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Recombinant Human C1 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Acute Attacks in Patients With Hereditary Angioedema

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Pharming Technologies B.V. Identifier:
First received: December 1, 2005
Last updated: April 24, 2013
Last verified: April 2013
The purpose of this single-center study is to explore the efficacy, safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of recombinant human C1 inhibitor in the treatment of acute attacks in patients with hereditary angioedema.

Condition Intervention Phase
Genetic Disorders
Drug: i.v. recombinant human C1 inhibitor
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Exploratory, Open-label Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Recombinant Human C1 Inhibitor for the Treatment of Acute Attacks in Patients With Hereditary Angioedema

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Further study details as provided by Pharming Technologies B.V.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Primary outcomes: Relief of angioedema symptoms

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Secondary outcomes: Safety and tolerability; pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics

Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: June 2003
Study Completion Date: December 2005
Primary Completion Date: September 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Open-label i.v. administration of 100 U/kg rhC1INH
Drug: i.v. recombinant human C1 inhibitor


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Main inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical and laboratory diagnosis of HAE
  • Plasma level of functional C1INH of less than 50% of normal
  • Severe attack of abdominal, facial-oro-pharyngeal, genito-urinary and/or peripheral HAE.

Main exclusion Criteria:

  • Acquired angioedema
  • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
  • Participation in another clinical study within prior 3 months
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00261053

For information contact Sonja Visscher
Leiden, Netherlands, 2333 CN
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pharming Technologies B.V.
Study Chair: Jan Nuijens, MD, PhD Pharming Technologies B.V.
  More Information Identifier: NCT00261053     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C1 1202-01
Study First Received: December 1, 2005
Last Updated: April 24, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Angioedemas, Hereditary
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Skin Diseases, Vascular
Skin Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Complement C1 Inactivator Proteins
Complement Inactivating Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on May 25, 2017