An Open-label, Multi-center, Phase IV, Rollover Study for Patients With Sickle Cell Disease Who Have Completed a Prior Novartis-Sponsored Crizanlizumab Study

About the study

This is a multi-center multi-national rollover study to allow continued access to crizanlizumab for patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) who are on crizanlizumab treatment in a Novartis-sponsored study (parent study) and are benefiting from the treatment as judged by the investigator.

Study point of contact

Novartis Pharmaceuticals
novartis.emai[email protected]
Novartis Pharmaceuticals


> 6 Months Years


Phase 4

Study type






participation requirements

Written informed consent/assent, according to local guidelines, signed by the adult patients. In the population under 18 years, it will be signed by the patient and/or by the parents or legal guardian prior to enrolling in the rollover study and receiving study medication
SCD patient currently enrolled in a Novartis-sponsored study receiving crizanlizumab and has fulfilled all the requirements in the parent study. Patient is currently benefiting from the treatment with crizanlizumab as determined by the investigator and has completed the treatment schedule as planned in the parent study
Patient has demonstrated compliance to the planned visit schedule in the parent study, and in the opinion of the investigator has shown willingness and ability to comply with future visit schedules

participation restrictions

Patient had permanently discontinued from crizanlizumab study treatment in the parent study before the parent study completion
Ongoing/unresolved treatment-related Grade 3 or higher AEs, and/or any ongoing AE requiring dose interruption. Patients meeting all other eligibility criteria may be enrolled once toxicities have resolved unless those toxicities were grade 4
Concurrent participation in any other investigational clinical trial other than the parent study or plan to participate in any other investigational clinical trial
Pregnant or nursing women
Women of childbearing potential who are unwilling to be on highly effective contraceptives during dosing and until 15 weeks after stopping treatment with crizanlizumab
SCD patients who do not meet parent study protocol criteria to continue with crizanlizumab

Last updated 2023-01-19