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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2005-005365-11
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:KF5303/01
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2005-12-20
    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 number2005-005365-11
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A randomised, 2-arm, parallel group study assessing efficacy and tolerability of titrated transdermal buprenorphine in patients with moderate to severe chronic non malignant pain
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Titrated transdermal buprenorphine patch in moderate to severe chronic pain
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberKF5303/01
    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 SponsorGrünenthal GmbH
    B.1.3.4CountryGermany
    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.2.5The 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 namedivisible buprenorphine transdermal patch, 20 mg
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Transdermal patch
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPTransdermal use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNbuprenorphine
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeCG5303
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/g milligram(s)/gram
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number20
    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 Transtec PRO 35 µg/h
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderGrünenthal GmbH
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationGermany
    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 nameTranstec PRO 35 µg/h
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Transdermal patch
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPTransdermal use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNbuprenorphine
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeCG5303
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number20
    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.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
    Moderate to severe chronic pain
    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 assess the efficacy and tolerability of a titrated divisible buprenorphine transdermal patch in comparison to non-titrated buprenorphine transdermal patch over 4 weeks in opioid naïve patients with moderate to severe chronic non-malignant pain
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    - Incidence of adverse events
    - Time to withdrawal due to adverse events or lack of efficacy
    - Frequency and intensity of adverse events
    - Twice daily assessments of current pain intensity using an 11-point Numerical Rating Scale (NRS).
    - Twice daily assessments of average pain intensity in the last 24 hours using an 11-point Numerical Rating Scale (NRS).
    - Amount and frequency of intake of rescue medication
    - Patient's global evaluation using a 5-point verbal rating scale (VRS)
    - Sleep questionnaire using the Chronic Pain Sleep Inventory (CPSI)
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    - At least 18 years of age at enrolment
    - Subjects suffering from chronic non-malignant pain (of at least 3 months duration)
    - Subjects with pain intensity of at least 5 on an 11-point NRS and requiring an equianalgesic dose range equivalent to 30 - 60 mg oral morphine per day
    - Subjectsts taking ≤ 325 mg acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) daily for cardiovascular prophylaxis who have been on a stable dose for ≥ 30 days may be enrolled
    - Males or non-pregnant, non-lactating, or postmenopausal females. Female patients of childbearing potential must use an acceptable method of contraception (e.g., prescription oral contraceptives, contraceptive injections, intrauterine device, double-barrier method, contraceptive patch, male partner sterilization) during study period and have a negative urine pregnancy test (at screening).
    - Expected course of the disease and the pain that will permit compliance with the study protocol over the entire study period
    - The patient has been informed about the nature of the study, understood the information and given written informed consent before undergoing any study procedures
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - Participation in another study parallel to or less than 30 days before study entry
    - Alcohol and/or drug abuse in the investigator’s judgment, based on patient history and physical examination
    - Positive urine test for drugs of abuse, other than prescription analgesic substances for a medical condition
    - Subjects with respiratory depression in the absence of resuscitative equipment, and in patients with severely impaired respiratory centre/function, and in any patient who has or is suspected of having a paralytic ileus
    - Subjects
    who are opioid tolerant, or
    have used opioids for any indication within 3 months of study start,
    who have ever used opioids for longer than 6 months
    - Previous and/or current unhealed extensive dermal damage in the area where the patch is to be applied (e.g., dermatitis, burns, scarring of the skin)
    - Known hypersensitivity to any of the study medications, i.e., the active substance buprenorphine or to any of the excipients
    - Any scheduled surgery and/or painful procedure during the course of the study
    - History of seizure disorder, dementia and history of head trauma requiring evaluation by hospital based staff, or unconsciousness of unknown origin
    - Intake of adjuvant analgesics (e.g. antidepressants, anticonvulsants, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors [SSRIs], serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors [SNRIs], muscle relaxants, bisphosphonates, corticosteroids, phytopharmaceutics), antiparkinsonian drugs, neuroleptics or laxatives if not on a stable dose within 30 days prior to the screening visit
    - Concomitant intake and/or intake within 30 days prior to the screening visit of monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors or anti-emetics
    - TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation), physiotherapy, acupuncture, and other adjunctive therapy if procedures are not stable, ie, performed at the same ferquency, within 30 days prior to the screening visit
    - Patients suffering from myasthenia gravis
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary endpoint will be a comparison for non inferiority of the titrated divisible buprenorphine transdermal patch versus the buprenorphine transdermal patch Transtec® PRO based on baseline adjusted mean pain intensity at Visit 5 (Day 27-29). Pain in the last 24 hours will be used for evaluation of the primary endpoint.
    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 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 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) 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 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) 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
    Follow-up visit (last visit) of the last subject
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years
    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 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 2005-12-20. 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 No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state40
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 150
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 246
    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)
    Standard treatment of chronic non-malignant pain
    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 Decision2006-01-12
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2006-03-31
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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