Study Of Women With Severe Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome Having Failed Conventional Therapy

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00067561
First received: August 21, 2003
Last updated: June 21, 2012
Last verified: January 2012
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of different doses of an investigational medication in women with severe diarrhea-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) who have failed conventional therapy.


Condition Intervention Phase
Irritable Colon
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Drug: Alosetron
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Twelve-Week, Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of 0.5 mg QD, 1 mg QD and 1 mg BID of Alosetron in Female Subjects With Severe Diarrhea-predominant IBS Who Have Failed Conventional Therapy

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Subject self assessment of improvement between treatment groups using the IBS Global Improvement Scale; comparison of safety and tolerability between treatment groups with respect to adverse events & laboratory abnormalities.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Comparison of treatment groups with respect to subject relief of IBS pain & discomfort.

Estimated Enrollment: 700
Study Start Date: June 2003
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Alosetron
    Other Name: Alosetron
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosed with severe diarrhea-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
  • Failed conventional therapy.
  • Willing to make daily calls on a touch-tone telephone.

Exclusion criteria:

  • History of or current chronic or severe constipation.
  • Bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain with rectal bleeding.
  • Thrombophlebitis.
  • Abnormal thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) value.
  • Alcohol and/or substance abuse within past two years.
  • Pregnant or lactating.
  • History/treatment of malignancy within past five years.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00067561

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Sponsors and Collaborators
GlaxoSmithKline
Investigators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

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Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00067561     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S3B30040
Study First Received: August 21, 2003
Last Updated: June 21, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Dose-ranging
Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome
d-IBS
IBS
Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diarrhea
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Colonic Diseases, Functional
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Alosetron
Gastrointestinal Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Serotonin Antagonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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