Insomnia and Osteoarthritis Study
Recruitment status was Recruiting
This research is being done to evaluate the effects of a sleeping pill (eszopiclone, Lunesta)in patients with arthritis of the knee who also suffer from chronic insomnia. This study will test whether Lunesta improves sleep, pain sensitivity, and daytime symptoms in patients with knee pain.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||The Efficacy of Eszopiclone (Lunesta) for Chronic Insomnia Associated With Osteoarthritis.|
- Two-week average sleep diary and actigraphy measures of Wake After Sleep Onset Time; measured at six weeks.
- Laboratory Pain Sensitivity Measures; levels at six weeks.
- Two-week average diary ratings of pain severity; score at six weeks.
- WOMAC Disability & Joint Stiffness Indices; measured at 12 weeks.
- Quality of Life (SF-36); measured at 12 weeks.
- Insomnia Severity Index; measured at 12 weeks.
|Study Start Date:||January 2006|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||January 2008|
|United States, Maryland|
|Johns Hopkins Hospital||Recruiting|
|Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21287|
|Contact: Michael T Smith, Ph.D. 443-287-2384 email@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Michael T. Smith, Ph.D.||Johns Hopkins University|