Naproxen for Lyme Arthritis
This trial is testing whether or not giving NSAIDs to patients with Lyme arthritis at the time of diagnosis can prevent the development of the excessive inflammatory phase and decrease the number of patients with antibiotic-refractory Lyme arthritis.
- Lyme Arthritis
- Lyme Disease
Inclusion CriteriaYou will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below
Study ObjectivesOutcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Does this research include elderly patients?
"Children aged 3 to 17 years old who meet the other eligibility requirements can participate in this clinical trial. Out of the 4,280 active clinical trials, 87 are for people under 18 and 397 are for patients over 65."
Who would be most likely to provide helpful results in this clinical trial?
"To take part in this clinical trial, patients must have lyme arthritis and be between the ages of 3 and 17. A total of 300 patients will be enrolled in the study."
What are the dangers of Acetaminophen?
"Acetaminophen is estimated to be a safe medication, as it has Phase 3 clinical trial data to support both its efficacy and safety."
How many research subjects will this trial be testing?
"Yes, this is an active trial according to the latest information from clinicaltrials.gov. The listing for the study was created on October 1st, 2019 and was last edited on November 9th, 2021. They are looking for 300 patients from 1 location."
Are there other drugs that have been tested in similar ways to Acetaminophen?
"Acetaminophen is being trialled in 105 different clinical studies, with 31 of those in the advanced Phase 3 stage. Although a majority of the research is based in Evanston, Illinois, there are over a thousand other locations conducting these trials."
Are there any positions available for enrollees in this clinical trial?
"The information displayed on clinicaltrials.gov affirms that this trial is still enrolling patients. The trial was first posted on October 1st, 2019 and was updated as recently as November 9th, 2021. So far, 300 individuals have been recruited from a single location."
What are the goals of this particular clinical research project?
"The primary goal of this study is to monitor the change in joint pain in patients via serial visual analog scale for pain via text surveys. Secondary objectives include Fever as determined by question in serial text survey which is defined as Parents are asked if their child had fever in the 24 hours prior to taking the text survey, duration of fever compared between treatment arms, Change in medication compliance as determined by question in serial text survey which is defined as Parents enter number of days patient has taken the medication in the past day as well as per day since the last survey in two questions on the text survey with their response being a drop down number list on"