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

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pharming Technologies B.V. Identifier:
First received: December 1, 2005
Last updated: February 21, 2013
Last verified: February 2013
The purpose of this multi-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
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II/III Study of the Efficacy and Safety 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 [ Time Frame: 24 hours ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Secondary outcomes: Safety and tolerability; pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics [ Time Frame: 90 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Enrollment: 14
Study Start Date: April 2004
Study Completion Date: January 2007
Primary Completion Date: January 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Recombinant Human C1INH Drug: i.v. recombinant human C1 inhibitor
Other Name: rhC1INH


Ages Eligible for Study:   16 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
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: NCT00262288

For information on sites in Europe, please contact Pharming Technologies.
Leiden, Netherlands, 2333 CN
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pharming Technologies B.V.
Study Chair: Jan Nuijens, MD, PhD Pharming Technologies B.V.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Pharming Technologies B.V. Identifier: NCT00262288     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C1 1203-01 
Study First Received: December 1, 2005
Last Updated: February 21, 2013
Health Authority: Netherlands: Independent Ethics Committee

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Angioedemas, Hereditary
Cardiovascular Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Vascular
Vascular Diseases
Complement C1 Inactivator Proteins
Complement Inactivating Agents
Immunologic Factors
Immunosuppressive Agents
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