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Safety and Efficacy of TULY (Rasburicase) in Prevention and Treatment of Malignancy-associated Hyperuricemia

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00921375
First Posted: June 16, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 12, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Virchow Group
  Purpose
This study is a prospective, open-label, multicentre study. Hundred eligible patients with stage III or IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) or acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) with a peripheral white blood cell (WBC) count of > 25,000/µL or any leukemia or lymphoma with plasma uric acid level of at least 8 mg/dL will be treated with rasburicase 0.20 mg/kg body weight intravenously for 4 days. The primary endpoints viz., the percentage of reduction in plasma uric acid at 4 hrs after uric acid-lowering therapy, plasma uric acid AUC 0-96 hr and incidence of adverse events will be assessed during 11 days study period.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hyperuricemia Drug: TULY Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety of TULY in Prevention and Treatment of Malignancy-associated Hyperuricemia

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Further study details as provided by Virchow Group:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of reduction in plasma uric acid at 4 hrs after uric acid-lowering therapy [ Time Frame: At the end of 4 hrs after initiation of uric acid lowering therapy; during 96 hrs of uric acid lowering therapy; Adverse events during the entire study period ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Plasma uric acid AUC 0-96 hr [ Time Frame: At the end of 4 hrs after initiation of uric acid lowering therapy; during 96 hrs of uric acid lowering therapy; Adverse events during the entire study period ]
  • Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: At the end of 4 hrs after initiation of uric acid lowering therapy; during 96 hrs of uric acid lowering therapy; Adverse events during the entire study period ]

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: February 2010
Study Completion Date: January 2012
Primary Completion Date: December 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Tuly, uric acid lowering drug
TULY (rasburicase) 0.20 mg/kg body weight intravenously for 4 days
Drug: TULY
TULY (rasburicase) 0.20 mg/kg body weight intravenously for 4 days

Detailed Description:
All eligible patients will be treated with rasburicase 0.20 mg/kg body weight intravenously for 4 days. The primary endpoints viz., the percentage of reduction in plasma uric acid at 4 hrs after uric acid-lowering therapy, plasma uric acid AUC 0-96 hr and incidence of adverse events will be assessed during 11 days study period.
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 75 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients of both genders aged between 1 to 75 years;
  2. Patients with stage III or IV non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL) or acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) with a peripheral WBC count of >25,000/µL or any leukemia or lymphoma with plasma uric acid level of at least 8 mg/dL;
  3. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance scale of ≤3;
  4. Patients scheduled to receive chemotherapy.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients with allergy or asthma, or hypersensitivity to urate oxidase, or hemolytic reactions;
  2. Pregnant and lactating;
  3. Patients with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency;
  4. Exposure to rasburicase or allopurinol within 7 days;
  5. History of psychiatric or co-morbid unstable medical conditions
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00921375


Locations
India
Dr. Raghunathrao
Hyd, Andhra Pradesh, India
Sponsors and Collaborators
Virchow Group
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Dr. Raghunadharao D NIMS
  More Information

Responsible Party: Virchow Group
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00921375     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: VB037/2007
VB037 ( Other Identifier: Protocol Number )
First Submitted: May 23, 2009
First Posted: June 16, 2009
Last Update Posted: December 12, 2014
Last Verified: December 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hyperuricemia
Pathologic Processes
Rasburicase
Gout Suppressants
Antirheumatic Agents