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Fixed dose combination products in painful diabetic neuropathy

A study  looking at whether a new medication can treat painful neuropathy (nerve pain) in people who have diabetes.


  • Diagnosed with type 1 or type 2 diabetes
  • Age 18-75 years
  • Experiencing painful neuropathy symptoms such as numbness, tingling, burning or altered feeling in the legs/feet for at least three months (whether or not you take medication for this)
  • Currently or previously attended Manchester Royal Infirmary or Wythenshawe hospital for diabetes or any other care


The study is taking place at Manchester Royal Infirmary and Wythenshawe Hospital. If you were suitable to take part you would need to attend the hospital where you have previously received care.


  • Being randomly chosen to receive either the new treatment drug or a placebo
  • Attending ten clinic visits over 2 ½ months.
  • Clinic appointments will include medical history and physical examinations, giving blood samples, heart and blood pressure checks, questionnaires about your pain levels and quality of life

Want to take part or learn more?