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Casopitant And ZOFRAN To Prevent Post Operative Nausea And Vomiting In Women

This study has been completed.
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GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: June 2, 2006
Last updated: April 14, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
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: 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 the 30 mg Intravenous Formulation of the Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonist GW679769 for Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting in Female Subjects at High Risk for Emesis

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates of vomiting and retching after surgery.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rates of nausea after surgery Blood tests to further characterize safety.

Enrollment: 515
Study Start Date: March 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2006
Primary Completion Date: July 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

Inclusion criteria:

  • History of PONV (postoperative nausea and vomiting) and/or motion sickness.
  • Have not smoked for the last 6 months.
  • Having certain abdominal, breast, thyroid or shoulder surgery.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Have certain pre-existing medical conditions or take certain medications.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00334152

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
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Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00334152     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NKT102552 
Study First Received: June 2, 2006
Last Updated: April 14, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
ondansetron hydrochloride
postoperative nausea and vomiting
casopitant mesylate

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Neurokinin-1 Receptor Antagonists
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents processed this record on September 30, 2016