Efficacy of Buprenorphine for Treatment of Acute Pain

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 17, 2011
Last Update Posted : December 10, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine whether sublingual buprenorphine is effective in the treatment of acute pain in adult patients with extremity bone fractures

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acute Pain Drug: Buprenorphine Drug: Morphine Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 80 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Comparison of Sublingual Buprenorphine With Intravenous Morphine Sulfate in Treatment of Acute Pain Due to Long Bone Fracture
Study Start Date : February 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2011

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Buprenorphine + Placebo Drug: Buprenorphine
0.4 mg, SL (sublingual) Buprenorphine PLUS 5 ml Placebo IV (in the vein)

Placebo Comparator: Morphine + Placebo Drug: Morphine
Placebo SL PLUS 5 ml Morphine sulfate (1mg/ml) IV

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in pain severity/score [ Time Frame: After 60 min ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Need for rescue analgesia [ Time Frame: After 60 min ]
  2. Occurrence of adverse events [ Time Frame: During 60 min ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

Clinical diagnosis of extremity bone fracture Age>16 years Acute pain of score 3 or greater on numerical rating scale

Exclusion Criteria:

Long term use of opium or opioids/dependence Previous administration of analgesic Known sensitivity to opioids Pregnant women History of medical problems (liver, kidney, heart, hematologic)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01298297

Iran, Islamic Republic of
Emergency Department, Imam Hospital
Tehran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Responsible Party: Tehran University of Medical Sciences Identifier: NCT01298297     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TUMS-THESIS 88
First Posted: February 17, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 10, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012

Keywords provided by Tehran University of Medical Sciences:
Buprenorphine, acute pain, analgesia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Acute Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Analgesics, Opioid
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Narcotic Antagonists