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Efficacy and safety of rebamipide liquid for chemoradiotherapy-induced oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group…

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Title
Efficacy and safety of rebamipide liquid for chemoradiotherapy-induced oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer: a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group phase II study
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BMC Cancer, May 2017
DOI 10.1186/s12885-017-3295-4
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T. Yokota, T. Ogawa, S. Takahashi, K. Okami, T. Fujii, K. Tanaka, S. Iwae, I. Ota, T. Ueda, N. Monden, K. Matsuura, H. Kojima, S. Ueda, K. Sasaki, Y. Fujimoto, Y. Hasegawa, T. Beppu, H. Nishimori, S. Hirano, Y. Naka, Y. Matsushima, M. Fujii, M. Tahara

Abstract

Recent preclinical and phase I studies have reported that rebamipide decreased the severity of chemoradiotherapy-induced oral mucositis in patients with oral cancer. This placebo-controlled randomized phase II study assessed the clinical benefit of rebamipide in reducing the incidence of severe chemoradiotherapy-induced oral mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer (HNC). Patients aged 20-75 years with HNC who were scheduled to receive chemoradiotherapy were enrolled. Patients were randomized to receive rebamipide 2% liquid, rebamipide 4% liquid, or placebo. The primary endpoint was the incidence of grade ≥ 3 oral mucositis determined by clinical examination and assessed by central review according to the Common Terminology Criteria of Adverse Events version 3.0. Secondary endpoints were the time to onset of grade ≥ 3 oral mucositis and the incidence of functional impairment (grade ≥ 3) based on the evaluation by the Oral Mucositis Evaluation Committee. From April 2014 to August 2015, 97 patients with HNC were enrolled, of whom 94 received treatment. The incidence of grade ≥ 3 oral mucositis was 29% and 25% in the rebamipide 2% and 4% groups, respectively, compared with 39% in the placebo group. The proportion of patients who did not develop grade ≥ 3 oral mucositis by day 50 of treatment was 57.9% in the placebo group, whereas the proportion was 68.0% in the rebamipide 2% group and 71.3% in the rebamipide 4% group. The incidences of adverse events potentially related to the study drug were 16%, 26%, and 13% in the placebo, rebamipide 2%, and rebamipide 4% groups, respectively. There was no significant difference in treatment compliance among the groups. The present phase II study suggests that mouth washing with rebamipide may be effective and safe for patients with HNC receiving chemoradiotherapy, and 4% liquid is the optimal dose of rebamipide. ClinicalTrials.gov under the identifier NCT02085460 (the date of trial registration: March 11, 2014).

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Geographical breakdown

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Unknown 77 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 12 16%
Student > Bachelor 11 14%
Other 10 13%
Researcher 6 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 4 5%
Other 14 18%
Unknown 20 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 26 34%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 8 10%
Nursing and Health Professions 6 8%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 5 6%
Immunology and Microbiology 2 3%
Other 9 12%
Unknown 21 27%

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