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A Study to Compare Two Paracetamol Tablets

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
(Study was cancelled prior to enrolling any subjects.)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: June 23, 2011
Last updated: July 5, 2016
Last verified: July 2016
This is a single dose pharmacoscintigraphic study investigating the differences in paracetamol absorption between two formulations.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Subjects Drug: Marketed paracetamol Drug: Experimental paracetamol formulation Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: A Single Dose Pharmacoscintigraphic Study Investigating the Differences in Gastrointestinal Behavior and Paracetamol Absorption Between Sustained Release Formula and Standard Release Formula

Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time of onset and completion of disintegration based on release of radiolabeled markers in a fed condition [ Time Frame: Baseline to 12 hours post dosing ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the gastrointestinal transit by qualitative scintigraphic analysis [ Time Frame: Baseline to 12 hours post dosing ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: April 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Marketed paracetamol
Marketed formulation
Drug: Marketed paracetamol
marketed formulation
Experimental: Experimental paracetamol formulation
Experimental formulation
Drug: Experimental paracetamol formulation
Experimental formulation


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male subjects who are in good general health
  • Have not exceeded the limits of total radiation exposure (5mSv) allowed in any 12 month period
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01381640

United Kingdom
BIO-IMAGES Research Ltd.
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, G63 0BX
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom, G63 0BX
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT01381640     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A4040689
Study First Received: June 23, 2011
Last Updated: July 5, 2016

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
healthy volunteer

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antipyretics processed this record on September 21, 2017