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Bioavailability Study of Famotidine Tablets 40 mg Under Fasting Conditions

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 19, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 19, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited
The objective of this study was to compare the single-dose relative bioavailability of Reddy Cheminor and Merck &Co, pepcid 40 mg famotidine tablets under fasting conditions.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Drug: Famotidine Drug: Pepcid Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open-label, Randomized, 2-way Crossover Study to Compare the Bioavailability of Reddy Cheminor and Merck &Co, Pepcid Famotidine Tablets 40 mg Under Fasting Conditions.

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Further study details as provided by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Area Under Curve (AUC) [ Time Frame: predose,0. 5, 1, 1. 33, 1. 67, 2, 2. 33, 2.67, 3, 3. 33, 3. 67, 4, 4. 5, 5, 6, 8, 10, 12, 16 and 24 hours post-dose. ]

Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: October 1998
Study Completion Date: October 1998
Primary Completion Date: October 1998 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Famotidine
Famotidine tablets 40 mg of Dr. Reddy's
Drug: Famotidine
Famotidine Tablets 40 mg
Other Name: Reddy Cheminor
Active Comparator: Pepcid
Pepcid 40 mg Tablets of Merck & Co.,
Drug: Pepcid
40mg tablets
Other Name: Merck & Co.

Detailed Description:
Detailed Description : The study was conducted as an open-label, randomized, single-dose, 2-way crossover, relative bioavailability study performed on 30 healthy adult male volunteers. A total of 30 subjects completed the clinical phase of the study. Single oral 40 mg doses were separated by a washout period of 7 days.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

Exclusion Criteria:

History or presence of significant:

• cardiovascular, pulmonary, hepatic, renal, hematologic, gastrointestinal, endocrine, immunologic, dermatologic, neurologic or psychiatric disease.

In addition, history or presence of:

  • alcoholism or drug abuse within the past year;
  • hypersensitivity or idiosyncratic reaction to famotidine or any other histamine H2-receptor antagonist; Subjects who have been on an abnormal diet (for whatever reason) during the four weeks preceding the study.

Subjects who, through completion of the study, would have donated in excess of:

  • 500 mL of blood in 14 days, or
  • 500 - 750 mL of blood in 14 days (unless approved by the Principal Investigator),
  • 1000 mL of blood in 90 days,
  • 1250 mL of blood in 120 days,
  • 1500 mL of blood in 180 days,
  • 2000 mL of blood in 270 days,
  • 2500 mL of blood in 1 year. Subjects who have participated in another clinical trial within 28 days of study start.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01511731

Phoenix Clinical Research Center
Montreal, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited
Principal Investigator: Samuel Serfaty, MD Phoenix Clinical Research Center
  More Information

Responsible Party: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01511731     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 981325
First Submitted: January 12, 2012
First Posted: January 19, 2012
Last Update Posted: January 19, 2012
Last Verified: January 2012

Keywords provided by Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Histamine H2 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs