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Observational Study on the Patients With Pain Medications

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00771212
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 13, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 23, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Johnson & Johnson Taiwan Ltd

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to describe the use of pain treatments in Taiwan, the demographics, clinical characteristics of patients requiring pain treatments, current treatments, outcomes of treatments and the reasons for changing pain medication during treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Pain Other: Observational pain control study

Detailed Description:
This is a Phase IV, multi-center, observational study to describe the use of pain treatments, the demographics, clinical characteristics of patients requiring pain treatments, current treatments, outcomes of treatments and the reasons for changing pain medication during treatment. The study is conducted in an effort to understand the status of pain control in Taiwan. Currently in Taiwan, there is no approved documentation showing the most effective standard medication for treatment of patients in pain. Observational study with no study medication administered.

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 2636 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Observational Study on the Patients With Pain Medications
Study Start Date : October 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2008

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
001 Other: Observational pain control study
Observational pain control study




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To describe effective use of pain medications, describe demographics, clinical characteristics of patients requiring pain treatments, current treatments, outcomes of treatments and the reasons for changing pain medication during treatment in Taiwan [ Time Frame: 60 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pain Relief Rating Scale [ Time Frame: 60 days ]
  2. Sleeping quality Assessment [ Time Frame: 60 days ]
  3. Global Assessments (Patient/Investigator) [ Time Frame: 60 days ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Outpatients; Patients must have pain, previously treated with and without medication and have a VAS (Visual analogue scale) score recorded at the enrolment time; Patient must have a VAS score >4
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Outpatients only
  • Patients must have pain, previously treated with and without medication and have a VAS (Visual analogue scale) score recorded at the enrolment time
  • Patient must have a VAS score >4

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are receiving any investigational drug during the study
  • Patients with known or suspected psychotic disease or mental retardation.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00771212


Sponsors and Collaborators
Johnson & Johnson Taiwan Ltd
Investigators
Study Director: Johnson & Johnson Taiwan, Ltd. Clinical Trial Johnson & Johnson Taiwan Ltd

Responsible Party: Johnson & Johnson Taiwan Ltd
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00771212     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CR014656
First Posted: October 13, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 23, 2014
Last Verified: May 2014

Keywords provided by Johnson & Johnson Taiwan Ltd:
Pain
Observational
Taiwan

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs