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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Cough, Upper Respiratory Infection or Nocturnal Cough
and you are
under 12
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Cough is a frequent symptom in children and infants and is one of the most common reasons parents visit a healthcare provider for their child. The US Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning that over-the-counter cough and cold medicines including antihistamines, decongestants, anti-tussives, and expectorants should not be administered to children younger than 2 years of age due not only to lack of proven efficacy, but also because of important safety concerns. A product that has been used in alternative medicine for cough is maple syrup. Although no studies have formally evaluated the use of maple syrup for nocturnal cough associated with URI, the demulcent effect of maple syrup may provide some relief from cough in children. A novel formulation of pasteurized maple cough syrup, when compared to placebo, should provide superior relief on nocturnal cough and the sleep difficulty associated with URI in children under 12 months and sleep difficulty of their parent/caregiver.

Provided treatments

  • : Pasteurized maple syrup
  • : Placebo

Locations near you

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01588249. The sponsor of the trial is Zarbee's Inc. and it is looking for 80 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
A Novel Formulation of Pasteurized Maple Cough Syrup Compared With Placebo on Nocturnal Cough and Sleep Quality in Infants With Upper Respiratory Infection