Safety and Efficacy of an Investigational Drug Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Cancer Pain (0663-083)
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The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of an investigational drug versus placebo in the treatment of metastatic bone cancer pain in patients diagnosed with breast or prostate cancer and a bone neoplasm. Patients in the study will be taking opioids to treat moderate to severe pain for their bone metastases and will remain on their opioids during the entire course of the study.
Condition or disease
Drug: MK0663, etoricoxib / Duration of Treatment: 4 weeks
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients are required to have a diagnosis of breast or prostate cancer with bone involvement and moderate to severe pain that requires opioid treatment.
Nervous System Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Neoplasms by Site
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs