Study for The Prevention Of Nausea in Cancer Patients Receiving Highly Emetogenic Cisplatin Based Chemotherapy

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 9, 2005
Last updated: May 6, 2010
Last verified: May 2010
This study was designed to assess the safety and efficacy of an investigational agent administered in addition to a standard anti-emetic regimen for the treatment of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.

Condition Intervention Phase
Nausea and Vomiting
Drug: Aprepitant
Drug: Ondansetron
Drug: GW679769
Drug: Dexamethasone
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: See Detailed Description

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The number of subjects who do not experience vomiting, retching or nausea over a 5 day period following the initiation of chemotherapy.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Routine physical exam findings, vital signs, routine clinical laboratory tests, clinical monitoring and/or observation, and adverse events reporting.

Estimated Enrollment: 492
Study Start Date: February 2005
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Aprepitant Drug: Ondansetron Drug: GW679769 Drug: Dexamethasone
    Other Names:
    • Aprepitant
    • Ondansetron
    • GW679769
Detailed Description:
Phase II Multicentre, Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo and Active-Controlled, Dose-Ranging, Parallel Group Study of the Safety and Efficacy of The Oral Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonist, GW679769 in Combination with Ondansetron Hydrochloride and Dexamethasone for the Prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Subjects Receiving Highly Emetogenic Cisplatin-based Chemotherapy.

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

Inclusion criteria:

  • Willing to provide a written informed consent prior to receiving any study-specific procedures or assessments.
  • Diagnosed with a solid malignant tumour and has not previously received chemotherapy.
  • Scheduled to receive chemotherapy conducive to regimens outlined in the study protocol.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Not received any investigational product within 30 days of enrolment into the study.
  • Must not be pregnant.
  • Must not be of childbearing potential or is willing to use specific barrier methods outlined in the protocol.
  • Must not be scheduled to receive radiation therapy to the abdomen or to the pelvis within seven (7) days prior to starting study medication.
  • Must not be currently under treatment for a condition which may cause nausea or vomiting (i.e., active peptic ulcer disease, gastric obstruction).
  • Must not have a history of peptic ulcer disease.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00169572

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
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Responsible Party: Study Director, GSK Identifier: NCT00169572     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NKV20001
Study First Received: September 9, 2005
Last Updated: May 6, 2010
Health Authority: Italy: The Italian Medicines Agency

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Chemotherapy-induced Nausea and Vomiting

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Antipsychotic Agents
Autonomic Agents
Central Nervous System Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Dermatologic Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonists
Neurotransmitter Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Serotonin Agents
Serotonin Antagonists
Therapeutic Uses
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