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Effect of Two Iron Preparations on Protein in the Urine

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Watson Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: July 18, 2006
Last updated: August 10, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
This pilot study will compare the effects of sodium ferric gluconate complex and iron sucrose on urine concentrations of various chemicals including protein

Condition Intervention Phase
Kidney Failure, Chronic Anemia, Iron-Deficiency Drug: Sodium Ferric Gluconate and Iron sucrose Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized Cross-over Pilot Study of the Effect of Sodium Ferric Gluconate Complex vs. Iron Sucrose on Proteinuria in Non-dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

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Further study details as provided by Watson Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in urine protein [ Time Frame: 180 minutes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in various urine chemicals [ Time Frame: 180 minutes ]

Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: June 2006
Primary Completion Date: November 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Experimental Drug: Sodium Ferric Gluconate and Iron sucrose


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Moderate to severe anemia
  • Iron deficiency
  • Moderate to severe chronic kidney disease
  • Age ≥ 18 or greater and able to give informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Receiving dialysis
  • Known sensitivity to Sodium Ferric Gluconate Complex in Sucrose Injection, Iron sucrose USP, or any of their components
  • Clinically unstable
  • Indication of iron sufficiency
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00354692

United States, California
Glendale, California, United States
United States, Louisiana
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Watson Pharmaceuticals
Study Director: Adel R. Rizkala, Pharm.D., MS Watson Laboratories, Inc.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Watson Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00354692     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FER0601
Study First Received: July 18, 2006
Last Updated: August 10, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Anemia, Hypochromic
Hematologic Diseases
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Ferric oxide, saccharated
Ferric gluconate
Ferric Compounds
Trace Elements
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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