Everolimus in Combination With Cyclosporine Microemulsion in de Novo Renal Transplant Recipients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 16, 2016
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study in de novo renal transplant patients is to evaluate the effect on renal function of an optimized new regimen in comparison with the standard everolimus exposure plus a low-dose cyclosporine microemulsion regimen.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Kidney Transplantation Drug: Everolimus Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Multicenter, Randomized, Open-label Trial to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Two Regimens of Everolimus Plus Cyclosporine Microemulsion, Given According to Different Blood Target Levels, in de Novo Renal Transplant Recipients
Study Start Date : May 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2007

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Renal function assessed by glomerular filtration rate before and during the first 6 months of treatment

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pharmacokinetics (PK)
  2. Count of CD4 and CD8 positive lymphocytes
  3. Metabolic control: lipids, glycaemic control, proteinuria, enzymes
  4. Ultrasound ejection fraction
  5. Major adverse cardiovascular events

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Recipients of deceased, living unrelated, or non-human leukocyte antigen (HLA) identical living related donor renal transplant who actually have a viable kidney transplant at the time of randomization (within 24 hours of graft reperfusion)
  • The renal cold ischemic time must be < 36 hours.
  • The age of the donor must be between 15 and 65 years.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are recipients of multiple organ transplants, including more than one kidney
  • Patients who have previously received an organ transplant which failed within one year
  • Patients with current panel reactive T-cell antibody titers of 50% or more
  • Patients who are recipients of A-B-O incompatible transplants or T-cell crossmatch positive transplant

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00170885

Basel, Switzerland
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Novartis Novartis

Additional Information:
Publications of Results:
Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis Pharmaceticals Identifier: NCT00170885     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRAD001AIT02
First Posted: September 15, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 16, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016

Keywords provided by Novartis:
acute rejection
renal function
cyclosporine microemulsion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antifungal Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Dermatologic Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Calcineurin Inhibitors