Open-Label, Safety, and Efficacy Study of Dexmedetomidine in Preterm Subjects Ages ≥ 28 Weeks to < 36 Weeks Gestational Age

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hospira, Inc. Identifier:
First received: January 5, 2012
Last updated: October 18, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
Results First Received: August 2, 2013  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: Open Label;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Anesthesia
Interventions: Drug: Midazolam
Drug: Fentanyl
Drug: Morphine

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Recruitment Details
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Neonatal subjects enrolled from 3 centers in the United States

Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
DEX 0.2 LD / 0.2 MD LD – Loading Dose (mg/kg) MD – Maintenance Dose (mg/kg/hr)

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    DEX 0.2 LD / 0.2 MD  
STARTED     6  

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Population Description
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All subjects that received study drug.

Reporting Groups
DEX 0.2 LD / 0.2 MD LD – Loading Dose (mg/kg) MD – Maintenance Dose (mg/kg/hr)

Baseline Measures
    DEX 0.2 LD / 0.2 MD  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
[units: participants]
<=18 years     6  
Between 18 and 65 years     0  
>=65 years     0  
[units: weeks]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
Age Continuous     0.8  (1.36)  
Age Continuous: units: Gestational Age     32.5  (2.74)  
[units: participants]
Female     4  
Male     2  
Region of Enrollment  
[units: participants]
United States     6  

  Outcome Measures

1.  Primary:   Percent of Subjects Requiring Rescue Midazolam for Sedation   [ Time Frame: Subjects were followed for an average of 14.25 hours ]

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  Other Adverse Events

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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.

Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Dr. Marcelo Garcia da Rocha
Organization: Hospira
phone: 224-212-4424

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Responsible Party: Hospira, Inc. Identifier: NCT01508455     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DEX-11-06
Study First Received: January 5, 2012
Results First Received: August 2, 2013
Last Updated: October 18, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
Guatemala: Ministry of Public Health and Social Assistance