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Prolonged Emend in a Study (NYU 03-67) of Oxaliplatin and Topotecan in Previously Treated Ovarian Cancer

2014-08-27 03:17:49 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The investigators propose to totally abolish the emesis (vomiting) associated with the regimen of oxaliplatin + topotecan by adding a daily administration of aprepitant (Emend) for 17 days to the HT3 blocker routinely given on days 1 and 15.

Description

Patients enrolled in NCT0031361, NYU 03-67 (A Phase II study of Oxaliplatin combined with continuous infusion topotecan as chemotherapy for patients with previously treated ovarian cancer NCI #6317) will receive oxaliplatin 85mg/m2 as a 2-hr IV infusion on D1, 15 and topotecan 0.4mg/m2/day as a continuous infusion for 14 days beginning on D1 (D1-15) on a 4 week cycle.

On days 1 and 15 of the first cycle, patients will also receive IV ondansetron 32 mg and 10mg of dexamethasone. Emend 125 mg will be given on day 1; on days 2-17, patients will be given daily oral 80mg Emend without dexamethasone.

On cycles 2-6 patients opting to continue to receive Emend as above: Emend 125 mg will be given on day 1; on days 2-17, patients will be given daily oral 80mg Emend without dexamethasone.

Following cycle 1, Emend will be given in its conventional schedule (i.e., d 1-3, and d 15-17) unless after discussion with the Principal Investigator, the patient's request to receive drug as in cycle 1 is deemed desirable and safe to enter the optional extension arm.

Study Design

Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention

Conditions

Ovarian Cancer

Intervention

Aprepitant

Location

NYU Clinical Cancer Center
New York
New York
United States
10016

Status

Withdrawn

Source

New York University School of Medicine

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:17:49-0400

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