Mycophenolate Sodium (Myfortic®) in the Treatment of Corticosteroid-refractory Autoimmune Uveitis:Pilot Study
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01261169|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified December 2010 by Genovate Biotechnology Co., Ltd.,.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : December 16, 2010
Last Update Posted : December 16, 2010
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment|
This study is a single arm prospective evaluation in which patients with uveitis are treated with Myfortic® in a dose of 360 mg bid for six months. From day 0, Myfortic will be combined with 1 mg/kg prednisone. Prednisone will be tapered from week 1 based on the clinical findings of the ophthalmologist.
There will be no other stratification of patients. After the screening, patients will be treated with Myfortic® for 6 months. Patients will be seen at month 1, 3, and 6. Thereafter patients will be followed up at month 12. Efficacy and safety assessments will be performed at each visit.
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Official Title:||Mycophenolate Sodium (Myfortic®) in the Treatment of Corticosteroid-refractory Autoimmune Uveitis:Pilot Study|
|Study Start Date :||January 2009|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2011|
Myfortic in uveitis
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01261169
|Contact: Hwang Yih Shiou, MD||886-3-3281200 ext email@example.com|
|Taoyuan County, Taiwan, 333|
|Contact: Hwang Yih Shiou, MD 886-3-3281200 ext 8666 firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Principal Investigator:||Hwang Yih Shiou, MD||CGMH|