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ALK29-002: A Study of Baclofen Formulations in Healthy Adults

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00802035
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 4, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 23, 2011
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the pharmacokinetics, safety, and tolerability of different baclofen formulations.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Alcohol Dependence Drug: Baclofen IR Drug: Baclofen ER Phase 1

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 16 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 1, Single-Center, Open-Label Study of the Pharmacokinetics of Baclofen Formulations Administered to Healthy Adults
Study Start Date : November 2008
Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Study Completion Date : February 2009

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Drug Information available for: Baclofen
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: IR am
30 mg, single dose, morning administration (immediate release [IR])
Drug: Baclofen IR
30 mg; single dose
Experimental: ER am
30 mg; single dose; morning administration (extended release [ER])
Drug: Baclofen ER
30 mg; single dose
Experimental: ER pm
30 mg; single dose; evening administration
Drug: Baclofen ER
30 mg; single dose
Active Comparator: IR pm
30 mg; single dose; evening administration
Drug: Baclofen IR
30 mg; single dose

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Maximum plasma concentration (Cmax) [ Time Frame: 5 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to Cmax [ Time Frame: 5 weeks ]
  2. Significant abnormal laboratory findings [ Time Frame: 5 weeks ]
  3. Area under the plasma concentration curve (AUC) [ Time Frame: 5 weeks ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 65 years
  • Body mass index of 19 to 30 kg/m2 at screening
  • If subject is female and of childbearing potential, she must agree to use an acceptable method of contraception for the duration of the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy and/or currently breastfeeding
  • Clinical significant medical condition or observed abnormalities
  • Acute gastrointestinal disorder or history of chronic gastrointestinal disease or surgery
  • Participation in a clinical trial within 30 days before screening
  • Known intolerance and/or hypersensitivity to baclofen or its excipients
  • Use of alcohol-, caffeine-, or xanthine-containing products
  • Clinically significant illness within 30 days of first study drug administration
  • Dietary restrictions that conflict with required study meals
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00802035

United States, Texas
CEDRA Clinical Research, LLC
Austin, Texas, United States, 78759
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alkermes, Inc.
Principal Investigator: Frederick A. Bieberdorf, MD, CPI CEDRA Clinical Research, LLC
More Information

Responsible Party: Alkermes, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00802035     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ALK29-002
First Posted: December 4, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 23, 2011
Last Verified: August 2011

Keywords provided by Alkermes, Inc.:
Alcohol Dependence

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Alcohol-Related Disorders
Substance-Related Disorders
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Mental Disorders