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A Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Pregabalin in Patients With Symptoms of Neuropathic Pain

This study has been completed.
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First received: March 7, 2006
Last updated: May 4, 2011
Last verified: May 2011
The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability for pregabalin using a flexible, optimized dose schedule compared to placebo in relieving the symptoms of neuropathic pain.

Condition Intervention Phase
Neuropathic Pain Drug: Pregabalin Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An 8-Week Multi-Center, Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study To Evaluate The Efficacy, Safety And Tolerability Of Pregabalin (150mg-600mg/Day) Using A Flexible Dosing Schedule In The Treatment Of Subjects With Symptoms Of Neuropathic Pain

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary efficacy parameter is the endpoint mean pain score based on the pain scores from the subject's daily pain diaries.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The secondary efficacy parameters include the weekly mean pain scores from the subject's daily pain diaries
  • The Short Form McGill Pain Questionnaire
  • The Sleep interference score (from subject pain diary)
  • The Clinician and Patient Global Impression of Change (CGIC and PGIC)
  • The responder rate defined as the proportion of subjects reporting a decrease of at least 30% in the weekly mean pain scores in each treatment group.
  • Addtionally, the safety and tolerability of Pregabalin will also be evaluated.

Enrollment: 309
Study Start Date: February 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chinese outpatient of age 18 to 75
  • At screening and baseline, a score of greater than 40 mm on the visual log scale of SF-MPQ

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Neurologic disorders unrelated to neuropathic pain, which in the opinion of the investigator, might impair the assessment of pain
  • Serum creatinine clearance greater than 60 ml/min
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00301223

Pfizer Investigational Site
Beijing, China
Pfizer Investigational Site
Cheng Du Si Chaun, China
Pfizer Investigational Site
Guang Zhou, China
Pfizer Investigational Site
Nan Jing, Jiang Su, China
Pfizer Investigational Site
Qing Dao Shan Dong, China
Pfizer Investigational Site
Shang Hai, China
Pfizer Investigational Site
Shanghai, China
Pfizer Investigational Site
Tian Jin, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00301223     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A0081081
Study First Received: March 7, 2006
Last Updated: May 4, 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
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