The Farnesoid X Receptor (FXR) Ligand Obeticholic Acid in NASH Treatment Trial(FLINT)
Administration of the farnesoid X receptor (FXR) ligand obeticholic acid (OCA) for 72 weeks to subjects with biopsy evidence of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) will result in improvement in their liver disease as measured by changes in the nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) activity score (NAS).
Study Type: Interventional
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Farnesoid X Receptor (FXR) Ligand Obeticholic Acid in Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) Treatment (FLINT) Trial
Study Start Date: March 2011
Study Completion Date: September 2014
Primary Completion Date: January 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
- Active Comparator: Obeticholic acid
- Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Related journal: Farnesoid X nuclear receptor ligand obeticholic acid for non-cirrhotic, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (FLINT): a multicentre, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.
|Study start date||2011-03-01|