An Open-Label Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Subcutaneous Recombinant Interferon-Gamma 1b (IFN-Gamma 1b) in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

This study has been completed.
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First received: January 21, 2003
Last updated: November 2, 2007
Last verified: November 2007

Study GIPF-004 is an open-label, multicenter study that will enroll approximately 250 patients who complete Protocol GIPF-001. The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of continued IFN-gamma 1b therapy in this well-defined cohort of patients for up to 48 weeks.

Condition Intervention Phase
Lung Disease
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Drug: interferon-gamma 1b
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-Label Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Subcutaneous Recombinant Interferon Gamma-1b in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

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Further study details as provided by InterMune:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • FVC, dyspnea, DLCO, A-a gradient at rest,SGRQ,survival time, use of supplemental oxygen, QOL SF-36, TLC, time to lung transplantation or death due to IPF [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]

Enrollment: 210
Study Start Date: September 2002
Study Completion Date: September 2004
Intervention Details:
    Drug: interferon-gamma 1b
    200 mcg, SQ, 3x per week

Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 79 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Male or Female

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

20-79 years

Must have participated in the InterMune protocol GIPF-001 study.

  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00052052

United States, Washington
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, Washington, United States, 98195
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Javier Szwarcberg, MD InterMune
  More Information

No publications provided Identifier: NCT00052052     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GIPF-004
Study First Received: January 21, 2003
Last Updated: November 2, 2007
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by InterMune:
idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias
Lung Diseases, Interstitial
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
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