A Randomized, Double-Blind Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Valdecoxib Compared to Placebo for Treatment of Post- Cholecystectomy Surgery Pain

2014-08-27 03:31:17 | BioPortfolio


To evaluate the analgesic efficacy, general safety, and effects on health outcome measures and opioid-related symptoms of 2 valdecoxib dosing regimens compared with placebo in patients with moderate or severe pain following laparoscopic cholecystectomy surgery.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment


Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy


placebo, valdecoxib, valdecoxib


Pfizer Investigational Site
United States





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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:31:17-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Excision of the gallbladder through an abdominal incision using a laparoscope.

Surgical removal of the GALLBLADDER.

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An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.

Placement of one of the surgeon's gloved hands into the ABDOMINAL CAVITY to perform manual manipulations that facilitate the laparoscopic procedures.

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