Study of NGX-4010 With the Use of Open Label Lidocaine (2.5%)/Prilocaine (2.5%) Cream for the Treatment of Postherpetic Neuralgia (PHN)

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Summary

This study is an open-label multi-center to evaluate the tolerability of treatment with NGX-4010 use with pre-patch topical application of a topical anesthetic cream. This is an open-label study. No hypothesis testing will be performed.

Eligible subjects will have PHN and a level of pain at an intensity level deemed appropriate for open-label treatment with NGX-4010, as judged by the Investigator. Painful areas of up to a maximum of 1000 cm2 will be pre-treated with lidocaine (2.5%)/prilocaine (2.5%) cream for 60 minutes followed by a single, 60-minute application of NGX-4010. Subjects may be on chronic pain medication regimens, but currently will not be using any topical pain medications on the affected areas, such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, menthol, methyl salicylate, local anesthetics including Lidoderm® (lidocaine patch 5%), steroids or capsaicin.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Postherpetic Neuralgia

Intervention

capsaicin 8%, Lidocaine (2.5%)/Prilocaine (2.5%) Cream

Location

Anchor Research Center
Naples
Florida
United States
34102

Status

Completed

Source

NeurogesX

Results (where available)

View Results

Links

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