Efficacy and Safety Study of Ursodeoxycholic Acid to Treat Chronic Hepatitis C

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00200343
First received: September 12, 2005
Last updated: March 7, 2012
Last verified: March 2012
Results First Received: August 17, 2011  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double-Blind;   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Chronic Hepatitis C
Interventions: Drug: Ursodeoxycholic acid 150mg / day
Drug: Ursodeoxycholic acid 600mg / day
Drug: Ursodeoxycholic acid 900mg / day

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
150mg / Day ursodeoxycholic acid, 150mg/day, three times a day at meals
600mg / Day ursodeoxycholic acid, 600mg/day, three times a day at meals
900mg / Day ursodeoxycholic acid, 900mg/day, three times a day at meals

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    150mg / Day     600mg / Day     900mg / Day  
STARTED     199     200     197  
COMPLETED     183     192     184  
NOT COMPLETED     16     8     13  



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
150mg / Day ursodeoxycholic acid, 150mg/day, three times a day at meals
600mg / Day ursodeoxycholic acid, 600mg/day, three times a day at meals
900mg / Day ursodeoxycholic acid, 900mg/day, three times a day at meals
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    150mg / Day     600mg / Day     900mg / Day     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  195     198     193     586  
Age [1]
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  58.0  ± 12.2     57.7  ± 12.0     59.8  ± 10.1     58.4  ± 11.5  
Gender  
[units: participants]
       
Female     98     81     70     249  
Male     97     117     123     337  
[1] 10 patients were excluded from analysis population due to luck of sufficient data.



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Alanine Aminotransferase at Baseline   [ Time Frame: 0 week ]

2.  Primary:   Percentage Change of Alanine Aminotransferase From Baseline at Week 24   [ Time Frame: 24 weeks (from baseline to Week 24) ]

3.  Secondary:   Aspartate Aminotransferase at Baseline   [ Time Frame: 0 week ]

4.  Secondary:   Percentage Change of Aspartate Aminotransferase From Baseline at Week 24   [ Time Frame: 24 weeks (from baseline to Week 24) ]

5.  Secondary:   Gamma-glutamyl Transpeptidase at Baseline   [ Time Frame: 0 week ]

6.  Secondary:   Percentage Change of Gamma-glutamyl Transpeptidase From Baseline at Week 24   [ Time Frame: 24 weeks (from baseline to Week 24) ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Limitations and Caveats
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Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Clinical Trials, Information Desk
Organization: Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Corporation
e-mail: cti-inq-ml@ml.mt-pharma.co.jp


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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00200343     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: MT711-01
Study First Received: September 12, 2005
Results First Received: August 17, 2011
Last Updated: March 7, 2012
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare