Everolimus Versus Mycophenolate Mofetil in Combination With Reduced Dose Cyclosporine Microemulsion in Maintenance Heart Transplant Recipients

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00170859
First received: September 9, 2005
Last updated: June 15, 2011
Last verified: June 2011
  Purpose

In this study two immunosuppressive regimens (everolimus in combination with cyclosporine microemulsion and mycophenolate mofetil with cyclosporine microemulsion) with reduced dose cyclosporine microemulsion are compared in maintenance heart transplant recipients with impaired renal function.


Condition Intervention Phase
Heart Transplantation
Drug: Everolimus
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Official Title: A One-year Multicenter, Randomized, Open-label Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Everolimus Versus Mycophenolate Mofetil in Combination With Reduced Dose Cyclosporine Microemulsion in Maintenance Heart Transplant Recipients

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Study Start Date: August 2004
Study Completion Date: December 2006
Primary Completion Date: November 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Recipients of primary heart transplant
  • Reduced renal function (serum creatinine > 1.7 ng/mL over 2 months or more) at 6 months or more after heart transplantation
  • Patients with current immunosuppressive therapy consisting of cyclosporine microemulsion and mycophenolate mofetil

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are recipients of multiple organ transplants
  • Patients who have previously received an organ transplant
  • Patients with serum creatinine > 3.5 mg/dl

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00170859

Locations
Germany
Novartis Investigational Site
Various Cities, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Novartis
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00170859     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CRAD001ADE01
Study First Received: September 9, 2005
Last Updated: June 15, 2011
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Keywords provided by Novartis:
everolimus
cyclosporine microemulsion
renal function

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cyclosporins
Cyclosporine
Mycophenolate mofetil
Mycophenolic Acid
Everolimus
Sirolimus
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antifungal Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Dermatologic Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Antibiotics, Antineoplastic
Antineoplastic Agents
Anti-Bacterial Agents

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