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Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome| AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx

A Study of AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx Administered to Patients With Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS)

This is a multi-center, double-blind, Phase 3 study in up to 60 patients with FCS. Participants will be randomized in a 2:1 ratio to receive AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx or matching placebo in a 53-week treatment period. The length of participation in the study is approximately 74 weeks, which includes an up to 8-week screening period, a 53-week treatment period, and a 13-week post-treatment evaluation period. Following the treatment period, eligible patients may have the option of enrolling in an open label extension study.

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Purpose of Study

The purpose of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of AKCEA-APOCIII-LRx as compared to placebo on the percent change in fasting triglycerides (TG) from baseline.


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Key Inclusion / Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A diagnosis of genetically confirmed Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (type 1 Hyperlipoproteinemia)
  • Fasting TG ≥ 880 mg/dL (10 millimoles per liter (mmol/L)) at Screening
  • History of pancreatitis
  • Stable doses of statins, omega-3 fatty acids, fibrates, or other lipid-lowering medications are allowed

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Acute coronary syndrome within 6 months of Screening
  • Major surgery within 3 months of Screening
  • Have any other conditions, which, in the opinion of the Investigator would make the participant unsuitable for inclusion, or could interfere with participating in or completing the study


Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome




Phase 3

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Start Date / End Date:

11 2020 - 06 2023





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