Dose-finding Study Using Pentostatin for Injection in the Treatment of Steroid-refractory aGvHD

This study has been terminated.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Astex Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00032773
First received: April 2, 2002
Last updated: October 12, 2009
Last verified: June 2005
  Purpose

To determine a safe and effective dose of pentostatin in steroid-refractory aGvHD and to identify the minimal effective dose of pentostatin defined as the lowest dose that produces a response in 20% or more of patients while producing treatment failure (defines as death, grade 3/4 toxicity, or progressive disease) in 40% or less of patients.


Condition Intervention Phase
Acute Graft Versus Host Disease
Drug: pentostatin for injection
Phase 1
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Sequentially Adaptive, Open Label, Dose-finding, Phase I/II Trial of Pentostatin in the Treatment of Steroid-refractory Acute Graft Versus Host Disease (aGvHD)

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Further study details as provided by Astex Pharmaceuticals:

Estimated Enrollment: 36
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Months and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion:

  • Patients 6 months of age with grade 2 GVHD that is steroid-refractory
  • Must be engrafted with ANC 1000/mL, may still be transfusion dependent for platelets and PRBC
  • Time post stem cell infusion < 100 days
  • Written informed consent
  • Must have adequate renal function (creatinine clearance 40 mL/min/1.73 m2

Exclusion:

  • Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disease
  • Uncontrolled infection
  • Mental illness or other condition preventing full cooperation with the treatment and monitoring requirements of the study
  • ATG within the previous 14 days
  • Other immunosuppressive agents (including monoclonal antibodies) when initiated within the previous 7 days.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00032773

Locations
United States, Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Astex Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00032773     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SGI-NIP-010, NIP-010
Study First Received: April 2, 2002
Last Updated: October 12, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Astex Pharmaceuticals:
acute graft versus host disease
aGVHD
allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation
peripheral blood stem cell transplantation
cord blood transplant
pentostatin
Nipent
deoxycoformycin

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Graft vs Host Disease
Immune System Diseases
Pentostatin
Adenosine Deaminase Inhibitors
Antineoplastic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on October 23, 2014