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Therapeutic Areas: Musculoskeletal | Neurology | Family Medicine | Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Disease Category: Lower Back Pain
Location: United States, FL
Clinical Trial Details
Research Study Summary
A research study is currently underway in your area to test the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medication to help treat moderate-severe low back pain and the constipation that may occur in people taking prescription pain medications.
A Randomized, Double-blind, Double-dummy, Placebo-controlled,
Active-controlled, Parallel-group, Multicenter Trial of XXXXX Tablets (XXX) to Assess the Analgesic Efficacy (Compared to Placebo) and the Management
of Opioid-induced Constipation (Compared to XXXXXXX release
Tablets (XXX) in Opioid-experienced Subjects with Uncontrolled Moderate to Severe Chronic Low Back Pain and a History of Opioid-induced Constipation who Require Around-the clock Opioid Therapy
Patient Inclusion Criteria:
- Over the Age of 18 with moderate to severe, chronic back pain
- The LBP must be related to nonmalignant and nonneuropathic conditions
- Subjects must be: Opioid analgesic medication for at least 4 weeks
- Subjects must require continuation of opioid treatment in the range of 40-160mg
- Subject must have an average pain over the last 14 days, 5 on an 11-point NRS
- Subjects must have reported OIC defined as having while on opioids less than 3 bowel movements per week and 1 or more of the following (hard or lumpy stool)(Straining)(A sensation of incomplete after bowel movement)
- Subjects must be willing to discontinue their current laxative regime
- Subjects must agree to use oral bysacodyl as their only oral laxative
- Subjects who are willing and able to be compliant with the protocol, and who provide written informed consent.
Patient Exclusion Criteria:
- Subjects with any contraindication of hypersensitivity to oxycodone, nalaxone, ot other opioids.
- Subject with any contraindication to Bisacodyl
- Subjects with pain with distal radiation below the knee with or without neurologic signs
- Subjects with acute spinal cord compression, acute compression fracture, seronegative spondyloarthropathy, acute nerve root compression fracture, cauda equina compression, fybromyalgia, reflex sympathetic dystrophy or causalgia, diabetic amyotrophy, meningitis, discitis, or due to secondary infection, tumor or neuralgia.
- Subjects with Gout, Psedogout, Psoriatic arthritis, active Lyme disease, RA or neuropathic pain conditions.
- Subjects with IBS
- Subjects with clinical diagnosed diarrhea
- Subjects with Crohn's disease
- Subjects with history of fecal incontinence
- Subjects with galactolose intolerance
- Subjects who cannot or will no agree to stop completely al incoming opioid and nonopioid analgesic treatments
- Subject who cannot or will not agree to forego the following treatment during the study(nerve/plexus blocks or ablation, neurosurgical procedures for pain, botullinum toxin injections for pain control in the lumbar spine, steroid injections or inhalation analgesia.
- Subjects who had surgical procedures directed towards the source of chronic low back pain
- Subjects with uncontrolled depression or psychiatric problem
- Subjects with evidence of impaired liver.
- Subjects with evidence of impaired kidney upon entry the study.
- Subjects with history of alcohol abuse.
- Subjects with a positive result on urine drug testing for illicit drugs.
- Subjects who had received a monoamine oxidase inhibitor within the last 14 days prior to screening visit.
- Subjects with Epilepsy.
- Subjects with significant cardiovascular disease or dysrhythmias.
- Subjects with biliary tract disease, hypothyrodism, adrenal cortical insufficient.
- Subjects with an ongoing Workman's compesation claim.
- Subjects who have received a study drug in a clinical studu of OXN or ONU.
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Date Last Changed:
July 18, 2013
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