A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Tacrolimus in Korean Nephropathy Patients
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Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Double-blind, Randomized Placebo-controlled Clinical Trial for the Efficacy and Safety of a Calcineurin Inhibitor, Tacrolimus(Prograf Cap®) in Patients With Non-nephrotic Albuminuric, Normotensive IgA Nephropathy
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years to 70 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with IgA nephropathy confirmed by renal biopsy
Serum creatinine measurement ≤1.5mg/ml or MDRD estimated GFR ≥ 45ml/min/1.73m2 (MDRD: Modification of Diet in Renal Disorder)
UACR level between 0.3 and 3.0
Blood pressure measurements < 130/80mmHg
Use of immunosuppressants for more than two weeks within last one month
Concomitant use of ACE inhibitor, ARB, steroids or immunosuppressant, NDHP-CCB, diuretics, omega-3 fatty acids and its analogue & additional dietary to treat igA nephropathy (ACE: Angiotensin Converting Enzyme, ARB: Angiotensin Receptor Blocker, NDHP-CCB: Non-dihydropyridine-type Calcium Channel Blocker
Pregnant or breast-feeding patients. Patients who plan to bear children or breast-feed during the study and within 6 month after completion of study
Hypersensitivity to the investigational drug or macrolide agents
Use of potassium-sparing diuretics
Persistence of liver function abnormality more than 1 month or presence of acute active hepatitis