Last updated on June 2019

Study of Pioglitazone in Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis


Brief description of study

A study looking at the effect of pioglitazone in skeletal muscle of patients with sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM).

Detailed Study Description

This is a 52-week, Phase 1, open-label, single center, proof of concept study of FDA-approved pioglitazone in adult patients with sporadic inclusion body myositis (sIBM). The trial consists of a 4-week screening period;16-week "lead-in" period during which all subjects are observed off-treatment. At Week 16, all subjects will be started on pioglitazone at a dose of 30 mg daily. The dose will be uptitrated to a goal dose of 45 mg daily after 2 weeks; 32-week treatment period with all subjects on 45 mg daily dose of pioglitazone.

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03440034

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Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD United States
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Recruitment Status: Open


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