Efficacy and Safety of Zoledronic Acid in Patients With Bone Metastases of Any Solid Tumors or Multiple Myeloma

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First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: November 20, 2009
Last verified: November 2009
Zoledronic acid is a medication that slows the breakdown of bone. This study will assess the efficacy and safety of zoledronic acid in Chinese patients with multiple myeloma or other solid tumors with bone metastases.

Condition Intervention Phase
Treatment of Bone Metastases
Drug: Zoledronic acid
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Multi-centre Study to Evaluate the Fficacy and Safety of Zometa as a Treatment in Patients With Bone Metastases of Any Solid Tumors or Multiple Myeloma

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To compare in a randomized fashion the effect of zoledronate and pamidronate 90 mg on pain relief as assessed by pain score after 1-dose treatment in patients with bone pain induced by any solid tumors with bone metastases or Multiple Myeloma

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Changes in bone markers (urinary N-telopeptide/creatinine ratio, urinary C-telopeptide/creatinine ratio).

Estimated Enrollment: 240
Study Start Date: July 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria

  • Cancer patients (multiple myeloma or other solid tumors) and confirmed evidence of bone lesions
  • Significant bone pain

Exclusion Criteria

  • Poor renal function
  • Use of other investigational drugs within 30 days of visit 2
  • Dental or other surgery to the jaw within 6 weeks of screening, or planned during the 4 week study

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00219258

Beijing, China
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Novartis Novartis
  More Information

Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00219258     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CZOL446E2301 
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Last Updated: November 20, 2009
Health Authority: China: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasm Metastasis
Multiple Myeloma
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell
Bone Neoplasms
Bone Marrow Diseases
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Hemostatic Disorders
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Protein Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Neoplasms by Site
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Zoledronic acid
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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