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Safety and Tolerability of FCM vs Standard of Care in Treating Iron Deficiency Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: October 24, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 13, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Luitpold Pharmaceuticals
The Objective of this study is to study the safety of FCM in patients with anemia caused by chronic kidney failure

Condition Intervention Phase
Anemia Drug: Ferric Carboxymaltose Drug: Standard Medical Care (SMC) Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-center, Randomized Controlled Study to Investigate the Safety and Tolerability of IV Ferric Carboxymaltose (FCM) vs Standard Medical Care in Treating Iron Deficiency Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

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Further study details as provided by Luitpold Pharmaceuticals:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of Treatment-emergent Serious Adverse Events (SAE's) [ Time Frame: from Day 0 through 30 days after the last dose of study drug ]

Enrollment: 513
Study Start Date: October 2007
Study Completion Date: July 2009
Primary Completion Date: January 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Ferric Carboxymaltose (FCM)
Subjects received an undiluted dose of iron as FCM IV (15 mg/kg up to a maximum of 1000 mg) or subjects received 200 mg of FCM IV push undiluted directly into the venous line of the dialyzer.
Drug: Ferric Carboxymaltose
Active Comparator: Standard Medical Care (SMC)
SMC for IDA (as determined by the Investigator) for treating CKD related anemia.
Drug: Standard Medical Care (SMC)


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or Female 18 to 85 years of age
  • NDD-CKD Patients
  • TSAT </= 25%
  • Hgb </= 11.5
  • Ferritin </= 300
  • HD-CKD Patients
  • TSAT </= 30%
  • Hgb </= 12
  • Ferritin </= 500

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous participation in a FCM trial
  • Known Hypersensitivity to FCM
  • History of anemia other that anemia due to chronic renal failure
  • Current history of GI bleeding
  • Received IV Iron within the last 30 Days
  • Anticipated need for surgery
  • Malignancy history
  • AST or ALT greater than normal
  • Received an investigational drug within 30 days of screening
  • Pregnant or sexually active females who are not willing to use an effective form of birth control
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00548691

United States, Pennsylvania
Luitpold Pharmaceuticals
Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States, 19403
Sponsors and Collaborators
Luitpold Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Responsible Party: Luitpold Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00548691     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1VIT07018
First Submitted: October 22, 2007
First Posted: October 24, 2007
Results First Submitted: September 16, 2013
Results First Posted: May 13, 2015
Last Update Posted: May 13, 2015
Last Verified: May 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
Hematologic Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency
Anemia, Hypochromic
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Ferric Compounds