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Bioavailability Study of Isotretinoin Capsules 40 mg Under Fed Condition

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 27, 2013
Last Update Posted : June 27, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited

Brief Summary:
To characterise the pharmacokinetic profile of sponsor's test formulation Isotretinoin Capsules 40 mg in comparison to the reference formulation Amnesteem (Containing Isotretinoin) Capsules 40 mg after single oral dose administration to healthy, normal, adult, human male subjects under fed condition.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Drug: Isotretinoin Phase 1

Detailed Description:
An open label, balanced, randomized, two-treatment, two-period, two sequence, single dose, crossover, oral bioequivalence study of Isotretinoin Capsules 40 mg under fed conditions.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 61 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Open Label, Balanced, Randomized, Two-treatment, Two-period, Two Sequence, Single Dose, Crossover, Oral Bioequivalence Study of Isotretinoin Capsules 40 mg of Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited, India Comparing With Amnesteem Capsules 40 mg of Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., in Healthy, Adult, Male Human Subjects Under Fed Conditions.
Study Start Date : June 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2011
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2011

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MedlinePlus related topics: Malnutrition

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Isotretinoin capsules, 40 mg
Isotretinoin Capsules, 40 mg of Dr.Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
Drug: Isotretinoin
Isotretinoin Capsules,40 mg

Active Comparator: AMNESTEEM
AMNESTEEM 40 mg of Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Drug: Isotretinoin
Isotretinoin Capsules,40 mg

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Area under curve (AUC) [ Time Frame: Pre-dose (0) and 0.5, 1,1.5,2,2.5,3, 3.5, 4, 4.5, 5, 5.5, 6, 6.5, 7, 7.5, 8,10,12,16,20,24, 36, 48,72 and 96 hrs ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy adult human male volunteers between 18 to 45 years of age (both inclusive) living in and around Ahmedabad city or western part of India.
  • Having a Body Mass Index (BMI) between 18.5-27.5 (both inclusive), calculated as weight in kg / height in meter2.
  • Not having any significant disease in medical history or clinically significant abnormal findings during screening, medical history, physical examination,laboratory evaluations, 12- lead ECG and X-ray chest recordings.
  • Able to understand and comply with the study procedures, in the opinion of the principal investigator.
  • Able to comply to use 2 forms of effective contraception methods simultaneously during Isotretinoin study, and for 1 month after study.
  • Able to give voluntary written informed consent for participation in the trial.
  • Able to read and/or understand drug medication Guide either in English or in a provided translation when given along with informed consent form.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Known hypersensitivity or idiosyncratic reaction to Isotretinoin or any of the excipients including parabens or any related drug.
  • History or presence of any disease or condition which might compromise the haemopoietic, renal, hepatic, endocrine, pulmonary, central nervous, cardiovascular, immunological, dermatological, gastrointestinal or any other body system.
  • Ingestion of any medicine including herbal medicines at any time within 14 days before dosing in Period I. In any such case subject selection will be at the discretion of the Principal Investigator.
  • Any history or presence of asthma (including aspirin induced asthma) or nasal polyp or NSAID induced urticaria.
  • Use of any recreational drugs or history of drug addiction or testing positive in prestudy drug scans.
  • A recent history of harmful use of alcohol(less than 2 years), i.e. alcohol consumption of more than 14 standard drinks per week (A standard drink is defined as 360 ml of beer or 150 ml of wine or 45 ml of 40% distilled spirits, such as rum,whisky, brandy etc) or consumption of alcohol or alcoholic products within 48 hours prior to receiving study medicine.
  • Smokers, who smoke 10 or more than 10 cigarettes / day or inability to abstain from smoking during the study.
  • The presence of clinically significant abnormal laboratory values during screening.
  • History or presence of psychiatric disorders.
  • A history of difficulty in donating blood.
  • Donation of blood (1 unit or 350 mL) or receipt of an investigational medicinal product or participation in a drug research study within a period of 90 days prior to the first dose of study medication. Elimination half-life of the study drug should be taken into consideration for inclusion of the subject in the study.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01888224

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Lambda Therapeutic Research Ltd.,
Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 380 061
Sponsors and Collaborators
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited
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Principal Investigator: Dr. Alpeshkumar Patel, MD Lambda Therapeutic Research Limited
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Responsible Party: Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited Identifier: NCT01888224    
Other Study ID Numbers: 618-10
First Posted: June 27, 2013    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 27, 2013
Last Verified: August 2011
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Nutrition Disorders
Dermatologic Agents