This is a single-arm, open-label study to assess the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, safety, and exploratory efficacy of tocilizumab (TCZ) for the treatment of pediatric patients from birth to less than 18 years old hospitalized with COVID-19 and who are receiving systemic corticosteroids and require supplemental oxygen or mechanical ventilation.
A Phase Ib, Single-Arm, Open-Label Study Evaluating the Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Safety of Tocilizumab in Pediatric Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19
You can join if…
Open to people ages up to 17 years
Hospitalized with COVID-19 confirmed per a positive PCR of any specimen (e.g., respiratory, blood, urine, stool, or other bodily fluid) and evidenced by chest x-ray or CT scan
Receiving systemic corticosteroids at baseline
Oxygen saturation < 93% on room air, or requiring supplemental oxygen, non-invasive or invasive mechanical ventilation, or extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) to maintain oxygen saturation > 92% at screening and baseline
You CAN'T join if...
Gestational age < 37 weeks
Known severe allergic reactions to TCZ or other monoclonal antibodies