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A Study to Evaluate Tapentadol (CG5503) in the Treatment of Chronic Tumor-Related Pain Compared With Placebo and Morphine

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Last updated:1st Jul 2007

The purpose of this study will be to determine whether tapentadol (CG5503) is effective and safe in the treatment of chronic tumor related pain compared to placebo. In addition tapentadol (CG5503) will also be compared to morphine controlled release, also referred to as slow release (SR).

*Tapentadol prolonged-release (PR) is the term used in the European Union and is referred to as extended release (ER) in the United States.

Study Type: Interventional
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Withdrawal, Active- and Placebo-controlled, Double-blind, Multi-center Phase III Trial Assessing Safety and Efficacy of Oral CG5503 (Tapentadol) PR* in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Chronic Malignant Tumor-related Pain
Enrollment: 622
Study Start Date: July 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2012
Primary Completion Date: June 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

- Placebo Comparator:
Matching Placebo after Tapentadol in Titration Phase
- Active Comparator: Morphine Controlled Release
- Experimental: Tapentadol Prolonged Release

Related Journal: Tapentadol prolonged release for managing moderate to severe, chronic malignant tumor-related pain.

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Study start date 2007-07-01

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