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Preoperative Gabapentin for Acute and Chronic Post-thoracotomy Analgesia

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00588159
First Posted: January 8, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 4, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Michelle Kinney, Mayo Clinic
Results First Submitted: December 28, 2010  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Pain
Interventions: Drug: Gabapentin
Drug: Diphenhydramine

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Gabapentin Preoperatively Preoperative gabapentin 600 mg p.o. within 2 hours prior to surgery.
Active Placebo Diphenhydramine 12.5 mg p.o. 2 hours preoperatively.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Gabapentin Preoperatively   Active Placebo
STARTED   72   74 
COMPLETED   57   63 
NOT COMPLETED   15   11 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Gabapentin Preoperatively Preoperative gabapentin 600 mg p.o. within 2 hours prior to surgery.
Active Placebo Diphenhydramine 12.5 mg p.o. 2 hours preoperatively.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Gabapentin Preoperatively   Active Placebo   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 72   74   146 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
     
<=18 years   0   0   0 
Between 18 and 65 years   33   38   71 
>=65 years   39   36   75 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 64  (7)   64  (7)   64  (7) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   32   38   70 
Male   40   36   76 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
United States   72   74   146 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Average Pain Score at Rest   [ Time Frame: 48 hours ]

2.  Primary:   Average Pain Score With Coughing the First Morning Following Surgery   [ Time Frame: First morning following surgery ]

3.  Primary:   Average Pain Score With Coughing on Second Morning After Surgery   [ Time Frame: Second morning after surgery ]

4.  Secondary:   Opioid Consumption in First 24 Hours Postoperatively   [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]

5.  Secondary:   Number of Participants With Pain at Thoracotomy Site 3 Months Postoperatively   [ Time Frame: 3 months postoperatively ]

6.  Secondary:   Opioid Consumption in Second 24 Hour Hour Period (Hours 24-48) Postoperatively   [ Time Frame: 48 hours postoperatively ]


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Certain Agreements:  
All Principal Investigators ARE employed by the organization sponsoring the study.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Dr. Michelle A. O. Kinney
Organization: Mayo Clinic
phone: 507-266-9877
e-mail: kinney.michelle@mayo.edu


Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):

Responsible Party: Michelle Kinney, Mayo Clinic
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00588159     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-004145
First Submitted: December 18, 2007
First Posted: January 8, 2008
Results First Submitted: December 28, 2010
Results First Posted: August 12, 2011
Last Update Posted: May 4, 2016