Bioequivalence Study of Azacitidine for Injection in Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS) Patients

2014-07-23 21:08:39 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of the study is to determine the bioavailability of Azacitidine for Injection relative to Vidaza® in MDS patients under fasting conditions. The data will be evaluated statistically to determine if the products meet bioequivalence criteria.


This study is an open label, multi-center randomized, single dose, two-treatment, two-period, two-sequence, two-way cross-over, relative bioavailability study of Azacitidine for Injection for suspension use manufactured for Bioniche Pharma USA LLC compared with Vidaza® manufactured by Celgene Corporation in MDS patients under fasting conditions. Patients who are on a stable 75 mg/m2 dose of Vidaza will be randomized to study drug sequence Azacitidine on C1D1/ Vidaza® on C2D1 or Vidaza® on C1D1 / Azacitidine on C2D1. Randomization will be in a 2:2 ratio. Sufficient patients will be enrolled to ensure 26 evaluable patients. Patients will not be blinded to their treatment assignment.

After randomization, fasted patients will receive 1 dose of assigned study drug (either Azacitidine for Injection or Vidaza®) subcutaneously at a dose of 75 mg/m2 on C1D1. On Days 2-7, they will receive their normal Vidaza® treatment. Following a 21 day rest period, patients will cross over to receive the alternate treatment on C2D1 followed by their normal Vidaza®) treatment on Cycle 2 Days 2-7. The Final Patient Visit will be conducted 7 days following the last dose of Vidaza®.

The total duration of the study for each patient will be up to 56 days including the Screening period and Post Study Visit.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Bio-equivalence Study, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Open Label


Myelodysplastic Syndrome


Azacitidine for Injection, Vidaza®


Service d'hématologie clinique Hôpital Avicenne
Bobigny cedex


Not yet recruiting


Bioniche Pharma USA LLC

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:08:39-0400

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