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A Study of Two Approved Drugs in Patients With Osteoarthritis (0966-220)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00092365
First Posted: September 27, 2004
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of two approved drugs in the treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee.

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoarthritis Drug: MK0966, rofecoxib Drug: Comparator: celecoxib, placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Double -Blind Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Rofecoxib 12.5 mg and Celecoxib 200 mg in Patients With Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee as measured by Patient Global Assessment of Response to Therapy (PGART) and WOMAC VA 3.0 over 6 weeks of treatment.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • OA of the knee as measured by PGART over 6 wks of treatment.
  • WOMAC Question #1 over 6 wks of treatment.

Enrollment: 413
Actual Study Start Date: April 1, 2003
Study Completion Date: November 1, 2003
Primary Completion Date: November 1, 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The duration of treatment is 6 weeks.
  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Osteoarthritis of the knee which requires treatment with medication for pain relief

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any known allergy to the study drugs
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00092365


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

Publications:
Study Data/Documents: CSR Synopsis  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00092365     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0966-220
2004_071
First Submitted: September 22, 2004
First Posted: September 27, 2004
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017

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