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Pomalidomide (POM) in Combination With Low Dose Dexamethasone (LD-Dex) in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma (PEXIUS)

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Expanded Access Status : Approved for marketing
First Posted : July 3, 2012
Last Update Posted : April 25, 2017
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Brief Summary:
To provide pomalidomide access to relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma subjects with a likelihood of benefit from the pomalidomide treatment while the medication is not commercially available

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Multiple Myeloma Drug: Pomalidomide

Detailed Description:
Several clinical studies indicate that pomalidomide has activity in relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma with response rates ranging between 30% and 60% at pomalidomide doses at 2 mg/day and/or 4 mg/day.

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Study Type : Expanded Access
Official Title: A Multicenter, Single-Arm, Open-Label Treatment Use Protocol for Pomalidomide (POM) in Combination With Low Dose Dexamethasone (LD-Dex) in Patients With Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma

Intervention Details:
  • Drug: Pomalidomide
    4 mg daily for 21 days in a 28 day cycle until disease progression or other reasons for treatment discontinuation

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Must have documented diagnosis of relapsed or relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma and have measurable disease (serum or urine M-protein)
  2. Age ≥ 18 years
  3. Must have had at least ≥ 2 prior anti-myeloma therapies
  4. Must have received at least 2 consecutive cycles of both lenalidomide and bortezomib, either alone or in combination
  5. Must have failed treatment with the last lenalidomide-containing regimen and the last bortezomib-containing regimen
  6. Must have documented disease progression during or after the last antimyeloma regimen
  7. Females of childbearing potential (FCBP) must agree to utilize two reliable forms of contraception simultaneously or practice complete abstinence from heterosexual contact for at least 28 days before starting drug, while participating in the study and for at least 28 days after study treatment discontinuation.
  8. Males must agree to use a latex condom during sexual contact with FCBP while participating in the study and for 28 days following discontinuation from study treatment.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Peripheral Neuropathy ≥ Grade 2
  2. Non-secretory multiple myeloma
  3. Previous therapy with pomalidomide
  4. Use of any investigational agents within 28 days or 5 half lives (whichever is longer) of initiating study treatment
  5. Subjects with conditions requiring chronic steroid or immunosuppressive treatment.
  6. Hypersensitivity to thalidomide, lenalidomide or dexamethasone
  7. Known Human Immunodeficiency Virus positive, active or chronic Hepatitis A, B or C
  8. Pregnant or breastfeeding females
  9. Unacceptable hematological or biochemical laboratory abnormalities

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01632826

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Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Lars Sternas, MD, PhD Celgene Corporation

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Responsible Party: Celgene Identifier: NCT01632826     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CC-4047-MM-009
First Posted: July 3, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 25, 2017
Last Verified: April 2017

Keywords provided by Celgene:
refractory multiple myeloma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Multiple Myeloma
Neoplasms, Plasma Cell
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Hemostatic Disorders
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Blood Protein Disorders
Hematologic Diseases
Hemorrhagic Disorders
Lymphoproliferative Disorders
Immunoproliferative Disorders
Immune System Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Gastrointestinal Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Immunologic Factors
Angiogenesis Inhibitors