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Study to Evaluate Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of PENNEL Capsule in the Patients With Chronic Liver Disease

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01393665
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 13, 2011
Last Update Posted : July 13, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
PharmaKing

Brief Summary:
The test agent in this study is a product of biphenylmethyl dicarboxylate (BDD) with garlic oil. The two components were confirmed to have complementary effects because of different operational mechanism in animal experiments, and were examined on humans in this study. Both BDD and garlic oil are expected to show better protection and treatment on hepatotoxicity caused by toxic substances, and the purpose of this study is to confirm efficacy of and safety on human body of the agent and to determine its optimal dose.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Liver Disease Drug: PENNEL capsule Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 88 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Multicenter, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Double-blind Phase 2 Study to Evaluate the Short-term Efficacy, Safety and Tolerance and to Find an Optimal Dosage of the PENNEL Capsule for the Patients With Chronic Liver Disease
Study Start Date : December 1996
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 1997
Actual Study Completion Date : October 1997

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MedlinePlus related topics: Liver Diseases

Arm Intervention/treatment
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
Placebo

Experimental: PENNEL capsule
1cap or 2cap T.I.D
Drug: PENNEL capsule

hard capsule DDB 25mg & GO 50mg in cap .......... 1 capsule

1 or 2 capsule, T.I.D





Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. ALT (Alanine Aminotransferase) [ Time Frame: 6 week ]

    To evaluate the efficacy of the PENNEL capsule on change ALT from baseline to 6 weeks (Change from Baseline in Alanine Aminotransferase at 6 weeks)

    The measurements were conducted five times, including ① before administration, ② the 1st week of administration, ③ the 3rd week of administration, ④ the 6th week of administration, and ⑤ the 1st week after the six-week administration.



Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. AST (Aspartate Aminotransferase) [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

    To evaluate the efficacy of the PENNEL capsule on change AST from baseline to 6 weeks (Change from Baseline in Aspartate Aminotransferase at 6 weeks)

    The measurements were conducted five times, including ① before administration, ② the 1st week of administration, ③ the 3rd week of administration, ④ the 6th week of administration, and ⑤ the 1st week after the six-week administration.


  2. g-GT (γ-glutamyl transpeptidase) [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

    To evaluate the efficacy of the PENNEL capsule on change g-GT from baseline to 6 weeks (Change from Baseline in γ-glutamyl transpeptidase at 6 weeks)

    The measurements were conducted five times, including ① before administration, ② the 1st week of administration, ③ the 3rd week of administration, ④ the 6th week of administration, and ⑤ the 1st week after the six-week administration.


  3. Total bilirubin [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

    To evaluate the efficacy of the PENNEL capsule on change Total bilirubin from baseline to 6 weeks (Change from Baseline in Total bilirubin at 6 weeks)

    The measurements were conducted five times, including ① before administration, ② the 1st week of administration, ③ the 3rd week of administration, ④ the 6th week of administration, and ⑤ the 1st week after the six-week administration.




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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with chronic liver disease.
  • Patients over 20, under 65 years of age.
  • Patients with abnormal transaminase levels.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant and lactating women.
  • Patients who have any history of esophageal bleeding, hepatic encephalopathy, ascites.
  • Diabetes, thyroid dysfunction, fatty liver, liver cancer patients.
  • Toxic hepatitis, alcoholic hepatitis.
  • Total bilirubin value more than 3.0 mg/dl.
  • Albumin value less than 3.0 g/dl.
  • Patients who participating in other study about drug.

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Locations
Korea, Republic of
Korea Cancer Center Hospital
Seoul, Nowon-gu, Korea, Republic of, 139706
Hanyang University Hospital
Seoul, Seongdong-gu, Korea, Republic of, 133792
Sponsors and Collaborators
PharmaKing
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Minho Lee, MD.PhD Hanyang University

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: R&D department, CR team
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01393665     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PMK-PENNEL 2
First Posted: July 13, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 13, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases