A Study of Rofecoxib in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)

This study has been terminated.
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Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: August 30, 2005
Last updated: November 30, 2006
Last verified: November 2006
A study to evaluate rofecoxib in the treatment of rectal, colon, or duodenal adenomas in patients with Familial Adenomatous Polyposis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli
Drug: MK0966; rofecoxib / Duration of Treatment: 24 weeks
Drug: Comparator: placebo / Duration of Treatment: 24 weeks
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Rofecoxib in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis (FAP)

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number and average size of rectal polyps
  • Safety and tolerability

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number and average size of duodenal polyps
  • Proportions of patients with improved overall colon rating

Estimated Enrollment: 62
Study Start Date: March 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females at least 18 years of age with familial adenomatous polyposis.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00140894

Canada, Quebec
Merck Frosst Canada Ltd.
Kirkland, Quebec, Canada, H9H3L1
Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00140894     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005_052 
Study First Received: August 30, 2005
Last Updated: November 30, 2006
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Cancer Pain

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Adenomatous Polyposis Coli
Adenomatous Polyps
Colonic Diseases
Colorectal Neoplasms
Digestive System Diseases
Digestive System Neoplasms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Neoplasms
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Intestinal Diseases
Intestinal Neoplasms
Intestinal Polyposis
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms by Site
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplastic Syndromes, Hereditary
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Antirheumatic Agents
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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