Morphine Gel for Bedsores
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00007254|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 18, 2000
Last Update Posted : May 20, 2013
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Decubitus Ulcer||Drug: Pain relief for pressure ulcers||Phase 1 Phase 2|
In this study, we will apply a morphine-containing gel (or placebo) directly onto painful pressure ulcers. We will take participants off of any opioid-containing medications upon entry into the study. This allows us to measure any morphine that may enter into the bloodstream from the topically applied gel.
The purpose of this study is to examine the efficacy of the gel for pressure ulcer analgesia, as well as the systemic absorption of morphine from the topically applied gel. We will document the amount of pain medications taken by participants to determine whether the gel decreases the need for these drugs.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||75 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Morphine-Infused Gel for Pressure Ulcer Analgesia|
|Study Start Date :||March 2000|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||February 2003|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00007254
|United States, Kansas|
|The University of Kansas Medical Center|
|Kansas City, Kansas, United States, 66160|
|United States, Missouri|
|Kansas City, Missouri, United States|
|Principal Investigator:||Teresa D. Long, MD||The University of Kansas Medical Center|