An Investigational Drug in Patients With Osteoarthritis (0663-073)
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A 12-Week, Randomized, Placebo- and Active-Comparator-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Double-Blind Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Etoricoxib 30 mg Versus Ibuprofen 2400 mg in Patients With Osteoarthritis (Study 2)
Actual Study Start Date
April 9, 2003
Primary Completion Date
November 13, 2003
Study Completion Date
November 13, 2003
Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine
WOMAC VA 3.0 pain subscale, WOMAC VA 3.0 physical function subscale, and Patient Global Assessment of Disease Status Scale. Efficacy data collected at Weeks 2, 4, 8, and 12.
Secondary Outcome Measures
Patient Global Assessment of Response to Therapy, Investigator Global Assessment of Disease Status, Womac VA 3.0: Stiffness, Overall Average Score and Overall Subscale Average. Clinical efficacy data collected at Weeks 2, 4, 8, and 12.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
40 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with osteoarthritis of the hip or knee who use current approved medication (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)) or tylenol to treat the symptoms of their osteoarthritis. Patients taking NSAIDs are required to discontinue using these drugs and their symptoms must become worse.
Patients with certain medical conditions may not be allowed to participate. These conditions will be reviewed with the study physician.