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Tolerability of Switching to Duloxetine for the Management of Diabetic Nerve Pain

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00266643
First Posted: December 19, 2005
Last Update Posted: August 3, 2007
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Information provided by:
Eli Lilly and Company
  Purpose
This study is to compare the tolerability of different methods for switching from another medication to duloxetine for the management of diabetic nerve pain. The primary objective is to compare the most gradual method with the most abrupt method, to see if they have different tolerability.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetic Neuropathy, Painful Drug: duloxetine hydrochloride Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Comparison of Strategies for Switching Patients From Amitriptyline to Duloxetine for the Management of Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain

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Further study details as provided by Eli Lilly and Company:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Subscale of the UKU side effect rating scale to be measured during the switch period. The weeks during which the switch occurs are blinded.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Daily: 24 hr avg pain, worst pain, night pain; NSAID & acetaminophen use.
  • Weekly: Leeds Sleep Evaluation Questionnaire, Brief Profile of Mood States, Clinical Global Impression of Severity. Visits 2, 7, 11: Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medic

Estimated Enrollment: 205
Study Start Date: December 2005
Study Completion Date: April 2007
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • You must have been diagnosed with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathic Pain.
  • You must have been taking the same dose of amitriptyline once daily at bedtime for at least four (4) weeks.
  • You must have stable glycemic control.
  • You must be able to visit the doctor's office once a week for ten (10) weeks.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • You are in the acute recovery phase following myocardial infarction.
  • You have Major Depressive Disorder, an Anxiety Disorder, or some other psychiatric illnesses that the doctor will ask you about.
  • You are allergic to amitriptyline or duloxetine.
  • You are currently taking an anticonvulsant, cisapride (Propulsid), or if you have taken an opioid for three or more consecutive days during the 14 days prior to Visit 2.
  • You have uncontrolled narrow angle glaucoma.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00266643


Locations
United States, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85006
United States, Florida
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Ft. Myers, Florida, United States, 33912
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Tallahassee, Florida, United States, 32308
United States, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 96813
United States, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60610
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Springfield, Illinois, United States, 62704
United States, Iowa
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Iowa City, Iowa, United States, 52242
United States, Kansas
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Topeka, Kansas, United States, 66606
United States, Louisiana
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 70808
United States, Missouri
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St Louis, Missouri, United States, 63141
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St. Peters, Missouri, United States, 63376
United States, North Carolina
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Morehead City, North Carolina, United States, 28557
United States, Ohio
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Dayton, Ohio, United States, 45439
United States, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73103
United States, Texas
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Dallas, Texas, United States, 75231
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San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
United States, Utah
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Ogden, Utah, United States, 84403
United States, West Virginia
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Charleston, West Virginia, United States, 25304
Puerto Rico
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Ponce, Puerto Rico, 00716
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San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00918
Sponsors and Collaborators
Eli Lilly and Company
Investigators
Study Director: Call 1-877-CTLILLY (1-877-285-4559) or 1-317-615-4559 Mon-Fri 9 AM - 5 PM Eastern time UTC/GMT - 5 hours, EST Eli Lilly and Company
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00266643     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 8952
F1J-US-HMDY
First Submitted: December 15, 2005
First Posted: December 19, 2005
Last Update Posted: August 3, 2007
Last Verified: August 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetic Neuropathies
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Duloxetine Hydrochloride
Serotonin and Noradrenaline Reuptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Agents