Efficacy and Safety of the Switch From Sirolimus to Everolimus in Stable Maintenance Renal Transplant Patients Receiving a Calcineurin Inhibitor Free Regimen

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: September 9, 2005
Last updated: November 1, 2011
Last verified: November 2011
The purpose of this study is to assess if a combination of everolimus, steroids, and mycophenolate mofetil is associated with a better renal function than sirolimus.

Condition Intervention Phase
Renal Transplantation
Drug: Everolimus
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Single Arm, Prospective, Open-label, Pilot Study to Assess Effects of the Switch From Sirolimus to Everolimus in Stable Maintenance Renal Transplant Patients Receiving a Calcineurin Inhibitor Free Regimen

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Renal function at M6 (glomerular filtration and tubular function).

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Renal function (other tubular function parameters)
  • Incidence of biopsy-proven acute rejections and CMV infections
  • Laboratory parameters: hemoglobin, WBC, T-cell sub-populations, platelets, transaminases, total cholesterol, HDL and LDL cholesterol, apolipoproteins A1 and B, triglycerides, fasting glucose, HbA1c, LH, FSH, testosterone and TSH
  • Mucous and cutaneous disorders
  • Adverse events and serious adverse events, premature study treatment discontinuations.
  • Monitoring of everolimus trough levels.

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: February 2005
Primary Completion Date: March 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • First or second renal transplantation (1 to 10 years post-transplant)
  • Treatment with sirolimus + mycophenolate mofetil + steroids + ACE inhibitor or angiotensin II receptor antagonist + statin

Exclusion Criteria

  • Treatment with a CNI or azathioprine
  • Vascular rejection or biopsy-proven acute rejection within 3 months prior to screening
  • Severe dyslipidemia Other protocol-defined inclusion / exclusion criteria may apply
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00170820

Basel, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Novartis Novartis
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Responsible Party: Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00170820     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRAD001AFR04 
Study First Received: September 9, 2005
Last Updated: November 1, 2011
Health Authority: France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Renal transplantation, maintenance, switch, everolimus, CNI-free

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antifungal Agents
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunologic Factors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Therapeutic Uses

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