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Rifaximin SSD for Encephalopathy in Cirrhosis(RED-C-3131 Trial)

Michigan Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI Verified
Rifaximin SSD +1 morePhase 3RecruitingResearch Sponsored by Bausch Health Americas, Inc.

RED-C-3131 Trial Summary

This trial is testing whether a drug can help prevent hepatic encephalopathy, a complication of liver cirrhosis, in people who have not had it before.

Eligible Conditions
  • Liver Encephalopathy

RED-C-3131 Trial Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

You will be eligible if you check “Yes” for the criteria below

RED-C-3131 Trial Timeline

Screening ~ 3 weeks
Treatment ~ Varies
Follow Up ~72 weeks
This trial's timeline: 3 weeks for screening, Varies for treatment, and 72 weeks for reporting.

Treatment Details

Study Objectives

Outcome measures can provide a clearer picture of what you can expect from a treatment.
Primary outcome measures
Time to first event of overt hepatic encephalopathy requiring hospitalization
Secondary outcome measures
Time to all-cause hospitalization
Time to first Conn score ≥ 2
Time to first event of OHE that requires hospitalization, or all-cause death

Awards & Highlights

Pivotal Trial
The final step before approval, pivotal trials feature drugs that have already shown basic safety & efficacy.

RED-C-3131 Trial Design

2Treatment groups
Experimental Treatment
Placebo Group
Group I: Rifaximin SSD-40mg IRExperimental Treatment1 Intervention
Group II: PlaceboPlacebo Group1 Intervention
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
Rifaximin SSD
Completed Phase 2

Find a Location

Who is running the clinical trial?

Bausch Health Americas, Inc.Lead Sponsor
261 Previous Clinical Trials
81,554 Total Patients Enrolled
John LaheyStudy DirectorBausch Health
5 Previous Clinical Trials
1,012 Total Patients Enrolled
Michael MaderStudy DirectorBausch Health
1 Previous Clinical Trials
466 Total Patients Enrolled

Media Library

Rifaximin SSD (Antibiotic) Clinical Trial Eligibility Overview. Trial Name: NCT05071716 — Phase 3
Encephalopathy Research Study Groups: Rifaximin SSD-40mg IR, Placebo
Encephalopathy Clinical Trial 2023: Rifaximin SSD Highlights & Side Effects. Trial Name: NCT05071716 — Phase 3
Rifaximin SSD (Antibiotic) 2023 Treatment Timeline for Medical Study. Trial Name: NCT05071716 — Phase 3
Encephalopathy Patient Testimony for trial: Trial Name: NCT05071716 — Phase 3

Frequently Asked Questions

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

Would this particular medication testing be open to elderly participants?

"Eligibility criteria for this clinical trial includes being between 18-85 years old."

Answered by AI

Are we still looking for new participants in this experiment?

"That is correct. The most recent update on clinicaltrials.gov shows that this trial was last updated on 9/22/2022 and is actively recruiting patients. In total, 466 patients are needed for the study which will take place at 91 sites."

Answered by AI

Where are patients able to participate in this trial?

"Currently, 91 locations are running this study. Some examples of these clinical trial sites include Bausch Site 146 in Burlington, Bausch Site 189 in Los Angeles, and Bausch Site 127 in Murray."

Answered by AI

Are there any recorded side effects of Rifaximin SSD?

"There is some clinical data to support the efficacy of Rifaximin SSD and it has been tested for safety multiple times, so it received a score of 3."

Answered by AI

How can I sign up for this opportunity to help with this research?

"This study requires potential participants to have hepatic coma and be between 18-85 years old. There is space for 466 patients in total."

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What are the main conditions that Rifaximin SSD is used to treat?

"Rifaximin SSD is most commonly used to prevent Clostridium difficile infection recurrence, but it can also be taken as a treatment for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bacterial infections, and diarrhea."

Answered by AI

How many people fit the requirements for this clinical trial?

"The sponsor, Bausch Health Americas, Inc., needs 466 eligible patients to proceed with the study. They will be conducting clinical trials at different sites including Bausch Site 146 in Burlington, Massachusetts and Bausch Site 189 in Los Angeles, California."

Answered by AI

What other scientific investigations have utilized Rifaximin SSD?

"The Rifaximin SSD was first studied in 2009 at New Mexico VA Healthcare System. Out of the 18,333 completed trials, 28 are still ongoing with many taking place in Burlington, Massachusettst New Mexico VA Healthcare System. Out of the 18,333 completed trials, 28 are still ongoing with many taking place in Burlington, Massachusetts."

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Who else is applying?

What state do they live in?
South Carolina
What site did they apply to?
Bausch Site 129
Bausch Site 143
Bausch Site 132
What portion of applicants met pre-screening criteria?
Met criteria
Did not meet criteria
How many prior treatments have patients received?

Why did patients apply to this trial?

I've been wanting to try something for my liver. I hope the study will enlighten me of my condition.
PatientReceived 2+ prior treatments
~189 spots leftby Jan 2025