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

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: March 15, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Primus Pharmaceuticals
safety, efficacy and acceptability of Flavocoxid

Condition Intervention
Osteoarthritis Dietary Supplement: flavocoxid Drug: Naproxen

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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

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Further study details as provided by Primus Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • compare efficacy

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • evaluate safety

Enrollment: 60
Study Start Date: March 2006
Study Completion Date: September 2006
Primary Completion Date: July 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
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

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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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
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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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00303017

United States, Florida
Timothy Truitt MD
Melbourne, Florida, United States, 32901
Sponsors and Collaborators
Primus Pharmaceuticals
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
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Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Primus Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00303017     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Primus Protocol #OAPS
First Submitted: March 13, 2006
First Posted: March 15, 2006
Last Update Posted: October 21, 2015
Last Verified: November 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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