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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Blood Coagulation Disorders
and you are
between 18 and 75
years old
This is an early phase trial to determine
the dosage and safety of the new treatment.
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The purpose

Patients with end stage renal disease carry a high risk for atrial fibrillation (AF) and require oral anticoagulant therapy for prevention of stroke. Often, the oral anticoagulant, warfarin sodium, is prescribed. Managing dialysis patients on warfarin can be fraught will difficulties given the multitude of drug and food interactions, need for frequent coagulation monitoring and dosage adjustment, and concern that warfarin enhances vascular calcification in dialysis patients. Recently, dabigatran etexilate, a direct oral thrombin inhibitor, has been approved for use in AF patients with normal renal function. Since many drugs are eliminated by the kidneys and removed from the plasma during dialysis, it is important to determine proper drug dosing in hemodialysis patients through evaluating pharmacokinetics.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Dabigatran Etexilate 110 mg

Locations near you

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01590823. The sponsor of the trial is Nova Scotia Health Authority and it is looking for 10 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Phase 1 Study of the Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Oral Dabigatran Etexilate in Hemodialysis Patients