Efficacy and Safety Study of Ataciguat Versus Placebo in Patients With Neuropathic Pain (SERENEATI)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 1, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 1, 2011
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November 27, 2008
December 1, 2008
April 1, 2011
November 2008
June 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change in average daily pain intensity [ Time Frame: after 28-days treatment ]
Same as current
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  • Responder rate [ Time Frame: after 28-days treatment ]
  • Rescue medication intake [ Time Frame: during 28-days treatment ]
  • Change in Neuropathic Pain Symptom Inventory (NPSI) [ Time Frame: after 28-days treatment ]
Same as current
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Efficacy and Safety Study of Ataciguat Versus Placebo in Patients With Neuropathic Pain
Efficacy and Safety of Oral Ataciguat (HMR1766) 200 mg Administered Once Daily for 28 Days on Pain Reduction in Patients With Neuropathic Pain. A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Cross-over Study

The primary objective of this study is to assess the efficacy of ataciguat versus placebo in reducing pain intensity in patients with neuropathic pain.

The secondary objective is to assess the safety and tolerability of ataciguat versus placebo.

This study consists of two consecutive 28 day treatment periods which are separated by a 2 week medication free period and a safety follow-up period of 2 weeks after the second treatment period.
Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Drug: ataciguat (HMR1766)
    oral administration 200mg once daily for 28 days
  • Drug: placebo
    oral administration once daily for 28 days
  • Experimental: 1
    First period: Ataciguat - Second period: Placebo
    • Drug: ataciguat (HMR1766)
    • Drug: placebo
  • Experimental: 2
    First period: Placebo - Second period: Ataciguat
    • Drug: ataciguat (HMR1766)
    • Drug: placebo
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
September 2009
June 2009   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with chronic neuropathic pain due to diabetic polyneuropathy or a nerve lesion following surgery. The pain must be present for more than 3 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Presence or history of cancer within the past five years
  • Patients with a history of HIV infection
  • Patients with active hepatitis B or C
  • Patients with any pain other than the neuropathic pain of greater or equal severity
  • Patients with a diabetes mellitus for less than 6 months

The above information is not intended to contain all considerations relevant to a patient's potential participation in a clinical trial.

Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Austria,   Czech Republic,   Romania
EudraCT 2008-001518-26
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ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis
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Principal Investigator: Hans-Goerg Kress, Professor Medizinische Universität / AKH Wien - Währinger Gürtel 18-20 - A-1090 Wien
March 2011

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