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Safety and Gastrointestinal Effects of Intravenous Methylnaltrexone

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01367587
First Posted: June 7, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 19, 2011
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Information provided by:
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
  Purpose
This study evaluates the safety of multiple doses of IV MNTX in normal healthy adults.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Volunteers Drug: IV Methylnaltrexone Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety and Gastrointestinal Effects of Multiple-Dosed Intravenous Methylnaltrexone in Healthy Human Volunteers

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Further study details as provided by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Peak Plasma Concentration of IV MNTX [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    To evaluate plasma pharmacokinetics of multiple-doses of intravenous methylnaltrexone in healthy human volunteers.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to Maximum Plasma Concentration of IV MNTX [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    To evaluate plasma pharmacokinetics of multiple-doses of intravenous methylnaltrexone in healthy human volunteers.

  • Clearance of IV MNTX [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    To evaluate plasma pharmacokinetics of multiple-doses of intravenous methylnaltrexone in healthy human volunteers.

  • Half-life of IV MNTX [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    To evaluate plasma pharmacokinetics of multiple-doses of intravenous methylnaltrexone in healthy human volunteers.

  • Volume of Distribution of IV MNTX [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    To evaluate plasma pharmacokinetics of multiple-doses of intravenous methylnaltrexone in healthy human volunteers.

  • Area Under the Plasma Concentration versus Time Curve (AUC) of IV MNTX [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    To evaluate plasma pharmacokinetics of multiple-doses of intravenous methylnaltrexone in healthy human volunteers.

  • Percentage of IV MNTX Excreted in Urine [ Time Frame: 3 weeks ]
    To evaluate plasma pharmacokinetics of multiple-doses of intravenous methylnaltrexone in healthy human volunteers.


Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: April 2002
Study Completion Date: July 2002
Primary Completion Date: July 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm 1 Drug: IV Methylnaltrexone

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Must be male or non-pregnant female volunteers
  2. Must be 18 to 65 yrs of age
  3. Must have no significant active disease states

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. History or current evidence of disease (cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine, renal, hepatic, hematological, or psychiatric)
  2. Illicit drug users
  3. Subjects who received an experimental new drug in the past 30 days
  4. Subjects with any laboratory findings outside normal limits
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01367587


Locations
United States, New York
Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York, United States, 10591
Sponsors and Collaborators
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: Tage Ramakrishna, MD Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tage Ramakrishna, MD, Progenics Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01367587     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MNTX 253
First Submitted: June 2, 2011
First Posted: June 7, 2011
Last Update Posted: July 19, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Methylnaltrexone
Naltrexone
Narcotic Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents