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[S,S]-Reboxetine Add-On Trial

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: NCT00334685
Recruitment Status : Terminated (The Data Monitoring Committee terminated the study on the basis of futility (insufficient clinical response).)
First Posted : June 8, 2006
Last Update Posted : December 16, 2019
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the effectiveness of adjunctive treatment of pregabalin with [S,S]-Reboxetine against pregabalin monotherapy in patients with PHN

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Pain Drug: [S,S]-Reboxetine + Pregabalin Drug: Pregabalin Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 136 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: [S,S]-Reboxetine Add-On Trial: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multi-Center Trial Of [S,S]-Reboxetine In Patients With Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN) Concomitantly Treated With Pregabalin.
Actual Study Start Date : August 22, 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 4, 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : October 11, 2007

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Drug Information available for: Pregabalin

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: [S,S]-Reboxetine + Pregabalin Drug: [S,S]-Reboxetine + Pregabalin
[S,S]-Reboxetine oral, tablet 2, 4 or 6 mg per day for 10 weeks Pregabalin oral, capsule, 75, 150, 300 or 600 mg per day for 14 weeks

Active Comparator: Pregabalin Drug: Pregabalin
Pregabalin oral, capsule, 75, 150, 300 or 600 mg per day for 14 weeks

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The numerical pain intensity rating scale is used to assess pain and a change from baseline in pain score for week 10 will be calculated [ Time Frame: Week 10 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The mean endpoint (week 10) sleep interference score change from baseline [ Time Frame: Week 10 ]
  2. Analysis of the Medical Outcomes Study Sleep Scale [ Time Frame: Week 10 ]
  3. Analysis of the Patient Global Impression of Change [ Time Frame: Week 10 ]
  4. Analysis of the Neuropathic Pain Symptom Inventory [ Time Frame: Week 10 ]

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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:

  • 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 significant renal and hepatic impairment
  • Patients with other severe pain, that may impair the self-assessment of the pain due to shingles
  • Patients with clinically abnormal electrocardiogram

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00334685

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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: NCT00334685    
Other Study ID Numbers: A6061021
First Posted: June 8, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 16, 2019
Last Verified: December 2019
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Agents
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Psychotropic Drugs
Antidepressive Agents
Adrenergic Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents