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Oral Dexmedetomidine for the Prevention of Emergence Agitation After Sevoflurane Anaesthesia in Pre-school Children

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Last updated:1st Feb 2016

The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of oral dexmedetomidine given in preschool children undergoing tonsillectomy operations in the prevention of sevoflurane agitation.


Study Type: Interventional
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Oral Dexmedetomidine for the Prevention of Emergence Agitation After Sevoflurane Anaesthesia in Pre-school Children
Estimated Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: February 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Arms:
- Active Comparator:
DEX I
- Placebo Comparator: Saline Control
- Active Comparator: DEX II

Category Value
Study start date 2016-02-01

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