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SCV-07 (γ-D-glutamyl-L-tryptophan) is a new immunomodulatory compound that has been developed and patented both for composition and immunomodulatory use and is a synthetic dipeptide. The efficacy of SCV 07 in treating chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is expected to arise from the drug's ability to stimulate the T-helper 1 (Th1) type immune response and to block signal transducers and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) mediated signaling. The purpose of this study is to determine if SCV-07 alone and/or SCV-07 in combination with ribavirin is safe and potentially effective for the treatment of genotype 1 compensated chronic hepatitis C in subjects who have relapsed after a response to a previous treatment course of at least 44 weeks with pegylated interferon and ribavirin. All subjects will receive 4 weeks of SCV-07 (Lead-in Phase), followed by 4 weeks of treatment with SCV-07 in combination with ribavirin (Combination Treatment).
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Health Services Research
Chronic Hepatitis C
AGMG Clinical Research
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:42-0400
Evaluation εPA-44 treatment of chronic hepatitis B patients with 144 weeks of efficacy and safety Provide the basis for determining dosage regimen of phase Ⅲ clinical trials
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INFLAMMATION of the LIVER in humans that is caused by HEPATITIS C VIRUS lasting six months or more. Chronic hepatitis C can lead to LIVER CIRRHOSIS.
INFLAMMATION of the LIVER with ongoing hepatocellular injury for 6 months or more, characterized by NECROSIS of HEPATOCYTES and inflammatory cell (LEUKOCYTES) infiltration. Chronic hepatitis can be caused by viruses, medications, autoimmune diseases, and other unknown factors.
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A closely related group of antigens found in the plasma only during the infective phase of hepatitis B or in virulent chronic hepatitis B, probably indicating active virus replication; there are three subtypes which may exist in a complex with immunoglobulins G.
A defective virus, containing particles of RNA nucleoprotein in virion-like form, present in patients with acute hepatitis B and chronic hepatitis. It requires the presence of a hepadnavirus for full replication. This is the lone species in the genus Deltavirus.
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