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Phase II Dose-Ranging Study in Subjects With Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis Treated With SPD476

This study has been completed.
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Shire Identifier:
First received: October 16, 2007
Last updated: June 18, 2009
Last verified: November 2007
Evaluate the percentage of subjects in remission at the end of an 8-week treatment period for three dose groups (SPD476 1.2 g/day, 2.4 g/day or 4.8 g/day, administered once daily).

Condition Intervention Phase
Colitis, Ulcerative
Drug: SPD476 is a polymeric matrix formulation that displays both delayed- and extended-release of mesalazine
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II, Randomized, Multi-Centre, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Dose-Ranging, Exploratory Study in Subjects With Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis Treated With SPD476 (Mesalazine) Once Daily

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Further study details as provided by Shire:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • % of subjects in remission (UC-DAI score) [ Time Frame: Week 8 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in UC-DAI score by dose and by diagnosis, change in symptoms, change in sigmoidoscopic (mucosal) appearance, change in histology [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • Plasma levels & mucosal levels of 5-ASA and Ac-5-ASA [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
  • Safety and tolerability [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]

Enrollment: 38
Study Start Date: February 2003
Study Completion Date: October 2004
Intervention Details:
    Drug: SPD476 is a polymeric matrix formulation that displays both delayed- and extended-release of mesalazine
    Other Name: LIALDA

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male & female subjects greater than or equal to 18 years of age with newly diagnosed or relapsing mild to moderate ulcerative colitis
  • general medical assessment satisfactory and no clinically significant and relevant abnormalities

Exclusion Criteria:

  • severe ulcerative colitis
  • subject in relapse for > 6 weeks
  • use of systemic or rectal steroids within last 4 weeks prior to baseline
  • subjects with proctitis, previous colonic surgery, Crohn's disease, bleeding disorders, active ulcer disease
  • subjects hypersensitive to salicylates/aspirin
  • subjects with moderate or severe renal impairment
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00545389

Imelda General Hospital
Bonheiden, Belgium
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Prof Dr Geert D'Haens Imelda General Hospital, Belgium
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Additional Information:
Publications: Identifier: NCT00545389     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SPD476-202
Study First Received: October 16, 2007
Last Updated: June 18, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colitis, Ulcerative
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents processed this record on May 23, 2017