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Symptom Improvements in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Patients

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: November 1, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 18, 2013
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The purpose of this study is to estimate the effect of AZD3355 as an add-on treatment to a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) on Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms in patients with an incomplete response to PPI treatment.

Condition Intervention Phase
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Drug: AZD3355 Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled, Phase IIA Study to Assess the Effect on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Symptoms, Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Tolerability of 4 Weeks Treatment With AZD3355 65 mg Bid as add-on Treatment to a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) in Patients With an Incomplete Response to PPI.

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants With at Most One Day With Not More Than Mild Intensity of the Symptoms 'a Burning Feeling Behind the Breastbone' and 'Unpleasant Movement of Material Upwards From the Stomach' During the Last Seven Days of Treatment [ Time Frame: Twice daily during the last seven days on treatment ]
    Symptom intensity rated by participants twice daily on a six-graded Likert scale (Did not have; Very mild; Mild; Moderate; Moderately severe; Severe) using an electronic Reflux Disease Questionnaire (RDQ) diary

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Plasma Concentration (µmol/L) of AZD3355 Analysed From Blood Sample Taken in the Interval One to Two Hours After the First Intake of AZD3355 65 mg Capsule [ Time Frame: An interval of one to two hours after the first intake of AZD3355 65 mg capsule ]

Enrollment: 244
Study Start Date: November 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2007
Primary Completion Date: June 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: AZD3355
    Other Name: Lesogaberan

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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Provision of written informed consent
  • At least 6 months history of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms
  • Continuous treatment with Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)
  • Ability to read and write

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior surgery of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract
  • History of clinically significant diseases other than GERD
  • Need for concomitant medication with drugs that may influence gastrointestinal symptoms
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00394472

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Göran Hasselgren, MD AstraZeneca
Principal Investigator: Guy Boeckxstaens, MD Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00394472     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D9120C00011
EUDRACT No 2006-003541-16
First Submitted: October 31, 2006
First Posted: November 1, 2006
Results First Submitted: August 11, 2011
Results First Posted: March 18, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 18, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Patient reported symptoms
Proton pump inhibitor

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Gastrointestinal Agents
GABA-A Receptor Agonists
GABA Agonists
GABA Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs