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Efficacy and Safety of Eslicarbazepine Acetate as Therapy for Patients With Post-Herpetic Neuralgia

2014-08-27 03:19:11 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The primary objective of the study is to assess the efficacy of eslicarbazepine acetate (ESL) as therapy for patients with post-herpetic neuralgia.

Study Design

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

Conditions

Postherpetic Neuralgia

Intervention

Eslicarbazepine acetate, Placebo

Status

Completed

Source

Bial - Portela C S.A.

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:11-0400

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