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Meta-analysis - Eltrombopag

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: November 8, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 7, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
The purpose of the meta-analysis was to explore the efficacy of eltrombopag versus placebo (standard of care)

Condition Intervention
Thrombocytopaenia Drug: Eltrombopag Drug: Placebo

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Other
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Systematic Review of the Clinical and Cost Effectiveness of Treatments for Idiopathic (Immune) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP): Direct Meta Analysis

Resource links provided by NLM:

Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • >=50 Gi/L platelet count to <400 Gi/L [ Time Frame: 43 days ]

Enrollment: 1
Study Start Date: August 2009
Study Completion Date: October 2009
Primary Completion Date: October 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Eltrombopag & standard of care Drug: Eltrombopag
Eltrombopag 50mg & standard of care
Standard of care Drug: Placebo
Placebo + standard of care

Detailed Description:
Meta-analysis of three studies: Bussell 2007 & Bussell 2009 & RAISE (TRA102537).

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Meta-analysis: A systematic review was conducted to obtain all relevant evidence relating to eltrombopag and relevant studies were selected

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adults with ITP
  • Received a pre-specified treatment
  • Prospective clinical studies with at least 10 patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with ITP due to other causes
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01235988

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01235988     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 114013
First Submitted: November 4, 2010
First Posted: November 8, 2010
Last Update Posted: June 7, 2017
Last Verified: June 2017

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Blood Platelet Disorders
Hematologic Diseases