Short Communication - Journal of Clinical Research and Pharmacy (2023) Volume 6, Issue 2
Comparative analysis of different dosage forms for drug x in treating chronic pain: a randomized crossover study.
Chronic pain is a debilitating condition affecting millions of individuals worldwide. Drug X, a commonly prescribed analgesic, is available in various dosage forms, including tablets, patches, and injections. This study aimed to compare the efficacy, safety, and patient preferences of different dosage forms of Drug X in the treatment of chronic pain. A randomized crossover design was employed, involving 100 participants with chronic pain. Each participant received all three dosage forms of Drug X in a randomized order, with washout periods between treatments. Pain intensity, adverse events, and patient preferences were assessed. The results showed that the efficacy and safety profiles varied among the different dosage forms, with notable differences in pain relief duration and side effect incidence. Patient preferences also differed, highlighting the importance of individualized treatment selection in chronic pain management. This study provides valuable insights for clinicians and patients when considering different dosage forms of Drug X for chronic pain treatment.Author(s): Lorenzo Franco*