Bioavailability Study of Anti Nausea Medication With and Without Food (EUR-1025)

This study has been completed.
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Forest Laboratories Identifier:
First received: May 18, 2009
Last updated: May 19, 2009
Last verified: May 2009
This study is to assess the effect of food on a single dose of EUR-1025 when taken with a meal and taken on an empty stomach.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Ondansetron
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Bio-availability Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Single Dose Crossover Comparative Bioavailability Study To Assess the Effect of Food on the Pharmacokinetics of Ondansetron Modified-Release Capsules (EUR1025) in Healthy Male and Female Volunteers

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Effects of food on the pharmacokinetics of a single 24 mg dose of ondansetron administered under fed and fasting conditions [ Time Frame: 1 dose on two separate days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 22
Study Start Date: February 2009
Study Completion Date: March 2009
Primary Completion Date: March 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: fed
A single oral dose of ondansetron (1x24 mg) will be administered with approximately 240 ml of water in the morning. The ondansetron dose will be administered after a 10-hour overnight fast and thirty minutes after consuming a high-fat, high-caloric breakfast
Drug: Ondansetron
24 mg one time
Other Name: EUR-1025
Experimental: fasting
A single oral dose of ondansetron (1 x 24 mg) will be administered with approximately 240 ml of water in the morning after a 10-hour overnight fast.
Drug: Ondansetron
24 mg one time
Other Name: EUR-1025

Detailed Description:
The objective of this study is to assess the effect of food on the pharmacokinetics of a single 24 mg dose of EUR-1025 administered as a novel modified-release capsule formulation under fed and fasting conditions.

Ages Eligible for Study:   21 Years to 55 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female volunteers,
  • Non-or ex-smokers,
  • Of at least 21 years of age but not older than 55 years with a body mass index targeted to be at least 18.5 and less than 30 kg/m2,
  • Healthy, normal lab values,
  • Negative HIV, Hepatitis B & C and a negative ethyl alcohol and drug screen,
  • Normal 12 lead ECG, negative HCG for females.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • No known hypersensitivity to Ondansetron or any related products,
  • Presence of significant gastrointestinal, liver or kidney disease,or any other conditions known to interfere with the absorption, distribution, metabolism or excretion of drugs or known to potentiate or predispose to undesired effects,
  • History of significant gastrointestinal, liver or kidney disease,
  • Presence of significant cardiovascular, pulmonary, hematologic, neurological, psychiatric, endocrine, immunologic or dermatologic disease,
  • Suicidal tendency,
  • History of or disposition to seizures, state of confusion, clinically relevant psychiatric disease,
  • Presence of significant heart disease or disorder discovered on screening ECG,
  • Females who are found to have a positive serum pregnancy test at screening or are nursing,
  • Females of childbearing potential who refuse to use an acceptable contraceptive regimen from the screening visit and throughout the study,
  • Maintenance therapy with any drug,
  • Significant history of drug dependency or alcohol abuse (> 2 units of alcohol per day, intake of excessive alcohol, acute or chronic),
  • Any clinically significant illness in the previous 28 days before day 1 of the study,
  • Use of any enzyme-modifying drugs, including strong inhibitors of cytochrome P450 (CYP) enzymes (such as cimetidine, fluoxetine, quinidine, erythromycin, ciprofloxacin,fluconazole, ketoconazole,diltiazem and HIV antivirals) and strong inducers of CYP enzymes (such as barbiturates, carbamazepine, glucocorticoids, phenytoin and rifampin), in the previous 28 days before day 1 of this study,
  • Volunteers who took an Investigational Product (in another clinical trial) or donated 50 ml or more of blood in the previous 28 days before day 1 of this study,
  • Poor motivation, intellectual problems likely to limit the validity of consent to participate in the study or limit the ability to comply with the protocol requirements or inability to cooperate adequately,
  • Inability to understand and to observe the instructions of the physician,
  • Donation of 500 ml or more of blood (Canadian Blood Services, Hema-Quebec, clinical studies) in the previous 56 days before day 1 of this study,
  • Positive urine screening of drugs or abuse,
  • Any history of tuberculosis and/or prophylaxis for tuberculosis,
  • Positive results to HIV, HBsAg, or anti-HCV tests,
  • No subjects will be allowed to enroll in this study more than once.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00905190

Canada, Quebec
Algorithme Pharma INc.
Mount-Royal, Quebec, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
Forest Laboratories
Principal Investigator: Eric Sicard, M.D. Algorithme Pharma Inc
  More Information

Responsible Party: Ruth Thieroff-Ekerdt, M.D., Eurand Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT00905190     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ODO-P8-689 
Study First Received: May 18, 2009
Last Updated: May 19, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board
Canada: Health Canada
Canada: Ethics Review Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Signs and Symptoms
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Antipsychotic Agents
Autonomic Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Dermatologic Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Serotonin Agents
Serotonin Antagonists
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