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Fibromyalgia Outcome Research Trial Evaluating Synergistic Suppression of HSV-1 (FORTRESS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04748705
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 10, 2021
Last Update Posted : September 27, 2022
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Virios Therapeutics, Inc.

Brief Summary:
Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 16-week study designed to explore the safety and efficacy of IMC-1 for the treatment of patients with fibromyalgia.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Fibromyalgia Drug: IMC-1 Drug: Placebo BID Tablet Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 422 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 2B Trial of IMC-1 for the Treatment of Fibromyalgia
Actual Study Start Date : June 3, 2021
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 5, 2022
Actual Study Completion Date : August 5, 2022

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MedlinePlus related topics: Fibromyalgia

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: IMC-1 Oral Tablet
2X IMC-1 Tablet taken orally, each morning and evening.
Drug: IMC-1
Patients will take 1 tablet twice daily, each morning and evening, of randomly assigned study drug orally starting on Day 1 through study duration.

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
2X Placebo Tablet taken orally, each morning and evening.
Drug: Placebo BID Tablet
Patients will take 1 tablet twice daily, each morning and evening, of randomly assigned study drug orally starting on Day 1 through study duration.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Mean Pain Score [ Time Frame: 16 Week ]
    Change from Baseline to Week 16 endpoint in the diary Numerical Rating Scale (NRS) weekly average of daily self-reported average pain severity scores. Scores range from 0 to 10 where a higher score means worse outcome.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Gender Based Eligibility:   Yes
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The patient is female, 18 to 65 years of age, inclusive.
  • The patient has a diagnosis of primary FM as defined by the 2016 Revisions to the 2010/2011 fibromyalgia diagnostic criteria (American College of Rheumatology Preliminary Diagnostic Criteria)
  • The in clinic 7-day recall VAS scale average daily pain intensity score at Screening visit within protocol defined range.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any underlying medical or psychiatric condition that could impact their safe participation per protocol.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04748705

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United States, Alabama
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Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35216
United States, Arkansas
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Rogers, Arkansas, United States, 72758
United States, California
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Oceanside, California, United States, 92056
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Riverside, California, United States, 92503
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Sacramento, California, United States, 95831
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San Diego, California, United States, 92103
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Santa Ana, California, United States, 92705
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Temecula, California, United States, 92591
United States, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States, 32256
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Ocala, Florida, United States, 34470
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Oldsmar, Florida, United States, 34677
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Orlando, Florida, United States, 32801
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Tampa, Florida, United States, 33614
United States, Georgia
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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States, 30022
United States, Illinois
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Gurnee, Illinois, United States, 60031
United States, Indiana
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Evansville, Indiana, United States, 47714
United States, Iowa
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Des Moines, Iowa, United States, 50265
United States, Kansas
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Prairie Village, Kansas, United States, 66208
United States, Louisiana
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Covington, Louisiana, United States, 70433
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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70124
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Prairieville, Louisiana, United States, 70769
United States, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02131
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North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States, 02747
United States, Mississippi
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Jackson, Mississippi, United States, 39202
United States, Nevada
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Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89102
United States, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87109
United States, New York
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Cedarhurst, New York, United States, 11516
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Williamsville, New York, United States, 14221
United States, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45219
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North Canton, Ohio, United States, 44720
United States, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73106
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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States, 74133
United States, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon, United States, 97210
United States, Pennsylvania
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Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States, 18104
United States, Rhode Island
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Warwick, Rhode Island, United States, 02886
United States, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States, 37421
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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States, 37912
United States, Texas
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Austin, Texas, United States, 78737
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Dallas, Texas, United States, 75231
United States, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84102
United States, Virginia
IMC Study Site
Charlottesville, Virginia, United States, 22911
United States, Washington
IMC Study Site
Everett, Washington, United States, 98201
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virios Therapeutics, Inc.
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Responsible Party: Virios Therapeutics, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04748705    
Other Study ID Numbers: PRID-202
First Posted: February 10, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 27, 2022
Last Verified: September 2022
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description: No: There is not a plan to make IPD available.

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Virios Therapeutics, Inc.:
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Myofascial Pain Syndromes
Muscular Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Neuromuscular Diseases
Nervous System Diseases