Safety, Efficacy of Pylera BID Dosing in Eradication of H. Pylori

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(Sponsor's decision)
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Axcan Pharma Identifier:
First received: July 8, 2008
Last updated: December 17, 2008
Last verified: December 2008
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of Pylera when given twice a day. Pylera approved treatment schedule is 3 pills taken 4 times daily, in addition to omeprazole given twice daily. In this trial, subjects with confirmed Helicobacter Pylori infection will receive Pylera treatment and omeprazole twice daily.

Condition Intervention Phase
Helicobacter Pylori Infection
Drug: OBMT
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pilot Study Assessing the Safety, Tolerability, Compliance and Efficacy of Twice Daily Dosed Pylera Plus Omeprazole as a First Line Treatment of Helicobacter Pylori Infection

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Further study details as provided by Axcan Pharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • H. pylori status confirmed by Urea Breath Test [ Time Frame: at 6 and 10 weeks following treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Tolerability [ Time Frame: at the end of treatment, one and two months post-treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: August 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: OBMT
    Omeprazole 20 mg bid, in combination with bismuth subcitrate potassium (40 mg), metronidazole 125 mg and tetracycline 125 mg HCl. All patients must take 6 capsules of Pylera, in addition to 1 omeprazole twice daily
    Other Name: Pylera
Detailed Description:

This study will include three phases: screening, treatment and follow-up.

Screening: this phase will last a maximum of 15 days and subjects eligibility will be evaluated after informed consent signature. UBT will be performed in addition to routine baseline evaluations (physical, lab test, etc).

Treatment: subjects will be treated for 10 days. A "confirmation of eligibility" visit will take place on Day 0 and an "end-of-treatment" visit will take place between days 9-14.

Follow-up: approximately one month post-treatment, eradication of H. pylori will be confirmed through UBT


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Positive H. pylori status through UBT testing

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Documented allergy to any of the drugs contained in the treatment regimen
  • Severe renal insufficiency, renal failure orazotemia
  • Previous surgery of the upper gastrointestinal tract
  • Hepatic failure
  • Pre-existing peripheral neuropathies
  • Use of any experimental drug within 30 days prior to randomization
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00712413

United States, Michigan
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
United States, Wisconsin
Aurora Health Care
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53233
Canada, Ontario
McMaster University Medical Center, Division of Gastroenterology
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
Sponsors and Collaborators
Axcan Pharma
Study Director: Monique Giguère, PhD Axcan Pharma inc
  More Information

Responsible Party: Monique Giguère, PhD, Programs Director, Clinical Development, Axcan Pharma inc. Identifier: NCT00712413     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PYLHp08-01 
Study First Received: July 8, 2008
Last Updated: December 17, 2008
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by Axcan Pharma:
Helicobacter pylori infection
Quadruple therapy
BID dosing

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Helicobacter Infections
Bacterial Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections processed this record on May 30, 2016