A Trial Comparing Ferumoxytol With Iron Sucrose for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 3, 2010
Last Update Posted : April 10, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of intravenous (IV) ferumoxytol compared to IV iron sucrose for the treatment of iron deficiency anemia (IDA).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Iron Deficiency Anemia Drug: Ferumoxytol Drug: Iron Sucrose Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 605 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Randomized, Open-label, Active-Controlled, Trial Comparing Ferumoxytol With Iron Sucrose for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia
Study Start Date : June 2010
Primary Completion Date : November 2011
Study Completion Date : June 2012

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MedlinePlus related topics: Anemia Iron
U.S. FDA Resources

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Ferumoxytol
Intravenous (IV) iron
Drug: Ferumoxytol
IV Ferumoxytol
Other Name: Feraheme
Active Comparator: Iron Sucrose
Other intravenous (IV) iron
Drug: Iron Sucrose
IV Iron Sucrose
Other Name: Venofer

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hemoglobin changes

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Patient reported outcomes

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

Key Inclusion Criteria include:

  1. Males and females ≥18 years of age
  2. Subjects with IDA
  3. Subjects who have a history of unsatisfactory oral iron therapy or in whom oral iron cannot be used
  4. Female subjects of childbearing potential who are sexually active must be on an effective method of birth control for at least 1 month prior to screening and agree to remain on birth control until completion of participation in the study

Key Exclusion Criteria include:

  1. History of allergy to IV iron
  2. Allergy to two or more classes of drugs
  3. Subjects on dialysis or with an estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) <30 mL/min/1.73m2
  4. Female subjects who are pregnant, intend to become pregnant, are breastfeeding, within 2 weeks postpartum, or have a positive serum/urine pregnancy test
  5. Hemoglobin ≤7.0 g/dL
  6. Serum ferritin >600 ng/mL

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01114204

United States, Massachusetts
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Lexington, Massachusetts, United States, 02421
Sponsors and Collaborators
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT01114204     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AMAG-FER-IDA-302
First Posted: May 3, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 10, 2013
Last Verified: April 2013

Keywords provided by AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
Iron deficiency anemia
iron sucrose
GI disorders
postpartum anemia
The treatment of iron deficiency anemia (IDA)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
Anemia, Hypochromic
Deficiency Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Nutrition Disorders
Ferric oxide, saccharated
Ferrosoferric Oxide
Ferric Compounds
Trace Elements
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Parenteral Nutrition Solutions
Pharmaceutical Solutions