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Preanalgesic Effect of Gabapentin in Total Knee Repair

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2006 by Texas Health Resources.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Information provided by:
Texas Health Resources Identifier:
First received: January 16, 2006
Last updated: February 27, 2007
Last verified: January 2006
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
Drug: Gabapentin

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label

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Further study details as provided by Texas Health Resources:

Estimated Enrollment: 60

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

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
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00279487

Contact: Rob Hutchison, PharmD 214-345-2493

United States, Texas
Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas Recruiting
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75231
Contact: Rob Hutchison    214-345-2493   
Contact: Denise Stamos    214-345-2966   
Principal Investigator: William Tucker         
Sub-Investigator: Jeffrey Pirinelli         
Sub-Investigator: Joy Aguwa         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Texas Health Resources
Principal Investigator: Rob Hutchison Texas Health Resources
  More Information Identifier: NCT00279487     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P768 
Study First Received: January 16, 2006
Last Updated: February 27, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

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:
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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
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