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Testing The Effectiveness Of Celecoxib In Patients With Painful Sore Throat

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00402987
First Posted: November 23, 2006
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2009
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Information provided by:
Pfizer
Results First Submitted: November 14, 2008  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Pharyngitis
Interventions: Drug: celecoxib
Drug: celecoxib followed by placebo
Drug: placebo

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Recruitment Details
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1 center in the United States.

Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Celecoxib 50mg/50mg Dose 1 celecoxib 50 mg followed 6-12 hours later by dose 2 celecoxib 50 mg
Celecoxib 100mg/Placebo Dose 1 celecoxib 100 mg followed 6-12 hours later by dose 2 placebo
Celecoxib 100mg/50mg Dose 1 celecoxib 100 mg followed 6-12 hours later by dose 2 celecoxib 50 mg
Placebo Dose 1 placebo followed 6-12 hours later by dose 2 placebo

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Celecoxib 50mg/50mg   Celecoxib 100mg/Placebo   Celecoxib 100mg/50mg   Placebo
STARTED   90   45   45   89 
COMPLETED   90   45   44   89 
NOT COMPLETED   0   0   1   0 
Lack of Efficacy                0                0                1                0 



  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Celecoxib 50mg/50mg Dose 1 celecoxib 50 mg followed 6-12 hours later by dose 2 celecoxib 50 mg
Celecoxib 100mg/Placebo Dose 1 celecoxib 100 mg followed 6-12 hours later by dose 2 placebo
Celecoxib 100mg/50mg Dose 1 celecoxib 100 mg followed 6-12 hours later by dose 2 celecoxib 50 mg
Placebo Dose 1 placebo followed 6-12 hours later by dose 2 placebo
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Celecoxib 50mg/50mg   Celecoxib 100mg/Placebo   Celecoxib 100mg/50mg   Placebo   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 90   45   45   89   269 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 19.5  (1.3)   19.6  (1.4)   19.9  (2.3)   19.3  (1.4)   19.5  (1.5) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
         
Female   55   25   15   49   144 
Male   35   20   30   40   125 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Sum of Sore Throat Pain Intensity Difference (SPID2) on Swallowing at 2 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 2 hours Post-First Dose ]

2.  Secondary:   Sore Throat Pain Intensity Difference (PID) Within 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: Within First 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

3.  Secondary:   Sore Throat Pain Intensity Difference (PID) From 7 to 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 7 to 24 hours ]

4.  Secondary:   Sum of Sore Throat Pain Intensity Difference (SPID) Within 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: up to 6 hours ]

5.  Secondary:   Sum of Sore Throat Pain Intensity Difference (SPID) From 7 to 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 7 to 24 hours ]

6.  Secondary:   Sore Throat Relief Rating Scale (STRRS) Within 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: within the first 6 hours ]

7.  Secondary:   Sore Throat Relief Rating Scale (STRRS) From 7 to 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 7 to 24 hours ]

8.  Secondary:   Sore Throat Relief Rating Scale (STRRS) - ‘Moderate Relief’ at 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: at 6 hours ]

9.  Secondary:   Sore Throat Relief Rating Scale (STRRS) - ‘Moderate Relief’ at 12 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 12 hours ]

10.  Secondary:   Time to Perceptible Pain Relief   [ Time Frame: Within 2 Hours Post-First Dose ]

11.  Secondary:   Time to Meaningful Pain Relief   [ Time Frame: Within 2 Hours Post-First Dose ]

12.  Secondary:   Time to Onset of Analgesia   [ Time Frame: Within 2 Hours Post-First Dose ]

13.  Secondary:   Patient’s Global Evaluation of Study Medication at 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 6 Hours Post-First Dose ]

14.  Secondary:   Patient’s Global Evaluation of Study Medication at 12 and 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 12 and 24 hours Post-First Dose ]

15.  Other Pre-specified:   Throat Soreness Scale (TSS) Difference Within 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: Within first 6 hours post-first dose ]

16.  Other Pre-specified:   Throat Soreness Scale (TSS) Difference From 7 to 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 7 to 24 hours post-first dose ]

17.  Other Pre-specified:   Sore Throat Pain Intensity Difference (SPID2) as Measured by Throat Soreness Scale (TSS) at 2 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 2 hour period Post-First Dose ]

18.  Other Pre-specified:   Sum of Throat Soreness Difference as Measured by Throat Soreness Scale (TSS) Within 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: Within 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

19.  Other Pre-specified:   Sum of Throat Soreness Difference as Measured by Throat Soreness Scale (TSS) From 7 to 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 7 to 24 hours Post-First Dose ]

20.  Other Pre-specified:   Difficulty Swallowing Difference as Measured by Difficulty Swallowing Scale (DSS) Within 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: Within 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

21.  Other Pre-specified:   Difficulty Swallowing Difference as Measured by Difficulty Swallowing Scale (DSS) From 7 to 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 7 to 24 hours Post-First Dose ]

22.  Other Pre-specified:   Sum of Sore Throat Pain Intensity Difference (SPID2) as Measured by Difficulty Swallowing Scale (DSS) at 2 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: Over 2 hour Period Post-First Dose ]

23.  Other Pre-specified:   Sum of Difficulty Swallowing Difference as Measured by Difficulty Swallowing Scale (DSS) Within 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: Within 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

24.  Other Pre-specified:   Sum of Difficulty Swallowing Difference as Measured by Difficulty Swallowing Scale (DSS) From 7 to 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 7 to 24 hours Post-First Dose ]

25.  Other Pre-specified:   Difficulty Swallowing Scale (DSS) Difference at Least 50% Gone at 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: At 6 hours ]

26.  Other Pre-specified:   Difficulty Swallowing Scale (DSS) Difference at Least 50% Gone at 12 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: At 12 Hours ]

27.  Other Pre-specified:   Total Pain Relief (TOTPAR) at 2 and 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 2 and 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

28.  Other Pre-specified:   Total Pain Relief (TOTPAR) at 12 and 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 12 and 24 hours Post-First Dose ]

29.  Other Pre-specified:   Subjects With >= 50% Total Pain Relief (TOTPAR) at 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

30.  Other Pre-specified:   Subjects With >= 50% Total Pain Relief (TOTPAR) at 12 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 12 hours Post-First Dose ]

31.  Other Pre-specified:   Number Needed to Treat (NNT) to Achieve at Least 50% of Maximum Total Pain Relief (TOTPAR) at 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

32.  Other Pre-specified:   Number Needed to Treat (NNT) to Achieve at Least 50% of Maximum Total Pain Relief (TOTPAR) at 12 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 12 hours Post-First Dose ]

33.  Other Pre-specified:   Subjects With Sore Throat Pain at Least 35% Gone and at Least 50% Gone at 2 and 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 2 and 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

34.  Other Pre-specified:   Subjects With Sore Throat Pain at Least 35% Gone and at Least 50% Gone at 12 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 12 hours Post-First Dose ]

35.  Other Pre-specified:   Subjects Who Achieved Their Own Level of 'Meaningful Relief' and 'Much Improvement' at 2 and 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 2 and 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

36.  Other Pre-specified:   Subjects Who Achieved Their Own Level of 'Meaningful Relief' and 'Much Improvement' at 12 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 12 hours Post-First Dose ]

37.  Other Pre-specified:   Subjects Who Achieved Their Own Level of 'Meaningful Relief' Within 6 Hours Who Had Perceptible Relief Onset Time Within 1 Hour   [ Time Frame: Within 6 hours Post-First Dose ]

38.  Other Pre-specified:   Subjects Who Achieved Their Own Level of 'Meaningful Relief' Within 6 Hours Who Still Had Perceptible Relief at 12 and 24 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 12 and 24 hours Post-First Dose ]

39.  Other Pre-specified:   Median Onset Time of First Perceptible Relief in Subjects Who Achieved Their Own Level of 'Meaningful Relief' Within 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 24 Hours ]

40.  Other Pre-specified:   Median Offset Time of No Perceptible Relief in Subjects Who Achieved Their Own Level of 'Meaningful Relief' Within 6 Hours Post-First Dose   [ Time Frame: 24 Hours ]

41.  Other Pre-specified:   Treatment Failures on STRRS Questionnaire   [ Time Frame: 24 hours Post-First Dose ]

42.  Other Pre-specified:   Subjects Taking Rescue Medication   [ Time Frame: Within 24 hours Post-First Dose ]

43.  Other Pre-specified:   Treatment Satisfaction Questionnaire for Medication (TSQM vII)   [ Time Frame: 24 hours or immediately prior to taking rescue medication ]

44.  Other Pre-specified:   First Perceptible Relief   [ Time Frame: up to 24 hours ]

45.  Other Pre-specified:   No Perceptible Relief   [ Time Frame: up to 24 hours ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Pfizer ClinicalTrials.gov Call Center
Organization: Pfizer, Inc.
phone: 1-800-718-1021
e-mail: ClinicalTrials.govCallCenter@pfizer.com



Responsible Party: Director, Clinical Trial Disclosure Group, Pfizer, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00402987     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A3191334
First Submitted: November 21, 2006
First Posted: November 23, 2006
Results First Submitted: November 14, 2008
Results First Posted: March 12, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2009