Study of Motexafin Gadolinium for the Treatment of Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

This study has been completed.
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First received: June 21, 2004
Last updated: May 11, 2007
Last verified: May 2007
The primary purpose of this study is to find out if motexafin gadolinium may be an effective treatment for patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). Secondly, the safety and side effects of motexafin gadolinium will be evaluated.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Drug: Motexafin gadolinium
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: Phase II Trial of Motexafin Gadolinium (MGd) in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Indolent Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

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Further study details as provided by Pharmacyclics:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical response rate

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Progression-free survival
  • Duration of clinical response
  • Safety and tolerability

Estimated Enrollment: 35

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ≥ 18 years old
  • Refractory or relapsed indolent NHL. Eligible WHO histologies include follicular NHL (Grades 1, 2, and 3); marginal zone nodal; marginal zone splenic; and mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) types
  • Failed ≥ 1 previous regimens, one of which must have contained rituximab as either a single agent or in combination with chemotherapy
  • ECOG performance status score either 0 or 1
  • Willing and able to provide written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

Laboratory values of:

  • Platelet count < 50,000/µL
  • AST or ALT > 2 x the upper limit of normal (ULN)
  • Total bilirubin > 2 x ULN
  • Creatinine > 2.0 mg/dL


  • Greater than three prior regimens (where a regimen is defined as a treatment for NHL given after disease progression)
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Known history of porphyria, G6PD deficiency, HIV
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00086034

United States, California
San Diego, California, United States, 92121
Stanford, California, United States, 94305
United States, Florida
Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
United States, Illinois
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60611
United States, Maryland
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21231
United States, Minnesota
Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
United States, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Brad Kahl, MD University of Wisconsin, Madison
  More Information Identifier: NCT00086034     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PCYC-0221 
Study First Received: June 21, 2004
Last Updated: May 11, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Pharmacyclics:
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Indolent lymphoma
Relapsed lymphoma
Refractory lymphoma
Motexafin gadolinium

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lymphoma, Non-Hodgkin
Immune System Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Motexafin gadolinium
Antineoplastic Agents
Contrast Media
Dermatologic Agents
Diagnostic Uses of Chemicals
Pharmacologic Actions
Photosensitizing Agents
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
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