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Ulimorelin Study of Efficacy and Safety (ULISES 008)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01296620
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 15, 2011
Last Update Posted : July 26, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tranzyme, Inc.

Brief Summary:
Post-operative administration of ulimorelin is expected to reduce time to recovery of Gastrointestinal (GI) function in patients who have undergone partial large bowel resection

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Gastrointestinal Dysmotility Drug: Ulimorelin Intravenously (IV) Drug: Ulimorelin Invtravenously (IV) Drug: 5% dextrose in water Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 330 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Intravenous (IV) Ulimorelin Administered Post-Operatively to Accelerate Recovery of Gastrointestinal (GI) Motility in Subjects Who Have Undergone Partial Bowel Resection
Study Start Date : February 2011
Primary Completion Date : March 2012
Study Completion Date : March 2012

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Experimental 1 Drug: Ulimorelin Intravenously (IV)
160 µg/kg daily (QD)
Experimental: Experimental 2 Drug: Ulimorelin Invtravenously (IV)
480 µg/kg daily (QD)
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: 5% dextrose in water

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Recovery of GI Function [ Time Frame: up to 7 days of dosing or until hospital discharge ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Ancillary GI Functions [ Time Frame: up to 7 days of dosing or hospital discharge ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men or women, 18 to 80 years of age, inclusive
  • Scheduled to undergo open bowel resection with colonic anastomosis
  • For women who can potentially become pregnant a pregnancy test at screening and admission must be negative

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Weight more than 200kg (441 pounds)
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Known history of drug or alcohol abuse within the previous year

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Tranzyme, Inc.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Tranzyme, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01296620     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TZP-101-CL-P008
2010-023229-38 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: February 15, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 26, 2012
Last Verified: July 2012