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A Phase II Study to Explore the Safety and Activity of Dersalazine in Patients With Mild to Moderate Ulcerative Colitis

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00808977
First Posted: December 16, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2010
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Information provided by:
Palau Pharma S.A.
  Purpose
The purpose of the study is to obtain a first clinical assessment of the safety of dersalazine sodium in ulcerative colitis patients with mild to moderate disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Ulcerative Colitis Drug: Dersalazine sodium Drug: Mesalazine Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-blind, Randomised, Placebo and Mesalazine Controlled Phase II Study to Explore the Safety and Activity of Dersalazine in Patients With Mild to Moderate Active Colitis

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Further study details as provided by Palau Pharma S.A.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of patients with AEs of severe intensity or AEs leading to treatment withdrawal [ Time Frame: 7, 14, 21, 28, 56 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mayo index [ Time Frame: 28 days ]

Estimated Enrollment: 80
Study Start Date: December 2008
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Dersalazine Drug: Dersalazine sodium
Dersalazine sodium 2400 mg daily
Active Comparator: Mesalazine Drug: Mesalazine
Mesalazine 2400 mg daily
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
Placebo matching active and experimental treatments

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age 18 to 65 inclusive
  • Male, non-child-bearing female or fertile female with appropriate contraception.
  • Mild to moderate confirmed active ulcerative colitis
  • Able and willing to give informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Colitis of other cause
  • Pregnancy, inadequate contraception for fertile female patients
  • Liver or kidney disease, unstable cardiovascular disease, coagulation disorder.
  • Other significant medical condition that preclude participation at investigator criteria
  • Allergy or hypersensitivity to salicylates
  • Previous or concomitant treatment for ulcerative colitis interfering with safety or activity assessments
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00808977


Locations
Belgium
Investigational site 11
Kortrijk, Belgium
Investigational site 1
Leuven, Belgium
Hungary
Investigational site 12
Budapest, Hungary
Investigational site 10
Eger, Hungary
Investigational site 9
Miskolc, Hungary
Investigational site 8
Székesfehérvár, Hungary
Investigational site 7
Vác, Hungary
Slovakia
Investigational site 18
Košice, Slovakia
Investigational site 20
Košice, Slovakia
Investigational site 16
Malacky, Slovakia
Investigational site 17
Nové Zámky, Slovakia
Investigational site 19
Rožňava, Slovakia
Spain
Investigational site 2
Badalona, Spain
Investigational site 15
Barcelona, Spain
Investigational site 3
Barcelona, Spain
Investigational site 5
Barcelona, Spain
Investigational site 21
Cádiz, Spain
Investigational site 6
Córdoba, Spain
Investigational site 22
Madrid, Spain
Investigational site 14
Sabadell, Spain
Investigational site 13
Terrassa, Spain
Investigational site 4
Terrassa, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
Palau Pharma S.A.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Julian Panés, MD Hospital Clínic de Barcelona
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Caridad Pontes / Head Clinical Research, Palau Pharma S.A.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00808977     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CR-IBD-1-08
EudraCT 2008-004610-27 ( Registry Identifier: Eudra CT )
First Submitted: December 15, 2008
First Posted: December 16, 2008
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2010
Last Verified: November 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Colitis
Ulcer
Colitis, Ulcerative
Gastroenteritis
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Mesalamine
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Analgesics
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents