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CLEAR Study - A Study of CellCept (Mycophenolate Mofetil) in Recipients of Kidney Transplants

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier:
First received: November 10, 2008
Last updated: November 2, 2015
Last verified: November 2015
This study will compare the efficacy and safety of 2 dosing regimens of oral CellCept administered as a component of standard immunosuppressive therapy in recipients of kidney transplants. The anticipated time on study treatment is 3-12 months, and the target sample size is 100-500 individuals.

Condition Intervention Phase
Kidney Transplantation Drug: mycophenolate mofetil Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Open-label Study of the Achievement of a Mycophenolic Acid Therapeutic Window During Treatment With 2 Dosing Regimens of Oral CellCept Administered as a Component of Standard Immunosuppressive Therapy in Patients With Kidney Transplants

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Further study details as provided by Hoffmann-La Roche:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of patients achieving therapeutic window by Day 5\n

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy: Achieving therapeutic window at Day 3, maintaining therapeutic window at day of discharge, Months 1, 3, and 6\nSafety: Renal function, opportunistic infections, malignancies, and adverse events\n

Enrollment: 136
Study Start Date: June 2005
Study Completion Date: May 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: mycophenolate mofetil
Other Name: CellCept


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • adult patients >=18 years of age;
  • recipients of a primary kidney transplant.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • positive for HIV-1, human T-cell leukemia/lymphoma virus-1 (HTLV-1), or hepatitis B surface antigen;
  • positive for hepatitis C virus, with moderate or severe liver disease;
  • active malignancy or history of malignancy, excluding skin cancer (basal or squamous cell) that has been adequately treated;
  • need for maintenance corticosteroids for another condition.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00788567

Canada, Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2S2
Canada, British Columbia
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 1M9
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6Z 1Y6
Canada, Nova Scotia
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H2Y9
Canada, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2C4
Canada, Quebec
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H1T 2M4
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H2L 4M1
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, G1R 2J6
Canada, Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, S7N 0W8
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
Study Chair: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier: NCT00788567     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML18496
Study First Received: November 10, 2008
Last Updated: November 2, 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Mycophenolic Acid
Mycophenolate mofetil
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on August 18, 2017