Study to Evaluate the Overall Performance of the Zalviso System™ (Sufentanil Sublingual Tablet System) 15 mcg

A

AcelRx Pharmaceuticals

Status and phase

Completed
Phase 3

Conditions

Moderate-to-severe Acute Pain

Treatments

Drug: Zalviso™ 15 mcg

Study type

Interventional

Funder types

Industry

Identifiers

NCT02662764
IAP312

Details and patient eligibility

About

Study to evaluate the overall performance of the Zalviso System™ (sufentanil sublingual tablet system) 15 mcg

Full description

320 adult postoperative in-patients, who met all study entry requirements, and were expected to require opioid analgesia for at least 24 hours, and up to 72 hours, after surgery were enrolled. Patients used the Zalviso™ (sufentanil sublingual tablet system) 15 mcg to self-administer a tablet of study drug as needed for pain. The System was evaluated for usability and functionality for up to 72 hours.

Enrollment

320 patients

Sex

All

Ages

18+ years old

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  1. Male or female patients who were 18 years of age or older.
  2. Patients who were scheduled to undergo surgery under general or spinal anesthesia that does not include intrathecal opioids during the operation.
  3. Patients classified as American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) class I - III (Appendix I).
  4. Female patients of childbearing potential must have been using an effective method of birth control at the time of screening visit and for 30 days following the end of the study period. Acceptable methods of birth control included oral or transdermal contraceptives, condom, spermicidal foam, intrauterine device (IUD), progestin implant or injection, abstinence, vaginal ring, or sterilization of partner. The reason for non-child bearing potential, such as bilateral tubal ligation, bilateral oophorectomy, hysterectomy, or postmenopausal for > 1 year, was specified. Patients using hormonal forms of contraception were also willing to use a barrier method of contraception from screening through 30 days following the study period.
  5. Post-surgical patients who had been admitted to the PACU, and were expected to have acute pain requiring opioids for 24 - 72 hours after surgery.

Exclusion criteria

  1. Patients who had taken an opioid for more than 30 consecutive days, at a daily dose of 15 mg or more of morphine (or equivalent), within the past 3 months prior to surgery (e.g. more than 3 doses per day of Vicodin®, Norco®, Lortab® with 5 mg hydrocodone per tablet).
  2. Patients who were currently taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or had taken MAOIs within 14 days of the first dose of study drug.
  3. Patients with current sleep apnea that had been documented by a sleep laboratory study or were on home continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).
  4. Patients with an allergy or hypersensitivity to opioids.
  5. Patients who were currently taking monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) or had taken MAOIs within 14 days of the first dose of study drug.
  6. Patients with current sleep apnea that had been documented by a sleep laboratory study or were on home continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).
  7. Patients who were receiving oxygen therapy at the time of screening.

Trial design

Primary purpose

Treatment

Allocation

N/A

Interventional model

Single Group Assignment

Masking

None (Open label)

320 participants in 1 patient group

Zalviso™ 15 mcg
Experimental group
Description:
Zalviso™(sufentanil sublingual tablet system) 15 mcg
Treatment:
Drug: Zalviso™ 15 mcg

Trial documents
3

Trial contacts and locations

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