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A Study of ABT-652 in Adults With Osteoarthritis Pain of the Knee

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: September 22, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AbbVie ( AbbVie (prior sponsor, Abbott) )
To compare the analgesic efficacy and safety of ABT-652 administered twice daily (BID) to placebo in subjects with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.

Condition Intervention Phase
Osteoarthritis of the Knee Drug: ABT-652 Drug: Placebo Drug: Naproxen Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Global Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo- and Active-Controlled Study Comparing the Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of ABT-652 to Placebo in Subjects With Osteoarthritis Pain of the Knee

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by AbbVie ( AbbVie (prior sponsor, Abbott) ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • 24-hour average pain score measured by Visual Analog Scale [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    Subject reported pain intensity measured by Visual Analog Scale (0-100)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Western Ontario and McMaster (WOMAC™ ) Osteoarthritis subscales, Pain, Physical Function and Stiffness scores [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    Self administered, patient-centered, health status questionnaire

  • Subject's Global Assessment of Arthritis Status [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    Subject reported assessment of arthritis status measured by Visual Analogue Scale (0-100)

  • Brief Pain Inventory [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    Subject reported pain intensity and intereference (scale 0-10)

  • SF-36v2™ Health Status Survey [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    There is no formal title for this quality of life survey, this is the only name for this measure. Subject reported quality of life survey

Enrollment: 322
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: May 2011
Primary Completion Date: May 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ABT-652 high dose
ABT-652 capsules- twice daily for 8 weeks. The dose of ABT-652 will depend on the Arm.
Drug: ABT-652
ABT-652 capsules - twice daily for 8 weeks. The dose of ABT-652 will depend on the Arm
Experimental: ABT-652 low dose
ABT-652 capsules - twice daily for 8 weeks. The dose ABT-652 will depend on the Arm
Drug: ABT-652
ABT-652 capsules - twice daily for 8 weeks. The dose of ABT-652 will depend on the Arm
Active Comparator: Naproxen
Naproxen capsules- twice daily for 8 weeks
Drug: Naproxen
Naproxen capsules - twice daily for 8 weeks
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo capsules- twice daily for 8 weeks
Drug: Placebo
Placebo capsules - twice daily for 8 weeks


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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

  • History of OA of the knee joint and meeting American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Clinical and Radiographic criteria,
  • Pain score as required by the protocol at Screening and Baseline
  • Willing to washout of analgesics and to follow treatment plan, visit schedules and study procedures.

Exclusion Criteria

  • History of sensitivity to histamine medications, acetaminophen (paracetamol), or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Active gastrointestinal (GI) disease, GI bleeding or GI ulceration, or history of GI bleeding or GI ulceration in the last 6 months
  • History of major psychiatric disorders
  • Diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis, autoimmune disorder, arthritis other than osteoarthritis involving the study joint, or other painful syndrome that could interfere with the assessment of pain at the study joint
  • Any cardiac, respiratory, neurological or other medical condition or illness that is not well controlled with treatment
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01207115

  Hide Study Locations
United States, Arizona
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37220
Chandler, Arizona, United States, 85224
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37223
Tempe, Arizona, United States, 85282
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37215
Tucson, Arizona, United States, 85704
United States, California
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37221
Anaheim, California, United States, 92801
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37222
Burbank, California, United States, 91505
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 35956
Chino, California, United States, 91710
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37053
La Mesa, California, United States, 91942
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37218
Lomita, California, United States, 90717
United States, Connecticut
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37227
Milford, Connecticut, United States, 06460
United States, Florida
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37229
Boynton Beach, Florida, United States, 33472
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37209
Ocala, Florida, United States, 34471
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37212
Plantation, Florida, United States, 33317
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 35961
South Miami, Florida, United States, 33143
United States, Indiana
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37207
Valparaiso, Indiana, United States, 46383
United States, Minnesota
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37217
Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, United States, 55430
United States, Missouri
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37228
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63141
United States, New York
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 35959
New York, New York, United States, 10004
United States, North Carolina
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37211
Salisbury, North Carolina, United States, 28144
United States, Pennsylvania
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37214
Duncansville, Pennsylvania, United States, 16635
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37205
Wyomissing, Pennsylvania, United States, 19610
United States, Texas
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37208
Austin, Texas, United States, 78705
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37213
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78209-1744
United States, Virginia
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 35953
Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23294
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41782
Brisbane, Australia, 4102
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41779
Campsie, Sydney, Australia, 2194
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41778
Clayton, Australia, 3168
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41785
Fitzroy, Australia, VIC 3065
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41582
Kogarah, Australia, 2217
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41776
Malvern East, Australia, 3145
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41563
Montreal, Canada, H2L 1S6
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41566
Newmarket, Canada, L3Y 3R7
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41565
Pointe-Claire, Canada, H9J 3W3
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41562
Sainte-Foy, Quebec, Canada, G1W 4R4
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 41951
Santiago, Chile
Puerto Rico
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37183
Caguas, Puerto Rico, 00725
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37622
Ponce, Puerto Rico, 00716
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 35966
San Juan, Puerto Rico, 00936-8344
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 37184
Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, 00976
Sponsors and Collaborators
AbbVie (prior sponsor, Abbott)
Study Director: Rachel Duan, MD AbbVie
  More Information

Responsible Party: AbbVie (prior sponsor, Abbott)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01207115     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M10-889
First Submitted: September 21, 2010
First Posted: September 22, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 7, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Osteoarthritis, Knee
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