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A Pharmacokinetic Study of Levodopa and Carbidopa Intestinal Gel in Subjects With Advanced Parkinson's Disease

This study has been completed.
Quintiles, Inc.
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First received: July 28, 2011
Last updated: December 2, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
A Pharmacokinetic Study of Levodopa and Carbidopa Intestinal Gel in Subjects with Advanced Parkinson's Disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Parkinson Disease
Drug: Levodopa-Carbidopa
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Official Title: A Pharmacokinetic Study of Levodopa and Carbidopa Intestinal Gel in Subjects With Advanced Parkinson's Disease

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Further study details as provided by Abbott:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Profile of Pharmacokinetics [ Time Frame: 5mins, then every 30 minutes up to 8 hours (0.5, 1, 1.5, 2, 2.5, 3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8 hour), 12, 16 (immediately after flushing the tube), 17, 18, and 19 hours. ]
    Levodopa, Carbidopa and Metabolite:Cmax, Cmin, Area Under Curve, T max, half life, peak-trough fluctuation.

  • Safety and Tolerability Data Assessments (e.g., clinical laboratory tests, orthostatic vitals, adverse events assessment, physical exam) [ Time Frame: 2 days ]
    Evaluation of orthostatic vitals signs, ECGs, and adverse event monitoring (Screening, Day -1, Day 1, Day 2), clinical lab testing and physical exam (Screening and Day 2)

Enrollment: 19
Study Start Date: April 2010
Study Completion Date: September 2010
Primary Completion Date: September 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: Levodopa-Carbidopa
Intestinal Gel


Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

  1. Male or female subjects at least 30 years old;
  2. Subjects with advanced Parkinson's disease who are already on LCIG (Duodopa®) for at least 30 days;
  3. Body mass index range from 18.0 to 30.0 kg/m2

Exclusion Criteria

  1. Subjects who are considered to be violent or subjects considered at suicidal risk by the investigator;
  2. Clinically significant abnormal laboratory data at baseline or any abnormal laboratory value that could interfere with the study assessments;
  3. Subjects with serious symptomatic cerebral disease, cerebrovascular disease, focal neurological lesions (previous brain surgery), any acute brain trauma requiring treatment with anticonvulsant therapy, or acute stroke
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01484990

Site Reference ID/Investigator# 47063
Bremerhaven, Germany, 27574
Site Reference ID/Investigator# 47064
Uppsala, Sweden, 75185
Sponsors and Collaborators
Quintiles, Inc.
Study Director: Janet Benesh Abbott
  More Information

Responsible Party: Abbott Identifier: NCT01484990     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: S187.1.002
2009-016837-84 ( EudraCT Number )
Study First Received: July 28, 2011
Last Updated: December 2, 2011

Keywords provided by Abbott:
Parkinson's Disease
intestinal gel

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Parkinson Disease
Parkinsonian Disorders
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Movement Disorders
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Carbidopa, levodopa drug combination
Adjuvants, Immunologic
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antiparkinson Agents
Anti-Dyskinesia Agents
Dopamine Agonists
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Aromatic Amino Acid Decarboxylase Inhibitors
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