The Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on the Pulmonary Functions of Adult Asthmatic Egyptian Patients

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Cairo University (CU)

Status and phase

Completed
Phase 4

Conditions

Asthma

Treatments

Dietary Supplement: Alfacalcidol

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT02747381
CL (1122)

Details and patient eligibility

About

This study evaluates the effect of vitamin D supplementation in the form of Alfacalcidol on the the pulmonary function of adult asthmatic Egyptian patients

Full description

Asthmatic patients are recruited and divided into two groups. One receives Alfacalcidol beside their normal medications while the other acts as a control group receiving the normal asthma medication. Both groups are followed up for four months.

Enrollment

82 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18 to 65 years old

Volunteers

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Patients diagnosed with asthma
  • Non-smokers

Exclusion criteria

  • Liver impairment
  • Kidney impairment
  • Patients receiving digoxin
  • Known hypersensitivity to 1α-hydroxyvitamin D3, vitamin D or any of its analogues and derivatives
  • Hypercalcaemia
  • Hyperphosphatemia
  • Pregnancy and breast-feeding
  • Patients on nutritional supplements with a potential effect on 25(OH)D serum concentrations
  • Had a History of stones in the urinary tract or diseases of calcium or bone metabolism

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

Randomized

Interventional model

Parallel Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

82 participants in 2 patient groups

intervention
Experimental group
Description:
receive Alfacalcidol 1 mcg daily for 4 months beside the conventional asthma medications
Treatment:
Dietary Supplement: Alfacalcidol
control
No Intervention group
Description:
Asthmatic patients receiving conventional asthma medications

Trial contacts and locations

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