Last updated on May 2019

Phase 3 Study of Gefapixant (MK-7264) in Adult Participants With Chronic Cough (MK-7264-027)


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic Cough
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chest radiograph or computed tomography scan of the thorax (within 5 years of Screening/Visit 1 and after the onset of chronic cough) not demonstrating any abnormality considered to be significantly contributing to the chronic cough or any other clinically significant lung disease in the opinion of the principal investigator or the sub-investigator
  • Has had chronic cough for at least 1 year with a diagnosis of refractory chronic cough or unexplained chronic cough
  • Is a female who is not pregnant, not breastfeeding, not of childbearing potential, or agrees to follow contraceptive guidance
  • Provides written informed consent and is willing and able to comply with the study protocol (including use of the digital cough recording device and completion of study questionnaires)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Is a current smoker or has given up smoking within 12 months of Screening
  • Has forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1)/ forced vital capacity (FVC) ratio <60%
  • Has a history of respiratory tract infection or recent clinically significant change in pulmonary status
  • Has a history of chronic bronchitis
  • Is currently taking an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor (ACEI), or has used an ACEI within 3 months of Screening
  • Has an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) <30mL/min/1.73 m^2 at Screening OR eGFR 30 mL/min/1.73 m^2 and <50 mL/min/1.73 m^2 at Screening with unstable renal function
  • Has a history of malignancy <=5 years
  • Is a user of recreational or illicit drugs or has had a recent history of drug or alcohol abuse or dependence
  • Has a history of anaphylaxis or cutaneous adverse drug reaction (with or without systemic symptoms) to sulfonamide antibiotics or other sulfonamide-containing drugs
  • Has systolic blood pressure >160 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure >90 mm Hg at Screening
  • Has a known allergy/sensitivity or contraindication to gefapixant
  • Has donated or lost >=1 unit of blood within 8 weeks prior to the first dose of gefapixant
  • Has previously received gefapixant or is currently participating in or has participated in an interventional clinical study
  • Had significantly abnormal laboratory tests at Screening

Recruitment Status: Open


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