A Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of DR-2011 for In Vitro Fertilization

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ( Duramed Research )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: February 4, 2008
Last updated: August 30, 2013
Last verified: August 2013
This is a multi-center study to evaluate the effects of DR-2011 compared to a progesterone gel in women undergoing in vitro fertilization with fresh eggs. The overall study duration will be approximately 12 months and will involve ovarian suppression/stimulation protocols as well as egg retrieval.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: DR-2011
Drug: Crinone 8%
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3, Single-Blind, Randomized Study to Compare DR-2011 to a Progesterone Gel for Luteal Phase Supplementation for In Vitro Fertilization

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical pregnancy rate at 8 weeks and 12 weeks of pregnancy [ Time Frame: 8 weeks of pregnancy (6 weeks after egg retrieval) and 12 weeks of pregnancy (10 weeks after egg retrieval) ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Secondary outcome measures will include: live birth rate, cycle cancellation rate, rate of spontaneous abortion, rate of biochemical pregnancy, rate of ectopic pregnancy [ Time Frame: Duration of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Adverse events [ Time Frame: Duration of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 1297
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: DR-2011
Progesterone vaginal ring for approximately 10 weeks
Active Comparator: 2 Drug: Crinone 8%
progesterone vaginal gel for approximately 10 weeks


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 42 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pre-menopausal, aged 18-42 old at time of consent
  • At least one cycle without fertility medication prior to screening
  • Tubal, idiopathic, male factor, ovulatory dysfunction or endometriosis- linked infertility
  • Semen analysis (frozen sperm, including donor sperm, may be used, as long as testing done at time of freezing meets standard criteria)
  • Others as indicated by FDA-approved protocol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any contraindication to progesterone therapy
  • BMI > 38 kg/m2
  • Clinically significant gynecologic pathology (for example: submucosal fibroids, abnormal uterine cavity, or others)
  • History of more than 1 failed fresh IVF cycles
  • More than 2 consecutive clinical miscarriages (gestational sac observed on ultrasound)
  • Others as indicated by FDA-approved protocol
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00615251

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Duramed Research
Study Chair: Duramed Research Protocol Chair Duramed Research, Inc.
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Duramed Research
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00615251     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DR-PGN-302 
Study First Received: February 4, 2008
Last Updated: August 30, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries:
In vitro fertilization

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2016