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Safety in Hemolytic PNH Patients Treated With Eculizumab: a Multi-Center Open-Label Research Design Study

Phase 3
18 Years
Not Enrolling
Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal

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Trial Information

Safety in Hemolytic PNH Patients Treated With Eculizumab: a Multi-Center Open-Label Research Design Study

Inclusion Criteria:

- PNH > 6 months

- Type III PNH red blood cell (RBC) clone by flow cytometry >10%

- At least one transfusion in the past 2 years but no more than 3 transfusions in the
past 12 months; or personal beliefs that preclude the use of transfusion with severe
hemolytic PNH

- Lactate dehydrogenase (LDH) >1.5 x upper limit of normal

- Must avoid conception

- Willing and able to give written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

- Platelet count of <30,000/mm3

- Absolute neutrophil count <500/ul

- Active bacterial infection

- Hereditary complement deficiency

- History of bone marrow transplantation

- Participation in any other investigational drug trial or exposure to other
investigational agent, device or procedure within 30 days

- Pregnant, breast-feeding, or intending to conceive

- History of meningococcal disease

Type of Study:


Study Design:

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Outcome Measure:

Acceptable safety (adverse events [AEs], labs, electrocardiograms [ECGs], vital signs)


United States: Food and Drug Administration

Study ID:




Start Date:

December 2004

Completion Date:

November 2006

Related Keywords:

  • Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal
  • Hemoglobinuria
  • Hemoglobinuria, Paroxysmal



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