Efficacy and Safety of Oral Deferasirox (20 mg/kg/d) in Pts 3 to 6 Months After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation Who Present With Iron Overload
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The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of iron chelation using deferasirox in patients who show signs of iron overload after an allogeneic stem cell transplantation The iron overload must be due to blood transfusions.
A One-year, Open-label, Single Arm, Multi-center Trial Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Oral ICL670 (20 mg/kg/d) in Patients Three to Six Months After Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation in Whom Iron Overload is Present
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Transfusional iron overload three to six months after HCT with no evidence of active inflammation
History of at least 20 units of red blood cell transfusions or 100mL/kg of prepacked red blood cells (PRBCs).
Patients of either gender and age ≥ 18 years.
Female patients who have reached menarche and who are sexually active must use double-barrier contraception, oral contraceptive plus barrier contraception , or must have undergone clinically documented total hysterectomy and/or ovariectomy, or tubal ligation or be postmenopausal defined by amenorrhea for at least 12 months.
Non-transfusion related iron overload
Known active viral hepatitis or known HIV positiveness
Mean levels of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) > 5x ULN
Treatment with any iron chelator after transplantation