A Study to Evaluate S-600918 in Adults With Refractory Chronic Cough


About this study

The primary objective of this study is to determine the optimal dose of S-600918 in patients with refractory chronic cough by evaluating the change from baseline in 24-hour cough frequency (coughs per hour) with S-600918 compared with placebo.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Having refractory chronic cough (including unexplained chronic cough) for at least 1 year.
  • If female and of childbearing potential, agreement to use one of the allowed contraceptive methods.
  • Capable of giving signed informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Currently smokes or uses potentially irritating inhalational agents (e.g., e-cigarettes, smokeless cigarettes, vaping); stopped smoking or using potentially irritating inhalational agents within the last year; or has a smoking history of 20 pack-years or more.
  • Has chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or uncontrolled asthma.
  • Has a clinically unstable medical condition.
  • History of or ongoing significant psychiatric disorder.
  • History of respiratory tract infection or significant change in lung function or a pulmonary condition in the last 4 weeks.
  • History of malignancy in the last 5 years.
  • History of severe drug allergy.
  • History of alcohol or drug abuse in the last year or currently uses any form of marijuana or illicit drugs.
  • Has a clinically significant finding on a chest x-ray or chest computed tomography (CT) scan in the last year.
  • Has systolic blood pressure > 160 mm Hg or diastolic blood pressure > 90 mm Hg.
  • Received S-600918 previously.
  • Received an investigational drug in the last 3 months.
  • Received an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor in the last 3 months or requires such treatment.
  • Has a positive serologic test for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) antigen or antibody, hepatitis B virus surface antigen, or hepatitis C virus ribonucleic acid (RNA).
  • If female, pregnant or trying to become pregnant or breastfeeding.

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Vivek Iyer, M.D., M.P.H.

Closed for enrollment

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