Celebrex vs Tramadol in the Treatment of Chronic Lower Back Pain.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Pfizer
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00290901
First received: February 9, 2006
Last updated: March 21, 2008
Last verified: March 2008
  Purpose

This study investigates if Celebrex is as effective as tramadol hydrochloride (Ultram) for patients with chronic low back pain, when administered over a 6-week period.


Condition Intervention Phase
Back Pain
Drug: Tramadol Hydrochloride 50mg
Drug: Celebrex 200mg
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Six Week Double-Blind, Randomized, Multicenter Comparison Study of the Analgesic Effectiveness of Celecoxib 200 mg BID Compared to Tramadol Hydrochloride 50 mg QID in Subjects With Chronic Low Back Pain

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To compare the analgesic effectiveness of celecoxib and tramadol in subjects with Chronic Low Back Pain measured by the Numerical Rating Scale (NRS-Pain) at Week 6.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To compare the effects of treatment with celecoxib 200 mg BID and tramadol hydrochloride 50 mg QID on improvement in functionality and quality of life in subjects with chronic low back pain.

Estimated Enrollment: 754
Study Start Date: March 2006
Primary Completion Date: December 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The subject presents with duration of chronic low back pain of > 3 months requiring regular use of analgesics (> 4 days/week), except for acetaminophen which cannot have been the sole analgesic used.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The subject has chronic low back pain, which is neurologic in etiology (i.e., radiculopathy, neuropathy, myelopathy)
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00290901

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Pfizer
Investigators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00290901     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A3191165
Study First Received: February 9, 2006
Last Updated: March 21, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Tramadol
Celecoxib
Narcotics
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Analgesics, Opioid
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents

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