A Study To See If GSK256073A Can Block Niacin-Induced Flushing In Healthy Volunteers

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 6, 2008
Last Update Posted : April 30, 2012
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Brief Summary:
To test the ability of GSK256073 to block niacin-induced flushing when GSK256073 and niacin are co-administered as single doses to HVTs.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Subjects Dyslipidaemias Drug: GSK256073A tablets + IR niacin tablets Phase 1

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 24 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: A Study to Evaluate the Ability of the HM74A Agonist GSK256073A to Block Niacin-induced Flushing in Healthy Adult Subjects
Study Start Date : December 2007
Primary Completion Date : April 2008
Study Completion Date : April 2008

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Intervention Details:
    Drug: GSK256073A tablets + IR niacin tablets
    single dosing for 4 to 5 sessions

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Intensity of reported flushing - visual analogue scale; self reported assessment of flushing [ Time Frame: up to 8 hours post dose ]
  2. Safety and tolerability of GSK256073A and immediate release niacin [ Time Frame: up to 36 hours post dose ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Standard and Secondary pharmacokinetic endpoints of interest [ Time Frame: up to 36 hours post dose ]
  2. Pharmacodynamic response [ Time Frame: up to 36 hours post dose ]
  3. Pharmacodynamic response [ Time Frame: up to 24 hours post dose ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult males between 18 and 55 years of age, inclusive.
  • Healthy subjects
  • Body weight > 50 kg (110 pounds) and body mass index (BMI) between 19 and 31 where:
  • Subjects with QTc < 450 msec at screening

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of significant cardiac arrhythmias
  • Active peptic ulcer disease (PUD) and/or history of PUD
  • History of gout and/or hyperuricemia
  • History of Gilbert's syndrome
  • History of recurrent indigestion, stomach upset or diarrhea
  • History of other than rare (once yearly or less) flushing
  • Recurrent skin rash or psoriasis
  • History of kidney stones

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00608699

United States, Maryland
GSK Investigational Site
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21225
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00608699     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HMA111316
First Posted: February 6, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 30, 2012
Last Verified: April 2012

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Dose Escalation,
Immediate Release Niacin,

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Signs and Symptoms
Nicotinic Acids
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Vasodilator Agents
Vitamin B Complex
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs