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Study Using Eculizumab in Transfusion Dependent Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) Patients

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00122330
First Posted: July 22, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 4, 2006
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals
July 18, 2005
July 22, 2005
December 4, 2006
October 2004
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Study Using Eculizumab in Transfusion Dependent Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) Patients
Randomized, Double-Blind, and Placebo-Controlled Study Using Eculizumab in Transfusion Dependent PNH Patients
The primary objective is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of eculizumab in transfusion dependent patients with hemolytic PNH.
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Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Educational/Counseling/Training
Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal
Drug: eculizumab
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Completed
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January 2006
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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must have required at least 4 transfusions in the past 12 months
  • PNH type III red blood cell (RBC) clone by flow cytometry of >10%
  • Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) level > 1.5 x upper limit of normal
  • Platelet count > 100,000/mm3
  • Patient taking erythropoietin must be on a stable dose for at least 26 weeks
  • Patient taking immunosuppressants must be on a stable dose for at least 26 weeks
  • Patient taking corticosteroids must be on a stable dose for at least 4 weeks
  • Patient taking coumadin must be at a stable INR for at least 4 weeks
  • Patient taking iron supplements or folic acid must be on a stable dose for 4 weeks
  • Willing and able to give written informed consent
  • Must avoid conception

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mean hemoglobin level prior to transfusion over the previous 12 months is >10.5 gm/dl
  • Absolute neutrophil count <500/ul
  • Active bacterial infection
  • Hereditary complement deficiency
  • Participation in any other investigational drug trial or exposure to other investigational agent, device, or procedures within 30 days
  • Pregnant, breast-feeding, or intending to conceive
  • History of meningococcal disease
  • History of bone marrow transplantation
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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Australia,   Belgium,   Canada,   France,   Germany,   Ireland,   Italy,   Netherlands,   Sweden,   Switzerland,   United Kingdom,   United States
 
 
NCT00122330
TRIUMPH
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals
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Alexion Pharmaceuticals
November 2006

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