Effectiveness Of Single Doses Of Ibuprofen In Patients With Osteoarthritis Of The Knee
To demonstrate that new drugs work, many complex multidose studies are often required. The intent of this study is to use Ibuprofen as an example of a marketed pain relief drug to validate a simpler single dose model for future assessment of new pain drugs.
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||A Double-Blind, Randomised, Placebo-Controlled, Cross-Over Pilot Study to Investigate the Efficacy of Ibuprofen in Patients With Osteoarthritis of the Knee Following Administration of a Single Dose|
- Pain intensity recorded over 0-8 hours using question 1 of the WOMAC (Western Ontario and McMaster University Osteoarthritis Index)pain subscale (visual analog scale).
- Responder rate Patient impression of change - 8 & 24 hrs post dose Time to use of rescue medication (paracetamol)
|Study Start Date:||August 2005|