Phase IIIb Study of APD421 in Combination as PONV Prophylaxis

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 13, 2015
Results First Posted : August 4, 2017
Last Update Posted : August 4, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Acacia Pharma Ltd

Brief Summary:
A comparison of the efficacy of APD421 and placebo when combined with a standard anti-emetic in the prevention of PONV in patients at high risk of Post-operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
PONV Drug: APD421 Drug: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1147 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Phase III Study of APD421 (Amisulpride for IV Injection) as Combination Prophylaxis Against Post-operative Nausea and Vomiting in High-risk Patients
Study Start Date : February 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2015
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2015

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: APD421 + standard anti-emetic
Single dose of IV APD421
Drug: APD421
Placebo Comparator: Placebo + standard anti-emetic
Single dose of IV placebo
Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of Patients With Complete Response (Protection From PONV) [ Time Frame: 24 hours ]
    To assess the efficacy of APD421 at 5 mg in combination with a standard anti-emetic in the prevention of post-operative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in adult, surgical patients at high risk of PONV.

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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:

  • Male or female patients ≥ 18 years of age
  • Patients undergoing elective surgery (open or laparoscopic technique) under general anaesthesia, expected to last at least one hour from induction of anaesthesia to wound closure
  • Patients with at least 3 "Apfel" risk factors for PONV

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients scheduled to undergo transplant surgery
  • Patients scheduled to receive only a local anaesthetic/regional neuraxial (intrathecal or epidural) block
  • Patients who are expected to remain ventilated for a period after surgery
  • Patients who are expected to need a naso- or orogastric tube in situ after surgery is completed

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02337062

United States, Alabama
Helen Keller Hospital
Sheffield, Alabama, United States, 35660
United States, California
UCSF School of Medicine
San Francisco, California, United States, 94143
United States, Florida
Jackson Memorial Hospital
Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
United States, Kansas
University of Kansas Medical Center
Kansas City, Kansas, United States, 66160
United States, Massachusetts
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
United States, New York
Albany Medical Center Hospital
Albany, New York, United States, 12208
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, New York, United States, 11794
United States, North Carolina
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, 27157
United States, Ohio
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 44195
Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43210
United States, Texas
First Street Surgical Center
Bellaire, Texas, United States, 77401
Victory Medical Center Houston
Houston, Texas, United States, 77004
Memorial Hermann-Memorial City Hospital
Houston, Texas, United States, 77024
University Hospital
Besançon, France, 25030
Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud
Lyon, France, 69495
Centre Hospitalier de Mulhouse
Mulhouse, France, 68051
Hopital Foch
Paris, France
CHU de Hautepierre
Strasbourg, France
HELIOS Klinikum Aue
Aue, Germany, 08280
Universitätsklinikum Bonn
Bonn, Germany, 53127
Klinikum Ludwigshafen
Ludwigshafen, Germany, 67063
Universitätsmedizin Mainz
Mainz, Germany, 55131
Philipps University
Marburg, Germany, 35033
University Hospitals of Würzburg
Würzburg, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Acacia Pharma Ltd
Principal Investigator: Peter Kranke, MD Würzburg University Hospitals

Responsible Party: Acacia Pharma Ltd Identifier: NCT02337062     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DP10017
First Posted: January 13, 2015    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: August 4, 2017
Last Update Posted: August 4, 2017
Last Verified: August 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Signs and Symptoms, Digestive
Signs and Symptoms
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents