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Evaluation of the Safety of Relaxin in Preeclampsia

This study has suspended participant recruitment.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00333307
First Posted: June 5, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2010
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Information provided by:
Corthera, Inc.(formerly BAS Medical, Inc.), a member of the Novartis group of companies
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine whether different doses of recombinant human relaxin is safe when given to women with severe preeclampsia

Condition Intervention Phase
Pre-Eclampsia Drug: recombinant human relaxin Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Escalation Study to Evaluate the Safety of Recombinant Human Relaxin (rhRlx) in Subjects With Preeclampsia

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Further study details as provided by Corthera, Inc.(formerly BAS Medical, Inc.), a member of the Novartis group of companies:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • maternal adverse experiences
  • fetal adverse experiences
  • neonatal adverse experiences

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • preeclampsia assessments
  • vital signs
  • physical examinations
  • clinical laboratory assessments

Estimated Enrollment: 18
Study Start Date: October 2006
Detailed Description:
The effects of relaxin may be beneficial in the treatment of women with preeclampsia. This study will preliminarily evaluate the maternal, fetal and neonatal safety and tolerability of an IV infusion of relaxin compared with placebo given to women with severe preeclampsia.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 40 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of preeclampsia
  • Hospital admission for expectant management

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Eclampsia or history of seizures
  • Vaginal bleeding
  • Multifetal gestation
  • Requirement for immediate delivery
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00333307


Locations
United States, Kentucky
Central Baptist Hospital
Lexington, Kentucky, United States, 40503
United States, Ohio
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45267
Sponsors and Collaborators
Corthera, Inc.(formerly BAS Medical, Inc.), a member of the Novartis group of companies
Investigators
Study Director: Sam Teichman, MD Corthera, Inc.(formerly BAS Medical, Inc.), a member of the Novartis group of companies
  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00333307     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RLX.PE.001
First Submitted: June 1, 2006
First Posted: June 5, 2006
Last Update Posted: March 16, 2010
Last Verified: March 2010

Keywords provided by Corthera, Inc.(formerly BAS Medical, Inc.), a member of the Novartis group of companies:
relaxin
preeclampsia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pre-Eclampsia
Eclampsia
Hypertension, Pregnancy-Induced
Pregnancy Complications
Methocarbamol
Muscle Relaxants, Central
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Neuromuscular Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents