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Seattle, Washington 98195


Purpose:

This trial tests the effectiveness of the drug amitriptyline vs placebo to relieve chronic pain in adults that have had a spinal cord injury.


Study summary:

This double masked placebo-controlled trial will randomize patients (n=100) with a greater than 6 month history spinal cord injury and a greater than 3 month history of associated pain to a daily dose of amitriptyline or placebo for 6 weeks. Patients will be examined before randomization by a study physician or nurse masked to their treatment assignment. They will be assessed by telephone interview before, during treatment, at the end of treatment and 4 months later to assess pain, pain interference with activities, physical and mental health, and number of health care visits for pain.


Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria: - Spinal Cord Injury six months ago or longer - Pain for 3 months or longer Exclusion Criteria: - History of cardiovascular disease, seizures, or glaucoma - Currently taking antidepressant medications - Currently hyperthyroid or taking thyroid medicine - Currently pregnant


NCT ID:

NCT00006428


Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Diana Cardenas, M.D.
University of Washington, Department of Rehabilitation


Backup Contact:

N/A


Location Contact:

Seattle, Washington 98195
United States



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Site Status: N/A


Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 22, 2017

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