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Safety of Diclofenac Sodium Gel in Knee Osteoarthritis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00171691
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 23, 2012
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis

Brief Summary:
This study will test the efficacy and safety of topical Voltaren in the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoarthritis Drug: Diclofenac Topical Sodium Gel 1% Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 450 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety of Diclofenac Sodium Gel in Knee Osteoarthritis
Study Start Date : October 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2006

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Osteoarthritis




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of treatment-emergent adverse events
  2. Number of laboratory values outside pre-determined ranges at Months 1, 3, 6, 9 and 12

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of serious treatment-emergent adverse events
  2. Number of patients who discontinued study medication due to a treatment-emergent adverse event
  3. WOMAC pain, physical function and stiffness scores at Months 3, 6, 9 and 12


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Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Key Inclusion criteria

• Osteoarthritis of the knee

Key Exclusion criteria

  • Other rheumatic disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis
  • Active gastrointestinal ulcer during the last year
  • Known allergy to analgesic drugs

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Locations
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United States, New Jersey
Novartis Consumer Health Inc.
Parsippany, New Jersey, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00171691    
Other Study ID Numbers: VOSG-PN-309
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 23, 2012
Last Verified: April 2012
Keywords provided by Novartis:
Knee osteoarthritis, Topical NSAID, Diclofenac sodium
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis, Knee
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Diclofenac
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