The Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria Early Access Treatment Protocol (EMBRACE)

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals Identifier:
First received: February 20, 2007
Last updated: May 5, 2014
Last verified: September 2011
The primary objective is to provide access to eculizumab for PNH patient pending commercial availability.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal
Drug: eculizumab
Phase 3

Study Type: Expanded Access     What is Expanded Access?

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Further study details as provided by Alexion Pharmaceuticals:

Intervention Details:
    Drug: eculizumab
    600mg IV every week and 900mg IV every 2 weeks

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both

Inclusion Criteria:

  • PNH;
  • At least 18 years old
  • Avoid conception; and
  • Willing and able to give written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active bacterial infection
  • Participation in any other drug trial
  • Pregnant breast feeding, or intending to conceive
  • Not vaccinated against N meningitidis
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00438789

United States, New Jersey
Anthony Botti
Livingston, New Jersey, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alexion Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Responsible Party: Maria Whelden, Alexion Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00438789     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: C06-002 
Study First Received: February 20, 2007
Last Updated: May 5, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal
Anemia, Hemolytic
Bone Marrow Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Myelodysplastic Syndromes
Signs and Symptoms
Urination Disorders
Urologic Diseases
Urological Manifestations processed this record on May 30, 2016