Last updated on February 2019

Anti-Cytokine Therapy for Hemodialysis InflammatION


Brief description of study

Anti-Cytokine Therapy for Hemodialysis InflammatION (ACTION) is a phase II multi-center study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of anakinra, an IL-1 receptor antagonist, for patients treated with maintenance hemodialysis.

Detailed Study Description

The ACTION Trial will enroll 80 participants being treated with maintenance hemodialysis for end-stage renal disease. Participants will be randomized to receive Anakinra, 100 mg administered intravenously 3 times per week at the end of the hemodialysis session, or matched placebo. The duration of study drug administration is 24 weeks. There will be an additional 24 weeks of follow-up after study drug administration has been completed.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03141983

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