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Compare Pharmacokinetic(PK) Profiles of XZK vs Lovastatin in Healthy Male Volunteers

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: NCT02603770
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 13, 2015
Last Update Posted : December 5, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Luye Pharma Group Ltd.

Brief Summary:
The objective of this study is to compare laboratory tests profiles of a botanic drug XueZhiKang (XZK) 300 mg capsules versus a marketed drug Lovastatin 20 mg tablets in healthy male volunteers between 18 and 50 years of age.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Lipid Metabolism Disorder Drug: XueZhiKang Drug: Lovastatin Phase 1

Detailed Description:
Twenty (20) healthy male subjects will be enrolled and assigned to either XZK group or Lovastatin group at a 1:1 ratio at one site in the USA.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single Site, Randomized Open Label Cross-Over Study to Compare Pharmacokinetic Profiles (PK) of XueZhiKang (XZK) Capsules Versus Lovastatin Tablets in Healthy Male Volunteers
Study Start Date : November 2015
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2016

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: XueZhiKang (XZK)
XueZhiKang (XZK) 1200 mg
Drug: XueZhiKang
Other Name: XZK

Active Comparator: Lovastatin
Lovastatin 20 mg
Drug: Lovastatin
Other Name: Mevacor

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. AUC for the Pharmacokinetics (PK) of XZK [ Time Frame: 12 days ]
    PK Samples drawn at 0 (within 30 minutes prior to dosing), 0.5, 1,2,3,4 (+/- 5 min), 6,8,12 and 24 hour (+/- 15 min) after dosing on Day 1 and Day 11

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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:

  • Capable of giving informed consent and complying with study procedures;
  • Male subjects between the ages of 18 and 50 years, inclusive;
  • Considered healthy by the PI, based on a detailed medical history, physical examination, clinical laboratory tests, 12-lead ECG and vital signs;
  • Nonsmoker, defined as not having smoked or used any form of tobacco in more than 6 months before screening;
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) of 19 to 32 kg/m2 inclusive and body weight not less than 50 mg;
  • Willing and able to adhere to study restrictions and to be confined at the clinical research center.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinically significant past history of gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, endocrine, hematologic, psychiatric, renal, hepatic, bronchopulmonary, neurologic, immunologic, lipid metabolism disorders, or drug hypersensitivity;
  • History or presence of malignancy other than adequately treated basal cell skin cancer;
  • Clinically relevant illness within one month prior to the screening visit or at screening visit that may interfere with the conduct of this study;
  • Positive blood screen for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAG) or hepatitis C antibody;
  • A history of seizure. However, a history of febrile seizure is allowed;
  • A hospital admission or major surgery within 30 days prior to screening;
  • Participation in any other investigational drug trial within 30 days from the last dosing of other trials to screening;
  • A history of prescription drug abuse, or illicit drug use within 6 months prior to screening;
  • A history of alcohol abuse according to medical history within 6 months prior to screening;
  • A positive screen for alcohol, drugs of abuse;
  • Tobacco use within 6 months prior to screening based on subject report;
  • Subjects with hypersensitivity to lipid-lowering agents;
  • Subjects who have participated in a previous clinical study of XZK;
  • An unwillingness or inability to comply with food and beverage restrictions during study participation;
  • Donation or blood collection of more than 1 unit (approximately 450 ml) of blood (or blood products) or acute loss of blood during the 90 days prior to screening;
  • Use of prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) medications, and herbal (including St. John's Wort, herbal teas, garlic extracts) within 14 days prior to dosing (Note: Use of acetaminophen at < 3g/day is permitted until 24 hours prior to dosing).

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02603770

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United States, California
NRC Research Institute
Orange, California, United States, 92868
Sponsors and Collaborators
Luye Pharma Group Ltd.
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Study Chair: Simon LI, M.D. Luye Pharma
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Responsible Party: Luye Pharma Group Ltd. Identifier: NCT02603770    
Other Study ID Numbers: LY02405/CT-USA-102
First Posted: November 13, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 5, 2016
Last Verified: December 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Metabolic Diseases
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
L 647318
Anticholesteremic Agents
Hypolipidemic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Lipid Regulating Agents
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors