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Fluvastatin Versus Hepatitis C Virus

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00441493
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 1, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 27, 2012
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
US Department of Veterans Affairs
Information provided by:
Bader, Ted, M.D.

Brief Summary:
This is a dose finding and efficacy trial for fluvastatin versus hepatitis C.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hepatitis C Drug: fluvastatin Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Four different oral doses of fluvastatin will be used for 14 days and the viral load of hepatitis C will be measured weekly. This has been extended to different doses for 9-12 weeks.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 32 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Dose Finding Study of Fluvastatin for in Vivo Demonstration of Inhibiting Hepatitis C Replication in Patients Infected With Chronic Hepatitis C With Special Attention to the African-American Population.
Study Start Date : September 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2007

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Viral Load Reduction, Liver test changes


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • HCV RNA positive

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Testing positive for alcohol or marijuana

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00441493


Locations
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United States, Oklahoma
VA Medical Center
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73104
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bader, Ted, M.D.
US Department of Veterans Affairs
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Ted Bader, MD VA Medical Center and University of Oklahoma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00441493     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 13035
13134
First Posted: March 1, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 27, 2012
Last Verified: September 2006

Keywords provided by Bader, Ted, M.D.:
Hepatitis C
fluvastatin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hepatitis
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Virus Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections