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A Study of Darbepoetin Alfa in Anemic Subjects With Low Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome

This study has been completed.
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First received: November 2, 2004
Last updated: January 14, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of 13 weeks of darbepoetin alfa treatment on erythroid response in anemic subjects with low risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS).

Condition Intervention Phase
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Drug: Darbepoetin Alfa
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Study of Darbepoetin Alfa in Anemic Subjects With Low Risk Myelodysplastic Syndrome

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The proportion of subjects achieving an erythroid response during the 13-week test period

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The proportion of subjects achieving an erythroid response during the 28-week treatment period
  • The change in Hb from baseline
  • The incidence of red blood cell (RBC) transfusions (greater than or equal to 1 unit)
  • The change in FACT-F from baseline

Estimated Enrollment: 209
Study Start Date: October 2004

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Eligibility Criteria: General: - Low risk MDS (low or intermediate-1 risk as defined by IPSS) and FAB classification of RA, RARS, or RAEB with blasts less than or equal to 10% determined via a bone marrow biopsy and CBC - Adequate iron stores determined by bone marrow film or section staining for iron via a bone marrow biopsy - ECOG Performance status score of 0, 1, or 2 Laboratory: - Local laboratory screening Hgb less than or equal to 11.0g/dL - Adequate renal function (serum creatinine concentration less than or equal to 2.0 mg/dL) - Adequate liver function (total bilirubin less than or equal to 2 times, ALT less than or equal to 3 times, and AST less than or equal to 3 times the upper limit of the respective normal range) Ethical: - Must be 18 years of age or older - Provide written Institutional Review Board (IRB)-approved informed consent before any screening procedures are performed
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00095264

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Study Director: MD Amgen
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Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Global Development Leader, Amgen Inc. Identifier: NCT00095264     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20030207
Study First Received: November 2, 2004
Last Updated: January 14, 2010

Keywords provided by Amgen:
Myelodysplastic Syndrome

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Pathologic Processes
Bone Marrow Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Precancerous Conditions
Darbepoetin alfa
Hematinics processed this record on May 25, 2017