Micafungin Prevention Study for Fungal Disease in Child Receiving Allogenic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified June 2010 by Asan Medical Center.
Recruitment status was  Recruiting
Astellas Pharma Korea, Inc.
Information provided by:
Asan Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2010
Last updated: September 27, 2010
Last verified: June 2010
This study is to evaluate safety and prophylaxis effect of micafungin after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Micafungin is administered until confirmation of neutrophil engraftment or treatment failure.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Invasive Fungal Disease
Drug: Micafungin
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety in Micafungin Sodium for Prophylaxis Against Invasive Fungal Disease During Neutropenia in Pediatric & Adolescent Patients Undergoing Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

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Further study details as provided by Asan Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Absence rate of IFDs assessed by physical examination and serum galactomannan test [ Time Frame: during micafungin prophylaxis therapy and during 4 weeks after stopping of micafungin prophylaxis ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Survival rate [ Time Frame: at day 100 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Safety assessed by lab-test and adverse events [ Time Frame: during micafungin prophylaxis therapy ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 145
Study Start Date: April 2010
Estimated Study Completion Date: May 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: HSCT Drug: Micafungin
Other Names:
  • FK463
  • Fungard

Detailed Description:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate absence of proven, probable, possible, suspected invasive fungal disease (IFDs) through the end of prophylaxis therapy and during 4 weeks after stopping of micafungin prophylaxis after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in pediatric and adolescent neutropenia patients. Patients will receive micafungin until the earliest of the following: 1) neutrophil engraftment; 2) development of proven, provable, possible or suspected invasive fungal disease; 3) development of unacceptable drug toxicity; 4) withdrawal from study participation or discontinuation of study treatment. Safety profile of micafungin is also evaluated.

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 19 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients will receive allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Aspartate transaminase or alanine transaminase level > 5 times UNL
  • Bilirubin > 2. 5 times UNL
  • History of allergy, sensitivity, or any serious reaction to an echinocandin
  • Invasive fungal disease at the time of enrolment
  • Systemic antifungal therapy within 72 hrs before administration of the first dose of study drug
  • Positive pregnancy test
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01135589

Contact: Clinical Development Administration Dept. clinicaltrials_info@jp.astellas.com

Korea, Republic of
Busan, Korea, Republic of
Daegu, Korea, Republic of
Daejeon, Korea, Republic of
Goyang, Korea, Republic of
Hwasun, Korea, Republic of
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Suwon, Korea, Republic of
Sponsors and Collaborators
Asan Medical Center
Astellas Pharma Korea, Inc.
Study Chair: Use Central Contact Astellas Pharma Inc
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Director, Astellas Pharma, Inc
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01135589     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KSPHO 2010-02 
Study First Received: May 25, 2010
Last Updated: September 27, 2010
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hematologic Diseases
Leukocyte Disorders
Anti-Infective Agents
Antifungal Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

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