Study of NGX-4010 for Treatment of Painful HIV-Associated Neuropathy

This study has been terminated.
(Terminated in view of the C107 findings demonstrating efficacy at doses of 90 and 30 minutes)
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NeurogesX Identifier:
First received: June 14, 2004
Last updated: March 4, 2008
Last verified: March 2008

The purpose of the study is to determine if an investigational drug, NGX-4010 (high-concentration capsaicin patch), is safe, tolerable and effective in treating painful HIV-associated neuropathy.

Condition Intervention Phase
HIV Infections
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Drug: Capsaicin Dermal Patch
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An International, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, 12-Week Controlled Study of NGX-4010 for Treatment of Painful HIV-Associated Neuropathy

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Key Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must have had HIV-associated neuropathy for at least 2 months, with moderate to severe pain in both feet.
  • Must not have significant pain in feet due to other causes (for example, arthritis).
  • Must have intact skin at the treatment area.
  • Must be prepared to remain on the same pain medications at the same doses as before the study for the entire duration of the study (12 weeks).
  • Must not use topical pain medications for HIV-associated neuropathy.
  • Must be able to comply with study requirements such as completing daily pain diary and attending study visits.
  • Must be at least 18 years old, not pregnant, and be able to take care of self independently, with only occasional assistance if needed.
  • No significant medical problems of the heart, kidneys, liver or lungs, or cancer.
  • No history or current problem with substance abuse.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00085761

United States, Florida
NeurogesX Investigational Site
Sarasota, Florida, United States, 34239
United States, Virginia
NeurogesX Investigational Site
Annandale, Virginia, United States, 22003
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00085761     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C112
Study First Received: June 14, 2004
Last Updated: March 4, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by NeurogesX:
Dermal assessment
Pain measurement
Analgesics/*therapeutic use
Capsaicin/*administration & dosage/adverse effects
HIV Infections/*complications/*drug therapy
Complementary Therapies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
HIV Infections
Nervous System Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Lentivirus Infections
Neuromuscular Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Virus Diseases
Dermatologic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on October 09, 2015