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A Study of Two Approved Drugs in the Treatment of Post-Bunionectomy Surgery Pain (0966-234)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00092378
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
This purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of two approved drugs in the treatment of pain following bunionectomy surgery.

Condition Intervention Phase
Postoperative Pain Drug: MK0966, rofecoxib Drug: Comparator: diclofenac sodium, 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, Double-Blind, Placebo- and Active-Comparator-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study of Rofecoxib and Diclofenac Sodium in the Treatment of Post-Bunionectomy Surgery Pain

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Overall analgesic effect over 8 hours

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to onset of analgesic effect.
  • The use of supplemental analgesia on Days 2-3.
  • Peak analgesic effect on Day 1.
  • Overall safety and tolerability.
  • The analgesic effect on Days 2-3.

Enrollment: 251
Actual Study Start Date: September 1, 2003
Study Completion Date: December 1, 2003
Primary Completion Date: December 1, 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
The duration of treatment is 5 days for rofecoxib and 1 day for diclofenac sodium.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Bunion removal

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any known allergies to the study design
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00092378


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: NCT00092378     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0966-234
2004_072
First Submitted: September 22, 2004
First Posted: September 27, 2004
Last Update Posted: May 9, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Bunionectomy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pain, Postoperative
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations
Nervous System Diseases
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms
Diclofenac
Rofecoxib
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
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors


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