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Study to Evaluate The Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous Paracetamol in Subjects With Postoperative Pain After Total Hip Arthroplasty

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00344045
First Posted: June 26, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 4, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bristol-Myers Squibb
  Purpose
The main purpose is to evaluate the analgesic efficacy of 1g of intravenous (Iv) paracetamol versus i.v. placebo, administered every 6h, as measured by the reduction of the 24-hour cumulative dose of the opioid tramadol in the treatment of postoperative pain following total hip arthroplasty.

Condition Intervention Phase
Pain Drug: Paracetamol Drug: Placebo Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase IV, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Analgesic Efficacy And Safety of IV Paracetamol Versus Placebo in Subjects With Postoperative Pain After Total Hip Arthroplasty

Further study details as provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 24-hour cumulative dose of tramadol [ Time Frame: 24 hours, defining TO as the start time of the first dose of study drug ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Sum of tramadol and Boluses number, Time from study drug start to tramadol start, total opioid use, Pain intensity scores/diff. from baseline, Global efficacy evaluation, Number of AE, Sedation level, Nausea/Vomiting, Antiemetic needs. [ Time Frame: 24 hours, defining TO as the start time of the first dose of study drug ]

Enrollment: 86
Study Start Date: April 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: A Drug: Paracetamol
IV Solution, Intravenous, 100 mL (10 mg/mL), 4 times at 6-hour intervals, 24 hours
Other Name: Perfalgan
Placebo Comparator: B Drug: Placebo
IV Solution, Intravenous, 100 mL (0 mg/mL), 4 times at 6-hour intervals, 24 hours

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Spinal anesth
  • BMI 10-35
  • No pain conditions/concom med may alter pain quantif.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other add. surgery
  • Liver/Renal function altered
  • coagulation alterations
  • Respir / Cardiac insufficiency
  • Agents affecting microsomal syst
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00344045


Locations
Spain
Local Institution
Alcorcon, Spain, 28922
Local Institution
Barcelona, Spain, 08024
Local Institution
Madrid, Spain, 28007
Local Institution
Madrid, Spain, 28041
Local Institution
Vizcaya, Spain, 48903
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Investigators
Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Bristol-Myers Squibb
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00344045     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CN145-010
First Submitted: June 23, 2006
First Posted: June 26, 2006
Last Update Posted: November 4, 2015
Last Verified: October 2015

Keywords provided by Bristol-Myers Squibb:
Subjects with postoperative pain after Total Hip Arthroplasty

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Analgesics
Acetaminophen
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Antipyretics


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