Stanford Accelerated Recovery Trial (START)

Trial ID or NCT#



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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
Ian Carroll, MD, MS
Headache and facial pain specialist, Orofacial pain specialist, Headache specialist, Pain management specialist
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine (Adult Pain)
Peter Schmidt
Peter Schmidt
Clinical Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine

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