Trial of Micafungin (FK463) in Combination With Liposomal Amphotericin B (AmBisome) for Aspergillosis

This study has been terminated.
(Inadequate enrollment)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Astellas Pharma Inc Identifier:
First received: October 18, 2002
Last updated: August 19, 2014
Last verified: August 2014
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of micafungin in combination with AmBisome as first-line therapy in the treatment of invasive aspergillosis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Micafungin
Drug: Liposomal Amphotericin B
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2, Open-Label, Non-Comparative Trial of Micafungin (FK463) in Combination With Liposomal Amphotericin B (AmBisome) as First-Line Therapy in the Treatment of Invasive Aspergillosis

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Further study details as provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of treatment response defined as complete or partial response [ Time Frame: Day 28, end of combined therapy and Day 84 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical Response [ Time Frame: Day 28, end of combined therapy and Day 84 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Radiological Response [ Time Frame: Day 28, end of combined therapy and Day 84 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Mycological Response [ Time Frame: Day 28, end of combined therapy and Day 84 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Survival at Day 84 [ Time Frame: Day 84 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 2
Study Start Date: December 2002
Study Completion Date: February 2003
Primary Completion Date: February 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: Micafungin
Other Names:
  • Mycamine
  • FK463
Drug: Liposomal Amphotericin B
Other Name: AmBisome


Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

  • Have proven or probable systemic infection with Aspergillus species and have received no more than 96 hours of prior therapeutic doses of systemic antifungal therapy

Exclusion Criteria

  • Has abnormal liver test parameters, e.g., AST or ALT > 10 times upper limit of normal
  • Has allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, aspergillomas, or with sinus aspergillosis or external otitis who do not have evidence of tissue invasion
  • Has life expectancy of less than five days
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00047827

United States, District of Columbia
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, 20010
United States, Georgia
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
United States, Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48201
United States, Missouri
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
United States, Tennessee
Memphis, Tennessee, United States, 38105
United States, Texas
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Sponsors and Collaborators
Astellas Pharma Inc
Study Director: Central Contact Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Astellas Pharma Inc Identifier: NCT00047827     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 01-0-125  FG463-21-11 
Study First Received: October 18, 2002
Last Updated: August 19, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Amphotericin B
Liposomal amphotericin B
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antifungal Agents
Antiparasitic Agents
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