A 12-week Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of HP-5000 in Subjects With Osteoarthritis Pain of the Knee

Study Purpose

A 12-week, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Phase 3 study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of HP-5000 in Subjects with Osteoarthritis (OA) Pain of the Knee

Recruitment Criteria

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Healthy volunteers are participants who do not have a disease or condition, or related conditions or symptoms

Study Type

An interventional clinical study is where participants are assigned to receive one or more interventions (or no intervention) so that researchers can evaluate the effects of the interventions on biomedical or health-related outcomes.

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Eligible Ages 40 Years - 85 Years
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • - Male or female aged 40 to 85 years with a clinical diagnosis of OA of the target knee according to the American College of Rheumatology criteria.
  • - Has an X-ray of the target knee, taken no more than 1 year before Baseline, showing evidence of OA.
  • - Has pain of OA in the designated/target study knee.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • - Body mass index (BMI) > 40.
  • - Any subject who did not follow the restriction of prohibited therapies during Washout period.
  • - Arthritis of the target knee that is not caused by OA but caused by diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout, psoriasis, syphilitic arthropathy, ochronosis, metabolic or other primary bone disease, or acute traumatic injury.

Trial Details

Trial ID:

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Phase 3
Lead Sponsor

The sponsor is the organization or person who oversees the clinical study and is responsible for analyzing the study data.

Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Principal Investigator

The person who is responsible for the scientific and technical direction of the entire clinical study.

Study Director
Principal Investigator Affiliation Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Agency Class

Category of organization(s) involved as sponsor (and collaborator) supporting the trial.

Overall Status Recruiting
Countries United States

The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.

Osteoarthritis Pain of the Knee
Additional Details

This is a multi-center, randomized, double-blind, and placebo-controlled phase 3 study evaluating the safety and efficacy of HP-5000 in subjects with OA pain of the knees. The study will consist of up to a 28-day Screening Phase that will include a Washout Period of current prescription and over the counter (OTC) analgesics; a 12-week Double-blind Treatment Phase, and a 1-week safety Follow-up Phase.

Arms & Interventions


Experimental: HP-5000 Treatment

HP-5000 Topical Patch will be evaluated against placebo topical patches.

Placebo Comparator: Placebo Treatment

Placebo patches without diclofenac sodium will be used.


Drug: - Diclofenac sodium active topical patch

A topical patch with diclofenac sodium will be evaluated against the placebo patch for the treatment of OA pain of the knee

Drug: - Placebo patch

A placebo patch without diclofenac sodium will be used for the placebo arm.

Contact a Trial Team

If you are interested in learning more about this trial, find the trial site nearest to your location and contact the site coordinator via email or phone. We also strongly recommend that you consult with your healthcare provider about the trials that may interest you and refer to our terms of service below.

Applied Research Center of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas


Active, not recruiting


Applied Research Center of Arkansas

Little Rock, Arkansas, 72212

Clinical Research of West Florida,Inc., Clearwater, Florida


Active, not recruiting


Clinical Research of West Florida,Inc.

Clearwater, Florida, 33765

Universal Axon Clinical Research, LLC, Doral, Florida


Active, not recruiting


Universal Axon Clinical Research, LLC

Doral, Florida, 33166

The Arthritis and Diabetes Clinic, Inc., Monroe, Louisiana


Active, not recruiting


The Arthritis and Diabetes Clinic, Inc.

Monroe, Louisiana, 71203

Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Jersey City, New Jersey




Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Jersey City, New Jersey, 07310

Site Contact

Study Director

[email protected]

(305) 253-5099

Velocity Clinical Research, Cincinnati, Ohio


Active, not recruiting


Velocity Clinical Research

Cincinnati, Ohio, 45242

Partners in Clinical Research, Cumberland, Rhode Island


Active, not recruiting


Partners in Clinical Research

Cumberland, Rhode Island, 02864

Palmetto Clinical Research, Summerville, South Carolina


Active, not recruiting


Palmetto Clinical Research

Summerville, South Carolina, 29485

Metroplex Clinical Research Center, Dallas, Texas


Active, not recruiting


Metroplex Clinical Research Center

Dallas, Texas, 75231

Quality Research Inc., San Antonio, Texas


Active, not recruiting


Quality Research Inc.

San Antonio, Texas, 78209