conversion study


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conversion study

A scientific study of two or more treatments that tries to gauge the effect of switching from one form of therapy to another.
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Yahoo and Google, the two largest search engines in terms of referring traffic volume, ranked 9th and 10th in the conversion study respectively.
Forty-seven kidney transplant patients contributed to a three-sequence, open-label, multi-center, prospective, conversion study to assess and compare the pharmacokinetics (Cmax, C24, and AUC), and safety of LCP-Tacro (tacrolimus) tablets once-a-day versus Prograf[R] (tacrolimus, Astellas Pharma) capsules twice-a-day.
In addition, in an open-label conversion study, the steady-state pharmacokinetics of Gengraf capsules were compared to Neoral capsules in stable renal transplant patients of at least six months.
The Phase II clinical trial, which commenced enrollment in July 2007, was a three sequence, open-label, multi-center, prospective, conversion study in stable kidney transplant patients to assess and compare the pharmacokinetics (Cmax, C24, and AUC), and safety of LCP-Tacro (tacrolimus) tablets once daily dosage versus Prograf (tacrolimus) capsules twice daily dosage.