Fuzhenghuayu for Patients With PBC Who Had An Inadequate Response to Ursodeoxycholic Acid
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02916641|
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2016 by Han Ying, Xijing Hospital of Digestive Diseases.
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
First Posted : September 27, 2016
Last Update Posted : September 27, 2016
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Primary Biliary Cirrhosis||Drug: Fuzhenghuayu Drug: UDCA||Phase 3|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||200 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Parallel Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Study Start Date :||January 2016|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2018|
Regular UDCA treatment combination with Fuzhenghuayu
Active Comparator: Monotherapy
- Rate of patients with complete biochemical response [ Time Frame: Week 24 ]Normalization of alkaline phosphatase (ALP) or decrease of ALP by more than 40% compared to the baseline.
- Change in liver biopsy examinations compared to the baseline. [ Time Frame: Week 48 ]Histological evolution will be checked by liver biopsy at the end of the study to compare with baseline histological status.
- Change in GLOBE scores after treatment. [ Time Frame: Week 48 ]The prognostic scores will be calculated at entry and end of study by GLOBE scoring system.
- Change in liver stiffness status measured by magnetic resonance elastography [ Time Frame: Week 48 ]The change of liver stiffness status at the end of the study compared to baseline checked by magnetic resonance elastography.
- Change in serum alkaline phosphatase (ALP) level [ Time Frame: Weeks 0, 4, 8, 12, 24, and 48 ]Change in serum levels of ALP (IU/L) compared to the baseline.
- Change in serum bilirubin level [ Time Frame: Weeks 0, 4, 8, 12, 24, and 48 ]Change in serum levels of bilirubin (mg/dL) compared to the baseline
- Change in serum transaminase level [ Time Frame: Weeks 0, 4, 8, 12, 24, and 48 ]Change in serum levels of transaminase (IU/L) compared to the baseline
- Change in pruritus [ Time Frame: Week 24 ]The symptom of pruritus will be evaluated by questionnaire before enrolment and at the end of the study.
- Change in fatigue [ Time Frame: Week 24 ]The symptom of fatigue will be evaluated by Fatigue Impact Scale before enrolment and at the end of the study.
- Change in serum Immunoglobulin M Levels. [ Time Frame: Week 24, ]Absolute and percent change in serum levels of Immunoglobulin M (g/L) compared to the baseline.
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