Evaluating Aranesp® in Subjects With End Stage Renal Disease onChronic Hemodialysis

This study has been completed.
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First received: June 30, 2005
Last updated: October 15, 2009
Last verified: October 2009
The purpose of this study is to assess the Aranesp® dose administered intravenously (IV) once weekly to maintain hemoglobin (Hgb) levels in hemodialysis subjects who are either recombinant human erythropoietin (rHuEPO) naïve or subjects converted from rHuEPO therapy administered IV thrice weekly (TIW).

Condition Intervention Phase
End Stage Renal Disease
Drug: Aranesp®
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter Study Evaluating Once Weekly Intravenous Administration of Aranesp® in Subjects With End Stage Renal Disease on Chronic Hemodialysis

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Target hemoglobin (Hgb)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Distribution of hemoglobin (Hgb) values by week


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Inclusion Criteria: - Subjects with end stage renal disease (ESRD) on hemodialysis Exclusion Criteria: - Known hypersensitivity to Aranesp® (darbepoetin alfa) or any of its excipients - Participating in an investigational drug or device trial - Patient will not be available for follow-up assessment - Patient has any disorder that compromises the ability of the patient to give written informed consent and/or to comply with study procedures
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00117104

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: MD Amgen
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Global Development Leader, Amgen Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00117104     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20030133 
Study First Received: June 30, 2005
Last Updated: October 15, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Amgen:
End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD)
Kidney Disease, Dialysis
Aranesp®, rHuEPO
Anemia, Hemoglobin
Dosing, Amgen

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Urologic Diseases
Darbepoetin alfa
Hematologic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

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