Pilot Study To Investigate The Association Between Acid Control And Heartburn Symptoms After Proton Pump Inhibitor Treatment

Conditions:Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Therapuetic Areas:Gastroenterology
Age Range:22 - 65
Start Date:January 2016
End Date:May 2016
Contact:Pfizer CT.gov Call Center

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A Pilot Phase Iv, Multicenter, Randomized, Double Blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Study To Investigate The Correlation Between Ph Control And Heartburn Symptoms After 14 Days Of Proton Pump Inhibitor Treatment In Subjects With Frequent Heartburn

The purpose of this pilot study is to investigate the association between gastric acid
suppression and relief of 24 hour heartburn following treatment with the proton pump
inhibitor (PPI) drug esomeprazole in frequent heartburn patients.

Inclusion Criteria:

- Confirmed symptom history of heartburn, acid regurgitation, or epigastric pain of at
least 3 months, while treating with gastric acid modulating therapy (antacids, H2
receptor antagonists (H2RAs) and/or PPIs).

- Heartburn symptoms that average 3 times per week or greater including at least 2
episodes of nighttime heartburn symptoms per week over the past 30 days.

- When heartburn medications were used, subject had heartburn symptoms that were
responsive to antacids, non prescription H2RAs, or short term non prescription or
prescription PPIs at approved doses but complete resolution of heartburn was not

Exclusion Criteria:

- A history (past or present) of erosive esophagitis verified by endoscopy.

- The need for continuous treatment with H2RAs, PPIs, gastric prokinetic drugs, or
antacids for any indication through the study (eg, long term prescription therapy).

- Subjects requiring continuous intervention by a physician for the treatment of GERD
(ie, treatment of erosive esophagitis or prevention of relapse of healed
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104
Oklahoma City, OK
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