Condition category
Respiratory
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
30/11/2015
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Peter Andrews

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of ENT
RNTNE
Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust
330 Grays Inn Road
Kings Cross
London
WC1X 8DA
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0256119254

Study information

Scientific title

A prospective, placebo controlled, double-blind randomised cross over study evaluating the effects of xylitol-containing chewing gum versus ordinary chewing gum on recurrent purulent upper respiratory tract infections

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does xylitol reduce the number of upper respiratory tract infections?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised cross over trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use the contact details below to request a patient information sheet

Condition

Upper respiratory tract infections

Intervention

Clinical trial

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Service outcomes development.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

15/11/2002

Overall trial end date

15/10/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

30 patients aged between 5-65.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Mixed

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

30

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inlcusion criteria

Recruitment start date

15/11/2002

Recruitment end date

15/10/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust
London
WC1X 8DA
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

The Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes

30/11/2015: no publications found on PubMed.