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Treatment Protocol for Clofazamine in the Long Term Treatment of Leprosy

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NCT00852345
First Posted: February 27, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 3, 2015
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Collaborator:
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kaiser Permanente
February 26, 2009
February 27, 2009
April 3, 2015
 
Treatment Protocol for Clofazamine in the Long Term Treatment of Leprosy
Clofazimine has shown effectiveness in the treatment of leprosy for many years. The World Health Organization and the National Hansen's Disease Program consider clofazamine to be standard therapy for treatment of multibacillary leprosy. In recent years, the availability of the drug has become limited and is currently available only under a research protocol and is considered "investigational." Use of Clofazamine in patients presenting with lepromatous leprosy is necessary for patients exhibiting nerve involvement or lesions resistant to other therapies. This drug will be used prospectively for patients who require treatment of leprosy as deemed appropriate by a Kaiser Permanente Southern California physician.
Treatment protocol objective is to treat patients with clofazamine who meet inclusion criteria stated above.
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Drug: clofazamine
clofazamine 50mg po qday (duration varies according to physician)
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United States
 
 
NCT00852345
Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Principal Investigator: Arnold M Henson, MD Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente
March 2015