Coxib-inhibition of Duodenal Polyp Growth in FAP

This study has been terminated.
(Drug withdrawal)
Information provided by:
Oslo University Hospital Identifier:
First received: February 13, 2009
Last updated: July 3, 2011
Last verified: February 2009

Preliminary data indicate a protective effect on the development of duodenal polyps by coxib treatment. The hypothesis of the present study is that normal therapy doses of rofecoxib for 1 year would stop or reverse the development of premalignant adenomatous lesions in the duodenal mucosa of FAP patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Duodenal Polyposis
Drug: Rofecoxib
Drug: placebo
Phase 2
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Coxib-inhibition of Duodenal Polyp Growth in Familial Adenomatous Polyposis

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by Oslo University Hospital:

Enrollment: 38
Study Start Date: September 2003
Study Completion Date: April 2004
Primary Completion Date: April 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Rofexocib 25 mg OD, 1 year treatment
Drug: Rofecoxib
Placebo Comparator: 2
Drug: placebo
placebo pills


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • FAP patient with previous colectomy and confirmed polyposis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Malignancy
  • NSAID hypersensitivity
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00844727

Dept of Medicine, Rikshospitalet
Oslo, Norway, 0027
Sponsors and Collaborators
Oslo University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00844727     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RH01/01
Study First Received: February 13, 2009
Last Updated: July 3, 2011
Health Authority: Norway:National Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics processed this record on March 25, 2015