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Ursodiol 500 mg Tablets Under Fed Conditions

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00909753
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 28, 2009
Results First Posted : July 21, 2009
Last Update Posted : August 20, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study was to evaluate the comparative bioavailability between Ursodiol 500 mg Tablets (test) and Urso Forte™ 500 mg Tablets (reference)after a single-dose in healthy subjects under fed conditions.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Drug: Ursodiol Drug: Urso Forte™ Phase 1

Detailed Description:

Criteria for Evaluation: FDA Bioequivalence Criteria

Statistical Methods: FDA bioequivalence statistical methods


Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 92 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: A Single-Dose, Comparative Bioavailability Study of Two Formulations of Ursodiol 500 mg Tablets Under Fed Conditions
Study Start Date : September 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2006
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2006

Resource links provided by the National Library of Medicine

MedlinePlus related topics: Malnutrition
Drug Information available for: Ursodiol
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Ursodiol (test) First
Ursodiol Tablets, 500 mg
Drug: Ursodiol
Ursodiol Tablets, 500 mg
Active Comparator: Urso Forte™ (reference) First
Urso Forte™ Tablets, 500 mg
Drug: Urso Forte™
Urso Forte™ Tablets, 500 mg



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Cmax - Maximum Observed Concentration - for Total Ursodiol [ Time Frame: Blood samples collected over 72 hour period ]
  2. AUC0-72 - Area Under the Concentration-time Curve From Time Zero to 72 Hours Post Dose - for Total Ursodiol [ Time Frame: Blood samples collected over 72 hour period ]
  3. Cmax for Unconjugated Ursodiol [ Time Frame: Blood samples collected over 72 hour period ]
  4. AUC0-72 for Unconjugated Ursodiol [ Time Frame: Blood samples collected over 72 hour period ]
  5. Cmax for Total Ursodiol - Baseline Corrected [ Time Frame: Blood samples collected over 72 hour period ]
  6. AUC0-72 for Total Ursodiol - Baseline Corrected [ Time Frame: Blood samples collected over 72 hour period ]
  7. Cmax for Unconjugated Ursodiol - Baseline Corrected [ Time Frame: Blood samples collected over 72 hour period ]
  8. AUC0-72 for Unconjugated Ursodiol - Baseline Corrected [ Time Frame: Blood samples collected over 72 hour period ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy, non-smoking male and female subjects, 18 years of age or older.
  • BMI ≥ 19 and ≤ 30.
  • Negative for:

    1. HIV.
    2. Hepatitis B surface antigen and Hepatitis C antibody.
    3. Using drugs of abuse test (marijuana, amphetamines, barbiturates, cocaine, opiates, benzodiazepines and methadone).
    4. Urine cotinine test
    5. Serum HCG consistent with pregnancy (females only)
  • No significant diseases or clinically significant findings in a physical examination.
  • No clinically significant abnormal laboratory values.
  • No clinically significant findings in vital signs measurements and a 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • Be informed of the nature of the study and given written consent prior to receiving any study procedure.
  • Females who participate in this study are:

    1. unable to have children (e.g. post-menopausal, tubal ligation, hysterectomy) OR
    2. willing to remain abstinent [not engage in sexual intercourse] OR
    3. willing to use an effective method of double-barrier birth control (e.g. partner using condom and female using diaphragm, contraceptive sponge, spermicide or IUD)
  • Females who participate in this study are not pregnant and/or non-lactating.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Known history or presence of any clinically significant medical condition.
  • Known or suspected carcinoma.
  • Known history or presence of:

    1. Hypersensitivity or idiosyncratic reaction to ursodiol and/or any other drug substances with similar activity.
    2. Alcoholism within the last 12 months.
    3. Drug dependence and/or substance abuse.
    4. Use of tobacco or nicotine-containing products within the last 6 months.
  • On a special diet within 4 weeks prior to drug administration (e.g. liquid, protein, raw food diet).
  • Participated in another clinical trial or received and investigational product within 30 days prior to drug administration.
  • Donated up to 250 mL of blood within the previous 30 days OR Donated from 251 to 499 mL of blood in the previous 45 days OR Donated more than 499 mL of blood in the previous 56 days (based on the Canadian Blood Services guideline for blood donation.
  • Females taking oral or transdermal hormonal contraceptives within 14 days preceding period 1 dosing.
  • Females having taken implanted or injected hormonal contraceptives within 6 months prior to period 1 dosing.
  • Requirement of any non-topical medication (prescription and/or over-the-counter, with systemic absorption) on a routine basis.
  • Difficulty fasting or consuming the standard meals.
  • Do not tolerate venipuncture.
  • Unable to read or sign the ICF.

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Locations
Canada, Ontario
Pharma Medica Research Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M1R 5A3
Sponsors and Collaborators
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Xueyu (Eric) Chen, MD, PhD, FRCP(C) Pharma Medica Research, Inc.

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00909753     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2006-1284
First Posted: May 28, 2009    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: July 21, 2009
Last Update Posted: August 20, 2009
Last Verified: August 2009

Keywords provided by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA:
Bioequivalence
Healthy Subjects

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Ursodeoxycholic Acid
Cholagogues and Choleretics
Gastrointestinal Agents