Romiplostim for Thrombocytopenia

Ankara Bilkent Sehir Hastanesi, Ankara, Turkey
ThrombocytopeniaRomiplostim - Biological
18 - 100
All Sexes
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Study Summary

This trial is testing a drug to see if it can help people with cancer who have low blood platelet counts from their chemotherapy.

Eligible Conditions
  • Chemotherapy-induced Thrombocytopenia

Treatment Effectiveness

Phase-Based Effectiveness

2 of 3
Phase 3
This is further along than 85% of similar trials

Study Objectives

1 Primary · 7 Secondary · Reporting Duration: 1-year

Overall Survival
36 months
AEs/SAEs overall safety of romiplostim
48 days
Bleeding Events
Depth of Platelet Count
Incidence of a Thrombocytopenia-induced chemotherapy dose modification during the second or third on study chemotherapy cycles.
Subject incidence of Platelet Transfusion
7 Days
First platelet response
7 days
Platelet Count

Trial Safety

Phase-Based Safety

3 of 3
This is further along than 85% of similar trials

Side Effects for

Romiplostim in Pediatric Population
50%Upper respiratory tract infection
30%Nasal congestion
30%Oropharyngeal pain
25%Gingival bleeding
20%Mouth haemorrhage
20%Abdominal pain upper
15%Abdominal pain
15%Viral upper respiratory tract infection
10%Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
10%Ear infection
10%Mouth ulceration
10%Arthropod bite
10%Joint sprain
10%Procedural pain
10%Animal bite
10%Viral infection
10%Pain in extremity
5%Abdominal discomfort
5%Pharyngitis streptococcal
5%Chest pain
5%Back pain
5%Seasonal allergy
5%Musculoskeletal pain
5%Muscle spasms
5%Skin lesion
This histogram enumerates side effects from a completed 2010 Phase 3 trial (NCT00116688) in the Romiplostim in Pediatric Population ARM group. Side effects include: Upper respiratory tract infection with 50%, Pyrexia with 45%, Headache with 45%, Cough with 45%, Petechiae with 45%.

Awards & Highlights

Pivotal Trial
The final step before approval, pivotal trials feature drugs that have already shown basic safety & efficacy.
All Individual Drugs Already Approved
Therapies where all constituent drugs have already been approved are likely to have better-understood side effect profiles.

Trial Design

2 Treatment Groups

1 of 2
1 of 2

Experimental Treatment

Non-Treatment Group

162 Total Participants · 2 Treatment Groups

Primary Treatment: Romiplostim · Has Placebo Group · Phase 3

Experimental Group · 1 Intervention: Romiplostim · Intervention Types: Biological
PlaceboComparator Group · 1 Intervention: Placebo · Intervention Types: Other
First Studied
Drug Approval Stage
How many patients have taken this drug
FDA approved

Trial Logistics

Trial Timeline

Screening: ~3 weeks
Treatment: Varies
Reporting: 1-year

Who is running the clinical trial?

AmgenLead Sponsor
1,308 Previous Clinical Trials
1,334,244 Total Patients Enrolled
29 Trials studying Thrombocytopenia
4,139 Patients Enrolled for Thrombocytopenia
MDStudy DirectorAmgen
846 Previous Clinical Trials
898,763 Total Patients Enrolled
22 Trials studying Thrombocytopenia
2,780 Patients Enrolled for Thrombocytopenia

Eligibility Criteria

Age 18 - 100 · All Participants · 0 Total Inclusion Criteria

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Frequently Asked Questions

Does this research project require all participants to be under the age of 50?

"Eligibility for this research study requires that patients are aged 18 to 100. Out of the 1,046 total clinical trials taking place, 56 are geared towards those under 18 and 990 are for seniors." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are there any vacancies in this clinical trial for new patients?

"According to the latest update on, this trial is still recruiting patients. The post was made on September 30th, 2019 and updated October 26th, 2022." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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What is the regulatory status of Romiplostim in the United States?

"Romiplostim has received a score of 3 for safety. This is because it is in Phase 3 trials, which suggests that not only is there some evidence of efficacy, but also multiple rounds of data affirming its safety." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Are there any other notable experiments that have been conducted with Romiplostim?

"Bergen's Memorial Sloan Kettering was the first to study romiplostim in 2014. So far, there have been 18317 completed trials and 9 more are presently recruiting patients. A large portion of these studies take place in Shreveport, Louisiana." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Where are the facilities that are participating in this research project located?

"There are 15 sites participating in this study, including CHRISTUS Highland Cancer Treatment Center in Shreveport, American Oncology Partners of Maryland, PA in Bethesda, Pacific Cancer Medical Center Inc in Anaheim, and other locations." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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How can I sign up for the clinical trial?

"This clinical trial is looking for 162 patients with colorectal cancer who are between 18 and 100 years old. Applicants must meet the following criteria: They must have given informed consent prior to any study-specific activities or procedures, or their legally acceptable representative has done so in cases where the applicant cannot do so themselves due to a condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, may compromise their ability to give informed consent. Additionally, they must be male or female, and greater than or equal to 18 years of age at signing of the informed consent. Furthermore, they must have a histologically or cytologically confirmed diagnosis of" - Anonymous Online Contributor

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Has this research been done before?

"Clinical research surrounding Romiplostim dates back to 2014. After the first successful trial involving 60 patients, Amgen sponsored a Phase 2 drug approval in 2014. Presently, 9 active studies are conducted in 62 cities and 23 countries." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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How many individuals are being research subjects in this trial?

"That is correct, the information available on verifies that this study is still looking for patients to enroll. The trial was first posted on September 30th, 2019 and has since been updated October 26th, 2020. In total, they are looking for 162 individuals across 15 sites." - Anonymous Online Contributor

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