|Carolyn Hoppe, MD|
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> 12 Years
HbSS, HbSC, HbSB0 thalassemia
Participant has a confirmed diagnosis of SCD (HbSS, HbSC, HbSB0 thalassemia, or HbSB+ thalassemia genotype).
Documentation of SCD genotype is required and may be based on documented history of laboratory testing or confirmed by laboratory testing during Screening.
Participant is male or female, ≥ 12 years of age at the time of informed consent.
Participant has experienced between 2 and 10 VOCs within the 12 months prior to the Screening Visit as determined by documented medical history. A prior VOC is defined as an acute episode of pain which:
Has no medically determined cause other than a vaso-occlusive event, and
Results in a visit to a medical facility (hospital, emergency department, urgent care center, outpatient clinic, or infusion center) or results in a remote contact with a healthcare provider; and
Requires parenteral narcotic agents, parenteral nonsteroidal anti- inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), or an increase in treatment with oral narcotics.
Participants receiving erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESA, e.g., erythropoietin [EPO]) must be on a stable dose for at least 90 days prior to the Screening Visit and expected to continue with the stabilized regimen throughout the course of the study.
Participants receiving hydroxyurea (HU), L-glutamine, or voxelotor (Oxbryta®) must be on a stable dose for at least 30 days prior to the Screening Visit and expected to continue with the stabilized regimen throughout the course of the study.
Participant is receiving regularly scheduled red blood cell (RBC) transfusion therapy (also termed chronic, prophylactic, or preventative transfusion).
Participant is taking or has received crizanlizumab (ADAKVEO®) within 90 days prior to the Screening Visit
Participant weighs > 133 kg (292 lbs.).
Other protocol-defined Inclusion/Exclusion may apply.