Overview

This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition osteoarthritis
Treatments hyaluronate injectable viscosupplement, euflexxa ia injection, placebo
Phase phase 3
Sponsor Actavis Inc.
Start date June 2015
End date March 2016
Trial size 600 participants
Trial identifier NCT02495857, AV01.2015-0863

Summary

The study is a prospective, multi-center, randomized, three-arm, parallel group, clinical study to evaluate the superiority of 3 weekly intra-articular (IA) doses of 2 mL of Investigational hyaluronate as compared to placebo injected into the target knee for the treatment of pain in subjects with Osteoarthritis (OA).The safety and effectiveness of the investigational product will also be compared with Euflexxa.

United States No locations recruiting
Other Countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Allocation randomized
Endpoint classification safety/efficacy study
Intervention model parallel assignment
Masking double blind (subject, investigator, outcomes assessor)
Primary purpose treatment
Arm
(Experimental)
Hyaluronate Injectable Viscosupplement (1% sodium hyaluronate). IA injection to the knee once weekly for 3 weeks
hyaluronate injectable viscosupplement 1% sodium hyaluronate
Test product of a 1% sodium hyaluronate for injection
(Active Comparator)
Euflexxa IA injection to the knee once weekly for 3 weeks
euflexxa ia injection 1% sodium hyaluronate
Brand product of a 1% sodium hyaluronate for injection
(Placebo Comparator)
Placebo (normal saline). IA injection to the knee once weekly for 3 weeks
placebo Normal saline
0.9% sodium chloride, sterile

Primary Outcomes

Measure
WOMAC
time frame: 26 week

Secondary Outcomes

Measure
VAS Global assessment
time frame: 26 weeks
VAS Pain assessment
time frame: 26 weeks
Injection site reactions
time frame: 26 weeks

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants at least 40 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Chronic OA of target knee confirmed by American College of Rheumatology Criteria - Pain due to OA in target knee that had been present for at least 6 months, with a moderate to severe pain score of >50 mm recorded on a 100 mm Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) following a 50-foot walk - Subject agrees to discontinue all pain medications for at least 7 days prior to start of study - A bilateral standing anteroposterior x-ray confirming Grade 2 or 3 OA of the target knee - Body mass index ≤40kg/m2 - Able and willing to use only acetaminophen as the analgesic (rescue) study medication under the following conditions: - acetaminophen dose is not to exceed 4 grams (4000mg)/day - if the subject has known chronic liver disease, the maximum dose of acetaminophen is not to exceed 2 grams (2000 mg)/day - subject must be able and willing to discontinue acetaminophen at least 24 hours prior to all study-specific visits - Ability to perform procedures required of the pain index evaluations (unassisted walking for a distance of 50 feet on a flat surface and going up and down stairs) - Agrees to use a highly effective contraception - Able and willing to complete effectiveness and safety questionnaires and able to read and understand study instructions Exclusion Criteria: - Any major injury to the target knee within the 12 months prior to the Screening and Enrollment Visit - Any surgery to the target knee within the 12 months prior to the Screening and Enrollment Visit, - Articular procedures such as transplants or ligament reconstruction to the target knee within 12 months prior to Screening and Enrollment Visit - Inflammatory arthropathies such as rheumatoid arthritis, lupus arthropathy, or psoriatic arthritis - Gout or calcium pyrophosphate diseases of the target knee that have flared within the 6 months prior to the Screening and Enrollment Visit - X-ray findings of acute fractures, severe loss of bone density, avascular necrosis, and/or severe bone or joint deformity in the target knee - Osteonecrosis of either knee - Clinical signs and symptoms of active knee infection or crystal disease of the target knee - Fibromyalgia, pes anserine bursitis, lumbar radiculopathy, and/or neurogenic or vascular claudication - Significant anterior knee pain due to diagnosed isolated patella-femoral syndrome or chondromalacia in the target knee - Significant target knee joint, infection or skin disorder infection within the 6 months prior to study enrollment - Symptomatic OA of the hips, spine, or ankle, that interferes with the evaluation of the target knee - Known hypersensitivity to acetaminophen or any of the study medications or their components - Women of childbearing potential who are pregnant, nursing, or planning to become pregnant - History of recurrent severe allergic or immune mediated reactions or other immune disorders - Vascular insufficiency of lower limbs or peripheral neuropathy severe enough to interfere with the study evaluation - Intra-arterial corticosteroid (investigational or marketed) in any joint within 3 months of Screening and Enrollment Visit - Current treatment, or treatment within the 2 years prior to the Screening and Enrollment Visit, for any malignancy - Active liver disease based on liver profile of aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, and conjugated bilirubin >2 times the upper limit of normal - Renal insufficiency based on serum creatinine >2.0mg/dL - Any intercurrent chronic disease or condition that might interfere with the completion of the study - Current alcoholism and/or any known current addiction to pain medications - Participation in any experimental device study within 6 months prior to the Screening and Enrollment Visit, or participation in an experimental drug study within 1 month prior to the Screening and Enrollment Visit.

Additional Information

Official title A Double-Blind, Randomized, Study of the Effectiveness and Safety of Hyaluronate Injectable Viscosupplement for Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Description The primary objective is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of 3 weekly IA doses of 2 mL of hyaluronate viscosupplement as compared to placebo injected into the target knee for the treatment of pain in subjects with OA As secondary objectives, the study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of 3 weekly IA doses of 2 mL of Viscosupplement as compared to Euflexxa injected into the target knee for the treatment of pain in subjects with OA. In addition, to assess the effect of Viscosupplement on pain, stiffness, and physical function of the target knee, as well as functional health and general well-being
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in July 2015.
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