Compare D961H 20 mg Bid and 20 mg qd in Patients With Refractory Reflux Esophagitis (Inflammation of Lower Esophagus)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01669811
First received: August 17, 2012
Last updated: August 7, 2014
Last verified: July 2014
  Purpose

This is a phase 3 multicentre, randomised, double-blind, parallel-group, comparative study to evaluate the efficacy of esomeprazole (D961H) 20 mg twice daily and esomeprazole (D961H) 20 mg once daily in patients (in the form of esomeprazole magnesium salt) with refractory reflux esophagitis after 8 weeks of standard Proton-pump inhibitor (PPI) therapy by assessment of presence/absence of inflammation (esophagitis) at Week 8 according to the Los Angeles (LA) classification


Condition Intervention Phase
Refractory Reflux Esophagitis
Drug: Esomeprazole (D961H) twice daily
Drug: Esomeprazole (D961H) once daily
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicentre, Randomised, Double-blind, Parallel-group, Comparative Study to Compare the Efficacy and Safety of D961H 20 mg Twice Daily Oral Administration and D961H 20 mg Once Daily Oral Administration in Patients With Refractory Reflux Esophagitis

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The proportion of subjects with healed Reflux Esophagitis (healing rate of RE) [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The proportion of subjects with healed Reflux Esophagitis (healing rate of RE) [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • The presence/absence of the patient-reported gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms according to Patient Diary [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Severity of the patient-reported gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms according to Patient Diary. [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 1398
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: May 2014
Primary Completion Date: May 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: D961H 20mg twice daily
Double-blinded
Drug: Esomeprazole (D961H) twice daily
One capsule of esomeprazole 20 mg (in the form of esomeprazole magnesium salt) will be administered in the morning and in the evening
Active Comparator: D961H 20mg once daily
Double-blinded
Drug: Esomeprazole (D961H) once daily
One capsule of esomeprazole 20 mg (in the form of esomeprazole magnesium salt) will be administered in the morning and one corresponding placebo capsule in the evening

Detailed Description:

A multicentre, randomised, double-blind, parallel-group, comparative study to compare the efficacy and safety of D961H 20 mg twice daily oral administration and D961H 20 mg once daily oral administration in patients with refractory reflux esophagitis

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Provision of informed consent prior to any study specific procedures.
  2. Patients with RE classified into LA classification Grade A, B, C or D by Endoscopy despite of at least 8-week treatment using standard doses of PPIs.
  3. Patients must fulfill at least one of the following criteria such as (i) RE with LA grade C/D at Endoscopy on visit 1 and/or history of RE with LA grade C/D, (ii) RE was diagnosed more than 1 year before visit 1.
  4. Patients who are able to complete the Patient Diary

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Male or female aged less than 20 years at the time of informed consent.
  2. Patients with current evidence of the gastrointestinal diseases/conditions such as esophageal stricture to interfere with the evaluation of the study etc
  3. Gastric or duodenal ulcer verified by Endoscopy within 12 weeks before randomisation.
  4. Previous esophageal, gastric or duodenal surgery except simple closure of perforated ulcer, simple endoscopic treatment with simple operation etc
  5. Current or historical evidence (within 12 weeks prior to randomisation) of the diseases/conditions as judged to interfere with the evaluation of the study.
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Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Study Director: Tore Lind, MSD AstraZeneca, Moelndal, Sweden
Study Director: Lan Chen AstraZeneca, Osaka, Japan
Principal Investigator: Yoshikazu Kinoshita, PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE Dept of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Shimane, Japan
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01669811     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D961UC00002
Study First Received: August 17, 2012
Last Updated: August 7, 2014
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and medical devices agency (PMDA)

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Refractory Reflux Esophagitis,
Japanese,
Nexium,
twice daily,
oral administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Esophagitis
Esophagitis, Peptic
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Gastroenteritis
Peptic Ulcer
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esomeprazole
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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