Fasting Study of Mercaptopurine 50 mg and PurinetholÂ® Tablets 50 mg
The objective of this study was to investigate the bioequivalence of Mylan's mercaptopurine 50 mg tablets to Gate's Purinethol® 50 mg tablets following a single, oral 50 mg (1 x 50 mg) dose administered under fasting conditions.
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label
Mercaptopurine 50 mg, Purinethol® Tablets 50 mg
PRACS Institute, Ltd.
Results (where available)
- Source: http://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00648336
- Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on July 15, 2010
Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions
Tablets coated with material that delays release of the medication until after they leave the stomach. (Dorland, 28th ed)
A disaccharide of GLUCOSE and GALACTOSE in human and cow milk. It is used in pharmacy for tablets, in medicine as a nutrient, and in industry.
An antimetabolite antineoplastic agent with immunosuppressant properties. It interferes with nucleic acid synthesis by inhibiting purine metabolism and is used, usually in combination with other drugs, in the treatment of or in remission maintenance programs for leukemia.
Sulfhydryl analog of INOSINE that inhibits nucleoside transport across erythrocyte plasma membranes, and has immunosuppressive properties. It has been used similarly to MERCAPTOPURINE in the treatment of leukemia. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p503)
Solid dosage forms, of varying weight, size, and shape, which may be molded or compressed, and which contain a medicinal substance in pure or diluted form. (Dorland, 28th ed)
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