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Study of NGX267 Oral Capsules in Patients With Xerostomia Associated With Sjorgren's Syndrome

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 18, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 29, 2009
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TorreyPines Therapeutics

March 11, 2008
March 18, 2008
January 29, 2009
February 2008
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Quantitative and qualitative assessment of dry mouth [ Time Frame: 36 days ]
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Tolerability and safety of NGX267 [ Time Frame: 36 days ]
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Study of NGX267 Oral Capsules in Patients With Xerostomia Associated With Sjorgren's Syndrome
A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Cross Over Study Using a Latin Square Design to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of NGX267 Oral Capsules in Patients With Xerostomia Associated With Sjogren's Syndrome

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of NGX267 in the improvement of decreased salivary flow associated with primary or secondary Sjögren's syndrome.

For each patient, the study includes four periods of treatment separated by a washout period that may range from 4 - 8 days according to patient and site discretion. Each treatment period includes two overnight stays in the clinic. One dose of study drug is taken during each treatment period

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Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Xerostomia
  • Sjogren's Syndrome
Drug: NGX267
2 capsules in the am of each treatment period
  • Placebo Comparator: 1
    Placebo capsules
    Intervention: Drug: NGX267
  • Experimental: 2
    2 capsules in the am of each treatment period
    Intervention: Drug: NGX267
  • Experimental: 3
    2 capsules in the am of each treatment period
    Intervention: Drug: NGX267
  • Experimental: 4
    2 capsules in am of each treatment period
    Intervention: Drug: NGX267
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November 2008
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males and females aged 21 to 55 years, diagnosed with primary or secondary Sjögren's syndrome.
  • Patients with a complaint of dry mouth based upon difficulty in speaking, swallowing, a sensation of mouth or throat dryness, lip or tongue dryness, or a level of thirst of sufficient intensity for the patient to seek therapy.
  • Females of childbearing potential must not be at risk for pregnancy during the study. Females not of childbearing potential include postmenopausal and women who have been surgically sterilized.
  • Patients must not be in an acute phase of illness.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have clinically significant reduction kidney function. cardiovascular abnormalities; lymphoma secondary to Sjögren's syndrome; pulmonary disease; the presence of enlarged salivary glands; physical closure of the salivary gland or known surgical procedure on the lacrimal punctum.
  • Patients with diagnoses of a current gastrointestinal (GI) disease that would be exacerbated by the use of cholinomimetics; a current and acute psychiatric disorder, acute iritis, narrow angle glaucoma, or retinal disease as determined by medical history and physical examination.
  • Patients who are otherwise judged inappropriate for inclusion in the study by the investigator
  • Patients who have received any experimental drugs or devices or participated in any clinical trial within 30 days prior to screening including participation in a previous NGX267 clinical trial.
  • Patients who are allergic to compounds that are similar to NGX267.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
21 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
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United States
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Susan Mellberg, R.N., M.B.A.; VP, Project Management, TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc.
TorreyPines Therapeutics
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Principal Investigator: Walter F. Chase, M.D. Walter F. Chase MD. PA
Principal Investigator: Alan Kivitz, M.D. Altoona Center for Clinical Research
Principal Investigator: Frederick B. Vivino, M.D. Penn Rheumatology Associates and Sjogren's Syndrome Center
TorreyPines Therapeutics
January 2009

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