- Healthy male and/or female subjects between the ages of 18 and 55 years, inclusive
(Healthy is defined as no clinically relevant abnormalities identified by a detailed
medical history, full physical examination, including blood pressure and pulse rate
measurement, 12-lead ECG, and clinical laboratory tests).
- Body Mass Index (BMI) of 17.5 to 30.5 kg/m2; and a total body weight within the range
of 50 to 100 kg.
- An informed consent document signed and dated by the subject or a legally-acceptable
- Subjects who are willing and able to comply with scheduled visits, treatment plan,
laboratory tests, and other study procedures.
- Japanese subjects must have four Japanese grandparents who were born in Japan.
- Asian or Polynesian subjects in Western subject groups.
- Any condition possibly affecting drug absorption (e.g., gastrectomy, active peptic
ulcer within last 3 months).
- History of regular alcohol consumption exceeding an average of 7 drinks/week for
females and 14 drinks/week for men (1 drink = 5 ounces (150 mL) of wine or 12 ounces
(360 mL) of beer or 1.5 ounces (45 mL) of hard liquor) within 6 months of screening.
- Subjects who, by history, smoke more than 5 cigarettes per day.
- Treatment with an investigational drug within 30 days or 5 half-lives (whichever is
longer) preceding the first dose of study medication.
- 12-lead ECG demonstrating QTc >450 msec at screening. If QTc exceeds 450 msec, the ECG
may be repeated two more times and the average of the three QTc values should be used
to determine the subject's eligibility.
- Pregnant or nursing females; females of childbearing potential who are unwilling or
unable to use an acceptable method of nonhormonal contraception as outlined in this
protocol from at least 14 days prior to the first dose of study medication.
- Use of prescription or nonprescription drugs, vitamins and dietary supplements, within
7 days or 5 half-lives (whichever is longer) of the first dose of study medication.
Herbal supplements and hormonal methods of contraception (including oral and
transdermal contraceptives, injectable progesterone, progestin subdermal implants,
progesterone-releasing IUDs, postcoital contraceptive methods) and hormone replacement
therapy must be discontinued 28 days prior to the first dose of study medication.
Depo-Provera® must be discontinued at least 6 months prior to the first dose of study
medication. As an exception, acetaminophen/paracetamol may be used at doses of ? 2
grams/day. Limited use of non-prescription medications that are not believed to affect
subject safety or the overall results of the study may be permitted on a case-by-case
basis following approval by the sponsor.