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A Study of Mircera in Anemic Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Not Yet on Dialysis.

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00048048
First Posted: October 25, 2002
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche
  Purpose
This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of different subcutaneous starting doses and dosing frequencies of Mircera in anemic patients with chronic kidney disease not yet on dialysis. The anticipated time on study treatment is 3-12 months and the target sample size is <100 individuals.

Condition Intervention Phase
Anemia Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera] Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Open-label Study of the Effect of Different Dosing Intervals of Subcutaneous Mircera on Hemoglobin Level/Correction in Patients With Chronic Renal Anemia

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hemoglobin levels\n [ Time Frame: Throughout study ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Hematocrit, reticulocyte count. Vital signs, adverse events, laboratory values\n\n [ Time Frame: Throughout study ]

Enrollment: 65
Study Start Date: March 2002
Study Completion Date: March 2006
Primary Completion Date: March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera]
Differing doses and frequencies of sc administration
Experimental: 2 Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera]
Differing doses and frequencies of sc administration
Experimental: 3 Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera]
Differing doses and frequencies of sc administration
Experimental: 4 Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera]
Differing doses and frequencies of sc administration
Experimental: 5 Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera]
Differing doses and frequencies of sc administration
Experimental: 6 Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera]
Differing doses and frequencies of sc administration
Experimental: 7 Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera]
Differing doses and frequencies of sc administration
Experimental: 8 Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera]
Differing doses and frequencies of sc administration
Experimental: 9 Drug: methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta [Mircera]
Differing doses and frequencies of sc administration

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult patients >=18 years of age;
  • chronic renal anemia;
  • not receiving renal replacement therapy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • women who are pregnant, breastfeeding or using unreliable birth control methods;
  • administration of any investigational drug within 30 days preceding the screening visit and during the run-in period.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00048048


Locations
United States, Alabama
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35211
United States, California
San Diego, California, United States, 92103-8342
United States, Michigan
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48202-2689
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48236
United States, Nevada
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89106
Reno, Nevada, United States, 89434
United States, New York
Mineola, New York, United States, 11501
United States, Oregon
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97201-2940
Canada, Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2B7
Canada, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6Z 1Y6
Canada, Quebec
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3A 1A1
France
Colmar, France, 68024
Paris, France, 75018
Paris, France, 75475
Mexico
Mexico City, Mexico, 14000
Monterrey, Mexico, 64710
Poland
Gdansk, Poland, 80-211
Krakow, Poland, 31-501
Wroclaw, Poland, 50-417
United Kingdom
Belfast, United Kingdom, BT9 7LJ
London, United Kingdom, SE22 8PT
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Investigators
Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information

Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00048048     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BA16528
First Submitted: October 24, 2002
First Posted: October 25, 2002
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Verified: October 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anemia
Hematologic Diseases