Clinical Study to Evaluate the Possible Efficacy and Safety of L- Carnitine and Sildenafil in Children Having Beta Thalassemia With Increased Tricuspid Regurgitant Jet Velocity

  • End date
    Jul 8, 2024
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Tanta University
Updated on 28 October 2022


This study aims to investigate the possible efficacy and safety of L_Carnitine and Sildenafil on patient with Beta thalassemia complicated with increased Tricuspid Regurgitant Jet Velocity

Condition Beta Thalassemia With Increased Tricuspid Regurgitant Jet Velocity
Treatment Sildenafil, L_carnitine
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT05584956
SponsorTanta University
Last Modified on28 October 2022


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Inclusion Criteria

Children with Beta thalassemia major who have increased TRJV more than 2.5m/s
Children age from 6-18 years

Exclusion Criteria

Others hemolytic anemia
Young age before 6 years of age
Allergy to Sildenafil or L-carnitine
Patient with documented causes of pulmonary hypertension rather than caused by Beta thalassemia
Hepatic dysfunction: serum Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT) 3X
Renal dysfunction: Creatinine level greater than or equal to 1.2 mg/dl
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