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A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Intrathecal Ziconotide in Adults With Severe Chronic Pain

Phase 3
18 Years
Not Enrolling

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Trial Information

A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study of Intrathecal Ziconotide in Adults With Severe Chronic Pain

Inclusion Criteria:

- Patient is able to read, understand, and voluntarily sign the Institutional Review
Board (IRB) approved, written informed consent document prior to the performance of
any study-specific procedures;

- Patient must be male or female at least 18 years of age;

- Patient must have severe chronic pain for whom IT therapy is warranted;

- Patient must be willing and able to comply with the protocol, and able to maintain
the Patient Daily Diary for Opioid Consumption;

- Patient must have an implanted programmable SynchroMed® Infusion System in place for
the treatment of chronic pain;

- Female patients of childbearing age agree to use adequate, appropriate contraceptive

Males and their partner(s) of childbearing age must use adequate, appropriate
contraceptive methods.

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patient is pregnant or lactating;

- Patient has been on an investigational drug other than ziconotide or device within 30
days prior to the initiation of the study drug;

- Patients with a known hypersensitivity (allergy) to ziconotide or any of the
excipients (other compounds) in the formulation;

- Patient has a condition that would contraindicate the use of IT analgesia, including
the presence of infection at the microinfusion injection site (where the needle is
inserted in your abdomen to fill the pump with medication), uncontrolled bleeding
diathesis (tendency for bleeding) and spinal canal obstruction that impairs
circulation of Cerebral Spinal Fluid.

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Factorial Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment


United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:




Start Date:

August 2002

Completion Date:

June 2003

Related Keywords:

  • Pain
  • pain
  • ziconotide
  • Prialt
  • intrathecal
  • Synchromed



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