- Healthy 18 to 55 years old male or female subjects (Healthy is defined as absence of
clinically relevant abnormalities identified by detailed medical history, complete
physical examination, including blood pressure and heart rate measurements, 12-lead
ECG and clinical laboratory tests).
- Volunteers' BMI - Body Mass Index must range from 18.5 to 24.9 (Dietary Guidelines for
Americans), however, it can range to 15% of the upper limit (18.5 to 28.63) and total
body weight >50kg.
- Signed and dated Informed Consent Form by the subject or legally acceptable
representative. If subject and/or legally acceptable representative is unable to read
the Informed Consent Form, an impartial witness may sign it.
- Subjects willing and able to comply with scheduled visits, treatment plan, laboratory
tests and other study procedures.
- Evidence or history of hematological, renal, endocrine, pulmonary, gastrointestinal,
cardiovascular, hepatic, psychiatric, neurological, or allergic clinically significant
disease (including drug allergies, except for seasonal allergies, asymptomatic,
untreated at the time of dosing).
- Any condition that may possibly affect the drug absorption (e.g. gastrectomy).
- Volunteer presenting a drug abuse history [patients making use of marijuana and
hashish will be excluded if they used these drugs in less than three months before the
medical appointment, and volunteers who have used drugs such as cocaine, phencyclidine
(PCP), crack and heroin, will be excluded if they used them in less than one year
before the medical appointment].
- A positive drug test in urine (Methamphetamine, Opiate, Morphine, Marijuana, Cannabis,
Amphetamine, Cocaine, Benzodiazepine, and Benzoylecgonine) or a positive test for
alcohol before admission during periods 1 and 2.
- History of regular alcohol consumption exceeding 7 drinks/week for women or 14
drinks/week for men (1 serving = 150 mL of wine or 360 mL of beer or 45 mL of
concentrated liquor) within 6 months from selection.
- If volunteer have participated in any experimental study or have taken any
experimental drug within 6 months prior to baseline (ANVISA: RDC Resolution No. 34,
June 3, 2008).
- 12-lead ECG demonstrating QTc> 450 msec at screening visit. If the QTc exceeds 450
msec, the ECG should be repeated twice and the average of the three QTc values should
be used to determine patient's eligibility.
- Pregnant or breastfeeding women, women of childbearing potential who are unwilling or
unable to use a non-hormonal acceptable contraception method, as described in this
protocol, from at least 14 days before the first dose of study medication.
- Use of prescription or nonprescription drugs and dietary supplements within 7 days or
5 half-lives (whichever is longer) before the first dose of study medication.
Phytotherapic medicine and phytotherapic supplements should be discontinued 28 days
before the first dose of study medication. With one exception,
acetaminophen/paracetamol can be used at doses of 1 g/day. The limited use of
nonprescription medications not considered as affecting the patient's safety or the
general study results may be allowed on a case by case basis after sponsor's approval.
- Blood donation of approximately 500 mL within 3 months before dosage.
- Known hypersensitivity to Ibuprofen or chemically related compounds;
- Volunteers in whom acetylsalicylic acid, iodate and other Nonsteroidal
anti-inflammatory drugs have induced asthma, rhinitis, urticaria, nasal polyps,
angioedema, bronchospasm and other symptoms of allergic or anaphylactic reactions.
- Sensitivity History to heparin or heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.
- Unwillingness or inability to comply with the Lifestyle Guidelines described in this
- Other psychiatric or severe acute or clinically chronic condition or laboratory
abnormality that may increase the risk associated with participation in the study or
administration of investigational product, or which may interfere with the
interpretation of study results and, in the opinion of the investigator, would make
the patient inadequate to enter this study.
- A positive beta HCG test in women.
- If volunteer presents any condition that prevents his or her participation in the
study, according to the opinion of the investigator.
- Volunteer with gastroduodenal ulcer, or previous or active gastrointestinal bleeding.