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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

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00654589
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 8, 2008
Last Update Posted : November 17, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )

Brief Summary:
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.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Iron Overload Drug: Deferasirox Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 75 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: 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
Study Start Date : February 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Iron
Drug Information available for: Deferasirox

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: deferasirox Drug: Deferasirox
Other Name: ICL670

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To assess iron chelation by comparing serum ferritin values at baseline vs. 52 weeks of treatment with deferasirox [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To evaluate the relationship between serum ferritin, transferrin (TRF) and transferrin saturation during the whole study. [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

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

Inclusion criteria:

  1. Transfusional iron overload three to six months after HCT with no evidence of active inflammation
  2. History of at least 20 units of red blood cell transfusions or 100mL/kg of prepacked red blood cells (PRBCs).
  3. Patients of either gender and age ≥ 18 years.
  4. 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.

Exclusion criteria:

  1. Non-transfusion related iron overload
  2. Active malignancy
  3. Known active viral hepatitis or known HIV positiveness
  4. Mean levels of alanine aminotransferase (ALT) > 5x ULN
  5. Treatment with any iron chelator after transplantation
  6. Uncontrolled systemic hypertension
  7. Serum creatinine > 1.5 ULN and/or serum creatinine clearance < 60 ml/min
  8. History of nephrotic syndrome.
  9. Previous history of clinically relevant ocular or auditory toxicity related to iron chelation.
  10. Systemic diseases (cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, etc.) which would prevent the patient from undergoing study treatment
  11. Pregnant or breast feeding patients.

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00654589

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Novartis Investigative Site
Leipzig, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmeceuticals

Additional Information:
Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00654589     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CICL670ADE02
First Posted: April 8, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016
Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
transfusional hemosiderosis
Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
iron overload
serum ferritin
blood transfusions
iron chelation
3-6 months
allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Iron Chelating Agents
Chelating Agents
Iron Overload
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Trace Elements
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Sequestering Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action