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  1. #1
    alan Guest

    Default New Medications To Treat RSD

    The NIH is still actively recruiting for this study. Please spread the word.
    Thank you.

    Clinical trial for the treatment of early CRPS I and II
    (Complex Regional Pain Syndromes I and II or
    Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and Causalgia)

    A National Institutes of Health Study

    The National Institutes of Health is seeking patients who have been recently
    diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndromes I or II (CPRS I or II) for a
    clinical trial of a potential new treatment for these painful disorders. These
    conditions were formerly known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy or Causalgia.
    This study (NIH Protocol 00-D-0200) is a collaborative effort involving
    investigators in the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
    (NINDS), National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), and
    Rehabilitation Medicine Department at NIH. The study is designed to evaluate the
    efficacy of Neurotropin as a treatment for early cases of CRPS I or II.
    Neurotropin is a medication that is currently used in Japan to treat RSD and
    other painful conditions and has been reported to be most effective in treating
    recently diagnosed cases of CRPS I or II. Therefore, this initial study will
    focus on patients who have recently (within the last year) develope
    d pain in one limb that has been diagnosed as CRPS I or II. Subjects are now
    being recruited for this outpatient, double blind, placebo-controlled cross-over
    study. The study requires 11-12 weeks with 3 or 4 short visits to the N.I.H.
    Clinical Center. Eligible patients will be reimbursed for travel and other
    expenses, continue on their current medications as well as the experimental
    agents and will receive optimal medical care at no cost. The patient and/or the

  2. #2
    debbie Guest


    this could be worth a try ,but would comp approve of it ?

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