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Placebo Controlled Dose-Response Study Of PD-217,014 In The Treatment Of Postherpetic Neuralgia

This study has been terminated.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00159640
First Posted: September 12, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 28, 2007
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Information provided by:
Pfizer
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of PD-217,014 in the treatment of chronic pain following a shingles infection.

Condition Intervention Phase
Pain Drug: PD-217,014 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double Blind, Dose-Response, Placebo And Gabapentin Controlled Study Of PD-217,014 In The Treatment Of Postherpetic Neuralgia

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To characterise the effectiveness of PD-217,014 in the treatment of chronic pain. A numerical pain intensity rating scale is used to assess pain and a mean endpoint (week 4) pain score change from baseline is calculated.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • - Assess the effect of PD-217,014 on responder rate based on the primary endpoint, mean endpoint sleep interference score and the SF-McGill questionnaire (change from baseline to week 4)

Estimated Enrollment: 315
Study Start Date: February 2004
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients must have pain present for more than 3 months after the healing of shingles skin rash.
  • Patients at screening must have a score >=40 mm on the pain visual analogue scale.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with poor renal function.
  • Patients with other severe pain, that may impair the self-assessment of the pain due to shingles.
  • Patients with abnormal electrocardiogram.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00159640


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00159640     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A4451006
First Submitted: September 7, 2005
First Posted: September 12, 2005
Last Update Posted: March 28, 2007
Last Verified: March 2007

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neuralgia
Neuralgia, Postherpetic
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Signs and Symptoms