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Study (07-IN-NX003) is a Phase 2, multi-center, placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized, dose-escalation trial. It is designed to investigate the safety, efficacy and tolerability of NKTR-118 (PEG-naloxol) in patients with opioid-induced constipation (OIC) and other clinical manifestations of opioid-induced bowel dysfunction (OBD). The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety, effectiveness and pharmacokinetics of NKTR-118 at 4 different doses. The study is currently active and plans to enroll approximately 224 patients at about 50 sites in the US, Canada and the EU.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Opioid Induced Constipation (OIC)
Tennessee Valley Pain Consultants / Center for Pain Management
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:19:08-0400
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