Trazodone and Its Augmentation With Pregabalin in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Universidad de Granada
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00791739
First received: November 12, 2008
Last updated: January 10, 2011
Last verified: October 2010
  Purpose

The study has a double purpose: a first phase intends to assess the effectiveness and tolerability of trazodone, an antidepressant with sedative and sleep-promoting properties, in the treatment of fibromyalgia; a second phase intends to evaluate if the addition of pregabalin to patients who have shown a partial response to trazodone additionally improves fibromyalgia symptomatology.


Condition Intervention Phase
Fibromyalgia
Drug: trazodone, pregabalin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open Label Trial Concerning the Effectiveness of Trazodone in the Treatment of Fibromyalgia (Phase I) and Its Augmentation With Pregabalin in Trazodone Partial Responders (Phase II)

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Further study details as provided by Universidad de Granada:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean decrease, from baseline to endpoint, in the Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire [ Time Frame: Baseline, 6, 12, 18 and 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline to endpoint in the scores of the Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Inventory, the Brief Pain Inventory, the Beck Depression Inventory, and the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale [ Time Frame: Baseline, 6, 12, 18, and 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Discontinuation rates due to treatment-related adverse events, proportion of patients experiencing any adverse event, proportion of patients experiencing serious adverse events [ Time Frame: baseline, 6, 12, 18, and 24 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 66
Study Start Date: April 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: trazodone, pregabalin
    • phase I (from baseline to week 12): trazodone, in a starting dose of 50 mg at bedtime subsequently adjusted according to drug's efficacy and tolerability
    • phase II (from week 12 to week 24): addition of pregabalin in a starting dose of 75 mg/day subsequently adjusted according to drug's efficacy and tolerability
    Other Names:
    • Deprax
    • Lyrica
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients diagnosed of fibromyalgia according to the American College of Rheumatology criteria
  • written, informed consent
  • able to understand and comply with the requirements of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • unwillingness to discontinue other prescribed medications before entering in the study
  • patients who had previously received trazodone without improvement or who did not tolerate the drug
  • patients who had previously received pregabalin without improvement or who did not tolerate the drug (only for the phase II of the study)
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Locations
Spain
Instituto de Neurociencias
Granada, Spain, 18012
Sponsors and Collaborators
Universidad de Granada
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Elena P Calandre, MD Universidad de Granada
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Elena Pita Calandre, Universidad de Granada
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00791739     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TZD-PGB-2008
Study First Received: November 12, 2008
Last Updated: January 10, 2011
Health Authority: Spain: Ministry of Health and Consumption

Keywords provided by Universidad de Granada:
fibromyalgia
trazodone
pregabalin
Fibromyalgia Impact Questionnaire (FIQ)
Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Inventory (PSQI)
Brief Pain Inventory (BPI)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fibromyalgia
Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Pregabalin
Trazodone
Analgesics
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Anticonvulsants
Antidepressive Agents
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cardiovascular Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Serotonin Agents
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Therapeutic Uses

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