Phase II Pilot Study of Olsalazine for Ankylosing Spondylitis
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004288|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 19, 1999
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
I. Assess the safety and efficacy of olsalazine, a dimer of 5-aminosalicylic acid, in men with ankylosing spondylitis unresponsive to nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and physiotherapy.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Ankylosing Spondylitis||Drug: olsalazine||Phase 2|
PROTOCOL OUTLINE: Patients are treated with daily olsalazine. The dose is increased each week until the protocol dose is reached.
Supplemental acetaminophen is allowed; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs continue unchanged. Concurrent sulfasalazine is prohibited.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||4 participants|
|Study Start Date :||May 1996|
|Study Completion Date :||December 1999|
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004288
|Study Chair:||Samuel H. Zwillich||University of Rochester|