Study on Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment With Interferon Alpha, Ribavirin and Amantadine in Naive Patients
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00146016|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 5, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 5, 2005
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Chronic Hepatitis C||Drug: Amantadine||Phase 3|
The CIRA-study is a double blind, placebo controlled, randomised, multicentre study in previously untreated patients suffering from chronic hepatitis C comparing double therapy, consisting of (PEG-)interferon alpha 2b ((PEG)Intron-A®) and ribavirin (Rebetol®), with triple therapy, consisting of (PEG-)interferon alpha 2b, ribavirin and amantadine, for 52 weeks. Follow-up is completed at week 104. 150 Subjects per treatment group will be included. Patients will be stratified before randomisation according to genotype (1 versus non-1). Viral load will not be a discriminating factor.
The aim is to investigate the efficacy of the adjunct amantadine to the currently used combination therapy with interferon alpha and ribavirin.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Enrollment :||390 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Official Title:||Study on Chronic Hepatitis C Treatment With Interferon Alpha, Ribavirin and Amantadine in Naive Patients|
|Study Start Date :||February 2000|
|Study Completion Date :||January 2007|
- Response rate at end of treatment and end of follow-up (sustained response rate)
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|Utrecht, Netherlands, 3508 GA|
|Principal Investigator:||Karel v. Erpecum, MD, PhD||UMC Utrecht, dept. Gastroenterology|
|Principal Investigator:||Melvin Samsom, MD, PhD||UMC Utrecht, dept gastroenterology|