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A Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of MK0683 in Patients With Advanced Cancer (0683-008)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00750178
First Posted: September 10, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 7, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of MK0683 in patients with advanced cancer.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cancer, Advanced Drug: vorinostat (MK0683 ) Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Study Evaluating the Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of MK0683 in Patients With Advanced Cancer

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety, tolerability, and PK of MK0683 [ Time Frame: 28 Days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Urinary excretion of MK0683 [ Time Frame: 28 days ]

Enrollment: 30
Actual Study Start Date: November 1, 2004
Study Completion Date: November 1, 2005
Primary Completion Date: August 1, 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A
MK0683
Drug: vorinostat (MK0683 )

Panel A: vorinostat 400 mg capsules once daily on Days 1, 5, 7-28

Total treatment period is 28 days

Other Name: Zolinza

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients 18 years or older
  • Must agree to consume high fat meal and agree to fasting conditions
  • Limit alcohol consumption

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has a history of drug or alcohol abuse within 5 years of start of study
  • Patient is known to have HIV
  • Patient has participated in another investigational study within 4 weeks of start of study
  • Patient cannot stop taking certain medications or herbal remedies
  • Patient will require immunologic, radiation, surgery, or chemotherapy during the study
  • Patient requires frequent blood transfusions
  • Female patient is pregnant or nursing
  • Patient has an active Hepatitis B or C infection
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00750178


Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Publications:
Study Data/Documents: CSR Synopsis Links  This link exits the ClinicalTrials.gov site

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00750178     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0683-008
MK0683-008
2008_544
First Submitted: September 8, 2008
First Posted: September 10, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 7, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Vorinostat
Antineoplastic Agents
Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action