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

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00085761
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Terminated in view of the C107 findings demonstrating efficacy at doses of 90 and 30 minutes)
First Posted : June 17, 2004
Last Update Posted : March 6, 2008
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Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
HIV Infections Peripheral Nervous System Diseases Pain Drug: Capsaicin Dermal Patch Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Masking: Double
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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MedlinePlus related topics: HIV/AIDS
Drug Information available for: Capsaicin

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 (NCT number): NCT00085761

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United States, Florida
NeurogesX Investigational Site
Sarasota, Florida, United States, 34239
United States, Virginia
NeurogesX Investigational Site
Annandale, Virginia, United States, 22003
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Other Study ID Numbers: C112
First Posted: June 17, 2004    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 6, 2008
Last Verified: March 2008
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:
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HIV Infections
Nervous System Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Lentivirus Infections
Retroviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Viral
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes
Immune System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Dermatologic Agents
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs