Gene Polymorphisms in Tacrolimus Drug Interactions (DDI-TAC)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 22, 2008
Last Update Posted : February 22, 2008
Fund for Scientific Research, Flanders, Belgium
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Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Brief Summary:
A retrospective analysis of the influence of gene polymorphisms on drug interactions between calcineurin-inhibitors and concomitant drugs in renal transplant patients.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Renal Transplantation Other: genotyping

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 40 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Gene Polymorphisms in Tacrolimus Drug Interactions in Renal Transplant Patients
Study Start Date : May 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2008

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Drug Information available for: Tacrolimus

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Patients treated with tacrolimus and experiencing a drug interaction
Other: genotyping
Restriction fragment lenght polymorphisms

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Tacrolimus exposure parameters [ Time Frame: weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Tacrolimus daily dosing [ Time Frame: weeks ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
DNA samples

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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
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Renal transplant recipients treated with a calcineurin-inhibitor

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment with calcineurin-inhibitor
  • Renal transplantation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Drug, alcohol addiction

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00620841

University Hospitals Leuven
Leuven, Brabant, Belgium, B-3000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Fund for Scientific Research, Flanders, Belgium
Principal Investigator: Dirk R Kuypers, MD, PhD Universitaire Ziekenhuizen Leuven

Responsible Party: Catholic University Leuven, University Hospitals, University Hospital Gasthuisberg Identifier: NCT00620841     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DDI-001
First Posted: February 22, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 22, 2008
Last Verified: January 2008

Keywords provided by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven:
Renal Transplantation
genetic polymorphisms
Drug drug interactions

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Calcineurin Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action