Effect of Buprenorphine/Naloxone Continuation on Pain Control and Opioid Use
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03266445|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : August 30, 2017
Last Update Posted : October 8, 2018
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Opioid-use Disorder Pain, Acute Surgery||Drug: buprenorphine/naloxone||Phase 4|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||76 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||Participants will be randomly assigned to be maintained on their daily dose of buprenorphine/naloxone or to have their buprenorphine/naloxone reduced to 8mg prior to surgery. Each group will have identical perioperative treatment plans. Primary outcome measured is pain scores following surgery.|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Prospective, Randomized Trial of the Effect of Standard of Care Reduced Dose Versus Full Dose Buprenorphine/Naloxone in the Perioperative Period on Pain Control and Post Operative Opioid Use Disorder Symptoms|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||October 5, 2018|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 31, 2021|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||February 26, 2022|
Active Comparator: FULL-BUPRENORPHINE
Participants will be randomly assigned to be maintained on their daily dose of buprenorphine/naloxone
The intervention will be to either continue taking buprenorphine/naloxone or to have the medication reduced perioperatively.
Other Name: Reduction vs Continuation
No Intervention: LOW-BUPRENORPHINE (control)
Participants will be randomly assigned to have their daily dose of buprenorphine/naloxone reduced to 8mg on the day of surgery
- Post-operative pain scores [ Time Frame: 24 hours after surgery ]Level of pain on a Visual Analog Scale of 0-100 (0=no pain; 100=worst pain imaginable) This scale will be used to quantify the varying degrees of pain or discomfort experienced by the participant.
- Postoperative opioid consumption [ Time Frame: 24 hours, 48 hours and 72 hours after surgery ]Amount of opioids needed for pain control postoperatively
- Post-operative pain scores [ Time Frame: 48 hours, 72 hours after surgery ]Level of pain on Visual Analog Scale 0-100 (0= no pain 100= worst pain imaginable) We will compare the results of the 48 and 72 hour time-points with the 24 hour time-point.
- Presence, severity of substance abuse [ Time Frame: 1 month after surgery ]Participants will complete questionnaires to identify the presence and severity of substance abuse.These values will be compared with baseline values obtained preoperatively.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03266445
|Contact: Aurora Quaye, MDemail@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Aurora Quaye, MD||Massachusetts General Hospital|