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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2004-001491-39
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:03-0-192
    National Competent Authority:Belgium - FPS Health-DGM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2005-07-27
    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 ConcernedBelgium - FPS Health-DGM
    A.2EudraCT number2004-001491-39
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A PHASE 3, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, COMPARATIVE STUDY OF MICAFUNGIN (FK463) VERSUS CASPOFUNGIN AS ANTIFUNGAL TREATMENT IN PATIENTS WITH INVASIVE CANDIDIASIS OR CANDIDEMIA
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number03-0-192
    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 SponsorFujisawa Healthcare, Inc
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited States
    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 Funguard®
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderFujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationJapan
    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 nameMicafungin
    D.3.2Product code FK463
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Concentrate for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNMicafungin
    D.3.9.1CAS number 235114-32-6
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeFK463
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50
    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) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    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 No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    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 CANCIDAS®
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMerck Sharp and Dohme Ltd.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationBelgium
    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 nameCANCIDAS®
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Concentrate for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNCaspofungin
    D.3.9.1CAS number 162808-62-0
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50
    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) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    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 No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Invasive candidiasis or candidemia
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 7.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10042938
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To determine the efficacy and safety of two dose levels of intravenous micafungin (100 mg/day and 150 mg/day) versus intravenous caspofungin in the treatment of patients with confirmed invasive candidiasis or candidemia.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Informed consent of the patient or legally authorized representative, and HIPAA
    Authorization for U.S. sites, or equivalent privacy language as per national regulations, must be obtained prior to entry. Unconscious / incapable patients may be enrolled provided written informed consent is obtained from the legally authorized representative prior to enrollment.
    2. Patients must have candidemia or invasive candidiasis, documented by at least one typical clinical sign or symptom and confirmed by fungal culture and/or histology
    • For candidemia or acute invasive candidiasis, a positive culture must be
    documented from a sample obtained no more than 96 hours prior to the first dose of study medication.
    • For chronic invasive candidiasis, a positive culture within the last 4 weeks prior to
    randomization is acceptable provided the patient has findings of endophthalmitis
    or hepatosplenic lesions documented by radiographic imaging and has not received
    greater than two days of prior systemic antifungal therapy, as defined in exclusion
    criteria #9, within the last 7 days prior to randomization.
    - For invasive candidiasis, culture results may be pending at the time of enrollment if histology/cytology reveals yeast.
    - For candidemia, preliminary evidence of yeast (by staining and microscopy of
    the blood culture sample) is required to enroll a patient.
    - A confirmation of Candida species must be obtained within one week after enrollment.
    3. Patients may be of either gender. Females of childbearing potential must have a
    negative pregnancy test. A pregnancy test should be performed within 14 days prior
    to the first dose of study drug.
    4. Patients 18 years of age or older.
    5. Patients must have sufficient venous access to permit administration of study
    medication and monitoring of safety variables.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Patient is pregnant or nursing. Females of childbearing potential must avoid
    becoming pregnant while receiving study drug.
    2. Patients with a Child-Pugh Score > 9. For patients with no findings of ascites or encephalopathy and a total bilirubin < 2 mg/dL, the Child-Pugh score does not need to be calculated.
    3. Patients whose sole diagnosis is oropharyngeal and/or esophageal candidiasis and/or with positive cultures only of urine specimens, sputum specimens, bronchoalveolarlavage specimens or samples from indwelling drains.
    4. Patients with a history of allergy, hypersensitivity, or any serious reaction to the
    echinocandin class of antifungals.
    5. Patients previously enrolled into this study.
    6. Patients with a concomitant medical condition, whose participation, in the opinion of the Investigator and/or medical adviser, may create an unacceptable additional risk.
    7. Patients with a life expectancy of less than five days.
    8. Patients who have received an echinocandin within one month prior to study entry.
    9. Patients who have received more than two days of prior systemic antifungal therapy for the current infection.
    • Daily dosing can not exceed the following: 1 mg/kg of body weight of
    amphotericin B, 5 mg/kg of a lipid amphotericin B formulation, 800 mg of
    fluconazole, 400 mg of itraconazole, or 12 mg/kg of body weight of voriconazole.
    • Combination antifungal therapy is not allowed.
    • Patients may have received prophylaxis with azoles or systemic amphotericin B
    products without time restrictions.
    10. Patients with yeast or mold-like infection other than invasive candidiasis or candidemia.
    11. Patients receiving cyclosporine.
    12. Patients known, at time of study entry or within 72 hours post randomization, to have Candida endocarditis, Candida osteomyelitis, or Candida meningitis.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary endpoint is overall treatment success based on the Investigator’s assessment of clinical (complete or partial) and mycological (eradication or presumed eradication) response at the End of IV Therapy.
    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 No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response Yes
    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) No
    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) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    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) Yes
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    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
    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 years2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Information not present in EudraCT
    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 For clinical trials recorded in the database before the 10th March 2011 this question read: "Women of childbearing potential" and did not include the words "not using contraception". An answer of yes could have included women of child bearing potential whether or not they would be using contraception. The answer should therefore be understood in that context. This trial was recorded in the database on 2005-07-27. Yes
    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 Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    unconscious/incapable patients
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state35
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 150
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 620
    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 Decision2005-03-18
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2005-06-02
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
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