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Safety of Intravenous Lidocaine Infusions

2014-08-27 03:15:03 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to prospectively determine the side effects profile in adults with neuropathic pain receiving intravenous infusions of lidocaine 5 mg per kg of lean body weight, infused over 45 minutes.

Description

Eligibility Criteria:

Adults > 18 yrs with chronic central or peripheral neuropathic pain at the St Joseph's Health Care Pain Clinic between June and December 2009.

Outcome measures: All side effects spontaneously reported. Sedation, nausea, dizziness by Visual Analog Score Q 15 minutes; hemodynamic data q 5 minutes during and after infusion for 30 minutes.

Daily diary of side effects and Visual Analogue score of Pain for 7 days post-infusion.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Neuropathic Pain

Location

St Joseph's Health Care
London
Ontario
Canada
N6A 4V2

Status

Completed

Source

Lawson Health Research Institute

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:03-0400

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