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Study of RSD1235 to Evaluate Safety in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (ACT 4)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: January 25, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2008
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Cardiome Pharma
Information provided by:
Astellas Pharma Inc
This study is designed to determine the safety of RSD1235 in patients with atrial fibrillation.

Condition Intervention Phase
Atrial Fibrillation Drug: RSD1235 Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3, Multi-Center, Open Label, Safety Study of RSD1235 in Subjects With Atrial Fibrillation

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Further study details as provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of conversion of atrial fibrillation to sinus rhythm for a minimum of 1 minute [ Time Frame: Infusion plus 1.5 hours ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate safety [ Time Frame: End of study ]

Enrollment: 254
Study Start Date: October 2005
Study Completion Date: January 2007
Primary Completion Date: January 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: RSD1235
Other Names:
  • vernakalant
  • Kynapid


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject must have symptomatic AF
  • Subject must have adequate anticoagulant therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject may not have Class IV congestive heart failure.
  • Subject may not have uncorrected electrolyte imbalance.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00281554

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Astellas Pharma Inc
Cardiome Pharma
Study Director: Use Central Contact Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Sr Manager Clinical Trial Registry, Astellas Pharma US, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00281554     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 05-7-012
First Submitted: January 24, 2006
First Posted: January 25, 2006
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008

Keywords provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:
Investigational Therapies
Atrial Fibrillation
Treatment Efficacy
Treatment Effectiveness

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Heart Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Pathologic Processes