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Study of Uptake, Break Down and Elimination of an Investigational Drug in Healthy Volunteers (MB)

This study has been terminated.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: October 21, 2008
Last updated: November 17, 2010
Last verified: November 2010
This study is being performed in order to learn more about a new drug (possible as treatment for people with Alzheimer's Disease and other conditions with cognitive dysfunction (memory and attention problems)) and how it is handled by the body by giving the drug to healthy volunteers with different genotypes.

Condition Intervention Phase
Alzheimer's Disease Drug: AZD3480 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: An Open, Two Period, Single Dose, Phase I Study of the Excretion of Radioactivity, Metabolic Profiles and Pharmacokinetics Following Oral Administration of [14C]-AZD3480 and the Pharmacokinetics of AZD3480 Following Intravenous Administration to Healthy Male Volunteers With Different CYP2D6 Genotype

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Recovery (% dose) of radioactivity retrieved in urine and faeces Total radioactivity in blood and plasma, AUC, Cmax , tmax, t1/2 and blood/plasma ratio. [ Time Frame: Urine and faeces collection for at least 168 hours (up to 2 weeks)9 (blood) and 17 (plasma) samples during 48 and 72 hours. ]
  • Plasma and urine concentration (AUC, Cmax, tmax, t1/2, F, CL, CLR, fe, Ae, and Vss) [ Time Frame: 19 and 18 blood samples during 72 and 96 hours after iv (Visit 2) and po dosing (Visit 3) respectively. Urine collection for 72 hours and 168 hours (up to 2 weeks). ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • identity of major metabolites in plasma and excreta [ Time Frame: 4 blood samples during 8 hours.Urine and faeces collection for at least 168 hours (up to 2 weeks). ]
  • Adverse Events, vital signs (supine blood pressure and pulse rate), ECG, hematology, clinical chemistry and urinalysis. [ Time Frame: From enrollment to follow-up ]

Enrollment: 9
Study Start Date: October 2008
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: AZD3480 iv
Single iv infusion AZD3480
Drug: AZD3480
Iv single dose, 4-hour infusion of 25 mg
Experimental: Oral [14C] AZD3480
Single oral dose [14C]AZD3480
Drug: AZD3480
Oral solution single dose of 50 mg


Ages Eligible for Study:   35 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Physically healthy volunteers
  • Participation in a previous study for genotyping for identification to be extensive, intermediate or poor metaboliser (CYP2D6 enzyme)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of clinically significant diseases or illness.
  • Ues of any prescribed or non-prescribed medications from 2 weeks prior to first treatment day except for paracetamol and OTC adrenergic nasal spray.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00777361

United Kingdom
Research site
Macclesfield, Cheshire, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Björn Paulsson, MD, PhD AstraZeneca Södertälje, Sweden
Principal Investigator: Tim Mant, Prof Quintiles Drug Research Unit @ Guy´s Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Björn Paulsson, MD, PhD, Medical Science Director Clinical Neuroscience TA, AstraZeneca R&D Södertälje Identifier: NCT00777361     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D3690C00017
EudraCT No.: 2007-005903-16
Study First Received: October 21, 2008
Last Updated: November 17, 2010

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Mass balance
AZD3480, Pharmacokinetics, Healthy volunteers

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alzheimer Disease
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Neurocognitive Disorders
Mental Disorders processed this record on September 19, 2017