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Celebrex Short Versus Long Therapy In Osteoarthritis Of The Knee

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: August 29, 2005
Last Update Posted: June 10, 2008
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This is a phase III, multicentre, randomized, double blind, parallel-group, pilot study designed to compare a long term (12 weeks) versus a short term (2 weeks) treatment with celecoxib 200 mg/die in treatment and prevention of new flare in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee.

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoarthritis,Knee Drug: Celebrex Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Protocol For A Multicentre, Double Blind, Parallel Group Pilot Study To Compare Celecoxib Long Term Vs Celecoxib Short Term Therapy In Treatment And Prevention Of New Flare In Patients With Osteoarthritis Of The Knee

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Further study details as provided by Pfizer:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time elapsing between the last drug administration and a new flare, if any, occurring within a 12 months FU and proportion pts with a new flare

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Flare intensity WOMAC OA index Psycho-affective Index Pt's assessment of OA pain (VAS) Pt's & Physician's global assessment disease severity Incidence of total AEs Incidence of GI AEs: Incidence of changes in: hematology, renal function, liver function

Estimated Enrollment: 200
Study Start Date: November 2002
Study Completion Date: March 2006
Primary Completion Date: March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of OA of the knee according to the ACR Classification Criteria for osteoarthritis;
  • patients in flare

Exclusion Criteria:

  • any concomitant inflammatory rheumatic condition which may interfere with the assessment of OA
  • clinical or radiological evidence of chondrocalcinosis
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00137410

Pfizer Investigational Site
Rutigliano, BA, Italy, 70018
Pfizer Investigational Site
Arenzano (GE), Italy, 16011
Pfizer Investigational Site
Cagliari - Monserrato, Italy
Pfizer Investigational Site
Foggia, Italy, 71100
Pfizer Investigational Site
Genova, Italy, 16100
Pfizer Investigational Site
Genova, Italy, 16132
Pfizer Investigational Site
Jesi ( AN), Italy, 60035
Pfizer Investigational Site
Milano, Italy, 20122
Pfizer Investigational Site
Milano, Italy, 20157
Pfizer Investigational Site
Padova, Italy, 35100
Pfizer Investigational Site
Palermo, Italy, 90146
Pfizer Investigational Site
Pavia, Italy, 27100
Pfizer Investigational Site
Potenza, Italy, 85100
Pfizer Investigational Site
Roma, Italy, 00149
Pfizer Investigational Site
Siena, Italy, 53100
Pfizer Investigational Site
Venezia, Italy, 30122
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Pfizer CT.gov Call Center Pfizer
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Directorm Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Pfizer, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00137410     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 635-IFL-0508-015
First Submitted: August 26, 2005
First Posted: August 29, 2005
Last Update Posted: June 10, 2008
Last Verified: July 2006

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