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Bioequivalence Study of Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd's Felodipine Extended-Release Tablets Under Fasting Condition

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: NCT01630655
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 28, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 28, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited

Brief Summary:


Primary objective of the present study was to compare the single dose bioavailability of Torrent's Felodipine Extended-Release Tablets USP 10 mg and Innovator's (Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA) Felodipine Extended-Release Tablets USP 10 mg. Dosing periods were separated by a washout period of 17 days during fasting study.

Study Design:

Open-Label, Randomised, two Period, two treatment, Crossover, Single-Dose Bioequivalence Study

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Drug: Torrent's Felodipine Extended-Release Tablets Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Official Title: An Open Label, Randomised, 2-period, 2-treatment, 2-sequence, Cross-over, Single-dose Bioequivalence Study of Felodipine Extended-Release Tablets USP 10 mg (Test, Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd., India) Versus Felodipine Extended-Release Tablets USP 10 mg (Reference, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., USA) in Healthy Human Volunteers Under Fasting Condition

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Drug Information available for: Felodipine

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. bioequivalence based on Composite of Pharmacokinetics
    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.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy males within the age range of 18 to 50 years.
  • A body mass index within 18-25 Kg/m2.
  • Given written informed consent to participate in the study.
  • Absence of diseases markers of HIV 1 & 2, Hepatitis B & C virus and RPR.
  • Absence of significant disease or clinically significant abnormal laboratory
  • values on laboratory evaluation, medical history and physical examination during the screening.
  • A normal 12-lead ECG.
  • A normal chest X-Ray.
  • Comprehension of the nature and purpose of the study and compliance with the requirements of the entire protocol.
  • No history or no evidence of hypersensitivity or idiosyncratic reactions to other nitrates or nitrites.
  • No history of allergic rash.
  • No history of significant systemic diseases.
  • No history of psychiatric disorders or addiction to any recreational drug or drug dependence.
  • No donation of blood within 56 days prior to study check-in.
  • No participation in any clinical study within the past 56 days.
  • No receipt of any prescription drugs or OTC products, with in two weeks prior to study check-in.
  • No history of dehydration from diarrhea, vomiting or any other reason within a period of 24 hours prior to study check-in.
  • No family history of neurological disorders.
  • Not consumed alcohol and xanthine containing food and beverages, cigarettes and tobacco products, for at-list 48 hours, prior to study check-in.
  • Negative results for drugs of abuse in urine and alcohol breath analysis during check-in of each period.
  • Not consumed grape fruit juice within the 48 hours prior to study check-in.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Blood pressure Systolic> 140 mm Hg and < 110 mm Hg Diastolic< 70 mm Hg > 90 mm Hg
  • History of seizures
  • History of alcohol consumption for more than 2 units/day.
  • High caffeine or tobacco consumption
  • History of difficulty with donating blood or difficulty in accessibility of veins.
  • Any unusual or abnormal diet, for whatever reason e.g. fasting due to religious reasons.
  • Used any pharmacological agents known to significantly induce or inhibit drug metabolizing enzymes within 14 days of the start of the study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01630655

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AXIS Clinicals Limited(formerly Trident Life Sciences Ltd.)
Miyapur, Hyderabad, India, 500 050
Sponsors and Collaborators
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited
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Responsible Party: Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited Identifier: NCT01630655    
Other Study ID Numbers: 426-09
First Posted: June 28, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Anti-Arrhythmia Agents
Antihypertensive Agents
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Calcium-Regulating Hormones and Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Vasodilator Agents