Bioequivalence Study of Torrent Pharmaceutical Limited's Venlafaxine Hydrochloride ER Capsules Under Fed Conditions

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01418625
First received: August 10, 2011
Last updated: August 16, 2011
Last verified: August 2011
  Purpose

Objective:

The Bioequivalence studies were performed to compare the rate and extent of release of the drug substance from the two Capsule formulations containing Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules 150mg of Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited and the Effexor XR® (Venlafaxine Hydrochloride) Extended-Release Capsules 150mg of Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA.

Study Design:

Open Label, Randomised, Two Period, Two Treatment, Two Sequence, Crossover, Single-Dose Bioequivalence Study of Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules 150mg (Test formulation, Torrent Pharmaceutical Limited., India) Versus Effexor XR® 150mg capsule (Reference formulation, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA) in Healthy Volunteers


Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy
Drug: Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules 150mg (Test formulation, Torrent Pharmaceutical Limited., India)
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Official Title: An Open Label, Randomised, Two Period, Two Treatment, Two Sequence, Crossover, Single-Dose Bioequivalence Study of Venlafaxine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules 150mg (Test Formulation, Torrent Pharmaceutical Limited., India) Versus Effexor XR® 150mg Capsule (Reference Formulation, Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA) Administered as the Contents of Capsule Sprinkled Over Apple Sauce in Healthy Volunteers Under Fed Conditions

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Further study details as provided by Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Bioequivalence based on Composite of Pharmacokinetics [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Bioequivalence; 90% geometric confidence interval of the ratio of least-squares means of the test to reference product should be within 80.00% - 125.00% for AUC-unf, AUCo-t and Cmax.


  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

The volunteers were excluded from the study based on the following criteria:

  • Sex: male.
  • Age: 18 - 45 years. .
  • Volunteer with BMI of 18-27 (inclusive both) kg/m2 with minimum of 50 kg weight.
  • Healthy and willing to participate in the study.
  • Volunteer willing to adhere to the protocol requirements and to provide written informed consent.
  • Non-smokers or smoker who smokes less than 10 cigarettes per day

Exclusion Criteria:

The volunteers were excluded from the study based on the following criteria:

  • Clinically relevant abnormalities in the results of the laboratory screening evaluation.
  • Clinically significant abnormal ECG or Chest X-ray.
  • Systolic blood pressure less than 100 mm Hg or more than 140 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure less than 60 mm Hg or more than 90 mm Hg.
  • Pulse rate less than 50/minute or more than 100/minute.
  • Oral temperature less than 95°P or more than 98.6°P.
  • Respiratory rate less than 12/minute or more than 20/minute
  • History of allergy to the test drug or any drug chemically similar to the drug under investigation.
  • History of alcohol or drug abuse
  • Positive breath alcohol test
  • Recent history of kidney or liver dysfunction.
  • History of consumption of prescribed medication since last 14 days or OTC medication since last 07 days before beginning of the study.
  • Volunteers suffering from any chronic illness such as arthritis, asthma etc.
  • History of heart failure.
  • HIV, HCV, HBsAg positive volunteers.
  • Opiate, tetra hydrocannabinol, amphetamine, barbiturates, benzodiazepines, - -Cocaine positive volunteers based on urine test.
  • Volunteers suffering from any psychiatric (acute or chronic) illness requiring medications.
  • Administration of any study drug in the period 0 to 3 months before entry to the study.
  • History of significant blood loss due to any reason, including blood donation in the past 3 months.
  • History of pre-existing bleeding disorder.
  • Existence of any surgical or medical condition, which, in the judgment of the chief investigator and/or clinical investigator/physician, might interfere with the absorption, distribution, metabolism or excretion of the drug or likely to compromise the safety of volunteers.
  • Inability to communicate or co-operate due to language problem, poor mental development or impaired cerebral function.
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Chief Investigator, Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01418625     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PK-08-002
Study First Received: August 10, 2011
Last Updated: August 16, 2011
Health Authority: India: Indian Council of Medical Research
India: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Venlafaxine
Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Uptake Inhibitors
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Serotonin Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antidepressive Agents, Second-Generation
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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