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

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Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Sponsor's decision)
First Posted : July 10, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 9, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Forest Laboratories

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Helicobacter Pylori Infection Drug: OBMT Phase 3

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. Urea breath test (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

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (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
Study Start Date : August 2008
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2008

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Drug Information available for: Omeprazole

Intervention Details:
  • Drug: OBMT
    Omeprazole 20 mg twice daily, 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

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. H. pylori status confirmed by Urea Breath Test [ Time Frame: at 6 and 10 weeks following treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Tolerability [ Time Frame: at the end of treatment, one and two months post-treatment ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
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 or azotemia
  • 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 (NCT number): 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
Forest Laboratories
Study Director: Monique Giguère, PhD Axcan Pharma inc

Responsible Party: Forest Laboratories Identifier: NCT00712413     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PYLHp08-01
First Posted: July 10, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 9, 2017
Last Verified: February 2017

Keywords provided by Forest Laboratories:
Helicobacter pylori infection
Quadruple therapy
BID dosing

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Helicobacter Infections
Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
Bacterial Infections
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action