Clinical Trial: A Study to Assess Etoricoxib Versus Diclofenac in Chinese Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip

This study is no longer recruiting patients.

Sponsored by: Merck
Information provided by: Merck Identifier: NCT00140972


A Study to Assess Etoricoxib versus Diclofenac in Chinese Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip
Condition Intervention Phase
 Drug: MK0633; etoricoxib
Phase IV

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Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Treatment, Randomized, Double-Blind, Active Control, Parallel Assignment, Safety/Efficacy Study

Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Parallel-Group, 4-Week, Double-Blind and Active Comparator-Controlled Study to Assess Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of Etoricoxib 60 Mg Once Daily Versus Diclofenac Sodium 75 Mg Twice Daily in the Treatment of Chinese Patients with Osteoarthritis of the Knee or Hip

Further Study Details: 

Study start: December 2004


Ages Eligible for Study:  40 Years and above,  Genders Eligible for Study:  Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chinese males or females at least 40 years of age with osteoarthritis of the knee or hip

Location Information

      Merck Sharp & Dohme (China) Ltd., Beijing,  100738,  China

Study chairs or principal investigators

Medical Monitor,  Study Director,  Merck   

More Information

Study ID Numbers:  2005_060
Last Updated:  August 31, 2005
Record first received:  August 30, 2005 Identifier:  NCT00140972
Health Authority: China: State Food and Drug Administration processed this record on 2005-09-13


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