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Study Evaluating Oral MOA-728 For The Treatment Of OIBD In Subjects With Chronic Non-Malignant Pain

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00547586
First Posted: October 22, 2007
Last Update Posted: July 28, 2011
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Collaborator:
Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Information provided by:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
  Purpose
The primary purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and dose-response relationship of N-methylnaltrexone bromide (MOA-728) by observing spontaneous bowel movements in subjects with chronic pain, which is not due to malignant cancer, and who have opioid-induced bowel dysfunction (OIBD).

Condition Intervention Phase
Constipation Drug: N-methylnaltrexone bromide (MOA-728) Other: placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study of Oral MOA-728 for the Treatment of Opioid- Induced Bowel Dysfunction in Subjects With Chronic Nonmalignant Pain

Further study details as provided by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The effect of the interventional treatment will be measured by bowel movements. [ Time Frame: 1 month ]

Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: October 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: 1 Other: placebo
placebo
Experimental: 2 Drug: N-methylnaltrexone bromide (MOA-728)
Oral
Experimental: 3 Drug: N-methylnaltrexone bromide (MOA-728)
Oral
Experimental: 4 Drug: N-methylnaltrexone bromide (MOA-728)
Oral
Experimental: 5 Drug: N-methylnaltrexone bromide (MOA-728)
Oral

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult outpatients with opioid-induced bowel dysfunction and chronic pain, which is not due to malignant cancer.
  • Taking oral, transdermal, intravenous, or subcutaneous opioids.
  • Willingness to discontinue all pre-study laxative therapy and use only study permitted rescue laxatives.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of chronic constipation before the initiation of opioid therapy.
  • Other GI disorders known to affect bowel transit.
  • Women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or plan to become pregnant.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00547586


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jeff Cohn, Salix Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00547586     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3200A3-2201
First Submitted: October 19, 2007
First Posted: October 22, 2007
Last Update Posted: July 28, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Constipation
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Bromides
Methylnaltrexone
Naltrexone
Anticonvulsants
Narcotic Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents