A Study of Repeat-Dose Subcutaneous Darbepoetin Alfa in Subjects With Congestive Heart Failure and Anemia, and a Single Dose in Healthy Age- and Sex-Matched Control Subjects

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Amgen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00117247
First received: June 30, 2005
Last updated: October 15, 2009
Last verified: October 2009
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the single dose pharmacokinetics (PK) of subcutaneous (SC) darbepoetin alfa in subjects with congestive heart failure (CHF) and anemia.


Condition Intervention Phase
Anemia
Congestive Heart Failure
Drug: darbepoetin alfa
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Study to Assess the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Repeat-Sose Subcutaneous Darbepoetin Alfa in Subjects With Congestive Heart Failure and Anemia, and a Single Dose in Healthy Age- and Sex-Matched Control Subjects

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Further study details as provided by Amgen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacokinetic profiling of Aranesp® in HF pts

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacodynamic responses (hgb) following Aranesp® administration in HF patients

Study Start Date: June 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2004
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria: - Symptomatic CHF despite optimized therapy for at least the previous 3 months (treatment included a diuretic, angiotensin converting enzyme [ACE] inhibitor, and/or an A2 antagonist, unless not tolerated) - Hemoglobin greater than or equal to 12.5 g/dL at the time of screening

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00117247

Sponsors and Collaborators
Amgen
Investigators
Study Director: MD Amgen
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Global Development Leader, Amgen Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00117247     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20010198
Study First Received: June 30, 2005
Last Updated: October 15, 2009
Health Authority: European Union: European Medicines Agency

Keywords provided by Amgen:
Heart Failure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anemia
Heart Failure
Hematologic Diseases
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Darbepoetin alfa
Hematinics
Hematologic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions

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