Antagonistic Interaction CB1-paracetamol

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 10, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 19, 2011
Information provided by:
University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand

Brief Summary:
Evaluation of an possible inhibiting effect of Rimonabant on the analgesic effect of Paracetamol in healthy volunteers

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pain Drug: Rimonabant and Paracetamol and placebo Phase 1

Detailed Description:
Double Blind, cross-over, randomized and controlled versus placebo, study in healthy volunteers.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 24 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Evaluation of the Interaction of Rimonabant (Antagonist of CB1 Receptor) on the Analgesic Effect of Paracetamol in Intravenous Administration
Study Start Date : September 2008
Primary Completion Date : October 2008
Study Completion Date : October 2008

Intervention Details:
    Drug: Rimonabant and Paracetamol and placebo
    evaluation of an possible inhibiting effect of rimonabant on the analgesic effect of paracetamol in healthy volunteers

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pain's threshold with electrical stimulation (Pain Matcher). Pain's threshold with mechanical stimulation (electronical Von Frey). [ Time Frame: during electrical stimulation ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Plasmatic concentration of paracetamol or his metabolite with or without Rimonabant [ Time Frame: with or without rimonabant ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy volunteers
  • between 18 and 40 years old
  • written consent given

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Rimonabant or paracetamol hypersensibility
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol, tobacco, coffee, tea or toxicomania
  • Concomitant medication
  • Chronical diseases

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00750347

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 63000
CHU Clermont-Ferrand
Clermont-Ferrand, France, 63003
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand
Principal Investigator: Dubray Claude, Pr University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand

Responsible Party: Pr Claude DUBRAY, CIC-CPC Identifier: NCT00750347     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CHU-0037
First Posted: September 10, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 19, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand:
Healthy volunteers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Cannabinoid Receptor Antagonists
Cannabinoid Receptor Modulators
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists