Clinical Trial Details


Research Study Summary

A 12-Week Study With a 4-Week Randomized Withdrawal Period to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Tenapanor for the Treatment of IBS-C (T3MPO-1)


During the 12-week treatment period, subjects will record daily assessments including: frequency and timing of bowel movements; sensation and complete bowel emptying; consistency of bowel movements; degree of straining, worst abdominal pain, abdominal discomfort, abdominal bloating, abdominal fullness and abdominal cramping. Subjects will also record weekly assessments including: adequate relief of IBS severity, and constipation severity.

At the end of the 12-week treatment period, there will be a 4-week randomized withdrawal period in which subjects who complete the study in Tenapanor group will be randomized to either Tenapanor 50mg BID or placebo BID (1:1) and subjects who complete the study in the placebo group will be assigned to receive Tenapanor 50mg BID.

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CW ID: 219065
Date Last Changed: September 28, 2016

Clinical Trial Snapshot

Both Male and Female
19 to 75 Years
Overall Status
Lead Sponsor
16 Weeks
Facility Type
Up to $600


Inclusion Criteria:

  • 18 to 75 years old
  • Females must be of non-childbearing potential; If of child-bearing potential, must have negative pregnancy test and confirm the use of one of the appropriate means of contraception.
  • Males must agree to use an appropriate method of barrier contraception or have documented surgical sterilization
  • Subject meets definition of IBS-C using Rome III Criteria for the Diagnosis of IBS
  • A colonoscopy based on AGA guidelines; every 10 years at ≥ 50 years old, or the occurrence of any warning signs

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Functional diarrhea as defined by Rome III criteria
  • IBS with diarrhea (IBS-D), mixed IBS (IBS-M), or unsubtyped IBS as defined by Rome III criteria
  • Diagnosis or treatment of any clinically symptomatic biochemical or structural abnormality of the GI tract within 6 months prior to screening, or active disease within 6 months prior to screening; including but not limited to cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, duodenal ulcer, erosive esophagitis, gastric ulcer, pancreatitis (within 12 months of screening), cholelithiasis, amyloidosis, ileus, non-controlled GERD, gastrointestinal obstruction, ischemic colitis or carcinoid syndrome.
  • Subject has a history or current evidence of laxative abuse (in the clinical judgment of the physician)
  • Hepatic dysfunction (ALT [SGPT] or AST [SGOT] >2.5 times the upper limit of normal) or renal impairment (serum creatinine > 2mg/dL)
  • Any evidence of or treatment of malignancy (other than localized basal cell, squamous cell skin cancer or cancer in situ that has been resected) within the previous year
  • Any surgery on the stomach, small intestine or colon, excluding appendectomy or cholecystectomy (unless within 60 days of screening visit)

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There is no cost to participate in this study. You may also be compensated for time and travel.


Erin McCulley, CCRC, Director of Research
E Squared Research, Inc.
806 Governors Drive Suite 203
Huntsville, AL 35801
Phone: 256-801-9860
Fax: 256-801-9859

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