Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of a Low-Dose 28-Day Oral Contraceptive

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Identifier:
First received: August 9, 2006
Last updated: August 20, 2013
Last verified: August 2013
This is an open-label, single treatment study. All subjects will receive 6 months of oral contraceptive therapy with DR-1021. Study participants will receive physical and gynecological exams, including Pap smear. During the study, all participants will be required to complete a diary.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: DR-1021
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Prospective, Multicenter, Open-Label Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the 28-Day Oral Contraceptive DR-1021

Further study details as provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluation of pregnancy rates [ Time Frame: Duration of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Adverse events reported by patients and investigators [ Time Frame: Duration of study ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 1347
Study Start Date: August 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: DR-1021
1 tablet daily

Detailed Description:
The overall study duration for each patient will be approximately 8 months, which includes a screening period of approximately 4 weeks; a treatment period of approximately six months (six,28-day cycles); and a follow-up visit approximately 4 weeks after completion of study drug.

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Premenopausal
  • Not pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Sexually active at risk of pregnancy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any contraindication to the use of oral contraceptives
  • Pregnancy within the last 3 months
  • Smoking > 10 cigarettes per day
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00362479

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Duramed Research
Principal Investigator: Duramed Medical Monitor Duramed Research
  More Information

Responsible Party: Duramed Protocol Chair, Duramed Research, Inc. Identifier: NCT00362479     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DR-DSG-301 
Study First Received: August 9, 2006
Last Updated: August 20, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Teva Pharmaceutical Industries:
pregnancy prevention
oral contraceptives

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Contraceptive Agents
Contraceptives, Oral
Contraceptive Agents, Female
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Reproductive Control Agents processed this record on May 26, 2016