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A Pharmacokinetic Substudy of the TDE-PH-304 Protocol

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01934582
First Posted: September 4, 2013
Last Update Posted: October 27, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
United Therapeutics
  Purpose
A sub-study to the TDE-PH-304 protocol to assess the pharmacokinetics of patients transitioning from a twice daily dosing regimen of oral treprostinil to a three times daily dosing regimen.

Condition Intervention Phase
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Drug: UT-15C SR Drug: treprostinil diethanolamine Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Official Title: A Pharmacokinetic Substudy of Subjects Transitioning From Twice Daily to Three Times Daily Dosing of UT-15C SR (Treprostinil Diethanolamine) in the TDE-PH-304 Protocol

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Further study details as provided by United Therapeutics:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To Assess the Pharmacokinetics (Mean AM Dose) in Subjects During Twice Daily (BID) Dosing (up to 14 Days Prior to Transitioning to Three Times Daily [TID] Dosing Regimen at PK Visit 1) and up to 35 Days After Transitioning to TID Dosing (at PK Visit 2). [ Time Frame: Up to 14 days prior to transitioning to TID dosing regimen (PK Visit 1) and up to 35 days after transitioning to TID dosing regiment (PK Visit 2) ]
    The PK sampling occurred over a 12-hour period in subjects during BID dosing (PK Visit 1) and during TID dosing (PK Visit 2). Prior to each PK sampling day, subjects must have been receiving a stable dose for at least 5 days.

  • To Assess the Pharmacokinetics (Cmax, Cmin) in Subjects During Twice Daily (BID) Dosing (up to 14 Days Prior to Transitioning to Three Times Daily [TID] Dosing Regimen at PK Visit 1) and up to 35 [ Time Frame: Up to 14 days prior to transitioning to TID dosing regimen (PK Visit 1) and up to 35 days after transitioning to TID dosing regiment (PK Visit 2) ]
    The PK sampling occurred over a 12-hour period in subjects during BID dosing (PK Visit 1) and during TID dosing (PK Visit 2). Prior to each PK sampling day, subjects must have been receiving a stable dose for at least 5 days.

  • To Assess the Pharmacokinetics (AUClast) in Subjects During Twice Daily (BID) Dosing (up to 14 Days Prior to Transitioning to Three Times Daily [TID] Dosing Regimen at PK Visit 1) and up to 35 Days After Transitioning to TID Dosing (at PK Visit 2). [ Time Frame: Up to 14 days prior to transitioning to TID dosing regimen (PK Visit 1) and up to 35 days after transitioning to TID dosing regiment (PK Visit 2) ]
    The PK sampling occurred over a 12-hour period in subjects during BID dosing (PK Visit 1) and during TID dosing (PK Visit 2). Prior to each PK sampling day, subjects must have been receiving a stable dose for at least 5 days.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To Assess 6-minute Walk Distance for Both Groups (BID and TID) 3 to 6 Hours Post-morning Dose. [ Time Frame: The 6MWT was conducted during BID dosing PK collection (up to 14 days prior to transitioning to TID dosing regimen [PK Visit 1]) and during TID dosing PK collection (up to 35 days after transitioning to TID dosing regimen [PK Visit 2]). ]
    The 6-minute walk test (6MWT) was conducted at PK Visits 1 and 2, and was performed between hours 3 to 6 post-morning dose to correlate with the predicted peak plasma concentration of oral treprostinil.

  • To Compare the Adverse Event (AE) Profile of BID Versus TID Dosing. [ Time Frame: The AEs were recorded for up to 50 days. ]
    AE diaries including 8 therapy-specific terms were collected during both BID and TID dosing to allow for comparison of events from both regimens. The therapy-specific events included: diarrhea, extremity pain, flushing, headache, hypotension, jaw pain, nausea, and vomiting.


Enrollment: 13
Study Start Date: August 2013
Study Completion Date: November 2013
Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Open label extension Drug: UT-15C SR Drug: treprostinil diethanolamine
Open label study drug.
Other Name: UT-15C Sustained Release (SR)

Detailed Description:
As noted above in "Brief Summary".
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 75 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

1) Only subjects who are eligible for and have entered into Protocol TDE-PH-304 may participate in this substudy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. The subject must voluntarily give informed consent to participate in the substudy.
  2. No dose changes to study drug are made within 5 days of the pharmacokinetic (PK)substudy visits.
  3. No additions or deletions to concurrent medications are made within 7 days of the pharmacokinetic substudy visit. Note: changes to diuretics and/or anticoagulants are permitted.
  4. The preceding evening dose of study drug should have been taken 9 to 13 hours prior to the BID dose and 6-10 hours prior to the TID morning dose of study drug to ensure a trough level of study drug for PK sampling.
  5. Subject dosing of study drug on the day of PK sampling must be observed in the clinic by study personnel.
  6. Subject has not experienced a significant loss of blood (> 450 mL) within the last 6 weeks of the pharmacokinetic substudy visit.
  7. The subject must not be receiving any CYP 2C8 inducers or inhibitors
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01934582


Locations
United States, New York
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York, United States, 14623
Sponsors and Collaborators
United Therapeutics
Investigators
Principal Investigator: James R White, MD, PhD University of Rochester
  More Information

Responsible Party: United Therapeutics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01934582     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TDE-PH-309
TDE-PH-304
First Submitted: August 29, 2013
First Posted: September 4, 2013
Results First Submitted: July 14, 2016
Results First Posted: October 27, 2016
Last Update Posted: October 27, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypertension
Familial Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Treprostinil
Antihypertensive Agents