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Last refreshed on: 17 October 2012
Main ID:  NCT00733083
Date of registration: 08/08/2008
Primary sponsor: University of Turku
Public title: A Comparative Study With Parenteral Oxycodone, Morphine and Dexamethasone in Postoperative Pain in Paediatric Patients DOM
Scientific title: A Comparative Study With Pre-Emptive Parenteral Oxycodone, Morphine and Dexamethasone in the Treatment of Postoperative Pain in Paediatric Patients 4 to 12 Years of Age
Date of first enrolment: September 2008
Target sample size: 100
Recruitment status: Not yet recruiting
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment  
Countries of recruitment
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

- 4 to 12 years of age

- Scheduled to tonsillectomy

- ASA class I or II

- Written informed consent is obtained from the parents and the child (when

Exclusion Criteria:

- Allergy to morphine, oxycodone or dexamethasone

Age minimum: 4 Years
Age maximum: 12 Years
Gender: Both
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Post Tonsillectomy Pain
Drug: 0,1 mg/kg of oxycodone
Drug: Dexamethasone 0,5 mg/kg
Drug: Morphine 0,1 mg/kg
Drug: NaCl 0,9%
Primary Outcome(s)
The difference of needed rescue pain medication post operatively [Time Frame: predetermined intervals being 15 min during the first postoperative hour, followed by interval of 30 min for 4 first postop hours. At home pain and adverse effects are registered by parent at 24 hours and 48 hours.]
Secondary Outcome(s)
differences in adverse effects [Time Frame: In hospital 4 hours with first hour in 15 min intervals, then 30 min. At home 24+48h]
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
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