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Study to Evaluate Menses Induction in Women Administered Proellex

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00881608
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Repros stopped study for safety and the FDA put the study on hold for safety.)
First Posted : April 15, 2009
Results First Posted : August 25, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 25, 2014
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Repros Therapeutics Inc.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the oral dose level at which the investigative drug, Proellex, is able induce menstruation.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Amenorrhea Drug: Placebo Drug: Proellex Phase 1

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to determine the oral dose level at which the investigative drug, Proellex, is able to suppress endogenous progesterone in women. It is believed that giving Proellex in the early/mid-luteal phase of the cycle will suppress the effects of endogenous progesterone triggering the end of the cycle and inducing menstruation as happens naturally

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 11 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Escalating Dose, Single Center, Cross-over Design, Phase I Study to Evaluate Menses Induction in Women Administered Proellex
Study Start Date : February 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Menstruation
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Initiation-Placebo Cycle-Five (5) placebo capsules will be dispensed to subjects to self-administer for five days starting on cycle day 18.
Drug: Placebo
Placebo, 1 capsule daily for five days
Other Name: Dummy
Experimental: 3 mg Proellex
First Cycle (3 mg)- Five (5) 3 mg capsules of Proellex will be dispensed to subjects to self-administer for five days starting on cycle day 18.
Drug: Proellex
Proellex, one 3, 6, 12 or 25 mg capsule daily for five days
Other Name: Telapristone acetate
Experimental: 6 mg Proellex
Second Cycle (6 mg)-Subjects, who have not experienced menses, will have their dose of Proellex escalated, and be dispensed ten (10) 3 mg capsules of Proellex to self-administer 2, 3 mg capsules each day for five days starting on cycle day 18.
Drug: Proellex
Proellex, one 3, 6, 12 or 25 mg capsule daily for five days
Other Name: Telapristone acetate
Experimental: 12 mg Proellex
Third Cycle (12 mg)-Subjects, who have not experienced menses, will have their dose of Proellex escalated, and be dispensed twenty (20) 3 mg capsules of Proellex to self-administer 4, 3 mg capsules for five days starting on cycle day 18.
Drug: Proellex
Proellex, one 3, 6, 12 or 25 mg capsule daily for five days
Other Name: Telapristone acetate
Experimental: 25 mg Proellex
Fourth Cycle (25 mg)-Subjects, who have not experienced menses, will be dispensed five (5) 25 mg capsules of Proellex to self-administer for five days starting on cycle day 18.
Drug: Proellex
Proellex, one 3, 6, 12 or 25 mg capsule daily for five days
Other Name: Telapristone acetate



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Day of Initial Vaginal Bleeding Event Following Treatment With Proellex. [ Time Frame: An early vaginal bleeding event lasting at least two days and occurring on or before day 24 will be deemed to have achieved an induced menses ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Duration of Vaginal Bleeding Following Treatment With Proellex. [ Time Frame: At least 2 days ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical laboratory tests within normal ranges
  • A normal menstrual period of 26-30 days
  • Desiring not to become pregnant
  • Agreeing to use a double barrier method of birth control for the duration of the trial

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Post-menopausal status
  • Aamenorrhea or dysfunctional uterine bleeding
  • Subjects demonstrating any clinically significant medical condition rendering the subjects infertile or marginally fertile
  • Subjects with a Body Mass Index (BMI) below 18 or over 39

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Locations
United States, Texas
Advances in Health Inc.
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Repros Therapeutics Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: Andre van As, M.D., Ph.D Repros Therapeutics Inc.

Responsible Party: Repros Therapeutics Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00881608     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ZP-010
First Posted: April 15, 2009    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: August 25, 2014
Last Update Posted: August 25, 2014
Last Verified: August 2014

Keywords provided by Repros Therapeutics Inc.:
Menstruation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Amenorrhea
Menstruation Disturbances
Pathologic Processes