An Extension Study of Telbivudine, Lamivudine or Telbivudine Plus Lamivudine in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00124241
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 27, 2005
Last Update Posted : May 12, 2015
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Brief Summary:
This is an extension study for patients who have previously completed Idenix Study NV-02B-003. This study is being conducted to compare the safety and effectiveness of treatment beyond 1 year of telbivudine and telbivudine combined with lamivudine, a drug currently approved for the treatment of hepatitis B.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hepatitis B Drug: telbivudine Drug: lamivudine Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase IIb Extension Study of LdT (Telbivudine), Lamivudine or LdT Plus Lamivudine in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis B Who Have Completed Study NV-02B-003
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2005

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has completed protocol NV-02B-003 without a serious adverse event attributed to study drug
  • Patient remains seropositive for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg)

Other protocol-defined inclusion criteria may apply.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is pregnant or breast-feeding
  • Patient has signs of decompensated chronic hepatitis B

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00124241

United States, California
Los Angeles, California, United States
Toronto, Canada
Hong Kong, China
Paris, France
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00124241     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NV-02B-010
First Posted: July 27, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 12, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis, Chronic
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis B, Chronic
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Virus Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Hepadnaviridae Infections
DNA Virus Infections
Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Retroviral Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Anti-HIV Agents