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Study Evaluating Oral MOA-728 for the Treatment of Opioid-Induced Bowel Dysfunction (OIBD) in Subjects With Chronic Non-Malignant Pain

This study has been completed.
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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. Identifier:
First received: August 18, 2006
Last updated: July 22, 2011
Last verified: July 2011
The primary purpose of the protocol is to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of MOA-728 in subjects with Opioid-Induced Bowel Dysfunction (OIBD) with associated chronic non-malignant pain.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: MOA-728
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study of Oral MOA-728 for the Treatment of Opioid-Induced Bowel Dysfunction in Subjects With Chronic Non-Malignant Pain

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Further study details as provided by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The effect of the interventional treatment will be measured by the change from baseline in the number of bowel movements per week during the double-blind treatment period.

Estimated Enrollment: 420
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: March 2007

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult outpatients with opioid-induced bowel dysfunction and chronic non-malignant pain.
  • Taking oral, transdermal, intravenous, or subcutaneous opioids.
  • Willingness to discontinue all pre-study laxative therapy and utilize only study permitted rescue laxatives.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of chronic constipation before the initiation of opioid therapy.
  • Other GI disorders known to affect bowel transit.
  • Women who are pregnant, breast-feeding, or plan to become pregnant.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00366431

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Study Director: Jeff Cohn Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Jeff Cohn, Salix Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00366431     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3200A3-200 
Study First Received: August 18, 2006
Last Updated: July 22, 2011
Health Authority: Australia: National Health and Medical Research Council
Brazil: Ministry of Health
Canada: Health Canada
China: Ministry of Health
Denmark: National Board of Health
European Union: European Medicines Agency
Finland: Finnish Medicines Agency
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Hong Kong: Department of Health
Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy
Korea: Food and Drug Administration
Mexico: National Institute of Public Health, Health Secretariat
Netherlands: Medicines Evaluation Board (MEB)
New Zealand: Food Safety Authority
Norway: Norwegian Medicines Agency
Poland: Ministry of Health
Spain: Ministry of Health
Sweden: Medical Products Agency
Turkey: Ministry of Health
United Kingdom: Department of Health
United States: Food and Drug Administration

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Intestinal Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Analgesics, Opioid
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sensory System Agents
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