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Ascending Multiple-Dose Study to Evaluate VIA-3196 in Healthy Subjects

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 27, 2012
Last Update Posted: December 6, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
This is a single-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, ascending multiple-dose study of VIA-3196 to evaluate the Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of VIA-3196 in Healthy Subjects. Study dosing is organized into cohorts corresponding to escalating doses of VIA-3196 or matching placebo. Subjects will be dosed daily for 14 days.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug Safety Drug: Placebo Drug: VIA-3196 Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-Controlled, Ascending Multiple-Dose Study to Evaluate the Safety, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of VIA-3196 in Healthy Subjects

Further study details as provided by Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Adverse Events as a measure of safety and tolerability of VIA-3196 [ Time Frame: up to 22 days ]
    Evaluation will start from predose (Day -1) until the follow-up visit (Day 21)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Plasma concentration of VIA-3196 [ Time Frame: 0 to 24 hours on Day 1 and Day 14 ]
    Assessed without food

  • Lipid level changes following administration of VIA-3196 [ Time Frame: Day 1 to 14 ]

Enrollment: 48
Study Start Date: January 2012
Study Completion Date: November 2012
Primary Completion Date: November 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: VIA-3196 Drug: VIA-3196
Oral, daily dosing for 14 days
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Multiple, ascending dosing groups (cohorts) will be evaluated.
Drug: Placebo
Oral, daily-dosing for 14 days; matching number of placebo capsule(s) with active arm


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The subject must be willing and able to provide written informed consent.
  • Healthy, non-smoking, males and females between the ages of 18 and 55 years of age (inclusive).
  • If female, the subject is of non-child bearing potential (i.e., surgically [bilateral oophorectomy, hysterectomy, or tubal ligation] or naturally sterile [>12 consecutive months without menses]). Verify by FSH at screening as appropriate.
  • Body weight > 50 kg and BMI between 18 and 30 kg/m2 (inclusive).
  • LDL cholesterol ≥ 110mg/dL.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of thyroid disorder or abnormal thyroid function tests at screening. Repeat testing is allowed once at the discretion of the Investigator. - History of unexplained syncope.
  • History of hepatobiliary disease; or AST, ALT or direct bilirubin greater than the upper limit of reference range at screening.
  • Positive screening test for HIV antibody, Hepatitis B surface antigen or Hepatitis C antibody.
  • Abnormal screening ECG: including machine-read QTc >450 msec (confirmed by manual over read), QRS >110 msec, intermittent bundle branch block, frequent premature atrial or premature ventricular contractions, or any rhythm other than normal sinus rhythm which is interpreted by the Investigator to be clinically significant.
  • History of sensitivity to a similar study drug (e.g., Karo Bio KB2115 or Metabasis MB7811), or a history of important drug or other allergy (except for untreated, asymptomatic seasonal allergies at time of dosing) unless deemed not clinically significant by the Investigator.
  • History of sensitivity to thyroid medication.
  • History of asthma, or intolerance to beta-blockers.
  • Use of acetaminophen within 7 days before dosing and throughout the study.
  • History of regular use of tobacco or nicotine containing products within the past 6 months.
  • Positive urine drug screen or alcohol test at screening or Day -1.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01519531

United States, North Dakota
PRACS Institute (formerly Cetero Research)
Fargo, North Dakota, United States, 58104
Sponsors and Collaborators
Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Study Director: Rebecca Taub, MD Madrigal Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Responsible Party: Madrigal Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01519531     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VIA-3196-02
First Submitted: January 24, 2012
First Posted: January 27, 2012
Last Update Posted: December 6, 2012
Last Verified: December 2012