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Post-operative Efficacy and Safety Study

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00904085
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 19, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 15, 2010
Information provided by:
Endo Pharmaceuticals

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study was to compare the analgesic efficacy of 5 mg oxymorphone IR with placebo in patients with mild to moderate pain following outpatient knee arthroscopy.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Post-operative Pain Drug: Oxymorphone IR Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 122 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind Evaluation of the Analgesic Efficacy and Safety of a Low Dose Oxymorphone Immediate Release in Patients Following Ambulatory Arthroscopic Knee Surgery
Study Start Date : April 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2003

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Oxymorphone Drug: Oxymorphone IR
5 mg

Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Oxymorphone IR
5 mg

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Sum of Pain Intensity (SPID) Visual Analog Scale (VAS) [ Time Frame: 2 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females, 18 years of age or older, who have completed outpatient knee arthroscopy
  • Have an initial pain intensity score of between 30mm and 70mm on a 100mm Visual Analogue Scale(VAS) and a categorical pain rating scale of none, mild, moderate, or severe,
  • Have been informed of the nature of the study and provided written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Have a positive pregnancy test
  • Have received any of the following medications within 24 hours prior to dosing: COX2 inhibitors, Minor Tranquilizers, Muscle relaxants, Antihistamines
  • Long-acting oral and parenteral analgesics are prohibited for at least 12 hours prior to receiving study medication.
  • Have received any of the following medication within 48 hours prior to dosing: Chronic use of analgesics (opioid or non-opioid including aspirin [>325 mg/day], acetaminophen, and NSAIDs)
  • Have received MAOI drugs within 2 weeks prior to dosing
  • Not stabilized on the following medications for at least 4 weeks prior to dosing: Tricyclic antidepressant drugs, Serotonin reuptake inhibitors, Amphetamines used for ADHD

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00904085

Sponsors and Collaborators
Endo Pharmaceuticals
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Study Director: Sr. Director Endo Pharmaceuticals
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Responsible Party: Sr. Director, Clinical R&D
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00904085    
Other Study ID Numbers: EN3203-008
First Posted: May 19, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 15, 2010
Last Verified: February 2010
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Pain, Postoperative
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Neurologic Manifestations
Analgesics, Opioid
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Adjuvants, Anesthesia