The purpose of this study is to determine if docusate is effective in the treatment of
constipation in palliative care patients.
Drug: Docusate Sodium, Sennoside
Drug: Sennoside + Placebo
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Full eligibility criteria for NCT00902031
Ages eligible for Study
18 Years and older
Genders eligible for Study
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
greater than or equal to 18 years of age
able to take oral medications
patient and/or personal directive agent (proxy) provides written consent
does not have a stoma
no difficulty swallowing
no previous intolerance/contraindications to docusate
palliative performance greater than or equal to 20%
less than 18 years of age
failing to provide consent
unable to take oral medication/difficulty swallowing
previous intolerance/contraindications to docusate (Colace)
patients who have a stoma
palliative performance status < 20%
All locations for NCT00902031
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5G 3A2
Mel Miller Hospice at Edmonton General Continuing Care Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T5K 0A1
St. Joseph's Auxiliary Care Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6J 6W1
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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT00902031. The sponsor of the trial is University of Alberta and it is looking for 70 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title: Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial of Oral Docusate for Preventing/Treating Constipation in Palliative Care Patients.
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