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Cirrhotic Ascites Treatment With Satavaptan in Patients With Ascites Due to Cirrhosis of the Liver (CATS) (CATS)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00358878
First Posted: August 1, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 26, 2016
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sanofi
  Purpose

Primary:To evaluate the efficacy of satavaptan on top of conventional treatment in the treatment of clinically evident ascites in participants with cirrhosis of the liver.

Secondary:To evaluate the tolerability and safety of satavaptan over a 52-week treatment period in participants with cirrhosis of the liver and ascites.

The one-year double blind placebo controlled period is extended up to 2 years in a long term safety study (PASCCAL-2).


Condition Intervention Phase
Ascites Liver Cirrhosis Drug: Satavaptan Drug: placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Satavaptan Cirrhotic Ascites Treatment Study: a Double-blind, Randomised, Parallel-group Comparison of Treatment With Satavaptan at 5 to 10 mg Daily Versus Placebo on Top of Conventional Treatment in Patients With Ascites Due to Cirrhosis of the Liver

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Composite endpoint of ascites worsening [ Time Frame: at week 12 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Composite endpoint of ascites worsening [ Time Frame: at week 24 ]
  • Increase in ascites [ Time Frame: at week 12 ]

Enrollment: 463
Study Start Date: July 2006
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Satavaptan Drug: Satavaptan
oral administration once daily
Other Name: SR121463B
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: placebo
oral administration once daily

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants with cirrhosis of the liver
  • Participants with clinically evident ascites primarily managed by diet and/or diuretics
  • Stable treatment of ascites for at least the previous 2 weeks without paracentesis
  • Participants having undergone no more than one therapeutic paracentesis in the previous 6 months.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participants with an existing functional transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt (TIPS) or other shunt
  • Known hepatocellular carcinoma
  • Participants with ascites of cardiac origin or due to peritoneal infection (e.g. tuberculosis) or peritoneal carcinoma
  • Participants previously exposed to satavaptan in the past 12 months
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00358878


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Sanofi
Investigators
Study Director: ICD Sanofi
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Sanofi
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00358878     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC4492
EudraCT : 2006-000132-27
LTS10036
First Submitted: July 31, 2006
First Posted: August 1, 2006
Last Update Posted: May 26, 2016
Last Verified: April 2016

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Ascites
Liver Cirrhosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Fibrosis
Liver Cirrhosis
Ascites
Pathologic Processes
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Satavaptan
Antidiuretic Hormone Receptor Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Natriuretic Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs