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Enoxaparin in Acute Venous Thromboembolic Disease

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Sanofi Identifier:
First received: December 14, 2005
Last updated: February 2, 2010
Last verified: February 2010

Study objectives :

  • To evaluate the efficacy/safety profile of enoxaparin once a day treatment in acute venous thromboembolic disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Venous Thrombosis Drug: enoxaparin Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Efficacy of Subcutaneous Enoxaparin Once Daily in the Treatment of Acute Venous Thromboembolic Disease: an Open-labelled, Non-comparative, Multicentric, Phase IV Trial

Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Frequency of bleeding emerged during the study drug administration; Frequency of bleeding emerged during 3 months of monitorization when the patient is on oral anticoagulants. [ Time Frame: 3 months ]

Enrollment: 251
Study Start Date: December 2004
Study Completion Date: January 2009
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Drug: enoxaparin
  • All patients will be treated with enoxaparin 1.5 mg/kg, once a day, subcutaneously for up to 10 days.
  • Long-term oral anticoagulation will be started in all patients after 24 hours of initiation of enoxaparin treatment and continued at least for 3 months.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with symptomatic lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis confirmed by doppler USG (ultrasonography), with or without confirmed symptomatic pulmonary embolism associated with provoked risk factors

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with a history of heparin or warfarin treatment longer than 24 hours,
  • Patients requiring thrombolytic treatment,
  • Patients having thrombophilia diagnosis,
  • Patients with prior deep vein thrombosis or pulmonary emboli evidence,
  • Patients with familial bleeding disorder,
  • Patients who are at any known bleeding risk, such as active bleeding, active ulcerative bowel disease, angiodysplasia and having oculary, spinal or central nervous system surgery within the last month
  • Patients with renal failure (serum creatinine concentration > 180 mmol/L or > 2.03 mg/dL),
  • Patients with severe hepatic failure
  • Patients with history of allergy against heparin and protamine,
  • Patients with history of thrombocytopenia associated with heparin administration or of skin necrosis after heparin or warfarin treatment,
  • Patients participating in another clinical study within the last 4 months
  • Patients who are pregnant

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00265993

Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Istanbul, Turkey
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Edibe Taylan Sanofi
  More Information

Responsible Party: Medical Affairs Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00265993     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: XRP4563A_4001
Study First Received: December 14, 2005
Last Updated: February 2, 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Venous Thrombosis
Embolism and Thrombosis
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases processed this record on August 17, 2017