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An Open-label Trial to Determine Increased Red Blood Cell Production in Subjects With Anemia of Chronic Disease

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2013 by Targeted Medical Pharma.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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First received: April 30, 2013
Last updated: NA
Last verified: April 2013
History: No changes posted
The objective of this study is to measure the change in blood values after the administration of an amino acid based erythropoietin stimulating system.

Condition Intervention Phase
Anemia of Chronic Disease
Drug: ESS (medical food/drug)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-label Trial of an Erythropoietin Stimulating System to Determine Increased Red Blood Cell Production in Subjects Diagnosed With Anemia of Chronic Disease

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Further study details as provided by Targeted Medical Pharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Hemoglogin/Hematocrit [ Time Frame: 28 Days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Red blood cell count [ Time Frame: 28 Days ]
  • Reticulocyte count [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
  • IGF-1 [ Time Frame: 28 days ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: June 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: ESS
Prescription medical food erythropoietin stimulating system
Drug: ESS (medical food/drug)
Prescription medical food erythropoietin stimulating system


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. M/F patients 18 years old and over, non-pregnant/lactating
  2. Hemoglobin < 10 female,<11 male
  3. Ferritin > upper limit of normal for lab indicative of chronic anemia
  4. Anemia of chronic disease
  5. Crt. < 3.0

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Currently taking other amino acid formulations.
  2. Pregnant or unwilling to use adequate birth control for the duration of the study.
  3. Excessive alcohol or illicit drug use.
  4. Unwilling or unable to sign informed consent.
  5. Myocardial infarction within the last 6 months.
  6. Patients ever having taken or currently taking an erythropoietin medication.
  7. Iron deficiency (add criteria).
  8. On dialysis.
  9. Malignancy other than non-melanoma skin cancer within the last 5 years. If has such malignancy, must have documentation of no recurrence for at least 5 years.
  10. Liver cirrhosis (add criteria).
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01846689

Contact: Stephanie Pavlik, CRA 310-474-9809

United States, California
Targeted Medical Pharma Not yet recruiting
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90077
Contact: Stephanie Pavlik, CRA    310-474-9809   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Targeted Medical Pharma
  More Information

Responsible Party: Targeted Medical Pharma Identifier: NCT01846689     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: E130426
Study First Received: April 30, 2013
Last Updated: April 30, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Chronic Disease
Hematologic Diseases
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Epoetin Alfa
Hematinics processed this record on May 24, 2017