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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2005-005788-27
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:SP 874
    National Competent Authority:Italy - Italian Medicines Agency
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-03-05
    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 ConcernedItaly - Italian Medicines Agency
    A.2EudraCT number2005-005788-27
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A MULTI-CENTER, RANDOMIZED, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL TO ASSESS THE EFFICACY AND SAFETY OF 400MG/DAY LACOSAMIDE IN SUBJECTS WITH PAINFUL DISTAL DIABETIC NEUROPATHY USING TWO DIFFERENT TITRATION SCHEMES
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    ND
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberSP 874
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberND
    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 SponsorSCHWARZ PHARMA
    B.1.3.4CountryItaly
    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 No
    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 namelacosamide
    D.3.2Product code SPM927
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.9.1CAS number 175481-37-5
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeSPM927
    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 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 No
    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 namelacosamide
    D.3.2Product code SPM 927
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.9.1CAS number 175481-37-5
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeSPM 927
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    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
    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
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboFilm-coated tablet
    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
    Painful distal diabetic neuropathy
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level HLGT
    E.1.2Classification code 10012653
    E.1.2Term Diabetic complications
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    The primary objective of the trial is to investigate the efficacy of 400mg/day of LCM compared with placebo in reducing pain in subjects with painful distal diabetic neuropathy. Two titration schemes will be used; the first is a standard titration scheme such that the target dose of 400mg/day is attained at Day 22, the second is a more rapid titration scheme and the target dose of 400mg/day is attained at Day 8. Each titration scheme will be compared with placebo.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Secondary objectives are to investigate the onset of action under treatment of LCM, the effect of LCM on subjects perception of pain, sleep, activity, and quality of life, and to further investigate the safety of LCM.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Subject is informed and given ample time and opportunity to think about her/his participation and has given her/his written informed consent. 2. Subject is willing and able to comply with all trial requirements. 3. Subject is male or female, 61619;18 years of age. 4. Subject has had symptoms of painful diabetic neuropathy for at least 6 months and has a diagnosis of diabetes mellitus Type I or Type II . Subjects who have had symptoms of painful diabetic neuropathy for longer than 5 years may only be enrolled after consultation with the Medical Monitor. 5. Subject has good to fair diabetic control glycosylated hemoglobin A1c HbA1c levels 12 , which is optimized best effort to achieve best control for at least 3 months prior to Visit 1. 6. Subject has at least moderate pain that is defined as an average pain intensity of 61619;4 on an 11-point Likert scale 0-10 during the 7 days prior to Visit 2, where at least 4 out of the 7 days have both the morning and evening scores recorded
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Subject has previously participated in this trial or subject has previously been assigned to treatment in a trial of the drug under investigation in this trial. 2. Subject has participated in another trial of an investigational drug or a medical device within the last 30 days or is currently participating in another trial of an investigational drug or medical device. 3. Subject has other conditions that cause chronic pain at least as severe as the diabetic neuropathy pain, unless subject can clearly distinguish the different types of pain. These cases should be discussed with the medical monitor. 4. Subject is expected to take within 7 days prior to randomization or during the trial AEDs, muscle relaxants, mexiletine, topical analgesics, opioids or unstable doses of tricyclic antidepressants TCAs , or any other approved therapy for treating painful diabetic neuropathy such as duloxetine . Paracetamol up to 2g/day is allowed as rescue medication during the entire trial. 5. Subject is receiving treatment with neurostimulating devices such as spinal cord stimulation SCS or peripheral nerve stimulation PNS . Treatment for pain with acupuncture, surgery, or blockade not allowed. 6. Subject has had an amputation related to diabetes, other than toe amputations. 7. Subject has major skin ulcers. 8. Subject has aspartate aminotransferase AST , alanine aminotransferase ALT , or total bilirubin levels 61619;2 times the upper limit of normal ULN or has alkaline phosphatase levels 61619;3 times the ULN at Visit 1. 9. Subject has impaired renal function, ie, creatinine clearance Ccr is lower than 50mL/min at Visit 1. Creatinine clearance will be estimated as follows Adult males Ccr 140-age x weight in kg/ 72 x serum creatinine in mg/dL Adult females Ccr 140-age x weight in kg/ 72 x serum creatinine in mg/dL x .85. 10. Subject has other laboratory values, which are outside the normal range at Visit 1 and judged by the investigator as clinically relevant. Exceptions are out-of-range values that are expected in this diabetic population eg, elevated glucose . 11. Subject has experienced myocardial infarction or clinically relevant cardiac dysfunction within the last 12 months, or has any cardiac disorder that, in the opinion of the investigator, would put the subject at risk of clinically relevant arrhythmia and/or myocardial infarction. 12. Subject has a QTc 61619;470ms at Visit 1, where QTc is based on a central cardiologist overread. 13. Subject has 2 61616; or 3 61616; atrioventricular block or sinus bradycardia heart rate 50 beats per minute bpm or sinus tachycardia heart rate 110bpm at Visit 1, based on a central cardiologist overread. 14. Subject has diastolic blood pressure 50mm Hg or 105mm Hg, measured in a sitting position after 3 minutes at rest. 15. Subject has known hypersensitivity to any components of the trial medication or rescue medication as stated in this protocol. 16. Subject is a pregnant or nursing female, or is of childbearing potential and does not practice adequate methods of contraception eg, implants, injectables, combined oral contraceptives, some IUDs, sexual abstinence, or vasectomized partner . Women who are surgically sterile uterus removed or both tubes tied or postmenopausal at least 2 years without periods are allowed to participate in this trial.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary efficacy variable is the within-subject change in average daily pain score from the Baseline week to the last 4 weeks of the Maintenance Phase using an 11-point Likert scale 0-10 .
    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 No
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence Information not present in EudraCT
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic Information not present in EudraCT
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Information not present in EudraCT
    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 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 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 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 years0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months11
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months11
    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 No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state24
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 765
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 765
    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 Decision2006-09-05
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2006-09-05
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
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