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Casopitant (Oral) And ZOFRAN To Prevent Postoperative Nausea And Vomiting In Women

This study has been completed.
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GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: May 12, 2006
Last updated: May 31, 2012
Last verified: March 2011
This study is being conducted to see if adding GW679769 (casopitant) to ZOFRAN will significantly decrease the number of patients who experience nausea and vomiting after surgery.

Condition Intervention Phase
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
Nausea and Vomiting, Postoperative
Drug: GW679769 (casopitant)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Phase III, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Parallel Group Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of 50 mg Oral Dosing With the Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonist GW679769 for the Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Female Subjects at High Risk for Emesis

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates of vomiting and retching [ Time Frame: after surgery ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates of nausea. Blood test results. [ Time Frame: after surgery ]

Enrollment: 482
Study Start Date: March 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2006

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • History of PONV and/or motion sickness.
  • Have not smoked for the last 6 months.
  • Having certain types of abdominal, breast or shoulder surgeries.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Taking certain medications.
  • Have certain pre-existing medical conditions.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00326248

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00326248     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NKT102553 
Study First Received: May 12, 2006
Last Updated: May 31, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
postoperative nausea and vomiting PONV antiemetics NK-1 5HT3 casopitant mesylate ZOFRAN ondansetron hydrochloride

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonists
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on October 21, 2016