Condition category
Signs and Symptoms
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
02/11/2009
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 J Mendham

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Anaesthetics
North Bristol NHS Trust
Frenchay Hospital
Frenchay Park Road
Bristol
BS16 1LE
United Kingdom
+44 (0)117 970 1212
janine.mendham@north-bristol.swest.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0234117600

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does gabapentin reduce itching when given to children with healing wounds - primary burn wounds?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised placebo controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Itching

Intervention

50 children with itching causing distress following a burn will be randomized and receive placebo or 5 mg/kg gabapentin.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Gabapentin

Primary outcome measures

Reduction of itching.

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/11/2002

Overall trial end date

01/11/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Children admitted to the Childrens Ward with burns who are distressed by itching.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

50

Participant exclusion criteria

Does not match inclusion criteria

Recruitment start date

01/11/2002

Recruitment end date

01/11/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Department of Anaesthetics
Bristol
BS16 1LE
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

Hospital/treatment centre

Funder name

North Bristol 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

2004 results in http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15555801

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Mendham JE, Gabapentin for the treatment of itching produced by burns and wound healing in children: a pilot study., Burns, 2004, 30, 8, 851-853, doi: 10.1016/j.burns.2004.05.009.

Additional files

Editorial Notes