Pilot Study of Budesonide for Patients With Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004842|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 25, 2000
Last Update Posted : May 31, 2017
OBJECTIVES: I. Assess the safety and effectiveness of budesonide in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis or primary biliary cirrhosis experiencing a suboptimal response to ursodeoxycholic acid.
II. Estimate the efficacy of this therapy in these patient groups as a means of evaluating the feasibility of a long-term randomized trial.
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Cholangitis, Sclerosing Liver Cirrhosis, Biliary||Drug: budesonide||Phase 1|
Patients receive budesonide by mouth 3 times daily for a minimum of 6 months. If liver biochemistries become normal, dosage is reduced to once daily. Treatment discontinues after 1 year.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||22 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Pilot Study of Budesonide for Patients With Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis|
|Actual Study Start Date :||May 1997|
|Primary Completion Date :||April 1999|
|Study Completion Date :||April 1999|
Oral budesonide, 9 mg daily was administered for 1 year
- Change in serum alkaline phosphatase [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00004842
|United States, Minnesota|
|Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905|
|Study Chair:||Keith D. Lindor||Mayo Clinic|