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A Conversion Study to Assess Safety and Efficacy of a MR4 Based Immunosuppressive Regimen in Stable Liver Recipients

This study has been completed.
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First received: October 4, 2006
Last updated: July 7, 2014
Last verified: July 2014

October 4, 2006
July 7, 2014
October 2006
November 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Creatinine clearance [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00384202 on Archive Site
Blood pressure, HbA1c, Acute rejection episodes [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
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A Conversion Study to Assess Safety and Efficacy of a MR4 Based Immunosuppressive Regimen in Stable Liver Recipients
A Multicenter, Open, Single Sequence Crossover Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of a Tacrolimus Modified Release, FK506E (MR4), Based Immunosuppressive Regimen in Stable Liver Transplant Patients Converted From a Prograf® Based Immunosuppressive Regimen
Assessment of the safety and the efficacy of a tacrolimus modified release (MR4) based immunosuppressive regimen in stable liver transplant subjects converted on a 1:1 (mg:mg) basis from a Prograf® based immunosuppressive regimen.

Multicenter, open, single sequence crossover study. Subject Enrolment: Prograf® administered twice daily is replaced by Prograf as study medication, administered twice daily.

Six weeks Prograf-Treatment Phase to confirm compliance to regimen stability requirements (see Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria), and collection of data under Prograf treatment.

Conversion from Prograf (twice daily, morning & evening dosing) total daily dose to MR4 once daily (only morning dosing) on a 1:1 (mg:mg) basis on Day 1.

Twelve weeks MR4-Treatment Phase with study assessments for safety and efficacy.

Phase 3
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Drug: Tacrolimus
Other Name: Advagraf, FK506E, MR4
Experimental: 1
Intervention: Drug: Tacrolimus
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
November 2007
November 2007   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Liver transplant at least 12 months prior to enrollment.
  • Prograf® dose remained unchanged for a minimum of 12 weeks prior to enrollment and tacrolimus whole blood trough level measurements were in the range of 5-15 ng/mL.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any unstable medical condition that could interfere with the study objectives in the opinion of the investigator.
18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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France,   Germany,   Ireland,   Poland,   Spain,   United Kingdom
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Disclosure Office Europe, Astellas Pharma Europe BV
Astellas Pharma Inc
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Astellas Pharma Inc
July 2014

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