Relative Bioavailability Study of Ribavirin 200 Capsules and Rebetol 200 mg Capsules in Females Under Non-Fasting Conditions

This study has been completed.
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First received: August 13, 2009
Last updated: August 14, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the relative bioavailability of Ribavirin 200 capsules and Rebetol 200 mg capsules in females under non-fasting conditions.

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Hepatitis C
Drug: Ribavirin 200 Capsules (Geneva Pharmaceutical, U.S.A.)
Drug: Rebetol 200 Capsules (Schering Corporation, U.S.A.)
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Relative Bioavailability Study of Ribavirin (Geneva Pharmaceutical Technology Corporation, N.J., U.S.A.) 200 Capsules and Rebetol (Schering Corporation, N.J., U.S.A.) 200 mg Capsules in Females Under Non-Fasting Conditions.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Bioequivalence based on AUC and Cmax [ Time Frame: 30 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: April 2001
Study Completion Date: May 2001
Primary Completion Date: May 2001 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Ribavirin 200 Capsules (Geneva Pharmaceutical, U.S.A.)
Drug: Ribavirin 200 Capsules (Geneva Pharmaceutical, U.S.A.)
Active Comparator: 2
Rebetol 200 Capsules (Schering Corporation, U.S.A.)
Drug: Rebetol 200 Capsules (Schering Corporation, U.S.A.)


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • No clinically significant abnormal finding on physical exam, medical history, or clinical laboratory results on screening.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Positive test results for HIV or hepatitis B or C.
  • Treatment for drug or alcohol dependence.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00959933

Sponsors and Collaborators
Sandoz Inc.
Principal Investigator: Piyush Patel, M.D. Allied Clinical Research
  More Information

Responsible Party: Eric Mittleberg, Ph.D, VP of Product Development, Sandoz Inc. Identifier: NCT00959933     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P1BH01001 
Study First Received: August 13, 2009
Last Updated: August 14, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis C, Chronic
Hepatitis, Chronic
Digestive System Diseases
Flaviviridae Infections
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Liver Diseases
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Anti-Infective Agents
Antiviral Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on May 22, 2016