Patient-Reported Symptom Experiences Following Participation in a Study of Telotristat Etiprate for Patients with Neuroendocrine Tumors and Diarrhea Not Adequately Controlled on Octreotide Abstract #849

Introduction: Telotristat etiprate (LX1606), an oral tryptophan hydroxylase (TPH) inhibitor, was recently evaluated in a dose-escalation (DE) study in patients (pts) with carcinoid tumors and diarrhea not adequately controlled on octreotide.
Aim(s): The current study was designed to characterize the symptom experiences of those pts.
Materials and methods: Consenting pts participated in semi-structured, 1-on-1, qualitative interviews to record symptoms and the recollection of changes in symptoms experienced while participating in the DE study. After the interviews, pts completed the EORTC-QLQ-C30 and GI.NET-21 questionnaires.
Conference: 11th Annual ENETS Conference (2014)
Category: Medical treatment - Others
Presenting Author: Dr. Matthew H Kulke

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