A Phase 3 Long-Term Safety Study of Intravenous Epoetin Hospira in Patients With Chronic Renal Failure Requiring Hemodialysis and Receiving Epoetin Maintenance Treatment. AiME - Anemia Management With Epoetin (AiME - 03)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hospira, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: June 22, 2012
Last updated: January 20, 2015
Last verified: January 2015

This study is a multicenter, open label, long term Phase III safety study in patients with chronic renal failure requiring hemodialysis, who have completed the required study assessments during the IV EPOE 10 01 study.

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Renal Failure Requiring Hemodialysis
Biological: Epoetin Hospira
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3 Long-Term Safety Study of Intravenous Epoetin Hospira in Patients With Chronic Renal Failure Requiring Hemodialysis and Receiving Epoetin Maintenance Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Hospira, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Treatment-emergent adverse events [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    The percentage of patients with TEAEs each day through 7 days from teh date of the first dose, each 12-week period, and the last day of the Treatment Period Period.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Epoetin dosage per body weight [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Mean weekly epoetin dosage per kg body weight over 48 weeks and for each 12 week period

  • Mean hemoglobin levels [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Mean Hb levels over 48 weeks and for each 12 week period

  • Mean hematocrit levels [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Mean hematocrit (Hct) levels over 48 weeks and for each 12 week period

Enrollment: 414
Study Start Date: July 2012
Study Completion Date: January 2015
Primary Completion Date: January 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Epoetin Hospira
Epoetin Hospira will be administered by IV bolus injection 1 to 3 times per week per each patient's dosing schedule.
Biological: Epoetin Hospira
Rescue therapy including other ESAs (except for long-acting) may be used.
Other Names:
  • ESA
  • Erythropoetin Stimulating Agent


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patient is able to provide written Informed Consent after the risks and benefits of the study have been explained prior to any study related activities
  • Patient previously completed the EPOE 10 01 Treatment Period up to and including Week 24 study assessments per protocol and is willing to continue open label Epoetin Hospira for up to 48 weeks

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient had a serious or severe adverse event in the EPOE-10-01 study that, in the opinion of the Investigator, was probably or definitely related to epoetin use and precluded safe use of epoetin
  • Decompensated congestive heart failure (New York Heart Association [NYHA] class IV) within 3 months prior to enrollment
  • Cerebrovascular accident during the core study
  • Myocardial infarction during the core study
  • Coronary angioplasty or bypass surgery during the core study
  • A patient with any active, uncontrolled systemic, inflammatory, or malignant disease developing during the core study that in the Investigator's opinion may be significant to exclude participation in the study, including but not limited to demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis, microbial, viral or fungal infection or mental disease.

.May not be able to comply with the requirements of this clinical study, communicate effectively with study personnel, or is considered by the Investigator, for any reason, to be an unsuitable candidate for the study.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01628107

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Hospira, Inc.
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Responsible Party: Hospira, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01628107     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EPOE-11-03
Study First Received: June 22, 2012
Last Updated: January 20, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Hospira, Inc.:
Chronic renal failure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kidney Failure, Chronic
Renal Insufficiency
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Urologic Diseases
Epoetin alfa
Hematologic Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2015