This trial is testing if a new form of iron supplement is safe and tolerated by children aged 1 month to 17 years old with iron deficiency anaemia.
- Iron-Deficiency Anemia
1 Primary · 6 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 12 weeks
Side Effects for
Awards & Highlights
3 Treatment Groups
2 to 17 year old subjects - Ferrous Sulfate
1 of 3
1 month to 2 year old subjects (infants)
1 of 3
2 to 17 year old subjects - Ferric Maltol
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110 Total Participants · 3 Treatment Groups
Primary Treatment: Ferric Maltol · No Placebo Group · Phase 3
Who is running the clinical trial?
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Who else is applying?
What state do they live in?
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Why did patients apply to this trial?
- "I attempted over three years to participate in multiple protein-related CKD studies, but after labs, I was considered too healthy to proceed."
How many prior treatments have patients received?
- 2021. "Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Ferric Maltol Oral Suspension vs. Ferrous Sulfate Oral Liquid in Children and Adolescents Aged 2 to 17 Years With Iron-deficiency Anaemia, With a Single Arm Study in Infants Aged 1 Month to Less Than 2 Years". ClinicalTrials.gov. https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT05126901.
Frequently Asked Questions
What conditions does Ferric Maltol commonly help with?
"Ferric Maltol can improve folic acid levels in patients and also treat hypochromic anemia, iron deficiency anemia, and help breastfeeding women." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Does this research project seek out participants who are 50 years or older?
"This trial is seeking young patients that are between 1 month and 17 years old." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are medical professionals still needed for this research project?
"That is correct, the study is still looking for volunteers. According to the clinicaltrials.gov website, the clinical trial was posted on October 4th, 2021 and was last edited on November 8th, 2021. The trial is looking for a total of 110 participants from 10 different locations." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Has Ferric Maltol completed the FDA's approval process?
"Ferric Maltol's safety is supported by some efficacy data and multiple rounds of safety testing, so it was given a 3." - Anonymous Online Contributor
Are there any previous examples of Ferric Maltol being used in a clinical setting?
"As of right now, there are a total of 14 ongoing clinical trials investigating the efficacy of Ferric Maltol. 6 of those trials are in their final stage, Phase 3. The majority of the trials are taking place in Galveston, Texas; however, there are 42 locations across the United States running these studies." - Anonymous Online Contributor