Nausea and Vomiting Completed Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital N/A The purpose of this study will be to determine whether an intravenous dose of dimenhydrinate (also known as Gravol), given before the induction of spinal anesthesia, will decrease the incidence of intraoperative nausea and vomiting in patients undergoing Cesarean delivery. This medication is commonly given during and after the surgery if required, but it is not known whether a preventative dose will decrease the overall incidence of these side effects.
NCT01524731 The Effect of Prophylactic Antiemetic Dexamethasone on Plasma Cortisol Levels Completed William Li Pi Shan N/A Dexamethasone is a synthetic corticosteroid that has been proven to be effective and relatively safe for the prophylaxis of the postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV). However, little is known about its effect on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis after surgery. The investigators hypothesize that it will inhibit the normal physiologic HPA surge and reduce cortisol levels post-operatively ia a dose-dependant fashion. To answer this question, the investigators will conduct a randomized, double-blinded placebo-controlled trial with two different doses of dexamethasone in women undergoing elective gynecologic laparotomy.
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Clinical Trial Conditions for Dimenhydrinate

Condition Name

Condition Name for Dimenhydrinate
Intervention Trials
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting 4
Vomiting 2
Nausea 2
Prolonged Motor Block 1
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Condition MeSH

Condition MeSH for Dimenhydrinate
Intervention Trials
Vomiting 7
Nausea 6
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting 5
Vertigo 3
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Clinical Trial Locations for Dimenhydrinate

Trials by Country

Trials by Country for Dimenhydrinate
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Canada 5
Brazil 5
Turkey 2
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Clinical Trial Progress for Dimenhydrinate

Clinical Trial Phase

Clinical Trial Phase for Dimenhydrinate
Clinical Trial Phase Trials
Phase 4 6
Phase 3 2
Phase 2 1
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Clinical Trial Status

Clinical Trial Status for Dimenhydrinate
Clinical Trial Phase Trials
Completed 8
Not yet recruiting 3
Recruiting 2
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Clinical Trial Sponsors for Dimenhydrinate

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Queen's University 1
St. Justine's Hospital 1
Yeditepe University Hospital 1
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Sponsor Type

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Other 12
Industry 3
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