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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2004-002427-40
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:2602
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2005-07-19
    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 ConcernedUK - MHRA
    A.2EudraCT number2004-002427-40
    A.3Full title of the trial
    What is the clinical effect and cost effectiveness of treating upper limb spasticity due to stroke with botulinum toxin?
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number2602
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberISRCTN78533119
    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 SponsorNewcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorNon-Commercial
    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 Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Dysport
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderIpsen Limited
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 nameDysport
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Powder for injection*
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntramuscular use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNClostridium botulinum type A toxin - haemagglutinin complex
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit U unit(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeup to
    D.3.10.3Concentration numberno min dose to 1000 unit
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    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 No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeToxin
    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
    Upper limb spasticity following stroke
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To compare the upper limb (UL) function of patients with spasticity due to stroke who receive botulinum toxin injection(s) to the upper arm and/or forearm flexors/hand/shoulder girdle plus a four week evidence based UL therapy programme (intervention group) with subjects who receive the UL therapy programme alone (control group) one month after study entry.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    • To compare the upper limb (UL) function and impairment of patients with spasticity due to stroke who receive botulinum toxin injection(s) to the upper arm and/or forearm flexors/hand/shoulder girdle plus a four week evidence based UL therapy programme (intervention group) with subjects who receive the UL therapy programme (control group) 3 and 12 months after study entry.
    • To compare attainment of patient-selected UL goals, disability and stroke related quality of life between intervention and control groups at 1, 3 and 12 months.
    • To seek the experience and views of patients about UL botulinum toxin treatment and the UL therapy programme
    • To compare the health and social services resources used by control and intervention groups
    • To report adverse events and compare the use of other antispasticity treatments between intervention and control groups.
    • To investigate the influence of severity of UL impairment, time since stroke, and baseline muscle activity.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Aged over 18 years
    • At least 1 month since stroke
    • Upper limb spasticity ( MAS >2 at the elbow and/or spasticity at wrist or shoulder (no validated measure of spasticity at these sites.)
    • Reduced UL function (ARAT score 0-56).
    • Willing and able to participate in UL therapy programme.
    • Patient must be able and willing to understand and comply with the requirements of the protocol and the UL therapy programme.
    •Written informed consent before completing any study-related procedure (any assessment or evaluation that would not have formed par of their normal care). Patient must be able and willing to understand and comply with the requirements of the protocol and the UL therapy programme.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    •Significant speech or cognitive impairment which will impede assessment
    •Other significant upper limb impairment e.g. fracture or frozen shoulder within 6 months, severe arthritis, amputation.
    •Evidence of contracture
    •Pregnancy or lactation (female patients who are at risk of pregnancy must have a negative pregnancy test on the day of randomisation and prior to any subsequent botulinum injection).
    •Female patients at risk of pregnancy who are not willing to take adequate precautions against pregnancy for the duration of the study.
    •Diagnosis likely to interfere with rehabilitation or outcome assessments e.g. registered blind, malignancy.
    •Other diagnosis which may contribute to upper limb spasticity e.g. multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy.
    •Contraindications to intramuscular injection.
    •Religious objections to blood products(botulinum toxin contains human albumin)
    •Contraindications to botulinum toxin which include bleeding disorders, myasthenia gravis and concurrent use of aminoglycosides.
    •Use of botulinum toxin to the upper limb in the previous three months.
    •Known allergy or hypersensivity to any of the test compounds
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Comparison of the difference in the Action Research Arm Test (ARAT) score between the 2 treatment groups 4 weeks after study entry.
    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 No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic No
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Cost effectiveness (health and social services resources)
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) No
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study No
    E.7.1.3Other No
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open Yes
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    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 No
    E.8.2.3Other Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    Upper limb therapy programme.
    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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned11
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee Yes
    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
    This is 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 months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    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 Yes
    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 2005-07-19. Yes
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    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 No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state332
    F.5 Plans for treatment or care after the subject has ended the participation in the trial (if it is different from the expected normal treatment of that condition)
    Patients with significant spasticity will be referred to the Spasticity Clinic at the Regional Rehabilitation Centre
    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 Decision2004-11-22
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-11-08
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2008-10-10
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