Chronic Cough | The Use of Capsaicin Challenge for Diagnosis, Monitoring and Follow-up of Chronic Cough.

Chronic Cough research study

What is the primary objective of this study?

The purpose of this study is to determine whether the capsaicin challenge can improve the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and follow-up in patients with chronic cough.

Who is eligible to participate?

Inclusion Criteria: - Patients with persisting cough for more than 3 months, without known respiratory or lung diseases Exclusion Criteria: - Diagnosis of respiratory or lung diseases of any kind

Which medical condition, disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury is researched?

Chronic Cough

Study Interventions

Interventions can include giving participants drugs, medical devices, procedures, vaccines, and other products that are either investigational or already available or noninvasive approaches such as surveys, education, and interviews.

Other:capsaicin challenge

Study Arms

Research studies and clinical trials typically have two or more research arms. An arm is a group of people who receive the same treatment in the study.

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Study Status

Unknown status

Start Date: March 2013

Completed Date: December 2013

Phase: N/A

Type: Interventional


Primary Outcome: cough reflex hypersensitivity

Secondary Outcome:

Study sponsors, principal investigator, and references

Principal Investigator:

Lead Sponsor: Tel-Aviv Sourasky Medical Center


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