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A Six Week Study Of The Pain Relieving Effects Of Celecoxib 200 Mg Twice Daily Compared To Tramadol 50 Mg Four Times Daily In Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00662558
First Posted: April 21, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 23, 2009
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Information provided by:
Pfizer
Results First Submitted: September 10, 2009  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Low Back Pain
Interventions: Drug: celecoxib
Drug: tramadol HCL

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Celecoxib 200 mg capsules two times a day (BID) for 6 weeks
Tramadol HCL 50 mg capsules four times a day (QID) for 6 weeks

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Celecoxib   Tramadol HCL
STARTED   398   404 
Received Treatment   396   396 
COMPLETED   342   294 
NOT COMPLETED   56   110 
Adverse Event                21                59 
Lack of Efficacy                4                7 
Lost to Follow-up                13                10 
Other                9                14 
Withdrawal by Subject                7                12 
Randomized But Did Not Receive Treatment                2                8 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Celecoxib 200 mg capsules two times a day (BID) for 6 weeks
Tramadol HCL 50 mg capsules four times a day (QID) for 6 weeks
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Celecoxib   Tramadol HCL   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 396   396   792 
Age, Customized 
[Units: Participants]
     
18 to 44 years   164   167   331 
45 to 64 years   191   182   373 
> = 65 years   41   47   88 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   237   213   450 
Male   159   183   342 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Treatment Responders Based on the Numerical Rating Scale-Pain (NRS-Pain)   [ Time Frame: Week 6 or Early Termination (ET) ]

2.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Severity of Chronic Low Back Pain as Measured by NRS-Pain   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 6/ET ]

3.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Severity of Low Back Pain as Measured by Visual Analogue Scale (VAS)   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 6/ET ]

4.  Secondary:   Patient's Global Assessment of Disease Activity   [ Time Frame: Week 6/ET ]

5.  Secondary:   Physician's Global Assessment of Disease Activity   [ Time Frame: Week 6/ET ]

6.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ) Total Score   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 6/ET ]

7.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Modified Brief Pain Inventory (m-BPI-sf)   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 6/ET ]

8.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Medical Outcomes Study (MOS) Sleep Scale   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 6/ET ]

9.  Secondary:   Number of Subjects With Change From Baseline in MOS Optimal Sleep Scale Scores   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 6/ET ]

10.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Work Limitations Questionnaire (WLQ)   [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 6/ET ]

11.  Secondary:   Patient's Global Evaluation of Study Medication   [ Time Frame: Weeks 1, 3, and 6/ET ]

12.  Secondary:   Patient's Satisfaction Questionnaire (With Pain Relief Scale)   [ Time Frame: Week 6/ET ]

13.  Secondary:   Patient's Satisfaction Questionnaire (With Walking and Bending Ability Scale)   [ Time Frame: Week 6/ET ]

14.  Secondary:   Chronic Low Back Pain Responders Based on VAS, Patient's Global, and RMDQ   [ Time Frame: Week 6/ET ]


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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:
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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: NCT00662558     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A3191338
First Submitted: December 6, 2007
First Posted: April 21, 2008
Results First Submitted: September 10, 2009
Results First Posted: November 23, 2009
Last Update Posted: November 23, 2009