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Safety and Efficacy of Ferriprox™ (Deferiprone) Oral Solution in Iron Overloaded Pediatric Patients

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00529152
First Posted: September 14, 2007
Last Update Posted: September 2, 2009
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Information provided by:
ApoPharma
Results First Submitted: June 26, 2009  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized;   Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment;   Masking: None (Open Label);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Iron Overload
Intervention: Drug: Deferiprone

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Ferriprox Oral Solution All subjects were administered Ferriprox Oral Solution three times daily for a total daily dose of either 50, 75 or 100 mg/kg/day. Subjects were initiated at a dose of 50 mg/kg/day, but this dose could be increased after two weeks of therapy depending on the subjects' individual needs.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Ferriprox Oral Solution
STARTED   100 
COMPLETED   95 
NOT COMPLETED   5 
Adverse Event                2 
Withdrawal by Subject                2 
Lost to Follow-up                1 



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Ferriprox Oral Solution All subjects were administered Ferriprox Oral Solution three times daily for a total daily dose of either 50, 75 or 100 mg/kg/day. Subjects were initiated at a dose of 50 mg/kg/day, but this dose could be increased after two weeks of therapy depending on the subjects' individual needs.

Baseline Measures
   Ferriprox Oral Solution 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 100 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 5.1  (2.4) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
 
Female   46 
Male   54 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
 
Egypt   76 
Malaysia   11 
Indonesia   13 
serum ferritin [1] 
[Units: ug/L]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 2531.7  (1463.0) 
[1] serum ferritin measures the amount of iron in the blood


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Occurrence of Adverse Events   [ Time Frame: 24 Weeks ]

2.  Secondary:   Change in Serum Ferritin Concentration From Baseline.   [ Time Frame: Baseline and 24 weeks ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Dian Shaw, Manager Clinical Research
Organization: ApoPharma
phone: 416-401-7283
e-mail: dshaw@apotex.com


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Responsible Party: Dian Shaw, ApoPharma Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00529152     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LA30-0307
First Submitted: September 12, 2007
First Posted: September 14, 2007
Results First Submitted: June 26, 2009
Results First Posted: August 12, 2009
Last Update Posted: September 2, 2009