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Birmingham, Alabama 35249


The purpose of this study is to study if lidocaine, given intravenously, reduces pain.

Study summary:

Clinicians use lidocaine intravenously in a fashion that suggests that it might have analgesic effects. Therefore, we test the hypothesis that lidocaine reduces pain intensity in response to experimental pain.


Inclusion Criteria: - Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome diagnostic criteria by the Work Safe BC. vi Exclusion Criteria: - History of Substance abuse - Other Medications: CRPS patients are expected to be treated for chronic pain, whether the current treatment regimen interferes with sensory motor testing will be determined on a case by case basis. - Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): unstable - Congestive Heart Failure (CHF): unstable - Heart Arrhythmia: symptomatic - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) - Lidocaine Allergy - Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (Rev IV): Axis I: Common Axis I disorders include depression, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, ADHD, and schizophrenia. Axis II: borderline personality disorder, schizotypal personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder, and mild mental retardation. - Presence of Contraindications for MRI - Presence of electronically, magnetically, and mechanically activated implants - Electronically, magnetically, and mechanically activated implants - Ferromagnetic or electronically operated active devices like automatic cardioverter defibrillators - Cardiac pacemakers - Metallic splinters in the eye - Ferromagnetic haemostatic clips in the central nervous system (CNS) - Claustrophobia - Pregnancy



Primary Contact:

Principal Investigator
Michael Froelich, MD, MS
University of Alabama at Birmingham

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Location Contact:

Birmingham, Alabama 35249
United States

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Site Status: N/A

Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: October 09, 2019

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