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[S,S]-Reboxetine Dose-Range Finding Trial

This study has been completed.
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Pfizer Identifier:
First received: February 7, 2006
Last updated: June 7, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of different doses of [S,S]-Reboxetine in the treatment of chronic pain following a shingles infection

Condition Intervention Phase
Pain Drug: [S,S]-Reboxetine Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: [S,S]-Reboxetine Dose-Range Finding Trial: A 16-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo And An Active Comparator Controlled, Multi-Center Trial Of [S,S]-Reboxetine In Patients With Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN)

Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The numerical pain intensity rating scale is used to assess pain and a change from baseline in pain score for week 14 will be calculated

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • - The mean endpoint (week 14) sleep interference score change from baseline - Analysis of the Medical Outcomes Study Sleep Scale - Analysis of the Patient Global Impression of Change - Analysis of the SF-36 Health Survey

Estimated Enrollment: 280
Study Start Date: March 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2007

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must have pain present for more than 3 months after the healing of shingles skin rash
  • Patients at screening must have a score >/=40 mm on the pain visual analogue scale

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with significant renal and hepatic impairment
  • Patients with other severe pain, that may impair the self-assessment of the pain due to shingles
  • Patients with clinically abnormal electrocardiogram
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00288652

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Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
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Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00288652     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A6061026
Study First Received: February 7, 2006
Last Updated: June 7, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on September 25, 2017