A Study to Assess Any Potential Interaction Between Colesevelam and Ciclosporin in Healthy Volunteers

This study has been completed.
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First received: June 3, 2008
Last updated: May 4, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
This study is designed to assess any potential interaction between colesevelam and ciclosporin in healthy volunteers.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Colesevelam hydrochloride film-coated tablets (Cholestagel)
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: A Phase I Open Label, Randomised, Single Dose, 2-way Crossover, 2-Sequence Pharmacokinetic Study on the Interaction of Colesevelam and Ciclosporin in Healthy Volunteers

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Bioavailability of Ciclosporin (AUC(0-t), AUC(∞) and C(max)) [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety [ Time Frame: 12 ]
  • Tolerability [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ]

Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: September 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject must have a body mass index (BMI) between 19 and 25 inclusive
  • Medically healthy subjects with clinically normal laboratory profiles, physical exams, vital signs and ECGs.
  • Give voluntary written informed consent to participate in the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History or presence of significant cardiovascular, pulmonary, hepatic renal, hematologic, gastrointestinal (inclusive of dysphagia, swallowing disorders, severe gastrointestinal motility disorders), endocrine, immunologic, dermatologic, neurologic, infectious, or psychiatric disease.
  • In addition, history or presence of: Alcoholism or drug abuse within the past year; OR hypersensitivity or idiosyncratic reaction to ciclosporin or other immunosuppressive agents; OR Chronic infection
  • Subjects who ere tested positive at screening for HIV, HBsAg or HCV
  • Subjects who received injectable corticosteroids in the 12 weeks preceding the first dose.
  • Subjects who are allergic to castor oil or corn oil
  • Subjects whose sitting blood pressure is less than 110/60 mmHg at screening or 100/55 mmHg before dosing
  • Subjects who have used any medications or substances known to be strong inhibitors of CYP3A enzymes within 10 days prior to the first dose.
  • Subjects who have used any medications or substances known to be strong inducers of CYP3A enzymes within 28 days prior to the first dose.
  • Subjects who have used antibiotics within 14 days prior to the first dose.
  • Subjects who have used other medication (including over-the-counter products) vitamins and herbal products within 7 days prior to the first dose.
  • Subjects who have used any live attenuated vaccine within 7 days prior to the first dose or are planning to use within 14 days after the end of the study.
  • Subjects who, prior to informed consent, would have donated in excess of: 500mL of blood in 14 days;1500mL of blood in 180 days; OR 2500mL of blood in 1 year.
  • Subjects who have participated in another clinical trial: within a period less or equal to 2 half live (t1/2) of the previous investigational product used OR within 60 days prior to first dose.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00692250

University Medical Center Groningen- Biotech Center
Groningen, Netherlands
Sponsors and Collaborators
Genzyme, a Sanofi Company
Study Director: Medical Monitor Genzyme, a Sanofi Company
  More Information

Responsible Party: Medical Monitor, Genzyme Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00692250     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CHOL00207  EudraCT 2007-003724-38 
Study First Received: June 3, 2008
Last Updated: May 4, 2015
Health Authority: Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO)

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Lipid Regulating Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 04, 2016