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Painful Diabetic Polyneuropathy Trial With a New Centrally Acting Analgesic

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00878293
First Posted: April 8, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 20, 2010
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Information provided by:
Grünenthal GmbH
  Purpose
The purpose of this trial is to determine whether the new centrally active analgesic and MS Continus® are effective in the treatment of painful diabetic polyneuropathy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetic Polyneuropathy Drug: GRT6005 Drug: MS Continus® Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Phase IIa Trial Evaluating the Safety and Efficacy of a New Centrally Acting Analgesic in Subjects With Pain Due to Diabetic Polyneuropathy

Further study details as provided by Grünenthal GmbH:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Average daily pain intensity [ Time Frame: 5 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Quality of life Neuropathic pain scale Amount and first time of Rescue medication Adverse events, ECG, Laboratory values [ Time Frame: 5 days ]

Enrollment: 90
Study Start Date: April 2009
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A
Dose 1, 40 µg
Drug: GRT6005
liquid formulation for oral application, 0,8 to 400 µg, single dose per day, five days
Experimental: B
Dose 2, 120 µg
Drug: GRT6005
liquid formulation for oral application, 0,8 to 400 µg, single dose per day, five days
Experimental: C
Dose 3
Drug: GRT6005
liquid formulation for oral application, 0,8 to 400 µg, single dose per day, five days
Experimental: D
Dose 4
Drug: GRT6005
liquid formulation for oral application, 0,8 to 400 µg, single dose per day, five days
Experimental: E
Dose 5
Drug: GRT6005
liquid formulation for oral application, 0,8 to 400 µg, single dose per day, five days
Experimental: F
Dose 6
Drug: GRT6005
liquid formulation for oral application, 0,8 to 400 µg, single dose per day, five days
Experimental: G
Dose 7
Drug: GRT6005
liquid formulation for oral application, 0,8 to 400 µg, single dose per day, five days
Active Comparator: H
Morphin
Drug: MS Continus®
60 mg, capsule, once daily
Placebo Comparator: I
Placebo
Drug: Placebo
liquid formulation and capsule, once daily

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with pain at least NRS >4 due to painful diabetic polyneuropaty.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Contraindications to, or history of allergy or hypersensitivity to morphine, fentanyl, hydrocodone, acetaminophen, heparin, polyethylene glycol 400 USP-NF or any compound planned to be used during the anesthesia, or their excipients.
  • non Caucasian or Hispanic.
  • Concomitant painful disease.
  • Life-long history of seizure disorder or epilepsy.
  • Subjects with clinical relevant cardiac and vascular diseases.
  • Subjects with impaired renal function
  • Subjects with impaired hepatic function
  • Female subjects who are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00878293


Locations
Germany
Investigator 3
Bad Oeynhausen, Germany
Investigator 1
Mainz, Germany
Investigator 2
Münster, Germany
United Kingdom
Investigator 4
Manchester, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Grünenthal GmbH
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Thomas Forst, Prof. Dr. med IKFE, Parcusstr. 8, 55116 Mainz
  More Information

Responsible Party: Grünenthal GmbH
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00878293     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 449723
First Submitted: April 3, 2009
First Posted: April 8, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 20, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010

Keywords provided by Grünenthal GmbH:
analgesic
diabetes mellitus
chronic neuropathic pain
painful polyneuropathy caused by diabetes mellitus type I or II

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Polyneuropathies
Diabetic Neuropathies
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Diabetes Complications
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs