A Study to Assess Etoricoxib Versus Diclofenac in Chinese Patients With Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip (0663-080)(COMPLETED)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 1, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 10, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Brief Summary:
A Study to Assess Etoricoxib versus Diclofenac in Chinese Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoarthritis Drug: MK0663; etoricoxib / Duration of Treatment:4 Weeks Drug: Comparator: diclofenac sodium tablet 75 mg / Duration of Treatment:4 Weeks Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 160 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Parallel-group, 4-Week, Double-Blind and Active Comparator-Controlled Study to Assess Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Etoricoxib 60 mg Once Daily Versus Diclofenac Sodium 75 mg Twice Daily in the Treatment of Chinese Patients With Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip
Actual Study Start Date : December 3, 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 27, 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : June 27, 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Osteoarthritis

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. WOMAC pain subscale

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. WOMAC Physical function subscale; WOMAC Stiffness subscale; Patient Global Assessment of Response to Therapy; Investigator Global Assessment of Disease Status

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chinese males or females at least 40 years of age with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00140972

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Study Data/Documents: CSR Synopsis  This link exits the site

Publications of Results:
Zhang F, Li Z, Yang N, Wu D, Sun L, Wu H. The clinical study of etoricoxib in the treatment of Chinese patients with osteoarthritis: a randomized double-blind trial. Chinese J of Rheum. 2013;17(5):307-312.

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00140972     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0663-080
First Posted: September 1, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 10, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors