Trial record 2 of 10 for:    ag-348

A Phase I Study of AG-348 in Healthy Volunteers (AG-348MAD)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 29, 2014
Last Update Posted : November 10, 2014
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Brief Summary:
This is a dose escalation study that will be conducted in healthy volunteers. Multiple cohorts of volunteers will receive ascending (increasingly higher) oral doses of AG-348 daily for 14 days to evaluate the safety and tolerability of multiple oral doses of AG-348, the pharmacokinetics (PK) of multiple doses of AG-348, and the pharmacodynamic profile of AG-348 with specific biomarkers assessed in the blood.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Volunteer Drug: AG-348 Drug: Placebo Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 48 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 1, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Multiple Ascending Dose, Safety, Pharmacokinetic, and Pharmacodynamic Study of Orally Administered AG-348 in Healthy Volunteers
Study Start Date : May 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2014
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2014

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: AG-348
Multiple oral doses of AG-348
Drug: AG-348
A range of doses of AG-348 will be tested based on the assessment of safety and tolerability. AG-348 will be administered by mouth (orally) each day for a period of 14 days.

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Multiple oral doses of placebo.
Drug: Placebo
Placebo will be administered by mouth (orally) each day for a period of 14 days.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: 29 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pharmacokinetics parameters of AG-348 [ Time Frame: 17 days ]
    Descriptive statistics will be used to summarize PK parameters of AG-348 for each dose group and, where appropriate, for the entire population. Standard non-compartmental PK parameters will be calculated from individual plasma concentration data.

  2. Pharmacodynamic (PD) relationship of AG-348 and metabolic biomarkers [ Time Frame: 17 days ]
    The potential relationship between AG-348 and metabolic biomarkers will be explored with descriptive and graphical methods. Details on the evaluation of pyruvate kinase (PKR) activity and other potential PD biomarkers will be described.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy adult male or female subjects 18 - 60 years, in good general health who are able to understand consent and complete all study procedures.
  • Female subjects of non-child bearing potential (surgically sterile or post-menopausal as confirmed by age [over 50 years], amenorrhea for ≥12 consecutive months and FSH).
  • Male subjects who are not vasectomized must agree to use contraception up to 30 days after dosing.
  • Subjects with body weight ≥50 kg; BMI ≥18.5 and ≤32 kg/m2.
  • Subjects who are non-smokers and have not used nicotine-containing products for at least 3 months prior to screening.
  • Subjects must be willing to refrain from caffeine- or xanthene-containing products (coffee, tea, chocolate) for 48 hours prior to dosing through discharge from the clinical facility.
  • Subjects must agree to refrain from strenuous exercise starting 72 hours prior to admission through final follow-up visit.
  • Subjects must refrain from use of alcohol starting 7 days (14 days for red wine) prior to admission through final follow-up visit.
  • Subjects must agree not to donate blood products for duration of study participation.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who have previously received AG-348.
  • Subjects with clinically relevant screening laboratory tests.
  • Female subjects who are not post-menopausal.
  • Subjects with recent use of prescription, over the counter (OTC), herbal and/or dietary medications and/or supplements.
  • Male subjects with QTcF interval ECG > 450 msec,or female subjects with QTcF interval ECG > 470 msec.
  • Subjects with a history of a serious mental illness.
  • Subjects with a clinically relevant medical history or pre-existing medical condition that would interfere with the absorption, metabolism or excretion of the study drug.
  • Subjects with a history of any primary malignancy (cancer). Exceptions are certain skin cancers, cervical cancer in situ or other cancers that have been curatively treated without evidence of disease for a minimum of 1 year.
  • Subjects with glucose-6-phosphate-dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
  • Subjects who are positive for hepatitis B, hepatitis C or HIV.
  • Subjects who have undergone surgery 6 months prior to screening.
  • Subjects who have a history of illicit drug use or alcoholism within the last year.
  • Subjects who are participating in other concurrent clinical trial of an investigational drug, or have received another investigational agent within the last 2 months.
  • Subjects with any conditions which would make the subject unsuitable for enrollment, or could interfere with the subject's participation in or completion of the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02149966

United States, Maryland
Baltimore,, Maryland, United States, 21225
Sponsors and Collaborators
Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Study Director: Samuel Agresta, MD, MPH & TM Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT02149966     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AG348-C-002
First Posted: May 29, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2014
Last Verified: November 2014

Keywords provided by Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
safety and tolerability
pharmacokinetic study