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A Study to Investigate the Effects of Rifampicin on the Pharmacokinetics of Aleglitazar in Healthy Volunteers

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: September 6, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche
This open-label, fixed-sequence, three-period, single group study will evaluate the effects of rifampicin on the pharmacokinetics of aleglitazar in healthy volunteers. Volunteers will receive single doses of aleglitazar in all three periods and single doses of rifampicin in periods 1 and 2, and multiple doses in period 3. The anticipated time on study treatment is up to 14 weeks.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Volunteer Drug: aleglitazar Drug: rifampicin Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: An Open-label, Fixed-sequence, Three-period, Single Group Study to Investigate the Effects of Rifampicin as an OATP1B1 Inhibitor and a CYP2C8 Inducer on the Pharmacokinetics of Aleglitazar in Healthy Subjects

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Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacokinetics: Area under the plasma concentration time curve [ Time Frame: Period 1 and 2: Predose and days 1 to 5; Period 3: Days 5 to 12 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety: incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: 14 weeks ]

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: August 2012
Study Completion Date: December 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Aleglitazar Drug: aleglitazar
Single dose of aleglitazar in Periods 1, 2, 3
Drug: rifampicin
Single dose in Periods 1 and 2; multiple doses in Period 3


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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:

  • Healthy volunteers, aged 18 to 55 years inclusive at the time of screening
  • Body mass index (BMI) between 18.0 and 35.0 kg/m2 inclusive
  • Females must be surgically sterile or use two acceptable methods of contraception
  • Non-smoker or currently smoking less than five cigarettes/day and willing to abstain from smoking during the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any clinically relevant abnormal laboratory test results at screening or on Day -1 of all periods, as judged by the Investigator
  • A history of clinically significant disorders (e.g., gastro-intestinal, cardiovascular, hepatic)
  • Infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B, or hepatitis C
  • An average alcohol intake of more than 14 units per week
  • Volunteers diagnosed, or suspected of having porphyria, and subjects with first degree relatives diagnosed, or suspected of having porphyria
  • Diagnosis of Gilberts Syndrome
  • A positive screen for drugs of abuse at screening or on admission to the clinical unit
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01679639

United Kingdom
Manchester, United Kingdom, M13 9WL
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01679639     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BP25561
2012-002274-31 ( EudraCT Number )
First Submitted: September 1, 2012
First Posted: September 6, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Antibiotics, Antitubercular
Antitubercular Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Leprostatic Agents
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2B6 Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C8 Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C19 Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 CYP2C9 Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 CYP3A Inducers