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This is a pilot phase II, open labeled single center study to assess the efficacy of digoxin on inhibiting PCa progression as measured by PSADT. The participants will take study drug digoxin, which is approved by FDA for the treatment of CHF, 125 or 250 mcg orally daily, titrated to the level of 0.8 - 2 ng/ml for total of 6 cycles (4 weeks/cycle). The lower dose of digoxin (such as 125 mcg/day) will be chosen if serum level reaches 0.8 ng/ml already. Patients may continue another 6 cycles if evident of clinical benefit.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment
Thomas Jefferson University
Not yet recruiting
Thomas Jefferson University
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:12-0400
Digoxin is the primary cardiac glycoside in clinical use. Because of the narrow therapeutic index and risk of toxicity, therapeutic drug monitoring is highly recommended. In Egypt, most ca...
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A glycoprotein that is a kallikrein-like serine proteinase and an esterase, produced by epithelial cells of both normal and malignant prostate tissue. It is an important marker for the diagnosis of prostate cancer.
A cardiac glycoside sometimes used in place of DIGOXIN. It has a longer half-life than digoxin; toxic effects, which are similar to those of digoxin, are longer lasting. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p665)
A synthetic retinoid that is used orally as a chemopreventive against prostate cancer and in women at risk of developing contralateral breast cancer. It is also effective as an antineoplastic agent.
Alpha- or beta-acetyl derivatives of DIGOXIN or lanatoside C from Digitalis lanata. They are better absorbed and longer acting than digoxin and are used in congestive heart failure.
Tissue ablation of the PROSTATE performed by ultrasound from a transducer placed in the RECTUM. The procedure is used to treat prostate cancer (PROSTATIC NEOPLASMS) and benign prostatic hypertrophy (PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA).
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