An Extension to Viral Kinetics Study of Telbivudine and Entecavir in Adults With Chronic Hepatitis B
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This study is to evaluate the safety of telbivudine for up to 21 months of open-label treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis B who have completed the CLDT600A2407 trial. Patients treated with telbivudine during core phase will continue telbivudine and patients treated with entecavir during core phase will be switched to telbivudine if the patient is willing to enroll this study.
An Extension to A Randomized, Open-label, Controlled, Multicenter, Exploratory Trial to Characterize the Results of Daily Oral Administration of Telbivudine (LDT600) 600 mg or Entecavir (ETV) 0.5 mg Given Over 12 Weeks on the Kinetics of Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) DNA in Adults With HBeAg-positive, Compensated Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB) (An Open-label Multicenter, follow-on Trial of the Safety of Oral Administration of Telbivudine (LDT600) 600 mg Over 21 Months in Adults With HBeAg-positive Ompensated Chronic Hepatitis B (CHB))
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Safety of telbivudine (LDT600) up to 21 additional months of open-label treatment in patients with chronic hepatitis B who have completed study CLDT600A2407 assessed by Adverse Events, data of vital signs and other tests
Secondary Outcome Measures
Safety of patients switched from entecavir to telbivudine compared with patients continuing telbivudine assessed by Adverse Events, data of vital signs and other tests
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
The patient has completed the previous CLDT600A2407 study and is able to immediately enter this extension study with no study drug discontinuation
Patient is willing and able to comply with the study drug regimen and all other study requirements
The patient is willing and able to provide written informed consent to participate in the extension study.
Patient is pregnant or breastfeeding.
Patient is co-infected with HCV, HDV, or HIV.
History of malignancy of any organ system, treated or untreated, within the past 5 years with the exception of localized basal cell carcinoma of the skin.
Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.