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Dose-Escalation of Botulinum Toxin in Subjects With Osteoarthritis of the Knee

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: NCT02139319
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 15, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 5, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Q-Med AB

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and tolerability of the drug product at each dose level.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Knee Osteoarthritis Drug: Botulinum toxin Drug: Placebo Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 22 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Study Start Date : March 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Osteoarthritis

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Botulinum toxin
Single intra-articular injection
Drug: Botulinum toxin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Single intra-articular injection
Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence and severity of adverse events [ Time Frame: Up to 6 weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   25 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Fully weight bearing in the index knee with or without the need for assistive/orthopaedic devices
  • Pain score ≥40 mm of the index knee
  • Committing to continue using their assistive/orthopaedic device throughout the study using the same regimen

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any infection in the index knee or inflammatory skin disease or other inflammatory diseases at the index knee or the anticipated injection site
  • Surgery on the symptomatic knee within the previous 12 months or arthroscopy in the index knee in the past 3 months
  • Any painful orthopaedic disorder of the back or hip which is likely to interfere with the safety or efficacy assessments
  • A joint disorder other than osteoarthritis in the index knee which could potentially interfere with the safety or efficacy assessments

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02139319

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United Kingdom
London, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Q-Med AB
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Study Director: Q-Med AB Q-Med AB
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Responsible Party: Q-Med AB Identifier: NCT02139319    
Other Study ID Numbers: 43QM1309
First Posted: May 15, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 5, 2014
Last Verified: August 2014
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Osteoarthritis, Knee
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Botulinum Toxins
Acetylcholine Release Inhibitors
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs