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Pharmacokinetics, Efficacy and Safety of an Octreotide Implant in Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome

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Recruitment Status : Terminated (Program was terminated for business reasons)
First Posted : April 21, 2009
Last Update Posted : September 20, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Endo Pharmaceuticals

Brief Summary:
Evaluate the pharmacokinetics, safety and efficacy of an octreotide implant for the treatment of the symptoms of carcinoid syndrome.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Carcinoid Syndrome Drug: Octreotide Phase 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:
This study will evaluate a longer acting octreotide formulation. A subcutaneous implant at 2 doses will be evaluated for pharmacodynamics, efficacy and safety for a period of 9 months.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 10 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open Label Study to Evaluate the Pharmacokinetics, Efficacy and Safety of Two Doses of an Octreotide Implant in Patients With Carcinoid Syndrome
Study Start Date : July 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : December 2011

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 implant
117 mg Octreotide implant
Drug: Octreotide
short acting octreotide

Experimental: 2 implants
234 mg Octreotide implant
Drug: Octreotide
short acting octreotide

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Assess the effects of 1 or 2 implants on carcinoid syndrome symptoms of flushing and diarrhea [ Time Frame: 9 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. safety and tolerability of the implants [ Time Frame: 9 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • histologically confirmed tumor
  • documented evidence of carcinoid syndrome
  • life expectancy of at least 6 months
  • previous positive octreotide scan
  • received stable doses of octreotide injections
  • performance status of 0-2 on the ECOG performance scale

Exclusion Criteria:

  • poorly differentiated or high grade neuroendocrine tumor
  • significant cv, hepatic, renal or other disease

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00884715

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United States, Iowa
Iowa, Iowa, United States, 52242
United States, Massachusetts
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
Burlington, Massachusetts, United States, 01805
Sponsors and Collaborators
Endo Pharmaceuticals

Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Endo Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00884715     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IP107-002
First Posted: April 21, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 20, 2013
Last Verified: September 2013
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome
Serotonin Syndrome
Carcinoid Tumor
Pathologic Processes
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Neuroectodermal Tumors
Neoplasms, Germ Cell and Embryonal
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms, Nerve Tissue
Drug-Related Side Effects and Adverse Reactions
Chemically-Induced Disorders
Gastrointestinal Agents
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents