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Essential Oil

Essential Oil Vapor for Urinary Retention (PURE Trial)

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Waitlist Available
Led By Robin L Driver, BS
Research Sponsored by Mount Carmel Health System
Eligibility Criteria Checklist
Specific guidelines that determine who can or cannot participate in a clinical trial
Must have
Be older than 18 years old
Timeline
Screening 3 weeks
Treatment Varies
Follow Up within 10 minutes after administering study intervention
Awards & highlights

Summary

This trial will test whether peppermint oil can help postpartum women go to the bathroom and reduce the need for a urinary catheter.

Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~within 10 minutes after administering study intervention
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and within 10 minutes after administering study intervention for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Resolution of Postpartum Urinary Retention
Secondary outcome measures
Patient Satisfaction Level
Urinary Retention
Volume of urine voided

Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Active Control
Placebo Group
Group I: Peppermint Oil VaporActive Control1 Intervention
Exposure of the perineum to the vapor of the active comparator, 2 ml peppermint oil. The perineum will NOT come into contact with the oil directly.
Group II: Mineral Oil VaporPlacebo Group1 Intervention
Exposure of the perineum to the vapor of the placebo comparator, 2 ml mineral oil. The perineum will NOT come into contact with the oil directly.

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Who is running the clinical trial?

Mount Carmel Health SystemLead Sponsor
14 Previous Clinical Trials
9,728 Total Patients Enrolled
Robin L Driver, BSPrincipal InvestigatorMount Carmel Health System

Media Library

Peppermint Oil Vapor (Essential Oil) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT03319498 — N/A
Urinary Retention Research Study Groups: Peppermint Oil Vapor, Mineral Oil Vapor
Urinary Retention Clinical Trial 2023: Peppermint Oil Vapor Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT03319498 — N/A
Peppermint Oil Vapor (Essential Oil) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT03319498 — N/A
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