A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, six-sequence crossover study evaluating the relative oral abuse potential of NKTR-181 compared to the Schedule II opioid oxycodone in healthy non-dependent recreational drug users experienced in the oral abuse of opioids who can identify drug effects that are relevant to abuse risk assessment

Trial Profile

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, six-sequence crossover study evaluating the relative oral abuse potential of NKTR-181 compared to the Schedule II opioid oxycodone in healthy non-dependent recreational drug users experienced in the oral abuse of opioids who can identify drug effects that are relevant to abuse risk assessment

Completed
Phase of Trial: Phase II

Latest Information Update: 31 May 2018

At a glance

  • Drugs NKTR 181 (Primary) ; Oxycodone
  • Indications Back pain; Musculoskeletal pain; Pain
  • Focus Pharmacokinetics; Registrational
  • Acronyms HAP
  • Sponsors Nektar Therapeutics
  • Most Recent Events

    • 31 May 2018 According to a Nektar Therapeutics media release, the company has submitted a NDA to the US FDA for NKTR-181, a first-in-class investigational opioid to treat chronic low back pain in adult patients new to opioid therapy, based on the data of: Efficacy study (243040); a long-term 52-week safety study (254129); pharmacokinetic/pharmacodynamic studies in over 450 subjects; and two human abuse potential studies of NKTR-181 versus an oxycodone control in recreational drug users (220652 and 282808)
    • 10 May 2018 According to an Nektar Therapeutics media release, data will be presented at the American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2018 Annual Meeting.
    • 07 Nov 2017 According to a Nektar Therapeutics media release, data will be presented at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology 56th Annual Meeting.
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