Local Anesthetics New Formulations: From Development to Clinical Tests

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 16, 2009
Last Update Posted : January 20, 2010
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo
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University of Campinas, Brazil

Brief Summary:
This blinded cross-over study aim to evaluate the efficacy and the pharmacokinetics of a previously reported liposome-encapsulated mepivacaine formulations.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Local Anesthetic Effectiveness Drug: mepivacaine Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 30 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Official Title: Efficacy and Pharmacokinetics of Liposomal Mepivacaine Formulations in Dentistry
Study Start Date : May 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anesthesia
U.S. FDA Resources

Intervention Details:
    Drug: mepivacaine
    One intra-oral injection at four different sessions, of the following formulations: 2% mepivacaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine, 3% mepivacaine, 2% and 3% liposome-encapsulated mepivacaine.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Latency period and duration of anesthesia were assessed by an electrical pulp tester [ Time Frame: 10 minutes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Plasma concentrations of mepivacaine [ Time Frame: 0 to 360 minutes after the injection ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Volunteers were free from cardiac, hepatic, renal, pulmonary, neurological, gastrointestinal and haematological diseases, psychiatric disorders and allergy to local anesthetics

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01032798

University of Campinas
Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 13083-970
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Campinas, Brazil
Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo
Study Director: Eneida de Paula, PHD University of Campinas, Brazil

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr. Giovana R. Tofoli, UNICAMP Identifier: NCT01032798     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 06/00121-9
First Posted: December 16, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 20, 2010
Last Verified: April 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anesthetics, Local
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents