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Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Injection 150 mg/1 mL in Postmenopausal Women

This study has been completed.
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Identifier:
First received: January 26, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: January 2009
History: No changes posted
This study compared the rates and extents of medroxyprogesterone absorption from two medroxyprogesterone acetate injection formulations following single 150 mg intramuscular (IM) injections to healthy postmenopausal women.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: medroxyprogesterone acetate
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: A Pivotal Study to Evaluate the Bioequivalence of 150 mg/1 mL Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Injection in Postmenopausal Women

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Further study details as provided by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Bioequivalence based on Cmax and AUC [ Time Frame: 120 days ]

Enrollment: 124
Study Start Date: April 2002
Study Completion Date: September 2002
Primary Completion Date: September 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: medroxyprogesterone acetate
IM Injection
Active Comparator: 2
Drug: medroxyprogesterone acetate
IM injection

Detailed Description:

Criteria for Evaluation: FDA Bioequivalence Criteria

Statistical Methods: FDA bioequivalence statistical methods


Ages Eligible for Study:   45 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria

  • Screening Demographics: All volunteers selected for this study will be healthy postmenopausal women 45 years of age or older at the time of dosing. The weight range will not exceed ±20% for height and body frame as per Desirable Weights for Women - 1983 Metropolitan Height and Weight Table.
  • Screening Procedures: Each volunteer will complete the screening process within 28 days prior to period I dosing. Consent documents for both the screening evaluation and HIV antibody determination will be reviewed, discussed and signed by each potential participant before full implementation of screening procedures.

Screening will include general observations, physical examination, demographics, medical and medication history, an electrocardiogram, sitting blood pressure and pulse, respiratory rate and temperature. The physical examination will include, but may not be limited to, an evaluation of the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, respiratory and central nervous systems.

Screening will include a Gynecological examination (PAP smear, breast) which does not show clinically relevant findings, e.g. a cytological smear classified according to Papanicolau (PAP) higher than grade II.

The screening clinical laboratory procedures will include:

  • HEMATOLOGY: hematocrit, hemoglobin, WBC count with differential, RBC count, platelet count
  • CLINICAL CHEMISTRY: serum creatinine, BUN, glucose, AST(GOT), ALT(GPT), albumin, total bilirubin, total protein, and alkaline phosphatase
  • HIV antibody, hepatitis GB surface antigen, and anti hepatitis C virus screens
  • URINALYSIS: by dipstick; full microscopic examination if dipstick positive
  • URINE DRUG SCREEN: amphetamines, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, cannabinoids, cocaine metabolites, and opiates
  • Ethyl alcohol will be measured using breath test (alcomat)
  • FSH (to verify postmenopausal status)
  • 17β-Estradiol (to verify postmenopausal status)

Is female and:

o Is postmenopausal for at least 1 year and has a serum FSH level greater than or equal to 30 mIU/mL and a serum 17β-estradiol level less than 30 pg/mL.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Volunteers with a recent history of drug or alcohol addiction or abuse.
  • Volunteers with the presence of a clinically significant disorder involving the cardiovascular, respiratory, renal, gastrointestinal, immunologic, hematologic, endocrine, gynecologic or neurologic system(s) or psychiatric disease (as determined by the clinical investigators or co-investigators).
  • Volunteers whose clinical laboratory test values show clinically relevant deviations from normal when confirmed on re-examination.
  • Volunteers demonstrating a positive hepatitis B surface antigen screen, a positive anti HCV screen or a reactive HIV antibody screen.
  • Volunteers demonstrating a positive drug abuse screen when screened for this study.
  • Volunteers demonstrating a positive pregnancy screen.
  • Volunteers with a history of allergic response(s) to medroxyprogesterone acetate or related drugs.
  • Volunteers with a history of clinically significant allergies including drug allergies.
  • Volunteers with a history of undiagnosed vaginal bleeding.
  • Volunteers with personal or immediate family (mother, sister, daughter) history of breast cancer.
  • Volunteers with a history of thromboembolic disorder, thrombophlebitis, or history of anticoagulant use other than aspirin.
  • Volunteers with a clinically significant illness during the 4 weeks prior to Period I dosing (as determined by the clinical investigators or co-investigators).
  • Volunteers who currently use tobacco products.
  • Volunteers who have taken any drug known to induce or inhibit hepatic drug metabolism in the 30 days prior to Period I dosing.
  • Volunteers who report donating greater than 450 mL of blood within 30 days prior to dosing. All subjects will be advised not to donate blood for four weeks after completing the study.
  • Volunteers who have donated plasma (e.g. plasmapheresis) within 14 days prior to dosing. All subjects will be advised not to donate plasma for four weeks after completing the study.
  • Volunteers who report receiving any investigational drug within 30 days prior to dosing.
  • Volunteers who report taking any systemic prescription medication in the 14 days prior to dosing (for hormone replacement therapy (HRT) 4 weeks prior to dosing).
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00830414

AAI Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG
Neu-Ulm, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Principal Investigator: Horst Jurgen Heuer, M.D. AAI
  More Information Identifier: NCT00830414     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LA486
Study First Received: January 26, 2009
Last Updated: January 26, 2009

Keywords provided by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA:
Healthy Subjects

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Medroxyprogesterone Acetate
Contraceptive Agents, Female
Contraceptive Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Contraceptive Agents, Male
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Contraceptives, Oral, Synthetic
Contraceptives, Oral processed this record on April 28, 2017