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Phoenix, Arizona 85032


To assess the analgesic efficacy and general safety of 2 dosing regimens of valdecoxib compared to placebo on the first post-operative day in patients with moderate or severe pain following bunionectomy surgery.


Inclusion Criteria: - Patients who underwent an uncomplicated primary unilateral first metatarsal bunionectomy surgery (with or without ipsilateral hammer toe repair) requiring open manipulation of bone with periosteal elevation under regional anesthesia (Mayo block) - Patients had a Baseline pain intensity of moderate or severe on a categorical scale and ≥45 mm on a VAS Exclusion Criteria: - Patients who were scheduled to undergo other surgical procedures that would be expected to produce a greater degree of surgical trauma than the orthopedic procedure alone - Patients treated with patient controlled analgesia (PCA) subsequent to the end of anesthesia - Patients treated with long-acting local anesthetics or local anesthetics coadministered with epinephrine injected into the index joint space - Patients expected to require analgesics or other agents other than study medication during the 8 hours preceding administration of study medication through the end of the treatment period, that could confound assessment of the analgesic response, specifically excluded were tricyclic antidepressants, tranquilizers, neuroleptics, neuroleptic antiemetics, cyclooxygenase-2 inhibitors, nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, and corticosteroids



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Phoenix, Arizona 85032
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Data Source: ClinicalTrials.gov

Date Processed: January 21, 2020

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