Phase II Pilot Study of Cytarabine for Refractory Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004643|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 25, 2000
Last Update Posted : June 24, 2005
OBJECTIVES: I. Evaluate the toxicity of cytarabine in patients with refractory systemic lupus erythematosus.
II. Evaluate objective disease parameters, including serum complement levels, anti-DNA antibody titers, sedimentation rate, and the systemic lupus activity measure in these patients.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic||Drug: cytarabine||Phase 2|
Subcutaneous cytarabine is given for 5 days. Patients are re-treated every 4 weeks for a maximum of 3 courses; those who relapse prior to the second course are re-treated every 3 weeks.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||10 participants|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Study Start Date :||February 1995|
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004643
|Study Chair:||Bruce Richardson||University of Michigan|