Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
01/05/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr B Duncan

ORCID ID

Contact details

Anaesthetics Department
Pain Management Department
John Astor House
Foley Street
London
W1P 8AN
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0263104896

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Is acupuncture better than placebo for treating fibromyalgia?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Musculoskeletal Diseases: Fibromyalgia

Intervention

A. Acupuncture
B. Placebo

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Pain threshold measurement by a dolorimeter number of painful trigger points. Scores on questionnaires validated for use in fibromyalgia. Visual analogue scale (VAS) of global health status.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/09/2001

Overall trial end date

01/08/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

80 Patients from Pain Management.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

80

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/09/2001

Recruitment end date

01/08/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Anaesthetics Department
London
W1P 8AN
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

University College London Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes