Mucosta in Gastric Ulcer Treatment, Effectiveness and Safety Evaluation (MGES)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 24, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 4, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Otsuka Pakistan Limited

Brief Summary:
A Prospective Randomized, Multi-center study to assess the Safety and Efficacy of Mucosta (Rebamipide), in combination with Omeprazole as adjuvant therapy in Gastric Ulcer Patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Gastric Ulcer Drug: Rebamipide and Omeprazole Drug: Omeprazole Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 129 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective Randomized, Multi-center Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of Mucosta (Rebamipide), in Combination With Omeprazole as Adjuvant Therapy in Gastric Ulcer Patients
Study Start Date : October 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Mucosta and Omeprazole Drug: Rebamipide and Omeprazole
open label, oral route, Rebamipide, 100mg tablet t.i.d and Omeprazole 20 mg tablet B.I.D. for 8 weeks
Other Names:
  • Mucosta
  • Omeprazole
Active Comparator: Omeperazole Drug: Omeprazole
open label,oral route, Omeprazole 20mg tablet, B. I.D.; alone, for 8 weeks

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Healing rates for gastric ulcer patients via endoscopic examination [ Time Frame: 8 weeks treatment plus 4 weeks follow-up ]
  2. Improvement or absence of gastric ulcer associated symptoms [ Time Frame: 8 weeks treatment plus 4 weeks follow-up ]
    Improvement or absence of gastric ulcer associated symptoms, i.e. pain, burning, etc.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To determine and compare the Safety profile in both the treatment arms. [ Time Frame: 8 weeks treatment plus 4 weeks follow-up ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with dyspepsia or epigastric pain and endoscopically proven gastric and duodenal ulcers
  • Required laboratory parameters and time limits (screening blood tests will be taken including hemoglobin, white blood cell count, random glucose, potassium, sodium, chlorine, creatinine, AST, ALT, bilirubin, and alkaline phosphatase)
  • Age > 18 years
  • A statement that all patients must have signed an informed consent form prior to registration in study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who had undergone surgery for ulcers
  • History of hypersensitivity to drugs to be used in the study
  • Women who are pregnant or lactating or intended to get pregnant during the study period

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01150162

Abbasi Shaheed Hospital
Karachi, Pakistan
Dow University of Health Sciences
Karachi, Pakistan
Dr. Ziauddin University Hospital
Karachi, Pakistan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Otsuka Pakistan Limited
Principal Investigator: Dr. Laeeque Ahmed, Asst. Professor Dr. Ziauddin University Hospital

Responsible Party: Otsuka Pakistan Limited Identifier: NCT01150162     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 037-POA-0901i
First Posted: June 24, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 4, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Stomach Ulcer
Pathologic Processes
Peptic Ulcer
Duodenal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Stomach Diseases
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Protective Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs