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APRiCOT-L: Study to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Apricoxib With Erlotinib in Patients With Non-small Cell Lung Cancer (TP2001-201)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00652340
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 3, 2008
Results First Posted : April 9, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 9, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Brief Summary:
This study will compare the anti-tumor efficacy of apricoxib and erlotinib with placebo and erlotinib as measured by time to disease progression to test the hypothesis that down regulation of COX-2 and EGFR pathways in patients with up-regulated COX-2 expression in tumor will have a clinical benefit compared with erlotinib alone.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Recurrent Non Small Cell Lung Cancer Drug: apricoxib/erlotinib Drug: erlotinib/placebo Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: APRiCOT-L (Apricoxib in Combination Oncology Treatment - Lung) A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Multicenter Phase 2 Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Apricoxib in Combination With Erlotinib in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Patients
Study Start Date : April 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2012

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: A Drug: apricoxib/erlotinib

apricoxib: 100 mg tablets, 400mg/day

erlotinib: per package insert

Placebo Comparator: B Drug: erlotinib/placebo

erlotinib: per package insert

placebo: 100 mg tablets, 400 mg/day

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to Disease Progression (TDP) [ Time Frame: Baseline and every other cycle. ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Overall Survival [ Time Frame: Randomization and every cycle ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Pathologically determined Stage IV NSCLC including Stage IIIb (pleural effusion)
  • Failed at least one prior platinum-based chemotherapy for Stage IIIb or Stage IV NSCLC. Patients receiving platinum-based chemotherapy only given in an adjuvant setting are not eligible.
  • Measurable disease by RECIST
  • Greater than or equal to 18 years of age
  • ECOG PS of 0 or 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Radiation therapy within 2 weeks; chemotherapy within 3 weeks; non-cytotoxic investigational agents within 4 weeks of initiating study treatment
  • Evidence of NYHA class III or greater cardiac disease
  • History of MI, stroke, ventricular arrhythmia, or symptomatic conduction abnormality within 12 months
  • Known HIV infection or AIDS
  • Symptomatic CNS metastases
  • Pregnant or nursing women
  • Hypersensitivity or intolerance to erlotinib, sulfonamides, aspirin, or other NSAIDs.
  • History of upper GI bleeding, ulceration, or perforation
  • Prior history of COX-2 inhibitor therapy for the treatment of metastatic NSCLC
  • Previous anti-EGFR kinase therapy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00652340

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Tucson, Arizona, United States
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Bakersfield, California, United States
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St. Louis, Missouri, United States
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Elmhurst, New York, United States
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Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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Tacoma, Washington, United States
United States, West Virginia
Huntington, West Virginia, United States
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Study Director: Tracy Parrott Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Tragara Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT00652340    
Other Study ID Numbers: TP2001-201
First Posted: April 3, 2008    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: April 9, 2012
Last Update Posted: April 9, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lung Neoplasms
Carcinoma, Non-Small-Cell Lung
Respiratory Tract Neoplasms
Thoracic Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Carcinoma, Bronchogenic
Bronchial Neoplasms
Erlotinib Hydrochloride
Antineoplastic Agents
Protein Kinase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action