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"CuraMed" and "Curamin" in Osteoarthritis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT02390349
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 17, 2015
Last Update Posted : June 22, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
EuroPharma, Inc.

Brief Summary:
This randomized, placebo-controlled study evaluates the effects of CuraMed ® (BCM-95 ®) and Curamin ® in the treatment of osteoarthritis. One group will receive CuraMed, one group will receive Curamin and one group will receive placebo.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Osteoarthritis, Knee Other: Placebo Dietary Supplement: Curamin Dietary Supplement: CuraMed Not Applicable

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 179 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : April 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2016

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MedlinePlus related topics: Osteoarthritis

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: CuraMed (BCM-95)
67 patients, treatment with CuraMed (BCM-95), one capsule (500 mg) orally, three times daily for 12 weeks
Dietary Supplement: CuraMed
Experimental: Curamin
67 patients, treatment with Curamin, one capsule (500 mg) orally, three times daily for 12 weeks
Dietary Supplement: Curamin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
67 patients, treatment with placebo, one capsule (500 mg) orally, three times daily for 12 weeks
Other: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Effect of Curamin and Curamed on joint pain as measured by the Western Ontario and McMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index (WOMAC) [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  2. Effects of Curamin and Curamed on physical performance measures using the Osteoarthritis Research Society International (OARSI) tests of physical function [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a diagnosis of degenerative hypertrophic osteoarthritis of the knee (M17, according to International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10) of bone joints, verified by radiography (Grade 1-3 by Kellgren-Lawrence radiographic grades).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • subjects with inflammatory and any secondary arthritis
  • moderate and severe synovitis (grades 2 and 3)
  • tear of meniscus
  • chronic diseases of the kidneys, liver, gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, endocrine and nervous systems
  • allergic anamnesis and drug intolerance
  • pregnant or nursing
  • history of substance abuse
  • subjects taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and analgesics within 2 weeks prior to the study
  • subjects taking glucosamine sulfate, chondroitin sulfate, intra-articular hyaluronate, systemic or intra-articular glucocorticoids within three months prior to the study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02390349

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Erebuni Medical Center
Yerevan, Armenia
Sponsors and Collaborators
EuroPharma, Inc.
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: EuroPharma, Inc. Identifier: NCT02390349    
Other Study ID Numbers: EP-1001
First Posted: March 17, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 22, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases