Daily-Dose Consensus Interferon and Ribavirin: Efficacy of Combined Therapy
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00086541|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 7, 2004
Last Update Posted : May 7, 2007
This Phase 3 clinical study is designed to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of two dose levels of Infergen (interferon alfacon-1, CIFN) plus Ribavirin administered daily for 48 weeks and no treatment in patients chronically infected with hepatitis C who are nonresponders to previous pegylated interferon alfa plus ribavirin therapy.
Patients are randomized 1:1:1 to receive Interferon Alfacon-1 (9 or 15 µg) + Ribavirin (both administered daily) or no treatment for up to 48 weeks.
The protocol and informed consent form that will be used must be approved by the Investigator’s Institutional Review Board (IRB)/Independent Ethics Committee (IEC) before the study is initiated.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Chronic Hepatitis C||Drug: Daily Infergen (Interferon Alfacon-1, CIFN) (9 or 15 µg) + Ribavirin (1000-1200 mg, based on body weight) PO Daily for up to 48 wks||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||515 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||A Phase 3, Randomized, Open-Label Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Two Dose Levels of Interferon Alfacon-1 (Infergen, CIFN) Plus Ribavirin Administered Daily for 48 Weeks Versus No Treatment in Hepatitis C Infected Patients Who Are Nonresponders to Previous Pegylated Interferon Alfa Plus Ribavirin Therapy|
|Study Start Date :||June 2004|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||January 2007|
- Evaluate sustained virologic response (SVR) rate of daily Infergen at two dose levels plus ribavirin and no treatment in chronically HCV-infected patients who are nonresponders to previous pegylated interferon alfa plus ribavirin therapy.
- Evaluate safety & tolerability of therapy detailed in primary objective, and proportion of patients with (a) undetectable plasma HCV RNA levels at weeks 24 & 48 (b) abnormal baseline serum ALT levels that are normal at week 24, week 48 and weeks 48 & 72.