Condition category
Digestive System
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
18/10/2016
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Stopped
Recruitment status
Stopped

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Jonathan Valentine

ORCID ID

Contact details

Pain Management Centre
West Norwich Hospital
Bowthorpe Road
Norwich
NR2 3TU
United Kingdom
+44 (0)1603 288450
jon.valentine@pain-expert.org

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0547083244

Study information

Scientific title

Study of effect of gabapentin on persistent pain after open inguinal hernia repair

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To establish whether gabapentin at a dose of 900-1800 mg per day is effective at reducing persistent pain after open inguinal hernia repair.

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

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Not available in web format, please use contact details to request a participant information sheet

Condition

Inguinal hernia

Intervention

Randomised controlled trial: gabapentin at a dose of 900 - 1800 mg per day.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Gabapentin

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

31/05/2000

Overall trial end date

31/05/2003

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

16 subjects, 16 controls

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Adult

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

32

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

31/05/2000

Recruitment end date

31/05/2003

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

West Norwich Hospital
Norwich
NR2 3TU
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

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital/Norwich Primary Care Trust (PCT) (UK) - East Norfolk and Waveney Research Consortium

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

18/10/2016: This trial did not take place.