Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of a Low-Dose 28-Day Oral Contraceptive

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 10, 2006
Last Update Posted : August 21, 2013
Information provided by:
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Brief Summary:
This is an open-label, single treatment study. All subjects will receive 6 months of oral contraceptive therapy with DR-1021. Study participants will receive physical and gynecological exams, including Pap smear. During the study, all participants will be required to complete a diary.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Contraception Drug: DR-1021 Phase 3

Detailed Description:
The overall study duration for each patient will be approximately 8 months, which includes a screening period of approximately 4 weeks; a treatment period of approximately six months (six,28-day cycles); and a follow-up visit approximately 4 weeks after completion of study drug.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1347 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Prospective, Multicenter, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the 28-Day Oral Contraceptive DR-1021
Study Start Date : August 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2007

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Drug: DR-1021
1 tablet daily

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Evaluation of pregnancy rates [ Time Frame: Duration of study ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Adverse events reported by patients and investigators [ Time Frame: Duration of study ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Premenopausal
  • Not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Sexually active at risk of pregnancy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any contraindication to the use of oral contraceptives
  • Pregnancy within the last 3 months
  • Smoking > 10 cigarettes per day

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00362479

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Duramed Research
Principal Investigator: Duramed Medical Monitor Duramed Research

Responsible Party: Duramed Protocol Chair, Duramed Research, Inc. Identifier: NCT00362479     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DR-DSG-301
First Posted: August 10, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 21, 2013
Last Verified: August 2013

Keywords provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries:
pregnancy prevention
oral contraceptives

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Contraceptive Agents
Contraceptives, Oral
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Contraceptive Agents, Female