Last updated on November 2019

A Study of Intermittent Oral Dosing of ASP1517 in Non-Dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease Patients With Anemia


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Chronic renal failure | chronic renal insufficiency
  • Age: Between 20 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who were diagnosed with non-dialysis Chronic Kidney Disease and who are considered not to require renal replacement therapy during the study period
  • Subjects with renal anemia who have been receiving erythropoiesis stimulating agent (ESA) by subcutaneous injection and whose Hb values are considered stable.
  • Mean of the subject's two most recent Hb values before randomization during the Screening Period must be 10.0 g/dL and 12.0 g/dL
  • Either transferrin saturation 20% or serum ferritin 100 ng/mL
  • Female subject must either:

Be of non-childbearing potential:

  • post-menopausal, or
  • documented surgically sterile Or, if of childbearing potential,
  • Agree not to try to become pregnant during the study and for 28 days after the final study drug administration
  • And have a negative urine pregnancy test at pre-screening
  • And, if heterosexually active, agree to consistently use two forms of highly effective birth control* (at least one of which must be a barrier method) starting at pre-screening and throughout the study period and continued for 28 days after the final study drug administration.
  • Female subject must agree not to breastfeed starting at pre-screening and throughout the study period, and continued for 28 days after the final study drug administration.
  • Female subject must not donate ova starting at pre-screening and throughout the study period, and continued for 28 days after the final study drug administration.
  • Male subject and their female spouse/partners who are of childbearing potential must be using two forms of highly effective birth control (at least one of which must be a barrier method) starting at pre-screening and continue throughout the study period, and for 12 weeks after the final study drug administration
  • Male subject must not donate sperm starting at pre-screening and throughout the study period and, for 12 weeks after the final study drug administration

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concurrent retinal neovascular lesion untreated or macular edema untreated, and patients with any condition that significantly compromises the ability to visualize the retina
  • Concurrent autoimmune disease with inflammation that could impact erythropoiesis
  • History of gastric/intestinal resection considered influential on the absorption of drugs in the gastrointestinal tract (excluding resection of gastric or colon polyps) or concurrent gastro-paresis
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Concurrent congestive heart failure (NYHA Class III or higher)
  • History of hospitalization for treatment of stroke, myocardial infarction, or pulmonary embolism within 12 weeks before the pre-screening assessment
  • Positive for hepatitis B surface antigen (HBsAg) or anti-hepatitis C virus (HCV) antibody at the pre-screening assessment, or positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) in a past test
  • Concurrent other form of anemia than renal anemia
  • History of pure red cell aplasia
  • Having received treatment with protein anabolic hormone, testosterone enanthate, or mepitiostane within 6 weeks before the pre-screening assessment
  • Aspartate Aminotransferase (AST), Alanine Aminotransferase (ALT), or total bilirubin that is greater than the criteria, or previous or concurrent another serious liver disease at pre-screening assessment
  • Previous or current malignant tumor (no recurrence for at least 5 years is eligible.)
  • Having undergone red blood transfusion and/or a surgical procedure consider to promote anemia and/or ophthalmological surgery within 4 weeks before the pre-screening assessment
  • Having undergone a kidney transplantation
  • History of serious drug allergy including anaphylactic shock
  • Having a previous history of treatment with ASP1517 or participation in this study
  • Participation in another clinical study or post-marketing clinical study (including that of a medical device) within 12 weeks before informed consent acquisition

Recruitment Status: Closed


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