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The goal of this study is to determine whether administering Gabapentin prior to surgery affects duration of pain and opioid use post-surgery. The investigators aim to compare gabapentin to placebo in a prospective, randomized clinical trial in which patients will be followed post-surgery until pain resolves and opioid use ceases.

Official Title

Stanford Accelerated Recovery Trial (START)

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 Years to 75 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No


Ian Carroll, MD, MS
Headache specialist, Orofacial pain specialist, Pain management specialist
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Adult Pain) at the Stanford University Medical Center
Sean Mackey, MD, PhD
Pain management specialist, Anesthesiologist
Redlich Professor and Professor, by courtesy, of Neurology at the Stanford University Medical Center

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