Opioid Taper in Chronic Pain

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Study Overview

Are you and your physician planning to taper your opioid dose? If so, you may be eligible to participate in a paid research study looking to evaluate how the perception of pain changes as opioid medication is tapered.

Study Description

Participation in this study will last approximately 12 months. Study visits will consist of:
  •  one 45-60 min. baseline visit,
  • 30-minute bi-weekly study visits during dose taper,
  • and then 30-minute monthly study visits until the end of the study.
Study participation involves completion of study questionnaires, urine sample collection, and completing 2, well-used, standard and safe pain tests to assess and measure pain threshold and tolerance.

Qualifications:
  • Have a chronic pain condition for at least 1 year
  • Have been on opioid medication for at least 6 months
Qualified participants will receive $50 for each study visit that is completed.

Additional Information:

Please contact Research Coordinator Lizette Grajales (215-615-0512, lizette.grajales@pennmedicine.upenn.edu) for more information.

  • Study Identifier: 831447

Recruitment Status

Open

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