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Efficacy And Safety Of Pregabalin For Pain Following Total Knee Replacement

2014-07-23 21:30:03 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Pregabalin added to the standard of care with dosing starting preoperatively and continuing for up to 6 weeks post surgery will decrease the intensity of post-operative pain following total knee replacement.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Osteoarthritis

Intervention

pregabalin, pregabalin, Placebo

Location

Pfizer Investigational Site
Northport
Alabama
United States
35476

Status

Completed

Source

Pfizer

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:30:03-0400

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