A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of FK778 in Liver Transplant Patients

This study has been completed.
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Astellas Pharma Inc
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First received: March 23, 2007
Last updated: April 15, 2008
Last verified: April 2008
A proof of concept study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of FK778 in liver transplant patients.

Condition Intervention Phase
Liver Transplantation
Drug: FK778
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicentre, Randomised, Double-Blind, Tacrolimus Dual Therapy-Controlled, Parallel Group, Multiple Oral Dose Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, Efficacy and Pharmacokinetics of FK778 in Liver Transplant Patients Receiving Standard Tacrolimus (FK506) and Steroids Therapy

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Event rate of biopsy-proven acute rejections

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Incidence of adverse events

Enrollment: 303
Study Start Date: October 2002
Study Completion Date: September 2005
Primary Completion Date: September 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female patients at least 18 years of age and not older than 65 years.
  • Female patients of child bearing potential must have a negative serum pregnancy test prior to enrollment and must agree to practice effective birth control during the study.
  • Male patients must agree to practice effective birth control methods during the study.
  • Patient is a recipient of a primary whole cadaveric liver transplant

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient has previously received or is receiving an organ transplant other than a liver.
  • Patient has received an ABO incompatible donor liver.
  • Patient or donor is known to be HIV positive.
  • Patient has a current malignancy or a history of malignancy (within the past 5 years), except non-metastatic basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin that has been treated successfully.
  • Patient is being transplanted for hepatic malignancy with a single nodule greater than 5.0 cm in diameter or 2 or more nodules with at least one > 3.0 cm.
  • Patient has a serum creatinine >175 µmol/L at baseline. Patient has uncontrolled concomitant infections and/or severe diarrhoea, vomiting, active upper gastro-intestinal tract malabsorption or an active peptic ulcer or any other unstable medical condition that could interfere with the study objectives.
  • Patient who is receiving or may require warfarin or fluvastatin during the study.
  • Patient is participating in another clinical trial and/or is taking or has been taking an investigational drug in the 28 days prior to transplant
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00451932

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Astellas Pharma Inc
Principal Investigator: Use Central Contact Universitätsklinik Charité
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00451932     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FG-778-01-100  8778-CL-1200 
Study First Received: March 23, 2007
Last Updated: April 15, 2008
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines
Belgium: The Federal Public Service (FPS) Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment
Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO)
Czech Republic: State Institute for Drug Control
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Sweden: Medical Products Agency
Italy: Ministry of Health
Switzerland: Swissmedic
Austria: Federal Ministry for Health and Women
Canada: Health Canada
Poland: Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by Astellas Pharma Inc:
treatment efficacy
treatment effectiveness

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