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Tacrolimus/Sirolimus Versus Tacrolimus/Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) Versus Neoral/Sirolimus in Adult, Primary Kidney Transplantation

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00681213
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 21, 2008
Last Update Posted : May 29, 2008
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May 19, 2008
May 21, 2008
May 29, 2008
May 2000
December 2001   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Incidence and severity of acute rejection episodes [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00681213 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
1. Graft loss 2. Renal function as determined by serum creatinine and calculated creatinine clearance (using the Cockcroft-Gault method) six and 12 months [ Time Frame: 1, 3, and 5 years ]
Same as current
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Tacrolimus/Sirolimus Versus Tacrolimus/Mycophenolate Mofetil (MMF) Versus Neoral/Sirolimus in Adult, Primary Kidney Transplantation
Tacrolimus and Mycophenolate Versus Tacrolimus and Sirolimus vs. Neoral and Sirolimus Used in Combination in Cadaver and Non-HLA Identical Living Related Kidney Transplants
Comparison of outcomes/safety/and tolerability of SRL/FK/Pred vs. FK/MMF/Pred vs. SRL/Neoral®/Pred in cadaveric and non-HLA identical LRD kidney transplants.
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Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Adult Primary Kidney Transplantation
  • Drug: Tacrolimus/Sirolimus
  • Drug: Tacrolimus/MMF
  • Drug: Neoral/Sirolimus
  • Experimental: A
    Intervention: Drug: Tacrolimus/Sirolimus
  • Experimental: B
    Intervention: Drug: Tacrolimus/MMF
  • Experimental: C
    Intervention: Drug: Neoral/Sirolimus

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
December 2002
December 2001   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Age >14 years
  • Weight > 40 kg
  • Primary renal allograft: cadaveric or mismatched living donor
  • Negative standard cross match for T-cells
  • Women of childbearing potential will be required to have a negative qualitative serum pregnancy test and agree to use an adequate method of contraception throughout the study period and for 3 months after discontinuation of study medication (3yrs, 3 mos.)
  • Signed and dated informed consent (Parent or legal guardian must provide written consent for patients <18 years of age)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Evidence of systemic infection
  • History of malignancy within 10 years (with the exception of localized skin cancer)
  • Use of any investigational drug or treatment up to 4 weeks prior to enrolling in the study and during the 12-month treatment phase
  • Concurrent use of astemizole, pimozide, cisapride, terfenadine, or ketoconazole
  • Known hypersensitivity to sirolimus and its derivatives
  • Patients with a screening/baseline (or within 96 hours of transplant)

    • total white blood cell count < 4000/mm3;
    • platelet count < 100,000/mm3;
    • fasting triglycerides > 400 mg/dl (> 4.6 mmol/L);
    • fasting total cholesterol > 300 mg/dl (> 7.8 mmol/L);
    • fasting HDL-cholesterol < 30 mg/dl;
    • fasting LDL-cholesterol > 200mg/dl
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
16 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
United States
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Dr. George W. Burke, University of Miami
University of Miami
Wyeth-Ayesrst Pharmaceuticals, Roche Laboratories, and Fujusawa Healthcare, Inc.
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University of Miami
May 2008

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