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Efficacy and Safety Study of JTT-302 in Subjects With Low HDL-C Levels

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Akros Pharma Inc. Identifier:
First received: September 5, 2008
Last updated: January 31, 2013
Last verified: January 2013
The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of JTT-302 on the increase of High Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol (HDL-C) levels when administered daily for four weeks in subjects with low HDL-C levels.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: JTT-302
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of JTT-302 Administered Daily for Four Weeks in Subjects With Low HDL-C Levels

Further study details as provided by Akros Pharma Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change from baseline in HDL-C at Week 4 [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent change and change from baseline at week 4 in lipid parameters [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
  • Evaluate the safety profile of JTT-302 when administered for 4 weeks [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]

Enrollment: 150
Study Start Date: December 2006
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
JTT-302, 200 mg
Drug: JTT-302
JTT-302, 100 mg tablets, 200 mg dose, oral, 30 minutes after the start of the morning meal
Experimental: 2
JTT-302, 400 mg
Drug: JTT-302
JTT-302, 100 mg tablets, 400 mg dose, oral, 30 minutes after the start of the morning meal
Placebo Comparator: 3
Matching placebo tablets
Drug: Placebo
Matching placebo tablets, oral, 30 minutes after the start of the morning meal


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with a Body Mass Index (BMI)≤ 35 kg/m2
  • Subjects with the following lipid parameters at Visit 1 (screening visit) and Visit 3 (diet stabilization period):
  • HDL-C ≤ 40 mg/dL (Men) and ≤ 50 mg/dL (Women)
  • TG ≤ 500 mg/dL
  • LDL-C ≤ 190 mg/dL
  • Subjects who are generally healthy as determined by pre-study medical history, physical examination, vital signs and 12-lead ECG

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Females who are pregnant or breast-feeding
  • AST, ALT or total bilirubin ≥ 2.0 x ULN at Visit 1 (screening visit) or Visit 3 (diet stabilization period)
  • Serum thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) and levothyroxine (T4) outside of the central laboratory reference range at the screening visit
  • Medical history of diabetes mellitus or two fasting serum glucose measurements > 126 mg/dL at the screening visit
  • Subjects with hypertension, or two blood pressure measurements ≥ 140 mm Hg systolic or ≥ 90 mm Hg diastolic at the screening visit
  • History of drug or alcohol abuse within 12 months of the screening visit
  • Use of medications defined in the protocol within six-weeks prior to the screening visit and throughout the study
  • Use of Cytochrome P450 3A4 inducers or inhibitors, as defined in the protocol within four weeks of the screening visit and throughout the study
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00749788

United States, California
Santa Ana, California, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Akros Pharma Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Akros Pharma Inc. Identifier: NCT00749788     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AT302-U-06-003
Study First Received: September 5, 2008
Last Updated: January 31, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on April 28, 2017