A Study to Analyze the Effects of Buprenorphine on Hyperalgesia in Patients with Opioid Use Disorder

Overview

About this study

The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of buprenorphine on hyperalgesia (HP) perception in adults undergoing treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD).

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 to 70 years old.
  • Diagnosis of opioid use disorder.
  • Stable dose of buprenorphine or methadone for 7 days.
  • No pharmacotherapy for OUD for 7 days for individuals in the no pharmacotherapy group.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Medical or surgical conditions that could be adversely impacted by HP testing including, but not exclusively limited to, active psoriatic lesions at the site of testing, cellulitis at site of testing, and previous skin grafting at site of testing. Patients may be excluded for other comorbid medical or surgical conditions based on the physician investigator’s discretion.
  • History of schizophrenia, dementia, or other chronic psychiatric disorder that could be adversely impacted by study participation. Patients may be excluded for other comorbid mental health conditions based on the physician investigator’s discretion.
  • Inability to function independently in an ambulatory care setting due to severe deconditioning requiring use of supportive gait aids including a cane or walker.  Patients may be excluded for other functional problems based on the physician investigator’s discretion.
  • Signs and symptoms of opioid withdrawal syndrome.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

W. Michael Hooten, M.D.

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Contact information:

Danielle Zheng M.D., Ph.D.

(507)255-6219

Zheng.Danielle@mayo.edu

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