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Study of FG-3019 in Subjects With Type 2 DM and KD on ACEi and/or ARB Therapy

This study has been terminated.
(Sub-optimal study design)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
FibroGen Identifier:
First received: June 2, 2009
Last updated: August 30, 2012
Last verified: August 2012
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of FG-3019 on diabetic kidney disease or diabetic nephropathy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Diabetic Nephropathy
Diabetic Kidney Disease
Drug: FG-3019
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 2 Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study of FG-3019 in Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM) and Persistent Proteinuria on Background ACEi and/or ARB Therapy

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Further study details as provided by FibroGen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Measure: change from baseline in 24-hour urinary ACR for each arm compared with placebo [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Measure: Safety and tolerability of FG-3019 in the study population. [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  • Measure: Change from baseline in eGFR for each FG-3019 arm compared to placebo [ Time Frame: 6 months ]
  • Measure: Change from baseline in serum creatinine for each FG-3019 arm compared with placebo [ Time Frame: 6 months ]

Enrollment: 34
Study Start Date: February 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: 1
Placebo IV
Drug: Placebo
Placebo IV every 2 weeks for 22 weeks
Experimental: 2
3 mg/kg FG-3019 IV
Drug: FG-3019
3 mg/kg FG-3019 IV every 2 weeks for 22 weeks
Experimental: 3
10 mg/kg FG-3019 IV
Drug: FG-3019
10 mg/kg FG-3019 IV every 2 weeks for 22 weeks

Detailed Description:
The primary objective of this study is to assess the effect of FG-3019 on proteinuria as assessed by urinary albumin/creatinine ratio (ACR).

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Key Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Signed written informed consent
  2. Males and females 18-75 years of age, inclusive
  3. Diagnosis of type 2 diabetes mellitus according to American Diabetes Association (ADA) criteria
  4. 24-hour urinary ACR 200-3000 mg/g, inclusive, on two occasions during screening at least 2 days apart
  5. Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) (by MDRD equation) >20 mL/min/1.73 m2
  6. Mean systolic blood pressure less than or equal to 150 mmHg and a mean diastolic blood pressure less than or equal to 95 mmHg
  7. Receiving ACEi and/or ARB therapy at an unchanged dose at or above the minimum trial dosage for at least 3 months prior to the first Screening visit and willing to maintain these doses throughout the treatment period

Key Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Females who are pregnant or breast feeding
  2. Organ transplant recipient, history of dialysis, or known non-diabetic renal disease other than benign cysts or anatomical variants
  3. History of New York Heart Association class III/IV heart failure
  4. Screening electrocardiogram showing acute and/or clinically significant findings including but not limited to ST depression
  5. History of any of the following events within 3 months prior to Screening: coronary artery bypass graft, cerebrovascular accident, myocardial infarction, transient ischemic attack, unstable angina, uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmia, atrial fibrillation, percutaneous coronary intervention, or vascular stent placement
  6. History of anaphylactic or systemic allergic reaction to human, humanized, chimeric, or murine monoclonal antibodies
  7. Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and/or alanine aminotransferase (ALT) >2.5 times the upper limit of normal; direct bilirubin above the upper limit of normal, or >2.5 times the upper limit of normal in cases of documented Gilbert's syndrome
  8. Hemoglobin <10 g/dL
  9. Hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) >9 %
  10. Low density lipoprotein (LDL) >130 mg/dL
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00913393

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Responsible Party: FibroGen Identifier: NCT00913393     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FGCL-3019-032
Study First Received: June 2, 2009
Last Updated: August 30, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Diabetes Mellitus
Kidney Diseases
Diabetic Nephropathies
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Diabetes Complications
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunologic Factors
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