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Latino Study - A Study of PEGASYS (Peginterferon Alfa-2a (40KD)) and COPEGUS (Ribavirin) in Treatment-Naive Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C-Genotype 1.

Information source: Hoffmann-La Roche
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.

Condition(s) targeted: Hepatitis C, Chronic

Intervention: Copegus (Drug); peginterferon alfa-2a [Pegasys] (Drug)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Hoffmann-La Roche

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Clinical Trials, Study Director, Affiliation: Hoffmann-La Roche


This single arm study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of PEGASYS (180 micrograms sc weekly) plus ribavirin (1000-1200mg po daily) in treatment-naive Latino patients versus non-Latino Caucasian patients with chronic hepatitis C- genotype 1. The anticipated time on study treatment is 3-12 months and the target sample size is 500+ patients.

Clinical Details

Official title: An Open-label Study of PEGASYS Plus Ribavirin on Sustained Virological Response in Treatment-na´ve Latino White Patients Compared With Non-Latino Caucasian Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C, Genotype 1

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Percentage of patients with sustained virologic response

Secondary outcome:

Percentage of patients with early virologic response

Percentage of patients with virologic response

AEs, laboratory parameters, premature withdrawals


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: 65 Years. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria:

- adult patients 18-65 years of age

- CHC, genotype 1

- serologic evidence of CHC infection by an antibody test

- chronic liver disease, consistent with CHC infection on a liver biopsy obtained

within the past 18 months

- compensated liver disease

- use of 2 forms of contraception during the study in both men and women

Exclusion Criteria:

- previous interferon or ribavirin therapy

- systemic antiviral therapy less than 24 weeks before first dose of study drug or

expected need for this treatment any time during the study

- medical condition associated with chronic liver disease (eg, hemochromatosis,

autoimmune hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, toxin exposure)

- decompensated liver disease

- women who are pregnant or breastfeeding

Locations and Contacts

Ponce 00716, Puerto Rico

Santurce 00909, Puerto Rico

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Additional Information

Starting date: August 2004
Last updated: August 17, 2015

Page last updated: August 23, 2015

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