The Effect of Gabapentin (Neurentin) and Pregabalin (Lyrica) in Pain Reduction After Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01122004
Verified March 2010 by Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences. Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The studied patients will be given randomly one of three following drugs1:Gabapentin2: Pregabalin or placebo for 3 days after Photorefractive keratectomy surgery. The pain will be measured based on visual analog scale(VAS) on the day of operation and on the 3 rd day (morning, evening) and then compared among three groups.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
17 Years and older (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
patients candidate for PRK, 17<age<70
use of any systemic analgesic drugs, drug intolerance, need of systemic or topical administration of NSAIDs or eye drops for allergy and glaucoma, dry eyes, pregnancy, breast feeding