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Study to Determine if a Reduction in Pain Can be Measured in Spinal Cord Injured Patients Using a New Study Design

Last updated on December 7, 2019

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Study Location
Pfizer Investigational Site
Randwick, New South Wales, 2031 Australia
Contact
1-800-718-1021
Eligibility criteria
Condition
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
Spinal Cord Injuries
Sex
Females and Males
Age
Pediatric Trials: 0-17 Years
Adult Trials: 18+ Years
18-70 years
Inclusion criteria
The factors, or reasons, that allow a person to participate in a clinical study.
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- subjects who are outpatients or inpatients

- written informed consent obtained (signed by the subject or the subject's legally
acceptable representative)

- traumatic spinal cord injury of at least 1 year duration with a nonprogressive, i.e.,
chronic, stage of at least 6 months duration

- At-level neuropathic pain: spontaneous or evoked pain with neuropathic features
(sharp, shooting, electric or burning pain sensation) in the region of sensory
disturbance in a segmental pattern and located within two dermatomes above or below
the level of spinal cord injury

- Below-level neuropathic pain: spontaneous or evoked pain with neuropathic features
(sharp, shooting, electric or burning pain sensation) in the region of sensory
disturbance located at least three dermatomes below the level of spinal cord injury

Exclusion criteria
The factors, or reasons, that prevent a person from participating in a clinical study.
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- spinal cord injury (subjects with central pain and musculoskeletal pain must be able
to make a distinction between the two)

- subjects who have previously not responded to 300 mg/day pregabalin: a non-responder
is defined as a subject who has a reduction in pain score of less than 30% from
baseline

NCT00978341
Pfizer
Terminated
Study to Determine if a Reduction in Pain Can be Measured in Spinal Cord Injured Patients Using a New Study Design

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Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Study to Determine if a Reduction in Pain Can be Measured in Spinal Cord Injured Patients Using a New Study Design
Official Title  ICMJE A Methodology Study to Assess the Ability of a Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo Controlled, Crossover Trial Design in Spinal Cord Injury Patients With Pain of Neuropathic Origin to Detect Improvement in Pain Endpoints Using Pregabalin as a Benchmark Compound
Brief SummaryThe study is designed to assess if spinal cord injury patients have reduced pain after taking either pregabalin or placebo in a cross over design. Patients had either pain at the level of their injury or below the level of their injury.
Detailed DescriptionThis methodology study was terminated on October 13, 2008 based on interim results for an exploratory, novel endpoint. The results of the primary analysis at the interim for N=12 patients showed results that generally favored pregabalin but were not statistically significant compared to placebo. Based on the estimated conditional power, this result is unlikely to change with full recruitment of N=24 patients and therefore the data monitoring committee recommended termination of the trial. The decision to terminate the trial was not based on any safety concerns.
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Not Applicable
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Condition  ICMJE Spinal Cord Injuries
Intervention  ICMJE
  • Drug: Pregabalin
    Pregabalin 150mg capsules BID for 7.5 days
  • Drug: Placebo for pregabalin
    Placebo capsules BID for 7.5 days
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • Experimental: Pregabalin
    Intervention: Drug: Pregabalin
  • Placebo
    Intervention: Drug: Placebo for pregabalin
Publications *Not Provided


*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications
identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Terminated
Actual Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: September 15, 2009)
15
Original Actual Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE October 2008
Actual Primary Completion DateOctober 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria:

  • subjects who are outpatients or inpatients
  • written informed consent obtained (signed by the subject or the subject's legally acceptable representative)
  • traumatic spinal cord injury of at least 1 year duration with a nonprogressive, i.e., chronic, stage of at least 6 months duration
  • At-level neuropathic pain: spontaneous or evoked pain with neuropathic features (sharp, shooting, electric or burning pain sensation) in the region of sensory disturbance in a segmental pattern and located within two dermatomes above or below the level of spinal cord injury
  • Below-level neuropathic pain: spontaneous or evoked pain with neuropathic features (sharp, shooting, electric or burning pain sensation) in the region of sensory disturbance located at least three dermatomes below the level of spinal cord injury

Exclusion Criteria:

  • spinal cord injury (subjects with central pain and musculoskeletal pain must be able to make a distinction between the two)
  • subjects who have previously not responded to 300 mg/day pregabalin: a non-responder is defined as a subject who has a reduction in pain score of less than 30% from baseline
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study:All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Australia
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT00978341
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE A0081141
Has Data Monitoring CommitteeYes
U.S. FDA-regulated ProductNot Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible PartyDirector, Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Pfizer, Inc.
Study Sponsor  ICMJE Pfizer
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE
Study Director:Pfizer CT.gov Call CenterPfizer
PRS AccountPfizer
Verification DateJanuary 2010

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