Study of Sulfasalazine in Treating Painful Neuropathy
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01667029|
Recruitment Status : Terminated (poor enrollment)
First Posted : August 17, 2012
Last Update Posted : May 22, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Painful Neuropathy||Drug: Sulfasalazine Drug: placebo||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||8 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||A Single-center, Randomized, Double-blind Clinical Study to Evaluate the Effect of Sulfasalazine on Painful Neuropathy|
|Study Start Date :||May 2013|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||August 10, 2017|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||August 10, 2017|
1 g oral twice daily for 2 weeks
Placebo Comparator: placebo
oral placebo pill twice daily for two weeks.
- pain score [ Time Frame: second week of two week treatment period ]Average pain score will be the average of daily pain scores (0-10) recorded by the subject during the second week of the two week treatment period.
- Physical Functioning Score [ Time Frame: Assessed at end of two week treatment period ]Will be assessed using the Brief Pain Inventory Interference and Euroquality of Life metrics
- Emotional Functioning [ Time Frame: Assessed at end of two week treatment period ]Will be assessed by the Beck Depression Inventory metric
- Overall Improvement [ Time Frame: Will be assessed at end of two week treatment period ]Will be assessed using the Patient Global Impression of Change metric
- Categorical rating of pain intensity [ Time Frame: Assessed at end of two week treatment period ]Assessed using description as "none, mild, moderate, or severe"
- Breakthrough Treatment [ Time Frame: Assessed during two week treatment period ]Number of times breakthrough pain medication was taken
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01667029
|United States, Massachusetts|
|Massachusetts General Hospital|
|Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02114|
|Principal Investigator:||Brian J Wainger, MD, PhD||Massachusetts General Hospital|