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Extension Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Enteric-coated Mycophenolate Sodium in Kidney Transplant Recipients

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00241059
First Posted: October 18, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 31, 2011
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Information provided by:
Novartis
  Purpose
The objective of this extension study is to allow patients being treated with enteric-coated mycophenolate sodium (core study CERL080A2405LA01) to continue on the same treatment and to assess the long-term safety of EC-MPS.

Condition Intervention Phase
Renal Transplantation Drug: Enteric-Coated Mycophenolate Sodium (EC-MPS) Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A Prospective, Open-label, Multicenter, International Follow-up Study on the Safety and Efficacy of Enteric-coated Mycophenolate Sodium (EC-MPS) in Kidney Transplant Recipients

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety parameters and graft function in maintenance renal transplant recipients.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of acute rejection episodes and graft survival in maintenance renal transplant recipients.

Enrollment: 183
Study Start Date: August 2002
Study Completion Date: January 2005
Primary Completion Date: January 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: EC-MPS arm Drug: Enteric-Coated Mycophenolate Sodium (EC-MPS)

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients who completed study CERL080A2405-LA01 and who are willing to continue treatment with Enteric-Coated Mycophenolate Sodium.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Other protocol-defined inclusion / exclusion criteria may apply
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00241059


Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis
  More Information

Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis Pharmaceticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00241059     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CERL080A2405LA01E1
First Submitted: October 14, 2005
First Posted: October 18, 2005
Last Update Posted: January 31, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Renal transplantation, maintenance patients, tolerability, EC-MPS

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Mycophenolic Acid
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Antibiotics, Antitubercular
Antitubercular Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action