The Clinical Efficacy of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammation Drugs in Patients With Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

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Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (in order to prepare a new clinical trial to evaluate with pathological change)
First Posted : May 30, 2008
Last Update Posted : June 10, 2013
The Korean Urological Association
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
KYU-SUNG LEE, Samsung Medical Center

Brief Summary:
Non-steroidal Anti-inflammation Drugs can effectively reduce the lower urinary tract symptoms from benign prostatic hyperplasia

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Drug: selective alpha 1-blockers Drug: celecoxib Drug: alpha-blocker and NSAID Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Clinical Efficacy of Non-steroidal Anti-inflammation Drugs in Patients With Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: A Prospective Randomized Multicenter Trial
Study Start Date : May 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Alpha-blocker
Alpha-blocker only
Drug: selective alpha 1-blockers
Continued medication that the patient had before the enrollment of this study (tamsulosin 0.2mg, alfuzosin 10mg, doxazosin 4, 8mg, or terazosin 2-10mg daily for 8 weeks)
Other Names:
  • tamsulosin
  • alfuzosin
  • doxazosin
  • terazosin

Active Comparator: NSAID
NSAID only
Drug: celecoxib
200mg daily for 8 weeks

Experimental: alpha-blocker and NSAID
Combination treatment of alpha-blocker and NSAID
Drug: alpha-blocker and NSAID
amsulosin 0.2mg, alfuzosin 10mg, doxazosin 4, 8mg, or terazosin 2-10mg daily for 8 weeks and celecoxib 200mg daily for 8 weeks
Other Names:
  • tamsulosin and celecoxib
  • alfuzosin and celecoxib
  • doxazosin and celecoxib
  • terazosin and celecoxib

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The changes of International Prostatic Symptom Scores after medications [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. The changes of voiding frequencies after medications [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  2. The changes of 'ICS male questionnaire-short form' after medications [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  3. Patient perception of treatment benefit questionnaire [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  4. The changes of 'patient perception of bladder condition' after medications [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  5. The changes of maximum flow rate and postvoid residuals after medications [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  6. The changes of serum PSA levels after medications [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  7. The changes of WBC counts on the expressed prostatic secretions after medications [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  8. Complications [ Time Frame: During all study periods ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Who had the treatment of BPH with alpha-1 blockers for more than 3 months
  • Who have the IPSS(International Prostatic Symptom Score) >= 15
  • Who have the maximum flow rate(Qmax) < 15 with voided volume > 150mL
  • Who have the PPBC(patient's perception of bladder condition) >= 3 (The PPBC was assessed by the use of a six point ordered categorical scale(1-6 point). The higher score means the higher bother)
  • Who had the PSA level < 4 ng/mL within 6 months (But, the patient who are revealed not to have prostate cancer by prostate biopsy can be included even if he had PSA level of 4-10 ng/mL)
  • Who underwent the transrectal ultrasound of prostate within 6 months
  • Who can understand this study and can give the informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Who had regular intake of 5-alpha reductase inhibitor or NSAID within 6 months before screening
  • Who have peptic ulcer and/or asthma
  • Who have urologic malignancies such as prostate cancer and bladder cancer
  • Who have urethral strictures, large bladder diverticuli, and bladder neck contractures
  • Who had surgical treatment for BPH
  • Who have histories of bladder and/or urethra
  • Who have serum PSA level more than 10 ng/ml
  • Who have histories of orthostatic hypotension
  • Who have serum creatinine level more than 2.0 mg/dl
  • Who have serum ALT and/or AST level more than 1.5 times of normal upper limit
  • Who have heart failure
  • Who have histories of bacterial prostatitis within 1 year
  • Who have histories of active urinary tract infection within 1 month
  • Who have histories of the biopsy of bladder and prostate within 1 month
  • Who are unable to void
  • Who use pads because of incontinences
  • Who have hypersensitivities for alpha blockers that include quinazoline, NSAID, aspirin, sulfonamide
  • Who have histories of unstable angina, myocardial infarction, and cerebrovascular accident within 6 months
  • Who have neurogenic bladder due to multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, Spinal injuries and etc.
  • Who have thinking disturbances
  • Who have histories of abuses of alcohol and/or other drugs
  • Who seem to be not fit to this study by the decision of investigators

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00687388

Korea, Republic of
Severance Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 120-752
Samsung Medical Center
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
Asan Medical Center
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 138-736
Sponsors and Collaborators
Samsung Medical Center
The Korean Urological Association
Principal Investigator: Kyu-Sung Lee, Ph.D., M.D. Samsung Medical Center


Responsible Party: KYU-SUNG LEE, Professor, Samsung Medical Center Identifier: NCT00687388     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-07-084
First Posted: May 30, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 10, 2013
Last Verified: June 2013

Keywords provided by KYU-SUNG LEE, Samsung Medical Center:
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Alpha Blockers
Treatment Outcome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Prostatic Hyperplasia
Pathologic Processes
Prostatic Diseases
Genital Diseases, Male
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Adrenergic alpha-Antagonists
Cyclooxygenase 2 Inhibitors
Cyclooxygenase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Adrenergic alpha-1 Receptor Antagonists
Adrenergic Antagonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Urological Agents