Oral Gemifloxacin Versus Intravenous Cefotaxime in Treatment of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis

Overview

oral Gemifloxacin versus intravenous Cefotaxime in treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

Full Title of Study: “Comparative Study Between the Efficacy of Oral Gemifloxacin and Intravenous Cefotaxime in Treatment of Spontaneous Bacterial Peritonitis”

Study Type

  • Study Type: Interventional
  • Study Design
    • Allocation: Randomized
    • Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
    • Primary Purpose: Treatment
    • Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
  • Study Primary Completion Date: December 1, 2028

Detailed Description

Comparative Study between the Efficacy of oral Gemifloxacin and intravenous Cefotaxime in treatment of spontaneous bacterial peritonitis

Interventions

  • Drug: Cefotaxime
    • Cefotaxime IV
  • Drug: Gemifloxacin
    • Gemifloxacin oral

Arms, Groups and Cohorts

  • Experimental: Cefotaxime
    • Cefotaxime intravenous
  • Active Comparator: Gemifloxacin
    • Oral Gemifloxacin

Clinical Trial Outcome Measures

Primary Measures

  • Number of patients with resolution of infection
    • Time Frame: 6 months
    • the total number of patients with resolution of infection

Participating in This Clinical Trial

Inclusion Criteria

  • Patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis Exclusion Criteria:

  • secondary peritonitis

Gender Eligibility: All

Minimum Age: 18 Years

Maximum Age: N/A

Are Healthy Volunteers Accepted: No

Investigator Details

  • Lead Sponsor
    • Tanta University
  • Provider of Information About this Clinical Study
    • Principal Investigator: Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Ass. Prof. Tropical Medicine – Tanta University
  • Overall Official(s)
    • Hala Shaaban El Gendy, Msc, Principal Investigator, Tanta University – Faculty of Medicine
    • Osama El Sayed Negm, Prof., Principal Investigator, Tropical Medicine Dept.-Tanta University – Faculty of Medicine
    • Sherief Abd-Elsalam, Ass. Prof., Principal Investigator, Tropical Medicine Dept.-Tanta University – Faculty of Medicine
  • Overall Contact(s)
    • Sherief Abd-Elsalam, ass. prof., 00201147773440, sheriefabdelsalam@yahoo.com

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