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The Effect of Codeine on Driving Abilities

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00477178
First Posted: May 22, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 10, 2011
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Information provided by:
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  Purpose
20 chronic pain patients using codeine are compared with 20 chronic patients not using opioids and 20 healthy volunteers with respect to driving ability measured by neurophysiological tests and driving in a car simulator.

Condition Phase
Healthy Phase 3

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: The Effect of Codeine on Driving Abilities

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Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: August 2004
Study Completion Date: December 2005
Primary Completion Date: May 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
chronic non-malignant pain codeine
patients having chronic non-malignant pain, living in Trondheim or the four adjacent counties and treated at the Center for Pain and Complex Disorders at St. Olav University Hospital - on long-term codeine therapy
chronic non-malignant pain
patients having chronic non-malignant pain, living in Trondheim or the four adjacent counties and treated at the Center for Pain and Complex Disorders at St. Olav University Hospital - NOT on long-term codeine therapy
healthy
healthy controls

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
chronic pain patients driving more than 50,000 km/yr
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • patients with chronic pain
  • driving more than 50 000 km

Exclusion Criteria:

  • addiction
  • eyesight disorders
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00477178


Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Investigators
Study Chair: Petter C Borchgrevink, Professor Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Borchgrevink, Petter C, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00477178     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 133-04REK
First Submitted: May 21, 2007
First Posted: May 22, 2007
Last Update Posted: August 10, 2011
Last Verified: May 2007

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
possible problems using codeine when driving

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Codeine
Analgesics, Opioid
Narcotics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Antitussive Agents
Respiratory System Agents