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A Phase 4 Study to Determine Dosing of Hectorol® Capsules When Converting From Zemplar® Injection

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: April 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 5, 2015
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Protocol HECT00306 aims to determine clinically appropriate doses of Hectorol (doxercalciferol capsules) when converting from Zemplar (paricalcitol injection) for the treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism in Stage 5 chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Drug: Hectorol (doxercalciferol capsules) Drug: Zemplar (paricalcitol injection) Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 4, Multi Center, Open-Label, Randomized Study to Determine Clinically Appropriate Doses of Hectorol® (Doxercalciferol Capsules) When Converting From Zemplar® (Paricalcitol Injection) for the Treatment of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism in Stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Subjects on Hemodialysis.

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Dose Conversion [ Time Frame: 10 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: December 2007

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • The subject must be receiving hemodialysis three times per week for a minimum of six months.
  • The subject must have been receiving Zemplar Injection for a minimum of 3 months. The subject must have been on a stable dose regimen, three times per week administration for a minimum of four weeks.
  • The central laboratory assessment must be within the following ranges: serum iPTH between 150-600 pg/mL, inclusive; corrected calcium < 10.0 mg/dL; phosphorus < 7.0 mg/dL.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • In the opinion of the Investigator, the subject currently has poorly controlled diabetes mellitus, poorly controlled hypertension, active vasculitis, HIV infection, or any other clinically significant, unstable medical condition.
  • Abnormal liver function as measured by ALT/AST greater than two times the upper limit of normal (ULN).
  • The subject currently has malabsorption, severe chronic diarrhea, or ileostomy.
  • Any evidence of active malignancy except for basal cell carcinoma of the skin. A history of malignancy is not an exclusion.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00463021

United States, California
Downey, California, United States
Paramount, California, United States
United States, Florida
Hudson, Florida, United States
United States, Georgia
Augusta, Georgia, United States
Decatur, Georgia, United States
United States, Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
United States, Tennessee
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
United States, Virginia
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Genzyme, a Sanofi Company
Study Director: Medical Monitor Genzyme, a Sanofi Company
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Medical Monitor, Genzyme Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00463021     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HECT00306
First Submitted: April 18, 2007
First Posted: April 19, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 5, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Hectorol (doxercalciferol capsules)
Zemplar (paricalcitol injection)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Neoplasm Metastasis
Hyperparathyroidism, Secondary
Neoplastic Processes
Pathologic Processes
Parathyroid Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
1 alpha-hydroxyergocalciferol
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bone Density Conservation Agents