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Study of Viramidine to Ribavirin in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Who Are Treatment-Naive

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00230958
First received: September 29, 2005
Last updated: June 21, 2012
Last verified: June 2012

September 29, 2005
June 21, 2012
December 2003
January 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • - Efficacy: Undetectable plasma HCV RNA (less than 100 copies/mL) at the end of the 24-week post-treatment follow-up period.
  • - Safety: The proportion of patients with hemoglobin less than 10 g/dL at any time during treatment or at least 2.5 g/dL drop from baseline.
Same as current
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00230958 on ClinicalTrials.gov Archive Site
  • - Efficacy: Undetectable plasma HCV RNA at treatment week 24
  • - Efficacy: Undetectable or at least a 2-log drop from baseline at treatment weeks 12 and 24
  • - Safety: Monitoring of adverse events
  • - Safety: Monitoring of abnormal changes in laboratory parameters that are not disease-related
Same as current
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Study of Viramidine to Ribavirin in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C Who Are Treatment-Naive
Randomized, Double-Blind, Multicenter Study to Compare the Safety and Efficacy of Viramidine to Ribavirin in Treatment-Naive Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C

This purpose of this study is to determine the safety and effectiveness of viramidine to ribavirin in chronic hepatitis C patients who have never before recieved treatment.

Compare the efficacy and safety of viramidine 600 mg BID versus ribavirin 1000/1200 mg/day, both drugs administered in combination with pegylated interferon alfa-2b to treatment-naive patients with chronic hepatitis C (CHC)

Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Chronic Hepatitis C
  • Drug: Viramidine
  • Drug: Ribavirin
  • Drug: pegylated interferon alfa-2b
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Completed
900
January 2006
January 2006   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Treatment-naive patients with compensated chronic hepatitis C.
  • HCV RNA >2000 copies/mL (780 IU/mL) as determined by NGI SuperQuant serum HCV RNA quantification, with a lower limit of detection of 100 copies/mL (39 IU/mL).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe neuropsychiatric disorders
  • History or clinical manifestations of significant metabolic, hematological, pulmonary, ischemic heart disease, significant or unstable heart disease, gastrointestinal, neurological, renal, urological, endocrine, opthalmologic disorders including severe retinopathy, or immune mediated disease
  • Pregnant or breast-feeding patients
Both
18 Years and older
No
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NCT00230958
RNA003142-301
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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
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Study Director: Ralph T. Doyle Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.
June 2012

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