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Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of JNJ-27018966 in the Treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Diarrhea

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01130272
First Posted: May 25, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 13, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of different doses of JNJ-27018966 compared with placebo in the treatment of patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-d).

Condition Intervention Phase
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Drug: JNJ-27018966 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group, Dose Ranging, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of JNJ-27018966 in the Treatment of Patients With Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Diarrhea

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Further study details as provided by Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical response to treatment based upon improvement from baseline in both of the following co-primary endpoints: pain intensity as assessed by average daily pain scores; and stool consistency as assessed by Bristol Stool Scores. [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ]
    The patient-reported daily pain score is based on a 0- to 10-point scale, where 0 corresponds to no pain and 10 corresponds to worst imaginable pain. The patient-reported BSS consistency score is based on a 1- to 7-point scale where 1 corresponds to a hard stool and 7 corresponds to watery diarrhea.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Average daily pain scores [ Time Frame: 4, 8, and 12 weeks ]
  • Stool consistency [ Time Frame: 4, 8, and 12 weeks ]
  • Stool frequency [ Time Frame: 4, 8, and 12 weeks ]
  • Clinical response to treatment based upon improvement from baseline in both of the following co-primary endpoints: pain intensity as assessed by average daily pain scores; and stool consistency as assessed by Bristol Stool Scores. [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ]
    The patient-reported daily pain score is based on a 0- to 10-point scale, where 0 corresponds to no pain and 10 corresponds to worst imaginable pain. The patient-reported BSS consistency score is based on a 1- to 7-point scale where 1 corresponds to a hard stool and 7 corresponds to watery diarrhea.

  • Clinical response to treatment based upon improvement from baseline in both of the following co-primary endpoints: pain intensity as assessed by average daily pain scores; and stool consistency as assessed by Bristol Stool Scores. [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    The patient-reported daily pain score is based on a 0- to 10-point scale, where 0 corresponds to no pain and 10 corresponds to worst imaginable pain. The patient-reported BSS consistency score is based on a 1- to 7-point scale where 1 corresponds to a hard stool and 7 corresponds to watery diarrhea.


Enrollment: 807
Study Start Date: May 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: JNJ-27018966 5 mg twice daily Drug: JNJ-27018966
oral tablets
Experimental: JNJ-27018966 25 mg twice daily Drug: JNJ-27018966
oral tablets
Experimental: JNJ-27018966 100 mg twice daily Drug: JNJ-27018966
oral tablets
Experimental: JNJ-27018966 200 mg twice daily Drug: JNJ-27018966
oral tablets
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Matching placebo oral tablets twice daily
Drug: Placebo
Matching placebo oral tablets twice daily

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has a diagnosis of IBS by Rome III criteria with a subtype of diarrhea
  • Female patients must be:
  • postmenopausal, defined as amenorrhea for at least 2 years at Prescreening,
  • surgically sterile (have had a hysterectomy or bilateral oophorectomy, tubal ligation, or otherwise be incapable of pregnancy),
  • abstinent, or
  • if sexually active, be practicing an effective method of birth control.

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has a diagnosis of IBS by Rome III criteria with a subtype of constipation, mixed IBS, or unsubtyped IBS
  • Patient has a history of inflammatory or immune-mediated gastrointestinal (GI) disorders including inflammatory bowel disease (ie, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis) and celiac disease
  • Patient has a history of diverticulitis within 6 months prior to Prescreening
  • Patient has a history of intestinal obstruction, stricture, toxic megacolon, GI perforation, fecal impaction, gastric banding, bariatric surgery, adhesions, ischemic colitis, impaired intestinal circulation (eg, aortoiliac disease), thrombophlebitis of a major vein, or hypercoagulable states.

Other protocol-specific eligibility criteria may apply.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01130272


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01130272     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 27018966IBS2001
First Submitted: May 24, 2010
First Posted: May 25, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 13, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012

Keywords provided by Furiex Pharmaceuticals, Inc:
Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea
Irritable bowel syndrome
Diarrhea predominant irritable bowel syndrome
Colonic diseases
Colonic diseases, functional
Digestive system disease
Gastrointestinal disease
Intestinal disease
Colonic pseudo-obstruction
Diarrhea
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Syndrome
Diarrhea
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Colonic Diseases, Functional
Colonic Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases