Accepts Healthy Volunteers
Healthy volunteers are participants who do not have a disease or condition, or related conditions or symptoms
An interventional clinical study is where participants are assigned to receive one or more interventions (or no intervention) so that researchers can evaluate the effects of the interventions on biomedical or health-related outcomes.
An observational clinical study is where participants identified as belonging to study groups are assessed for biomedical or health outcomes.
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|Eligible Ages||18 Years and Over|
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Phase 1: Studies that emphasize safety and how the drug is metabolized and excreted in humans.
Phase 2: Studies that gather preliminary data on effectiveness (whether the drug works in people who have a certain disease or condition) and additional safety data.
Phase 3: Studies that gather more information about safety and effectiveness by studying different populations and different dosages and by using the drug in combination with other drugs.
Phase 4: Studies occurring after FDA has approved a drug for marketing, efficacy, or optimal use.
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The person who is responsible for the scientific and technical direction of the entire clinical study.
|Principal Investigator Affiliation||Hoffmann-La Roche|
Category of organization(s) involved as sponsor (and collaborator) supporting the trial.
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
|Wegener's Granulomatosis or Microscopic Polyangiitis|
Participants will receive IV infusion of rituximab once weekly from Week 1 to 4. Participants will also receive one pulse of methylprednisolone, followed by a tapering dose of oral prednisolone at the discretion of the investigator. Methylprednisolone may be repeated up to total of 3 pulses at the discretion of the investigator.
Drug: - Methylprednisolone
Methyprednisolone will be administered 1 to 3 pulses at a dose of 1000 milligram (mg) IV at the discretion of the investigator.
Drug: - Prednisone
Prednisone will be administered orally at tapered dose (start at 1 milligrams per kilogram per day [mg/kg/day]) at the discretion of investigator given daily until participants are off the drug.
Drug: - Rituximab
Rituximab will be administered at 375 milligrams per meter square (mg/m^2) of body surface area given by IV infusion once weekly from Week 1 to 4.
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