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Vitamin B6 Effects for Women Taking Birth Control Pills

2014-08-27 03:13:31 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This is a research study to examine levels of B6 in women on oral contraceptives.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Uncontrolled, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Vitamin B6 Deficiency

Intervention

Vitamin B6

Location

Shands Hospital
Gainesville
Florida
United States
32610

Status

Recruiting

Source

University of Florida

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:31-0400

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