Condition category
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Date applied
29/11/2004
Date assigned
29/11/2004
Last edited
07/08/2007
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Supanimit Teekachunhatean

ORCID ID

Contact details

Department of Pharmacology
Faculty of Medicine
Chiang Mai University
Chiang Mai
50200
Thailand
steekach@mail.med.cmu.ac.th

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

67/2002

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Not provided at time of registration

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Hospitals

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee

Intervention

1st Group: Chinese herbal medicine (6 capsules after meal, 3 times a day) plus placebo of diclofenac (1 capsule after meal, 3 times a day)
2nd Group: Placebo of Chinese herbal medicine (6 capsules after meal, 3 times a day) plus diclofenac (1 capsule after meal, 3 times a day)

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

Chinese herbal recipe versus diclofenac

Primary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/01/2002

Overall trial end date

01/01/2004

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients who had been suffering from unilateral or bilateral OA of the knee according to the criteria of the American College of Rheumatology for more than 3 months

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

200

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

01/01/2002

Recruitment end date

01/01/2004

Locations

Countries of recruitment

Thailand

Trial participating centre

Department of Pharmacology
Chiang Mai
50200
Thailand

Sponsor information

Organisation

Chiang Mai University - Faculty of Medicine (Thailand)

Sponsor details

-
Chiang Mai
50200
Thailand
nimit@mail.med.cmu.ac.th

Sponsor type

University/education

Website

Funders

Funder type

University/education

Funder name

Chiang Mai University (Thailand) - Endowment Fund for Medical Research, Faculty of Medicine

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Results in: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=15588333

Publication citations

  1. Results

    Teekachunhatean S, Kunanusorn P, Rojanasthien N, Sananpanich K, Pojchamarnwiputh S, Lhieochaiphunt S, Pruksakorn S, Chinese herbal recipe versus diclofenac in symptomatic treatment of osteoarthritis of the knee: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN70292892]., BMC Complement Altern Med, 2004, 4, 19, doi: 10.1186/1472-6882-4-19.

Additional files

Editorial Notes