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Celebrex vs Tramadol in the Treatment of Chronic Lower Back Pain.

15:00 EDT 16th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study investigates if Celebrex is as effective as tramadol hydrochloride (Ultram) for patients with chronic low back pain, when administered over a 6-week period.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Back Pain

Intervention

Tramadol Hydrochloride 50mg, Celebrex 200mg

Location

Pfizer Investigational Site
Phoenix
Arizona
United States

Status

Completed

Source

Pfizer

Results (where available)

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A condition of persistent pain and discomfort in the BACK and the LEG following lumbar surgery, often seen in patients enrolled in pain centers.

A narcotic analgesic proposed for severe pain. It may be habituating.

Pain associated with OBSTETRIC LABOR in CHILDBIRTH. It is caused primarily by UTERINE CONTRACTION as well as pressure on the CERVIX; BLADDER; and the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Labor pain mostly occurs in the ABDOMEN; the GROIN; and the BACK.

Acute or chronic pain in the lumbar or sacral regions, which may be associated with musculo-ligamentous SPRAINS AND STRAINS; INTERVERTEBRAL DISK DISPLACEMENT; and other conditions.

Acute or chronic pain located in the posterior regions of the THORAX; LUMBOSACRAL REGION; or the adjacent regions.

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