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Evaluation of an Orally Administered Medication When Taken in Conjunction With Pramlintide

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: September 3, 2002
Last updated: May 20, 2015
Last verified: May 2015
This is a randomized, single-blind, placebo-controlled, crossover study to examine the effect of pramlintide on the pharmacokinetics of an orally administered medication

Condition Intervention Phase
Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin-Dependent Drug: Pramlintide acetate Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To determine the effect of pramlintide on the PK of an oral medication [ Time Frame: 7 Days ]

    To determine the effect of pramlintide on the pharmacokinetics of an orally administered concomitant medication (acetaminophen) when administered at various times in relation to subcutaneous (SC) pramlintide dosing. The noncompartmental plasma acetaminophen pharmacokinetic (PK) parameters used in the analyses are defined as follows: AUC(0-12hr): Area under the plasma acetaminophen concentration-time curve. Cmax : The peak acetaminophen concentrationd. Tmax : Duration from the time of acetaminophen dosing to the time of the first maximum observed concentration, Cmax.

    t½: Terminal half-life

    The primary study endpoints include:

    • pharmacokinetic parameters AUC(0-12 hr) and Cmax of plasma acetaminophen concentrations Secondary Study Endpoints
    • pharmacokinetic parameters Tmax and t1/2 of plasma acetaminophen concentrations

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • safety and tolerability as measured by analysis of laboratory values and adverse events [ Time Frame: 7 Days ]
    To assess safety and tolerability of pramlintide SC injection, including adverse events, as a function of the timing of an orally administered concomitant medication (acetaminophen).

Enrollment: 24
Study Start Date: August 2002
Study Completion Date: September 2002
Primary Completion Date: September 2002 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Pramlintide acetate (AC137)
Pramlintide acetate (AC137) injection is a clear, colorless, sterile solution for SC injection. It consists of pramlintide in sodium acetate buffer, pH 4.0, containing 43 mg/mL mannitol as an iso-osmolality modifier and 2.25 mg/mL metacresol as a preservative. The strength of pramlintide injection is 0.6 mg/mL
Drug: Pramlintide acetate
Clear, colorless, sterile solution for SC injection.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo solution is the same, sterile preserved formulation, except the active ingredient, pramlintide, is omitted


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus treated with diet and/or oral agents
  • HbA1c 6.5-11.0
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00044707

United States, Florida
ICSL-Clinical Studies
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States, 33301
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00044707     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 137-154
Study First Received: September 3, 2002
Last Updated: May 20, 2015

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Islet Amyloid Polypeptide
Hypoglycemic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Appetite Depressants
Anti-Obesity Agents
Amylin Receptor Agonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 25, 2017