Clinical Trial 51519

Tucson, AZ 85704


This study is for adults with knee pain from osteoarthritis. That’s the wear and tear kind of arthritis, not the inflammatory kind like rheumatoid arthritis etc.

It is testing a medicine made form chili peppers called capsaicin, aimed at quieting the nerve endings in the knee to reduce arthritis pain. The study consists of 8 visits over the course of a year.

Qualified Participants Must:

• Be 18 years of age or older
• Have one bad knee, and one good knee
• Must not have had total joint replacement of bad knee, or any other surgery in the last 12 months
• A previous diagnosis of arthritis in the knee is preferred but not required
• Have not had a cancer diagnosis in the last two years
• BMI under 40

Qualified Participants May Receive:

Study related treatment over the course of a year. Compensation for time, travel, and participation is up to $1000.

Clinical trials are medical research studies designed to test the safety and/or effectiveness of new investigational drugs, devices, or treatments in humans. These studies are conducted worldwide for a range of conditions and illnesses. Learn more about clinical research and participating in a study at About Clinical Trials.