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Fasturtec TLS Treatment / Prophylysis

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First received: March 28, 2008
Last updated: March 31, 2008
Last verified: March 2008
An open-label study to determine the efficacy and safety of Rasburicase used for the prevention and treatment of tumor lysis syndrome

Condition Intervention Phase
Tumor Lysis Syndrome Drug: urate oxidase Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter Open Label Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Rasburicase in the Treatment of Prophylysis for Tumor Lysis Syndrome

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the uricolytic response to rasburicase treatment [ Time Frame: 5 weeks (3 to 7 days of treatment, with follow-up of 4 weeks after the last study drug injection) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate tumor lysis risk factors, treatments for tumor lysis syndrome and complications of treatment in patients treated prophylactically or therapeutically for tumor lysis syndrome [ Time Frame: 5 weeks (3 to 7 days of treatment, with follow-up of 4 weeks after the last study drug injection) ]

Enrollment: 45
Study Start Date: July 2003
Study Completion Date: July 2004
Intervention Details:
    Drug: urate oxidase
    First injection of Rasburicase will be done the day of initiation of chemotherapy, or the day before, according to hyperuricemia. Additional doses are permitted q12h during the first 72 hours of chemotherapy if hyperuricemia persists or subject is considered to be at significant risk of tumor lysis complications.
    Other Name: rasburicase

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chemotherapy planned for at least 3 cycles
  • Undergoing cytoreductive chemotherapy for ALL, multiple myeloma or Burkitt's lymphoma stage III or IV
  • With a minimum life expectancy of 3 months
  • Uric acid > 8 mg%
  • Negative pregnancy test < or =to 2 weeks and efficient contraceptive method.
  • Negative HIV serology < or =to 4 weeks
  • Patient or legal guardian has signed a written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypersensitivity to uricases or any of the excipients
  • Known history of G6PD deficiency.
  • Previous treatment with Rasburicase or Uricozyme®
  • Pregnancy or lactation
  • Treatment with any investigational drug within 30 days before planned first Rasburicase administration
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00651911

United States, New Jersey
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States, 08807
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Sharon Chang Sanofi
  More Information

Responsible Party: Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00651911     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: L_8637
Study First Received: March 28, 2008
Last Updated: March 31, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Tumor Lysis Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Lymphatic Diseases
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
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