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Use of Morphine Gel Topically in Patients With Stage 2-3 Wounds

Information source: Banner Health
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Wounds

Intervention: morphine topical gel (Drug); placebo (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Not yet recruiting

Sponsored by: Banner Health

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Mary Whitmer, MSN,FNP, APRN BC-PCM, Principal Investigator, Affiliation: Banner Health

Overall contact:
Mary Whitmer, FNP, Phone: 602-239-6078, Email: marywhitmer@bannerhealth.com


Morphine gel applied topically to wounds will reduce wound pain and decrease patients use of oral and intravenous pain medications, therefore reducing side effects.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Phase 3, Single-Centered, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Efficacy and Safety Trial of Morphine Sulfate Gel 0.1% in Patients With Stage 2-3 Wounds

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Safety and efficacy with the use of morphine gel applied topically for pain control

Detailed description: Patients will be randomized to receive either placebo (versa base gel) or morphine gel to wound. Patients receiving morphine gel will have a decrease in pain score and use less oral/intravenous pain medications.


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 75 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Signed and dated consent form & HIPAA

- > 18 yo

- Single stage 2-3 wound

- No allergy to morphine

- Alert and oriented (thinking ability clear and intact, physician approval)

- English language proficiency

Exclusion Criteria:

- Allergy to morphine, codeine, or versa base, pts taking medications for acute

condition, other than for the wound pain

- Patients with neuropathies

- Patients with respiratory conditions

Locations and Contacts

Mary Whitmer, FNP, Phone: 602-239-6078, Email: marywhitmer@bannerhealth.com

Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona 85006, United States; Not yet recruiting
Whitmer, Phone: 602-239-6078
Additional Information

Starting date: December 2008
Last updated: September 18, 2008

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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