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Safety, Efficacy and Acceptability of Flavocoxid (Limbrel)A Pilot Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00303017
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 15, 2006
Last Update Posted : October 21, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Primus Pharmaceuticals

Brief Summary:
safety, efficacy and acceptability of Flavocoxid

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoarthritis Dietary Supplement: flavocoxid Drug: Naproxen Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Safety, Efficacy and acceptability of Flavocoxid (Limbrel) compared with Naproxen in Subjects with Osteoarthritis of the Knee. A Pilot Study

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety, Efficacy and Acceptability of Flavocoxid (Limbrel) Compared With Naproxen in Subjects With Osteoarthritis of the Knee. A Pilot Study
Study Start Date : March 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2006

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: flavocoxid
medical food
Dietary Supplement: flavocoxid
flavonoid mixture
Other Name: Limbrel

Active Comparator: naproxen
Drug: Naproxen
non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug
Other Name: naprosyn

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. compare efficacy

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. evaluate safety

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

OA of the knee,K-L grade 2-3 in general good health is currently taking an NSAID or COX-2 inhibitor -

Exclusion Criteria:

pregant or nursing women grade 1 or 4 OA any significant medical condition that in the opinion of the physician might put the subject at risk in this study any form of arthropathy other than OA any condition that might confound the evaluation of the pain, stiffness or function of the target joint intra-articular cotticosteroid inkection in the target joint within 3 month of the screening visit concomitant use of other anti-inflammatory or anti arthritic medication or products(including OTC and herbal preparations) Low dose aspirin for cardio-protection is allowed concomitant use of coumadin or other anticoagulant or anti-platelet medication concomitant use of gastro-protectiv medications including, but not limited to, H2 blockers and proton pump inhibitors, including OTC and herbal products History of allergy to Flavonoids


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United States, Florida
Timothy Truitt MD
Melbourne, Florida, United States, 32901
Sponsors and Collaborators
Primus Pharmaceuticals
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Principal Investigator: Joy Schechtman, DO Sun Valley Arthritis Ltd, 6525 W. Sack Drive Suite 108 Glendale AZ 85308 Phone 623-825-5591 Fax 623
Principal Investigator: Timothy Truitt, MD MIMA Century Research Associates 65 E. Nasa Blvd. Suite 106 Melbourne FL 32901 Phone 321 723-1203 Fax 321-725-3602
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Primus Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00303017    
Other Study ID Numbers: Primus Protocol #OAPS
First Posted: March 15, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2015
Last Verified: November 2008
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Gout Suppressants
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action