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Preanalgesic Effect of Gabapentin in Total Knee Repair

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00279487
First Posted: January 19, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Texas Health Resources
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether gabapentin, as a one time administration prior to a total knee replacement procedure, has opioid sparing effects and a reduction in pain scores.

Condition Intervention
Pain Drug: Gabapentin Drug: Placebos

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Preanalgesic Effect of Gabapentin in Total Knee Repair

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Further study details as provided by Texas Health Resources:

Enrollment: 24
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Arm 1
Patients will receive 1200mg gabapentin 1-2 hours prior to surgery.
Drug: Gabapentin
Placebo Comparator: Arm 2
Patients will receive placebo 1-2 hours prior to surgery.
Drug: Placebos

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients undergoing total knee replacement who received pain management by the following modality:

    • Intravenous patient-controlled analgesia (IV-PCA) opioid
    • Local femoral nerve block with 1.5% mepivacaine 20 ml and 0.5% ropivacaine 20 ml

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Age < 18 years old
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00279487


Locations
United States, Texas
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75231
Sponsors and Collaborators
Texas Health Resources
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Rob Hutchison Texas Health Resources
  More Information

Responsible Party: Texas Health Resources
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00279487     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P768
First Submitted: January 16, 2006
First Posted: January 19, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 26, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Keywords provided by Texas Health Resources:
Patients undergoing total knee replacement who received pain management by the following modality:
IV PCA opioid
Local femoral nerve block with 1.5% Mepivacaine & 0.5% Ropivacaine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gabapentin
gamma-Aminobutyric Acid
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anticonvulsants
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Antimanic Agents
GABA Agents