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Aprepitant for the Prevention of Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV)(0869-130)(COMPLETED)

Information source: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
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Condition(s) targeted: Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting

Intervention: aprepitant (Drug); Comparator: ondansetron (Drug); Comparator: dexamethasone (Drug); Comparator: fosaprepitant dimeglumine (Drug); Comparator; Placebo (unspecified) (Drug); Comparator; Placebo (unspecified) (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Medical Monitor, Study Director, Affiliation: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.


The study will test aprepitant for the prevention of CINV in patients receiving their initial cycle of Moderately Emetogenic Chemotherapy (MEC). Patients receiving more then one cycle of chemotherapy may opt to participate in an optional second cycle during which the patient will receive the same antiemetic regimen as cycle 1, except that an IV formulation of aprepitant will be given in place of the oral formulation on study day one. Study drug administration on subsequent days will be given orally as in cycle 1.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group Study Conducted Under In-House Blinding Conditions to Determine the Efficacy and Tolerability of Aprepitant for the Prevention of Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV) Associated With Moderately Emetogenic Chemotherapy (MEC)

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Prevention

Primary outcome: Number of Patients Who Reported No Vomiting

Secondary outcome: Number of Patients Who Reported Complete Response


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- Patients will be naive to emetogenic chemotherapy with histologically or

cytologically confirmed malignant disease scheduled to receive a single dose of moderately emetogenic chemotherapy on study day 1

- Karnofsky score of 60 or greater

Exclusion Criteria:

- Patient is scheduled to receive any dose of cisplatin

- Patient will receive abdominal or pelvic radiation a week prior and up to 6 days

after initiation of chemotherapy

- Any allergies to study drug or antiemetics

- Taking CYP3A4 substrates/prohibited medication

- Significant medical or mental conditions

- Abnormal laboratory values (platelets, absolute neutrophils, AST, ALT, bilirubin or


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Additional Information

(MedWatch - FDA maintained medical product safety Information)

(Merck: Patient & Caregiver U.S. Product Web Site)

Starting date: January 2007
Last updated: June 8, 2015

Page last updated: August 20, 2015

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