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TACT2 will enroll about 1200 patients in the U.S. and Canada who are 50 years of age or older, have had a heart attack, have diabetes, and meet other eligibility criteria.

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The chelation therapy used in the TACT2 study consists of up to 40 treatments through a vein in your arm (infusion) of a solution of disodium ethylene diamine tetra-acetic acid (Na2EDTA or disodium EDTA), vitamins, and other dissolved materials. Disodium EDTA is thought to bind toxic metals in the body, including lead and cadmium, that may contribute to the development of heart disease.

Although the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not approved disodium EDTA chelation therapy as an effective treatment for heart disease, chelation therapy has been practiced in the community for many years. The drug used in this study, disodium EDTA, is not the same drug approved by the FDA for use in cases of lead poisoning. The present clinical practice of chelation therapy also involves the use of high-dose antioxidant vitamins, minerals, and nutritional supplements taken by mouth.

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TACT2 Information

We have identified more than 100 clinical sites in the United States and Canada that wish to participate in TACT2 and continue to accept new site applications.

The results of the TACT1 trial were at first met with some skepticism within the academic research community, but as the results have been published, that skepticism is fading. There is intense curiosity and excitement about the potential of chelation therapy and a desire to be a part of the TACT2 trial. Please read more about the TACT studies or contact us for more information about becoming a clinical site.

Sites Participating in TACT2