Phase 2 Study to Evaluate Safety & Efficacy of RM-131 Administered to Patients With Diabetic Gastroparesis
This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
First received: April 2, 2012
Last updated: November 6, 2014
Last verified: November 2014
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of RM-131 on gastric emptying, gastroparesis symptoms, and the safety and tolerability of RM-131 compared to placebo in patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes mellitus and gastroparesis. The study is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of multiple dose regimens of RM-131. Study drug (RM-131 and placebo) will be administered subcutaneously in a blinded fashion.
Diabetes Mellitus Complications
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
||A Phase 2, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of RM-131 Administered to Patients With Diabetic Gastroparesis
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Secondary Outcome Measures:
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| Study Completion Date:
| Primary Completion Date:
||August 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Active Comparator: RM-131
Double blind RM-131 will be studied with various doses and regimens from 10 to 100 μg for 35 days.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo given subcutaneously for 35 days
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||18 Years to 75 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
- Able to provide written informed consent prior to any study procedures and be willing and able to comply with study procedures.
- Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes mellitus with HbA1c ≤11% at screening.
- Diabetic gastroparesis defined as at least 3 months history of symptoms suggestive of gastroparesis on an ongoing basis.
- Average Gastroparesis Cardinal Symptom Index Daily Diary (GCSI-DD) > 2.6 during Visit 2.
- History of nausea and/or vomiting/emesis at least once a week during the 2 weeks prior to Visit 1.
- Delayed gastric emptying confirmed at screening by abnormal gastric emptying breath test (GEBT), defined as half-emptying time (t½) > 79 minutes.
- Stable concomitant medications defined as no changes in regimen for at least 2 weeks prior to Visit 2.
- No use of metoclopramide, erythromycin or anti-emetics for at least 2 weeks prior to Visit 2.
- Body mass index > 18 kg/m2.
- Female patients must have negative serum or urine pregnancy tests and must not be lactating. For females able to bear children, a hormonal (i.e., oral, implantable, or injectable) and single-barrier method, or a double-barrier method of birth control must be used throughout the study. Female patients unable to bear children must have this documented in the electronic case report form (eCRF) (i.e., tubal ligation, hysterectomy, or post-menopausal [defined as a minimum of one year since the last menstrual period]). Post-menopausal status will be confirmed by FSH.
- Currently receiving parenteral feeding; presence of a nasogastric or other enteral tube for feeding or decompression.
- History of gastric surgery such as fundoplication, gastrectomy, gastric pacemaker placement, vagotomy, bariatric procedure.
- History of pyloric injection of botulinum toxin within 6 months of screening.
- Persistent daily vomiting.
- Patients with clinical suspicion of upper gastrointestinal obstruction must have been evaluated per standard of care, and obstruction ruled out before screening.
- Currently taking opiates.
- Currently taking GLP-1 and amylin analogs.
- Allergic or intolerant of egg, wheat, milk or algae, as these are components of the GEBT study meal.
- History of anorexia nervosa, binge-eating or bulimia within 5 years.
- ALT or AST > 2 X upper limit of normal during screening.
- History of intestinal malabsorption or pancreatic exocrine disease.
- Requires hemodialysis or has end-stage renal disease.
- History of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.
- Clinically significant neurologic or psychiatric disorders which are likely to impact compliance with protocol requirements.
- Poor venous access or inability to tolerate venipuncture.
- Participation in a clinical study within the 30 days prior to dosing in the present study.
- Any other reason, which in the opinion of the Investigator, including renal, hepatic or cardiopulmonary disease, or significant acute ECG abnormalities that would confound proper interpretation of the study or expose a patient to unacceptable risk.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01571297
Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
||Chief Development Officer
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||Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||April 2, 2012
||November 6, 2014
||United States: Food and Drug Administration
Keywords provided by Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
Delayed Gastric Emptying
Gastrointestinal Motility Disorder
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ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 04, 2015
Digestive System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
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