Clinical Trial 5566

Mount Pleasant 29464

Study Summary:

Do you have Arthritis in you Knee? Volunteer for a clinical research study.

This research study is testing the effectiveness and safety of an investigational medication that is administered by infusion once every 8 weeks. It will be compared to oral naproxen (which is current prescribed for arthritis) and placebo (inactive substance).

To qualify you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have arthritis of the knee
  • Have moderate to severe pain
  • Meet all study entry requirements including Body Mass Index (BMI)
Duration: Up to 8 visits over 28 weeks

Qualified participants will receive all the following at no cost:
  • Study related physical exams
  • Study medication
  • Lab work
  • X-rays (if needed)
  • Electrocardiograms (ECGs), which is a test that measures the electrical activity of the heart
Qualified participants will receive compensation up to $370 for time and travel expenses. Participants will also have an opportunity to volunteer for an extension study at the conclusion of this study, in which they would receive the investigational medication for a year.

Please note that all persons who respond to the study via the internet will be contacted by telephone or email and may be entered into our patient database with your permission.

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.