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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2004-000596-34
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:WX17798
    National Competent Authority:Czechia - SUKL
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2005-05-06
    Trial results View results
    Index
    A. PROTOCOL INFORMATION
    B. SPONSOR INFORMATION
    C. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION
    D. IMP IDENTIFICATION
    D.8 INFORMATION ON PLACEBO
    E. GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE TRIAL
    F. POPULATION OF TRIAL SUBJECTS
    G. INVESTIGATOR NETWORKS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL
    N. REVIEW BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY OR ETHICS COMMITTEE IN THE COUNTRY CONCERNED
    P. END OF TRIAL
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedCzechia - SUKL
    A.2EudraCT number2004-000596-34
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A prospective, randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled, parallel group, multicenter, 36-weeks trial to assess the efficacy and safety of adjunct mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) to maintain or improve symptoms control with reduced corticosteroids in subjects with mysthenia gravis
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberWX17798
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorF.Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd.
    B.1.3.4CountrySwitzerland
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorCommercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name CellCept 500 mg
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderRoche Registration Limited
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationCzech Republic
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameCellCept
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboTablet
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Myasthenia gravis
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 7.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10028417
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    is to assess the efficacy of mycophenolate mofetil therapy compared to placebo in myasthenia gravis patients receiving prednisone
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    is to assess the safety and tolerability of mycophenolate mofetil therapy compared to placebo in mysthenia gravis patients receiving prednisone
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Subject of either sex, 18 to 80 years of age (inclusive)
    diagnosis of MG meeting all of the following criteria:
    history of myasthenic weakness involving more than ocular or
    peri-ocular muscles
    history of positive edrophonium chloride test OR abnormal
    neuromuscular transmission demonstrated by electrodiagnostic
    testing
    history of elevated AChR antibodies
    disease severity history: Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of
    America (MGFA) classification II, III, or IVa
    duration of MG symptoms (including ocular symptoms) ≤ 10
    years
    requirement of immunosuppressive therapy in the judgment of the
    investigator
    prednisone dose of ≥20mg/day (or equivalent alternate day dose)
    for at least 4 weeks prior to randomization
    if subject is taking a cholinesterase inhibitor (i.e. pyridostigmine
    bromide), a stable regimen is required for at least 2 weeks prior to
    randomization
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    pregnancy, breastfeeding, or lactation
    receiving regularly scheduled plasma exchange (PE) or
    intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) treatment or receiving PE or
    IVIG treatment within 2 weeks prior to randomization
    receiving MMF or other immunosuppressant therapy (except
    corticosteroids) within 8 weeks prior to randomization
    any prior clinically significant use of MMF or other
    immunosuppressant therapy (except corticosteroids)
    severe weakness of oropharyngeal and/or respiratory muscles
    (MGFA Class IVb or V; compromised airway protection; MG
    crisis or impending crisis)
    thymoma
    thymectomy within 6 months prior to randomization
    presence or history of:
    severe active gastrointestinal disease; persistent severe diarrhea;
    gastrointestinal hemorrhage
    active unhealed peptic ulcer within 3 months prior to
    randomization
    immune deficiency
    malignancy
    lymphoproliferative disease or previous total lymphoid irradiation
    chronic or frequent drug-resistant bacterial infections or presence
    of active infection requiring antimicrobial treatment
    frequent and/or serious viral infection
    systemic or invasive fungal disease within 2 years prior to
    randomization
    significant kidney or liver dysfunction
    pulmonary insufficiency requiring supplemental oxygen
    bone marrow insufficiency
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Treatment groups will be compared to measure the proportion of subjects reaching responder status. A subject will be considered a responder if he or she meets all the following criteria:
    Minimal Manifestations or Pharmacologic Remission (MGFA Postintervention Status definitions modified) from Week 32 until study termination at Week 36 AND
    Prednisone dose of not more than 7.5 mg/day from Week 32 until
    study termination at Week 36 AND
    Cholinesterase inhibitor dose of ≤120 mg/day from Week 33* until study termination at Week 36
    *subjects have one week to reduce cholinesterase inhibitor dose
    after reaching 7.5mg/day prednisone
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic Yes
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic Information not present in EudraCT
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others No
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.1.3Other Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind Yes
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Yes
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo Yes
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA Yes
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.6.3If E.8.6.1 or E.8.6.2 are Yes, specify the regions in which trial sites are planned
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.8 Definition of the end of the trial and justification where it is not the last visit of the last subject undergoing the trial
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years3
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years3
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Information not present in EudraCT
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Information not present in EudraCT
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women No
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation No
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally No
    F.3.3.7Others Information not present in EudraCT
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state28
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 72
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 136
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2005-05-06
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2005-05-19
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2006-09-04
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