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Long Term Evaluation of Sevelamer HCl vs. Calcium-based Phosphate Binder in the Treatment of Hyperphosphatemia in Hemodialysis Patients

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01755078
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 21, 2012
Last Update Posted : August 5, 2014
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The study is designed to compare sevelamer vs. calcium-based phosphate binder in hemodialysis patients to achieve full-scale of medical care, including reduction of atherosclerotic risk factors, reduction of vascular access reconstruction rate, and pharmacoeconomic analysis.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hemodialysis Hyperphosphatemia Cardiovascular Events Drug: Sevelamer HCl Drug: Calcium-based phosphate binder Phase 4

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 166 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Long Term Evaluation of Sevelamer HCl vs. Calcium-based Phosphate Binder in the Treatment of Hyperphosphatemia in Hemodialysis Patients
Study Start Date : June 2007
Primary Completion Date : June 2009
Study Completion Date : June 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Calcium Dialysis
U.S. FDA Resources

Arms and Interventions

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Sevelamer HCl
Sevelamer HCl regular treatment 1-3 tablets TID
Drug: Sevelamer HCl
Non-metal phosphate binder
Other Name: Renagel Tablets
Active Comparator: Calcium-based binder
Calcium-based phosphate binder (either CaCO3 or Ca acetate) administered 1-3 tablets TID
Drug: Calcium-based phosphate binder
Other Names:
  • Calcium carbonate
  • Calcium acetate

Outcome Measures

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Composite end-point of Ca, P, Ca*P within K/DOQI recommendation [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline, Ca, P, Ca*P [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  2. Change from baseline, lipid profile [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  3. Change from baseline, CRP [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  4. Change from baseline, iPTH (stragified) [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  5. Change from baseline, homocysteine, folate and Vit B12 [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  6. CV-related event rate (OPD admission and hospitalization) [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  7. Comparison of medical-related expenses between group [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females aged between 18-70 years old
  • Subject with hyperphosphatemia (5.5 - 8.5 mg/dL) at both WK(-2) and WK0
  • On stable TIW hemodialysis for 3 months or longer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with hypercalcemia (corrected serum calcium > 10.5 mg/dL)
  • Any of the following abnormalities: ALT or AST > 3X ULN; iPTH > 1000 or < 150 pg/mL
  • History of dysphagia or swallowing disorders
  • History of GI motility disorder or GI bleeding within 3 months prior to entry
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01755078

Sponsors and Collaborators
Chugai Pharma Taiwan
Principal Investigator: Chiu-Ching Huang, Professor China Medical University Hospital
More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Chugai Pharma Taiwan
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01755078     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CPT-REN-002
First Posted: December 21, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 5, 2014
Last Verified: December 2012

Keywords provided by Chugai Pharma Taiwan:
Phosphate binder

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Calcium, Dietary
Calcium Carbonate
Calcium acetate
Bone Density Conservation Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Gastrointestinal Agents
Chelating Agents
Sequestering Agents