Sumatriptan Succinate 100 mg Tablets Under Fasting Conditions

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Status and phase

Phase 1




Drug: Sumatriptan Succinate
Drug: Imitrex®

Study type


Funder types



Details and patient eligibility


The objective of this study is to compare the rate and extent of absorption of sumatriptan from a test formulation of Sumatriptan Succinate 100 mg Tablets versus the reference Imitrex® 100 mg Tablets under fasting conditions.

Full description

Criteria for Evaluation: FDA Bioequivalence Criteria

Statistical Methods: FDA bioequivalence statistical methods


28 patients




18 to 40 years old


Accepts Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria

  • Non-smoking (i.e. non-smoker or non-tobacco user for at least 90 days prior to pre-study medical screening) male or female within an age range of 18-40 years.
  • Body Mass Index (BMI = weight/height2) greater than 19 kg/m2 and less than 26 kg/m2.
  • Normal findings in the physical examination, vital signs (blood pressure between 100-140/60-90 mmHg, heart rate between 50-80 beats/min) and 12-lead ECG.
  • Negative for drugs of abuse, nicotine, alcohol, hepatitis B-surface antigen, hepatitis C and HIV, and for female subjects, pregnancy (serum β-CG).
  • No clinical laboratory values outside of the acceptable range as defined by BCR, unless the Principal Investigator decides they are not clinically significant.
  • Female subjects who are surgically sterile for at least six months or post-menopausal for at least one year, or who will avoid pregnancy prior to the study, during the study and up until one month after the end of the study.

Exclusion Criteria

  • Known history of hypersensitivity to sumatriptan (e.g. Imitrex®, Imigran®) and/or related drugs such as almotriptan, naratriptan, rizatriptan and zolmitriptan
  • Known history or presence of cardiac, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, endocrine, musculoskeletal, neurological, hematological, liver or kidney disease, unless judged not clinically significant by the Principal Investigator or medical designate.
  • Known history or presence of food allergies, or any condition known to interfere with the absorption, distribution, metabolism, or excretion of drugs.
  • Any clinically significant illness during the last four weeks prior to entry into this study.
  • Presence of any significant physical or organ abnormality.
  • Any subject with a history of drug abuse.
  • Any history or evidence of psychiatric or psychological disease (including depression) unless deemed not clinically significant by the Principal Investigator, or medical designate.
  • Use of any prescription medication within 14 days preceding entry into this study.
  • Use of any monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitor drugs such as phenelzine or tranylcypromine within 30 days preceding entry into this study.
  • Use of over the counter (OTC) medication within seven days preceding entry into this study (except for spermicidal/barrier contraceptive products).
  • Female subjects: use of oral contraceptives or contraceptive implants (such as Norplant®) within 30 days prior to drug administration or a depot injection of progestogen drug (e.g. Depo-Provera®) within one year prior to drug administration.
  • Female subjects: presence of pregnancy or lactation.
  • Any subject who has had blood drawn within 56 days preceding this study, taken during the conduct of any clinical study at a facility other than BCR, or within the lockout period specified by a previous study conducted at BCR.
  • Participation in a clinical trial with an investigational drug within 30 days preceding this study.
  • Any subject who has donated blood within 56 days preceding this study.
  • Any subject who has participated as a plasma donor in a plasmapheresis program within seven days preceding this study.
  • Significant or recent history of asthma (after 12 years of age).
  • Any subject with a recent (less than one year) history of alcohol abuse.
  • Known history of frequent headaches or migraines.
  • Any subject with a parental or sibling history of heart attack or stroke that occurred under the age of 40 years.
  • Intolerance to venipuncture.

Trial design

28 participants in 2 patient groups

Experimental group
Drug: Sumatriptan Succinate
Active Comparator group
Drug: Imitrex®

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