A Phase IV Trial of Repeated Doses of Ferumoxytol Compared to Iron Sucrose for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease on Hemodialysis (FACT)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 25, 2010
Last Update Posted : November 17, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The objectives of this study are to compare the efficacy and safety of repeat doses of intravenous (IV) ferumoxytol with IV iron sucrose for the treatment of IDA in subjects with hemodialysis-dependent CKD.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
The Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease Drug: Ferumoxytol Drug: Iron Sucrose Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 296 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Ferumoxytol for Anemia of CKD Trial (FACT): A Phase IV, Open-Label, Multicenter Trial, With MRI Substudy, of Repeated Doses of Ferumoxytol Compared With Iron Sucrose for the Treatment of Iron Deficiency Anemia (IDA) in Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Patients on Hemodialysis
Actual Study Start Date : August 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Ferumoxytol
Intravenous (IV) iron
Drug: Ferumoxytol
IV Ferumoxytol
Other Name: Feraheme

Active Comparator: IV Iron Sucrose
Intravenous (IV) iron
Drug: Iron Sucrose
IV Iron Sucrose
Other Name: Venofer

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hemoglobin changes

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in TSAT

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

Key Inclusion Criteria include:

  1. Males and females ≥18 years of age
  2. Diagnosis of CKD
  3. Subjects on dialysis must have been on dialysis for at least 3 months prior to screening
  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 either oral or IV iron
  2. Female subjects who are pregnant or intend to become pregnant, breastfeeding, within 3 months postpartum, or have a positive serum or urine pregnancy test
  3. Parenteral iron therapy within 30 days prior to screening or red blood cell (RBC)/whole blood transfusion within 14 days prior to screening or planned during the study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01227616

United States, Massachusetts
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Waltham, Massachusetts, United States, 02451
Sponsors and Collaborators
AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT01227616     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AMAG-FER-CKD-401
First Posted: October 25, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 17, 2017
Last Verified: November 2017

Keywords provided by AMAG Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
Iron deficiency anemia (IDA), Feraheme, ferumoxytol, chronic kidney disease (CKD), hemodialysis, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Anemia, Iron-Deficiency
Deficiency Diseases
Hematologic Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency
Anemia, Hypochromic
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