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A Study on the Effects of Repeat Doses of Intraject® Sumatriptan on Local Site Signs

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: February 21, 2008
Last Update Posted: July 17, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Zogenix, Inc.
Intraject is a needle-free, single use, disposable, subcutaneous delivery system pre-filled with 6 mg sumatriptan. Healthy Individuals will be enrolled for a series of 3 injections over 2 days. Assessment of Local Site Signs will be recorded for up to 5 days, as needed.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Drug: Sumatriptan Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single-Center, Open-label, Single-Arm Study to Evaluate the Effects of Repeat Doses of Subcutaneously Delivered Sumatriptan Via the Intraject System of Local Injection Site Signs in Healthy Adult Subjects.

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Further study details as provided by Zogenix, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The Number of Injections With Local Site Reactions (Bleeding, Swelling, Bruising and Erythema). [ Time Frame: -15 min, immediately Post-dose, and 1, 4, 8, 24, 48 and 72 hrs post-dose ]
    Each of the 18 participants were injected three times (for a total of 54 injections)with Sumavel DosePro, and followed over three days.

Enrollment: 18
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2007
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Sumatriptan
    Other Name: SUMAVEL(R) DosePro(R)
Detailed Description:
This study will evaluate the extent, persistence, and any cumulative effects on skin tissue by assessing local injection site reactions (bleeding, swelling, erythema, bruising) following repeated administrations of needle-free Intraject sumatriptan to the same anatomic site.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female subjects of child-bearing potential must agree to use acceptable birth control
  • Have abdominal or thigh injection sites that have sufficient subcutaneous tissue for needle-free injection
  • Fluent in the spoken and written English language
  • Provide written informed consent to participate in the study and be willing to comply with the study procedures
  • Non-tobacco user for at least 12 months prior to screening (all types of tobacco, including cigars)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A history, symptoms, or signs of ischemic cardiac, cerebrovascular, or peripheral vascular syndromes including ischemic or vasospastic coronary artery disease
  • Other significant underlying cardiovascular diseases including uncontrolled hypertension
  • Hemiplegic or basilar migraine
  • A history or diagnosis of severe hepatic or renal impairment
  • A history of epilepsy or seizure or other serious neurologic condition
  • A history of allergy, anaphylaxis, or hypersensitivity to sumatriptan or any of its components or similar drugs
  • A history of scleroderma (systemic sclerosis) or any skin condition that may adversely affect the injection or absorption of subcutaneously administered medications
  • Tattoos, birthmarks or other significant skin discoloration in the thigh or abdominal area that are large enough to restrict injection site selection and/or evaluation
  • Pregnancy or breast-feeding
  • Have participated in a clinical trial or receipt of an experimental therapy within 30 days prior to dosing
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00620425

Sponsors and Collaborators
Zogenix, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Patricia Chandler, MD Covance
  More Information

Responsible Party: Zogenix, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00620425     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ZX001-0703
First Submitted: January 2, 2008
First Posted: February 21, 2008
Results First Submitted: November 1, 2010
Results First Posted: July 17, 2012
Last Update Posted: July 17, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012

Keywords provided by Zogenix, Inc.:
Local Site Reactions

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vasoconstrictor Agents
Serotonin 5-HT1 Receptor Agonists
Serotonin Receptor Agonists
Serotonin Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs