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The purpose of this study is to determine any differences in pharmacokinetic parameters of darapladib when dosed to people with moderate liver disease as compared to when dosed in normal healthy volunteers.
This study is an open-label, non-randomised study to assess the pharmacokinetics and safety/tolerability of repeat oral 40 mg doses of darapladib in subjects with moderate hepatic impairment (as defined by a Child-Pugh score of 7-9) in comparison to matched healthy volunteers.
The hepatically impaired and healthy volunteer groups will receive repeat oral doses of darapladib for 10 consecutive days. The pharmacokinetics of darapladib and its metabolites will be evaluated. The effect of liver impairment on the plasma protein binding of darapladib and metabolites will also be determined as data permit. Safety will be assessed by clinical laboratory tests (hematology, chemistry and urinalysis), vital signs (blood pressure and heart rate measurements), 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECGs) and monitoring for adverse events (AEs).
Subjects will be housed in the clinical unit from the evening before first dose until 24 hours after the final dose of 10 days of repeat dosing. A follow-up period will include 2 visits, one of which will be conducted approximately 10-14 days from the last dose of study drug and the second visit will be 35 days +/- one week after the last dose of study drug
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Not yet recruiting
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:31-0400
This study will test whether darapladib can safely lower the chances of having a cardiovascular event (such as a heart attack or stroke) in people with coronary heart disease.
This study is designed to assess the pharmacokinetics of darapladib and its metabolites following single and 28 days of repeat dosing of darapladib.
This study is being conducted to provide initial safety, tolerability, PK and PD data that will allow further studies with darapladib in Japanese patients
This study is being conducted to provide safety, tolerability, PK and PD data in repeat dosing that will allow further studies with darapladib in Japanese patients
Subjects will receive their first dose of darapladib in the clinical research unit (CRU), and the remaining 9 days of dosing will occur at home. Subjects will record any adverse events th...
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