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Efficacy and Safety, Long-term Study of Zinc Acetate to Treat Wilson's Disease in Japan.

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted: May 14, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The purpose of this long-term study is to determine whether Zinc Acetate is effective and safe in the treatment of Wilson's disease among Japanese.

Condition Intervention Phase
Wilson's Disease Drug: NPC-02 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase3, Open-Label, Clinical Trial of Zinc Acetate for Treatment of Wilson's Disease in Japan.

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Further study details as provided by Nobelpharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety [ Time Frame: During study period (up to 96W ) ]
    No of patients who have at least one adverse events.

Enrollment: 37
Study Start Date: March 2005
Study Completion Date: January 2009
Primary Completion Date: April 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: NPC-02
zinc acetate
Drug: NPC-02
zinc acetate

Detailed Description:
Wilson disease is an autosomal recessive disorder with copper metabolism. In Japan, the standard treatment is the use of copper chelating agents, such as D-penicillamine and trientine. In this study, we investigate efficacy on zinc acetate in Japanese patients with Wilson disease.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Wilson's disease(adult, infant, pregnant woman)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute hepatitis
  • Malignant tumor
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00212355

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Koudou Ishii, M.D. National MINAMIYOKOHAMA Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Nobelpharma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00212355     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NPC-02-2
First Submitted: September 13, 2005
First Posted: September 21, 2005
Results First Submitted: April 9, 2014
Results First Posted: May 14, 2014
Last Update Posted: May 14, 2014
Last Verified: April 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatolenticular Degeneration
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Basal Ganglia Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Brain Diseases, Metabolic, Inborn
Brain Diseases, Metabolic
Movement Disorders
Heredodegenerative Disorders, Nervous System
Neurodegenerative Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metal Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolic Diseases