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Double Blind Randomized Study Into the Efficacy of Codeine Phosphate Analgesia After Cleft Palate Repair in Infants

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Institute of Child Health Identifier:
First received: October 10, 2006
Last updated: November 28, 2007
Last verified: November 2007
This study examines the analgesic efficacy of codeine phosphate. It is compared to placebo in infants receiving morphine after surgery. Codeine may be effective enough to make morphine unnecessary.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cleft Palate Repair
Drug: Codeine Phosphate Analgesia
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Official Title: Double Blind Randomized Study Into the Efficacy of Codeine Phosphate Analgesia After Cleft Palate Repair in Infants

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Further study details as provided by Institute of Child Health:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Dose of morphine used within the first 6h after surgery

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pain scores

Estimated Enrollment: 44
Study Start Date: January 2004
Study Completion Date: September 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Months to 8 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Infants with cleft palate
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00386269

United Kingdom
Great Ormond Street Hospital, Anaesthetics
London, United Kingdom, WC1N 1EH
Sponsors and Collaborators
Institute of Child Health
Principal Investigator: Mike Sury, Dr Institute Of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr Tracy Assari, Institute of Child Health Identifier: NCT00386269     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 02AR53
Study First Received: October 10, 2006
Last Updated: November 28, 2007

Keywords provided by Institute of Child Health:
codeine phosphate analgesia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cleft Palate
Jaw Abnormalities
Jaw Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Maxillofacial Abnormalities
Craniofacial Abnormalities
Musculoskeletal Abnormalities
Stomatognathic Diseases
Mouth Abnormalities
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic System Abnormalities
Congenital Abnormalities
Analgesics, Opioid
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Antitussive Agents
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