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Study of Milnacipran Added to Pregabalin for Treatment of Fibromyalgia

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Forest Laboratories
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00797797
First received: November 24, 2008
Last updated: January 20, 2011
Last verified: January 2011
Results First Received: November 18, 2010  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Fibromyalgia
Interventions: Drug: No Treatment Added
Drug: Milnacipran Added

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Recruitment Details
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Participants were recruited and enrolled in this study within the US from December 2008 to June 2009.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Participants entered an open label pregabalin period concurrent with prohibited medication washout. Incomplete responders to pregabalin were randomized to receive either milnacipran (100 mg/d) or no added treatment for 11 weeks. All participant continued background stable dose pregabalin (300 or 450 mg/d) throughout the randomized treatment period.

Reporting Groups
  Description
No Treatment Added No treatment added for 11 weeks of randomized treatment period
Milnacipran Added Milnacipran (100 mg/day) added for 11 weeks of randomized treatment period

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    No Treatment Added   Milnacipran Added
STARTED   178 [1]   184 
COMPLETED   123   141 
NOT COMPLETED   55   43 
[1] Two patients took no background stable dose of pregabalin after randomization and are not included.



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
No Treatment Added No treatment added for 11 weeks of randomized treatment period
Milnacipran Added Milnacipran (100 mg/day) added for 11 weeks of randomized treatment period
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   No Treatment Added   Milnacipran Added   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 178   184   362 
Age 
[Units: Participants]
     
Between 18 and 60 years   151   146   297 
>=60 years   27   38   65 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 48.8  (10.4)   49.8  (10.3)   49.3  (10.3) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   159   170   329 
Male   19   14   33 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
United States   178   184   362 


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1.  Primary:   Patient Global Impression of Change (PGIC) Responder Rate at End of Study   [ Time Frame: End of Randomized treatment period (11 weeks) ]

2.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Visual Analog Scale (VAS) 1-week Pain Recall at End of Study   [ Time Frame: Baseline (0 weeks) and End of Randomized Treatment Period (11 weeks) ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Robert Palmer, MD
Organization: Forest Research Institute, a subsidiary of Forest Laboratories, Inc.
phone: 1-201-427-8218
e-mail: robert.palmer@frx.com



Responsible Party: James Perhach, Executive Director, Clinical Development, Forest Research Institute Inc (A Subsidiary of Forest Laboratories Inc)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00797797     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MLN-MD-15
Study First Received: November 24, 2008
Results First Received: November 18, 2010
Last Updated: January 20, 2011