Long-term Extension Study of BEMA™ Fentanyl

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
BioDelivery Sciences International
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: June 10, 2008
Last updated: April 16, 2012
Last verified: April 2012
This study is designed to provide continued access to BEMA Fentanyl for those subjects who previously participated in FEN-202 and who wish to continue using BEMA Fentanyl for the treatment of their breakthrough cancer pain.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: BEMA Fentanyl
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open-label, Long-term Extension Study for Treatment of Breakthrough Cancer Pain With BEMA™ Fentanyl

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Further study details as provided by BioDelivery Sciences International:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and tolerability of BEMA Fentanyl (any dose) as demonstrated by the occurrence of drug-related SAEs. [ Time Frame: Continuous ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 5
Study Start Date: June 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2009
Primary Completion Date: July 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
BEMA Fentanyl
Drug: BEMA Fentanyl
buccal soluble film; 200, 400, 600, 800, and 1200 mcg fentanyl; up to 4 times daily
Other Names:
  • bioerobible mucoadhesive
  • fentanyl buccal soluble film


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. previously qualified for and participated in study FEN-202 for at least 2 weeks,
  2. wish to continue using BEMA Fentanyl for treatment of breakthrough pain episodes, and
  3. provide signed informed consent at screening prior to any study procedures.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. they have developed a new medical condition after initial enrollment in FEN-202 which, in the opinion of the investigator, would preclude safe and appropriate use of BEMA Fentanyl or participation in this study, or
  2. there is evidence of improper use of the study drug.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00696137

Sponsors and Collaborators
BioDelivery Sciences International
Study Chair: David Blum, MD BioDelivery Sciences International
  More Information

Responsible Party: BioDelivery Sciences International
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00696137     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FEN-290 
Study First Received: June 10, 2008
Last Updated: April 16, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Analgesics, Opioid
Anesthetics, General
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Central Nervous System Depressants
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 22, 2016