Vogelxo(R) ABPM Study in Hypogandal Men

  • End date
    Jun 5, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
    Upsher-Smith Laboratories
Updated on 5 August 2021


A Phase 4 ABPM study in Hypogonadal Men


A single-arm, open-label, uncontrolled study consisting of a 4-week screening phase, 4-week titration phase, and 16-week treatment phase.

Condition Eunuchoidism, male hypogonadism
Treatment Vogelxo
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04558567
SponsorUpsher-Smith Laboratories
Last Modified on5 August 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Adult male whose age is between 18 and 80 years, inclusive, at the time of screening
Considered by the investigator to be in good general health as determined by medical history, clinical laboratory test results, vital sign measurements, 12-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) results, and physical examination findings at screening
Meets the study definition of clinical hypogonadism, as evidenced by serum testosterone concentrations
Two serum testosterone concentrations < 300 ng/dL collected in the morning (between 0630 hours and 1000 hours local time) on at least 2 days separated by a minimum of 48 hours
Presence of at least 1 sign or symptom that may be related to low testosterone values and is/are consistent with hypogonadism
Nave to testosterone replacement, clomiphene, compounded or over-the-counter androgenic steroid derivatives and dehydroepiandrosterone, including investigational products that may affect the reproductive hormonal system within the past 2 months
Willingness and the ability to apply topical testosterone gel as instructed by the study staff and comply with the requirements of this study protocol
Intact skin surfaces on the upper arms and shoulders where the topical testosterone will be applied

Exclusion Criteria

Two testosterone concentrations < 100 ng/dL during screening
Prolactin concentration > 1 x upper limit of normal (ULN)
Current or recurrent ulcer, erosion, lichenification, inflammation psoriasis, eczema or use of topical corticosteroids on the upper arms and shoulders. Tattoo application or removal in the region of study drug application
Known skin intolerance to alcohol or allergy to any of the ingredients of the study drug
History of treatment with growth hormone, anti-estrogen or estrogen treatment within 90 days prior to screening
Currently taking glucocorticoids > 7.5 mg prednisone equivalent per day (eg, hydrocortisone 30 mg, methylprednisolone 6 mg, or dexamethasone 1.2 mg) for 1 week before SV1 and through Day 1, and any use of opioids within 5 half-lives prior to Day 1\
Currently taking, unstable doses within 14 days prior to first administration of study drug or anticipated to receive any antihypertensive medications, over-the-counter medications, supplements or herbal medicines known to affect blood pressure during study participation. These medications or supplements include diet pills (eg, phenylpropanolamine, sibutramine), nasal decongestants (eg, phenylephrine hydrochloride, pseudoephedrine, naphazoline hydrochloride), certain stimulants (eg, amphetamine, methylphenidate dexmethylphenidate, dextroamphetamine), monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAO), atypical antipsychotics (eg, clozapine, olanzapine)
History of prostate (current or in the past) or breast cancer
Severe lower urinary tract symptoms as indicated by an International Prostate Symptom Score (I-PSS) > 19\
Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) > 3.0 ng/mL; men treated with 5-alpha reductase inhibitors (eg, dutasteride, finasteride) are eligible for participation as long as PSA levels are not > 1.5 ng/mL
Body mass index > 50 kg/m2
Sitting SBP < 80 mm Hg and > 150 mm Hg or sitting DBP < 50 mm Hg and > 100 mm Hg at any point during screening
HbA1c > 11% at screening
A current condition, therapy, laboratory abnormality, history of clinically significant medical or psychiatric conditions or other circumstance or reasons which, in the opinion of the investigator or the study staff, might pose a risk to the subject, make participation not in the subject's best interest, confound the results of the study (eg, if subject cannot comply with requirements of the study), make the subject an unsuitable candidate to receive study drug, or interfere with the subject's participation for the full duration of the study
History, suspicion, or evidence of significant drug or alcohol abuse or illicit steroid use within the previous 12 months prior to screening, as determined by the investigator
The subject is a smoker or has used nicotine or nicotine-containing products (eg, snuff, nicotine patch, nicotine chewing gum, mock cigarettes, or inhalers) within 6 months before the first dose of study drug
Clinical laboratory analysis shows any of the following abnormal results
Hematocrit > 50%
Alanine aminotransferase or aspartate aminotransferase > 3 ULN
Severe or end-stage chronic kidney disease documented by eGFR < 30 mL/min
Subject works night shifts
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