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

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01426230
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 31, 2011
Results First Posted : March 21, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 21, 2013
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Brief Summary:
Study objective is to assess the safety and effectiveness of once- daily GRALISE in clinical practice

Condition or disease
Post Herpetic Neuralgia

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

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 201 participants
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
Study Start Date : September 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2012

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Shingles
Drug Information available for: Gabapentin

Open Label

Cohort by age-

- Patients >70 Yrs old

Open label

Cohort by age-

- Patients < 70 Yrs old

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. 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

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
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

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01426230

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Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Rekha Sathyanarayana Depomed Clinical Operations

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Responsible Party: Depomed Identifier: NCT01426230     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 81-0067
First Posted: August 31, 2011    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: March 21, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 21, 2013
Last Verified: March 2013

Keywords provided by Depomed:
Post Herpetic Neuralgia
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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Neuralgia, Postherpetic
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
Signs and Symptoms
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antimanic Agents