Study In Women With Severe Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome Having Failed Conventional Therapy
This study has been completed.
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First received: August 20, 2003
Last updated: May 31, 2012
Last verified: May 2012
The purpose of this study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of as needed versus fixed dosing of an investigational medication for women with severe diarrhea-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) who have failed conventional therapy.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose: Treatment
||A 12-Week, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo- Controlled Study of PRN BID and Fixed Dosing Regimens of Alosetron in Female Subjects With Severe Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome Who Have Failed Conventional Therapy
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. [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ]
Secondary Outcome Measures:
- Comparison of treatment groups with respect to subject relief of IBS pain & discomfort; lower GI symptoms, changes in quality of life, lost workplace productivity, & lost household/leisure activity, & subject satisfaction with assigned study drug. [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ]
| Study Start Date:
Other Name: alosetron
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years and older
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- Diagnosed with severe diarrhea-predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
- Failed conventional therapy.
- Willing to make daily calls on a touch-tone telephone.
- History of or current chronic or severe constipation.
- Bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain with rectal bleeding.
- 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: NCT00067457
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History of Changes
|Other Study ID Numbers:
|Study First Received:
||August 20, 2003
||May 31, 2012
||United States: Food and Drug Administration
Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Diarrhea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Colonic Diseases, Functional
Digestive System Diseases
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs