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A Study to Compare Two Ways of Completing Pain and Sleep Questions and to Evaluate a New Daily Questionaire for Assessing Fatigue in Fibromyalgia Patients

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: NCT00819624
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 9, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 15, 2010
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Brief Summary:
The study has two goals. The first goal of the study is to compare two methods of administering questions about pain and sleep interference. The two methods being compared are a telephone based system and an electronic hand held diary. The second goal of the study is to evaluate a daily diary to evaluate fatigue symptoms in patients with fibromyalgia.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Fibromyalgia Other: Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) Other: Personal Digital Assisstant (PDA) Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 185 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: A Non-Drug Methodology Study To Explore The Psychometric Properties Of A Daily Diary Of Fatigue Symptoms And To Compare Two Modes Of Administration Of Pain And Sleep Interference Questions For Use With Fibromyalgia Patients
Study Start Date : January 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fatigue Fibromyalgia

Arm Intervention/treatment
Interactive Voice Response System Other: Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS)
Telephone based system

Personal Digital Assisstant Other: Personal Digital Assisstant (PDA)
Electronic Hand Held diary

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Daily questions about pain asked using a telephone based system and a hand held diary [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  2. Daily questions about sleep asked using a telephone based system and a hand held diary [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  3. Daily questions about fatigue asked hand held electronic diary [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]
  4. Questionaires about pain, fatigue, function, quality of life, patients impression of change and diary ease of use [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Questionaires about sleep, mood and fibromyalgia severity [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fibromyalgia using ACR diagnosis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other confounding disease including other inflammatory disease, pain and depression

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00819624

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United States, California
Pfizer Investigational Site
Roseville, California, United States, 95661
United States, Louisiana
Pfizer Investigational Site
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States, 70809
United States, Massachusetts
Pfizer Investigational Site
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States, 02747
United States, Missouri
Pfizer Investigational Site
Jefferson City, Missouri, United States, 65109
Pfizer Investigational Site
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63141
United States, Nebraska
Pfizer Investigational Site
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68114
United States, New York
Pfizer Investigational Site
Johnson City, New York, United States, 13790
United States, North Carolina
Pfizer Investigational Site
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27103
United States, Ohio
Pfizer Investigational Site
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45219
United States, Tennessee
Pfizer Investigational Site
Johnson City, Tennessee, United States, 37601
Pfizer Investigational Site
New Tazewell, Tennessee, United States, 37825
United States, Texas
Pfizer Investigational Site
Lake Jackson, Texas, United States, 77566
United States, Virginia
Pfizer Investigational Site
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 22911
Pfizer Investigational Site
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23294
United States, Washington
Pfizer Investigational Site
Spokane, Washington, United States, 99216
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Pfizer Call Center Pfizer
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Director, Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Pfizer, Inc. Identifier: NCT00819624    
Other Study ID Numbers: A9001393
First Posted: January 9, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 15, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010
Keywords provided by Pfizer:
fibromyalgia methodology pain sleep fatigue
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Signs and Symptoms
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases