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Bioequivalence of the Tablet and Liquid-Filled Capsule Forms of MK0974 (0974-042)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00966030
First Posted: August 26, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  Purpose
This study will demonstrate the definitive bioequivalence of a solid dose formulation of MK0974 to the liquid filled capsule formulation of MK0974.

Condition Intervention Phase
Migraine Drug: MK0974 tablet Drug: Comparator: MK0974 liquid filled capsule Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label, Randomized, 2-Period Crossover Study to Demonstrate the Definitive Bioequivalence of a Single Dose of a Tablet Form of MK0974 Ethanolate Vs. a Single Dose of the Reference MK0974 Liquid Filled Capsule in Healthy Subjects

Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Area under the curve (AUC(0 to infinity)) following single dose administration of MK0974 tablet formulation and MK0974 liquid filled capsule formulation [ Time Frame: Through 48 Hours Post Dose ]
  • Peak plasma concentration (Cmax) following single dose administration of MK0974 tablet formulation and MK0974 liquid filled capsule formulation [ Time Frame: Through 48 Hours Post Dose ]

Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: March 2008
Study Completion Date: May 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
MK0974 Tablet
Drug: MK0974 tablet
MK0974 280 mg tablet in one of two treatment periods
Active Comparator: 2
MK0974 Liquid filled capsule
Drug: Comparator: MK0974 liquid filled capsule
MK0974 300 mg liquid filled capsule in one of two treatment periods

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject is in good health
  • Subject is a nonsmoker
  • Subject is willing to comply with the study restrictions

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject has history of stroke, chronic seizures, or any major neurological disorder
  • Subject has a history of cancer
  • Subject is a nursing mother
  • Subject has uncontrolled high blood pressure
  • Subject has or has a history of any disease or condition that might made participation in the study unsafe or confound the study results
  Contacts and Locations
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00966030     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0974-042
MK0974-042
2009_649
First Submitted: August 24, 2009
First Posted: August 26, 2009
Last Update Posted: July 7, 2015
Last Verified: July 2015