Analgesic Effect of Pregabalin in Patients Undergoing Total Abdominal Hysterectomy

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Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (PI left the institution. No subjects screened or enrolled.)
First Posted : November 7, 2011
Last Update Posted : February 20, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Christian Altman, Northwestern University

April 20, 2010
November 7, 2011
February 20, 2012
January 2011
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total hydromorphone consumption [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]
total hydromorphone consumption 24 hours post operatively
Same as current
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Pain Scores postoperative [ Time Frame: Post operative period ]
Post operative pain scores
Same as current
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Analgesic Effect of Pregabalin in Patients Undergoing Total Abdominal Hysterectomy
Analgesic Effect of Pregabalin in Patients Undergoing Total Abdominal Hysterectomy
Pregabalin will decrease the total amount of opioid required in patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy. In addition, pregabalin will decrease the incidence of opioid-related side effects in patients undergoing total abdominal hysterectomy.
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Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
  • Drug: Placebo administration
    Administration of placebo
  • Drug: Pregabalin administration
    Administration of pregabalin
  • Active Comparator: Pregabalin administration
    Administration of pregabalin
    Intervention: Drug: Pregabalin administration
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    Administration of placebo
    Intervention: Drug: Placebo administration

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • ASA Physical Status 1-2
  • Age 18-64
  • BMI 18-35
  • Scheduled for elective total abdominal hysterectomy (with or without bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy)
  • Gender: Female
  • Consent: Obtained

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient refusal
  • Allergy to study medication(s)
  • Preoperative use of gabapentinoids
  • Preoperative use of anticonvulsants
  • Daily use of analgesics
  • Hepatic disease
  • Renal insufficiency (Cr >2.0)
  • Alcohol or drug abuse
  • Pregnancy
  • Language: Non-English speaking
  • Patient expected to remain intubated after procedure


  • Patient request
  • Surgeon request
  • Allergic reaction to pregabalin
  • Surgical procedure significantly altered from scheduled procedure
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
18 Years to 64 Years   (Adult)
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Christian Altman, Northwestern University
Northwestern University
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Principal Investigator: Christian Altman, MD Northwestern University
Northwestern University
February 2012

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