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A Comparative, Crossover, Pharmacokinetic, Pharmacodynamic and Safety Study of Three Forms of PEG-G-CSF in Normal Healthy Volunteers


About the study

This is a comparative pharmacokinetic, pharmacodynamic and safety study in healthy volunteers with three forms of pegylated granulocyte colony stimulating factors.

Who can take part

You may be eligible to participate in the study if you meet the following criteria:


  1. Healthy male and female subjects aged 18 to 55 years
  2. A standardized body mass index
  3. General good health as determined by the Investigator
  4. Normal organ function as per the Investigator's judgement
  5. Must be non-smokers, or ex-smokers who have not smoked within the previous 6 months from the screening visit
  6. Female subjects must:
  7. Not be lactating; not be pregnant
  8. Agree to use an acceptable contraceptive method or be of non-childbearing potential
  9. Male subjects must refrain from donating sperm or fathering a child during the study and until 3 months after the last study drug


  1. Known hypersensitivity to Escherichia coli derived proteins, pegfilgrastim, filgrastim or any other related component
  2. Presence of antibodies to polyethylene glycol at screening
  3. Positive result for cotinine (>500 ng/mL) or drugs of abuse at screening or on admission
  4. Prior history of or current alcohol abuse or excessive intake of alcohol as judged by the Investigator
  5. Donation of blood (≥500 mL) or plasma within the previous 3 months
  6. History of unexplained syncopal episodes;
  7. Any disorder that, in the Investigator's opinion, may interfere with study compliance
  8. History of any cancer
  9. History of pulmonary infiltrate or pneumonia within the previous 6 months from screening visit
  10. Hereditary fructose and/or sorbitol intolerance
  11. Absolute neutrophil count below 1500/mm3 or above 12000/mm3 at screening
  12. Positive test for hepatitis B surface antigen, hepatitis C antibody, or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) 1 or 2
  13. Any abnormality in 12-lead ECG that in the Investigator's opinion is clinically significant and/or suggestive of underlying cardiac abnormalities
  14. A clinical diagnosis of hypertension, significant hypercholesterolemia as judged by the Investigator, or thyroid abnormalities
  15. Family history of acute myeloid leukemia or subjects with splenomegaly at baseline, or with sickle cell disease
  16. Any prescribed or over the counter medications including analgesics, herbal remedies, vitamin therapy must not be used from 7 days prior to the first administration of study drugs
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How to Apply

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Study’s details






Phase 1

Participants needed


Est. Completion Date

Sep 2014

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Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Limited identifier


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