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Phase III Randomized Study of Sodium Dichloroacetate in Children With Congenital Lactic Acidosis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00004490
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 19, 1999
Last Update Posted : March 25, 2015
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
FDA Office of Orphan Products Development

Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE October 18, 1999
First Posted Date  ICMJE October 19, 1999
Last Update Posted Date March 25, 2015
Study Start Date  ICMJE October 1998
Primary Completion Date Not Provided
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
 
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Phase III Randomized Study of Sodium Dichloroacetate in Children With Congenital Lactic Acidosis
Official Title  ICMJE Not Provided
Brief Summary

OBJECTIVES:

I. Compare the safety of sodium dichloroacetate (DCA) vs placebo in children with congenital lactic acidosis.

II. Determine the quality of life of these patients.

III. Determine the pharmacokinetics and metabolic fate of DCA over the course of drug administration in these patients.

Detailed Description

PROTOCOL OUTLINE: This is a randomized, double blind, crossover study. Patients are stratified according to age (3 months to 2 years vs over 2 to 18 years).

All patients receive at least 12 months of sodium dichloroacetate (DCA) during a 2 year period of double blind, crossover evaluation of DCA and placebo by mouth.

Quality of life is assessed before treatment and periodically during treatment.

Completion date provided represents the completion date of the grant per OOPD records

Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Phase 3
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Lactic Acidosis
Intervention  ICMJE Drug: sodium dichloroacetate
Study Arms  ICMJE Not Provided
Publications * Not Provided

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
 
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: June¬†23,¬†2005)
45
Original Enrollment  ICMJE Same as current
Study Completion Date  ICMJE September 2002
Primary Completion Date Not Provided
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

PROTOCOL ENTRY CRITERIA:

--Disease Characteristics--

Diagnosis of congenital lactic acidosis (CLA) meeting the following criteria: Three basal venous lactates at least 2.5 mM, arterial lactates at least 2.0 mM, or CSF lactates at least 2.5 mM OR any combination of these, obtained over at least 1 month and within 6 months OR Increase in blood lactate at least 1.0 mM over basal following a carbohydrate meal challenge

AND

Enzymatic or molecular genetic proof of a defect of pyruvate dehydrogenase complex, one or more respiratory chain enzymes, or a Krebs cycle enzyme OR Over production of C14-lactate from C14-glucose by cultured skin fibroblasts

AND

Ability to withstand an 8 hour (if 2 years and under) or 12 hour (if over 2 years) fast without developing hypoglycemia (blood glucose less than 50 mg/dL)

No secondary lactic acidosis due to impaired oxygenation or circulation

No hyperlactatemia associated with proven biotinidase deficiency (biotin responsive CLA) or with enzyme deficiencies of gluconeogenesis

No primary, defined organic acidurias other than lactic acidosis, for which effective therapy is available (e.g., propionic aciduria)

No primary disorders of amino acid metabolism or fatty acid oxidation

No malabsorption syndromes associated with D-lactic acidosis

--Prior/Concurrent Therapy--

No chronic dialysis

--Patient Characteristics--

Hepatic: No primary hepatic disease unrelated to CLA

Renal: Creatinine less than 1.2 mg/dL OR Creatinine clearance at least 60 mL/min

Other: No concurrent infection or fever

Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 3 Months to 18 Years   (Child, Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Not Provided
Removed Location Countries  
 
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT00004490
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE 199/14271
UF-G-FDR001500
UF-G-183-92
Has Data Monitoring Committee Not Provided
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party Not Provided
Study Sponsor  ICMJE University of Florida
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE
Study Chair: Peter W. Stacpoole University of Florida
PRS Account FDA Office of Orphan Products Development
Verification Date April 2000

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