Lactoferrin Versus Ferrous Sulphate for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia During Pregnancy

Lactoferrin Versus Ferrous Sulphate for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia During Pregnancy,a Randomized Clinical Trial

Sponsors

Lead Sponsor: Ain Shams University

Source Ain Shams University
Brief Summary

The study aims to compare the efficacy and the safety of Lactoferrin versus ferrous sulphate for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia during pregnancy.

Detailed Description

The study was done at ainshams university maternity hospital on 100 pregnant women randomized in two groups .

Group one lactoferrin group Group two ferrous sulphate group

Overall Status Completed
Start Date September 5, 2017
Completion Date January 15, 2018
Primary Completion Date December 10, 2017
Phase N/A
Study Type Interventional
Primary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
hemoglobin level 2 months
Secondary Outcome
Measure Time Frame
Serum ferritin 2 months
Enrollment 100
Condition
Intervention

Intervention Type: Diagnostic Test

Intervention Name: Complete blood count

Description: To measure hemoglobin difference and serum ferritin levels .

Other Name: Serum ferritin

Eligibility

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

- pregnant women from 20 to 40 years

- iron deficiency anemia (mild and moderate)

- gestational age 13 to 26 weeks

- singleton viable pregnancy.

Exclusion Criteria:

- history of anemia due to chronic blood loss

- hemolytic anemia

- severe anemia

- history of peptic ulcer

Gender: Female

Minimum Age: 20 Years

Maximum Age: 40 Years

Healthy Volunteers: Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Overall Official
Last Name Role Affiliation
Ahmed M Ragab, MBBCH Principal Investigator Ainshams university maternity hospital
Location
Facility: Ainshams maternity hospital
Location Countries

Egypt

Verification Date

February 2018

Responsible Party

Type: Principal Investigator

Investigator Affiliation: Ain Shams University

Investigator Full Name: Ahmed Ragab

Investigator Title: Principal investigator

Has Expanded Access No
Condition Browse
Number Of Arms 2
Arm Group

Label: Lactoferrin

Type: Experimental

Description: To measure hemoglobin difference and serum ferritin

Label: Ferrous sulphate

Type: Experimental

Description: To measure hemoglobin difference and serum ferritin

Acronym Lactoferrin
Study Design Info

Allocation: Randomized

Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Masking: None (Open Label)

Source: ClinicalTrials.gov