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Study to Compare Initial Dosing Parameters of Zemplar in Stage V Chronic Kidney Disease Subjects on Hemodialysis

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 9, 2004
Last updated: September 23, 2007
Last verified: September 2007

To show non-inferiority in the incidence rates of elevated calcium-phosphorus product between two treatment groups: 1) a group having an initial dose based on baseline PTH (baseline iPTH/80) and 2) a group having a starting dose based on body weight (0.04 mcg/kg).

Condition Intervention Phase
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Drug: Zemplar
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Active-Controlled, Double-Blind Multi-Center Study to Compare Initial Dosing Parameters of Zemplar in Stage V Chronic Kidney Disease Subjects on Hemodialysis

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence rate of at least two consecutive calcium-phosphorus product levels greater than 65.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate the number of days to achieve the first of 2 consecutive > or = 30% decreases from baseline in PTH
  • The incidence rate for hypercalcemia
  • The incidence rate for hyperphosphatemia

Enrollment: 201
Study Start Date: June 2003

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Stage V Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Patients on Hemodialysis requiring treatment for secondary hyperparathyroidism with vitamin D therapy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00091481

Errikos Dynan Hospital
Ambelokipi, Athens, Greece, 11526
General Hospital of Athens, "G.Gennimatas"
Holargos, Athens, Greece, 11527
"Hygeia" Diagnosis and Therapy Center
Marousi, Athens, Greece, 152 00
General Hospital of Attica "Sismanoglio"
Marousi, Athens, Greece, 15126
General Hospital of Melissia "Amalia Fleming"
Melissia, Athens, Greece, 15127
General Hospital of Voula Askilpieion
Voula, Athens, Greece, 16673
General Hospital of Heraklion
Voutes, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
General Hospital Thessaloniki "Papanikolaou"
Exohi, Thessaloniki, Greece, 570 10
General Hospital of Veria
Papagou Area, Veria, Greece
Blue Cross Clinic
Athens, Greece, 11528
Evgenidio Clinic
Athens, Greece, 11528
Regional General Hospital of Athens "Korgialeneio-Benakeio"
Athens, Greece
General University Hospital of Alexandroupolis
Dragana, Greece, 68100
General University Hospital Ioannina
Ioannina, Greece, 455 00
Regional General Hospital of Ioannina "Hatzikosta"
Ioannina, Greece, 450 01
General Hospital of Nikea "Agios Panteleimon"
Nikea, Piraeus 18454,, Greece
General Hospital of Thessaloniki "Ahepa"
Thessaloniki, Greece
General Hospital of Thessaloniki "Hippokrateion"
Thessaloniki, Greece
General Hospital of Thessaloniki "Papageorgiou"
Thessaloniki, Greece
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Jin Tian, M.D. Abbott
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00091481     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: M01-367
Study First Received: September 9, 2004
Last Updated: September 23, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Abbott:
Stage V Chronic Kidney Disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency
Urologic Diseases processed this record on March 03, 2015