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VLNCPain Trial Summary
This trial will test if switching to cigarettes with very low nicotine content can help reduce cravings, withdrawal symptoms, and pain in people who smoke cigarettes daily and have chronic back pain.
- Chronic Pain
- Smoking/Cigarette Smoking
VLNCPain Trial Eligibility Criteria
Inclusion CriteriaYou will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
VLNCPain Trial Timeline
Study ObjectivesOutcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
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Who is running the clinical trial?
- Your heart beats too fast when you are not active.You have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder or psychotic disorder at any point in your life.You are currently involved in a legal case related to a disability.You tried to quit smoking in the past month and didn't smoke for more than 3 days.You have a high level of carbon monoxide in your breath.You smoke at least 10 cigarettes every day for more than 2 years.You currently have a mental health condition that is not under control.Your blood pressure is too high (systolic over 160 or diastolic over 100).You have alcohol in your breath.You are currently taking opioid pain medications.You have used non-cigarette tobacco products more than 8 times in the last 30 days.You have not used experimental Spectrum cigarettes in the last year.You have pain from certain medical conditions like cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, or complex regional pain syndrome.You have had moderate to severe pain for at least three months, as measured by the Graded Chronic Pain Scale.Women who are pregnant.You have had ongoing back pain for more than 3 months, as confirmed by your medical records or current healthcare provider.You are currently trying to stop smoking.You are currently using nicotine replacement therapy or any other method to quit smoking.You have had a problem with alcohol or drugs in the past year.You have recently used illegal drugs, as shown by a urine test.You have had pain for at least 3 months with an average intensity of 4 out of 10, or the worst pain has been at least 6 out of 10 according to the Graded Chronic Pain Scale (GCPS).You smoke at least 10 cigarettes every day for more than 2 years.
- Group 1: VLNC Group
- Group 2: NNC Group
- No Placebo-Only Group - All patients enrolled in this study will receive some form of active treatment.
- Screening: It may take up to 3 Weeks to process to see if you qualify in this trial.
- Treatment: The duration you will receive the treatment varies.
- Follow Ups: You may be asked to continue sharing information regarding the trial for 6 Months after you stop receiving the treatment.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are individuals aged 35 and above eligible to enroll in this investigation?
"This study requires that its participants be aged 21 to 65; however, there are 33 medical trials for those younger and 396 clinical tests available for the elderly."
Does this experiment offer opportunities for patient participation at the present time?
"Affirmative. Based on the information hosted by clinicaltrials.gov, this medical research began enrolling patients on June 23rd 2022 and is still seeking participants today. There is a total of 60 individuals that need to be recruited from 1 site."
What is the current quantity of individuals being treated in this clinical research?
"Affirmative. The details available on clinicaltrials.gov confirm that this research endeavour, which was initially made public on June 23rd 2022, is currently recruiting participants. Approximately 60 individuals need to be recruited from a solitary health centre."
Is it possible for me to register as a participant in this experiment?
"This research project is seeking 60 individuals with chronic pain between the ages of 21 and 65 to participate."
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