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Clinical Trials Update: Dec. 9, 2010

Clinical Trials Update: Dec. 9, 2010

12/09/10

(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of ClinicalConnection.com:

Chronic Pain

This study will evaluate the success of converting opioid-experienced, chronic pain patients to a stable dose of Embeda within six weeks. Candidates must be 21 or older, have had least three months of moderate-to-severe pain, and be taking a stable dose of an opioid drug.

The research site is in Sacramento, Calif.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/conditio...hronic_pain.aspx.

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High Cholesterol

This study will evaluate omega-3 acids for high-triglyceride treatment, in combination with diet and exercise. Candidates must have a history of high triglycerides of 500 to 1500, and may be taking medication to lower cholesterol or triglycerides.

The research site is in Plano, Texas.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/condition/hi...cholesterol.aspx.

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Gout

This phase 3b study will evaluate the cardiovascular safety of febuxostat and allopurinol in people with gout and cardiovascular problems. Candidates must have one or more of the American Rheumatism Association criteria for the diagnosis of gout.

The research site is in Tamarac, Fla.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/...dition/gout.aspx.

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