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Phase IV Study of FDA Approved, Once-Daily GRALISE™(Gabapentin) Tablets for the Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: August 31, 2011
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Study objective is to assess the safety and effectiveness of once- daily GRALISE in clinical practice

Post Herpetic Neuralgia

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Phase 4, Open Label, Study of Safety and Effectiveness of GRALISE™(Gabapentin) Tablets in the Treatment of Patients With Postherpetic Neuralgia in Clinical Practice

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Depomed:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change From Baseline to End of Study in LOCF VAS [ Time Frame: 8 weeks (Baseline and Week 8) ]
    Change from baseline in pain score on visual analog scale (VAS) (intensity scored from "No Pain" (0mm) to "Worst Possible Pain" (100mm)) at Week 8 of treatment; last observation carried forward (LOCF) analysis

Enrollment: 201
Study Start Date: September 2011
Study Completion Date: April 2012
Primary Completion Date: March 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Open Label

Cohort by age-

- Patients >70 Yrs old

Open label

Cohort by age-

- Patients < 70 Yrs old

Detailed Description:
Open Label, single arm, 2wk titration, 6 wk stable dosing, 8 wk of total treatment, 1wk dose tapering

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Patients currently suffering from Post Herpetic Neuralgia

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men or Women 18 years or older who are suffering from PHN

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is Pregnant or a nursing mother
  • Patient has hypersensitivity to gabapentin
  • Patient has an estimated creatinine clearance of <30 mL/min or is in hemodialysis
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01426230

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Rekha Sathyanarayana Depomed Clinical Operations
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Depomed
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01426230     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 81-0067
First Submitted: August 29, 2011
First Posted: August 31, 2011
Results First Submitted: January 11, 2013
Results First Posted: March 21, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013

Keywords provided by Depomed:
Post Herpetic Neuralgia
HZ roster

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neuralgia, Postherpetic
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Antimanic Agents