This trial will test if a ceftriaxone injection can reduce pain and narcotic use after knee surgery for cartilage or meniscus damage.
- Meniscal Injury
- Meniscus Tears
- Cartilage Injury
3 Primary · 0 Secondary · Reporting Duration: Pre-operative, 2 months post-operative
Side Effects for
2 Treatment Groups
1 of 2
1 of 2
48 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: Ceftriaxone · Has Placebo Group · Phase 2
Who is running the clinical trial?
Age 18 - 55 · All Participants · 6 Total Inclusion CriteriaMark “Yes” if the following statements are true for you:
Who else is applying?
What state do they live in?
How old are they?
|18 - 65||100.0%|
What site did they apply to?
|University of Kentucky||100.0%|
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Frequently Asked Questions
Who does this study hope to enroll in their test groups?
"Eligible patients for this study must have a meniscus lesion and be between 18-55 years old. Currently, the trial is looking to recruit 48 individuals that fit these requirements." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Is this a clinical study that only elderly patients can participate in?
"Individuals aged 18 to 55 may be eligible for this trial, as specified by the eligibility criteria. In comparison, there are 35 trials specifically for minors and 307 trials available for patients over 65 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are there any know side-effects to taking Ceftriaxone?
"Ceftriaxone's safety is based on Phase 2 trial data, meaning that there is evidence that it does not cause harm but no indication of whether or not it is effective." - Anonymous Online Contributor
What infections does Ceftriaxone help cure?
"Ceftriaxone is commonly used to treat sepsis bacterial. This medication can also be useful in treating other conditions like complicated urinary tract infections, postoperative infection prevention, and various types of bacterial infections." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are recruitment efforts ongoing for this experiment?
"The listed clinical trial on clinicaltrials.gov is presently recruiting patients. This specific experiment was originally made public on December 28th, 2021 with the latest update occurring January 10th, 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor
How large is the sample size for this experiment?
"That is correct, the clinical trial indicated on clinicaltrials.gov is recruiting patients. The original posting was on December 8th, 2021 and was last updated January 10th, 2022. They are looking for a total of 48 participants between 1 site." - Anonymous Online Contributor