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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-000252-41
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:PIPF-004
    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:2006-08-30
    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 number2006-000252-41
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 3, Three-Arm Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Pirferidone in patients with Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    ND
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberPIPF-004
    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 SponsorINTERMUNE
    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 Yes
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation numberEU/3/04/241
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product namePIR, S-7701
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule, hard
    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 5317-13-8
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number267
    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 placeboCapsule, hard
    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
    Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis IPF ICD X J84.1other interstitial pulmonary
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 6.1
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10037383
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    OBJECTIVES To assess the efficacy of treatment with pirfenidone 2403 mg/d compared with placebo in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis IPF To assess the safety of treatment with pirfenidone 1197 and 2403 mg/d compared with placebo in patients with IPF To characterize the pharmacokinetic disposition of pirfenidone in patients with IPF
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Clinical symptoms consistent with IPF of 3 months duration Diagnosis of IPF within 48 months of randomization Age 40 through 80 years, inclusive High-resolution computed tomographic HRCT scan showing a pattern of disease consistent with a confident definite radiographic diagnosis of usual interstitial pneumonia UIP /IPF. For patients with surgical lung biopsy showing definite or probable UIP, the HRCT criterion of probable IPF is sufficient. For patients aged 50 years open or video-assisted thoracoscopic VATS lung biopsy showing definite or probable UIP within 48 months of randomization. In addition, there are no features supporting an alternative diagnosis on transbronchial biopsy or bronchoalveolar lavage BAL if performed. For patients aged 50 years At least one of the following diagnostic findings, as well as the absence of any features on specimens resulting from any of these procedures that support an alternative diagnosis, within 48 months of randomization Open or VATS lung biopsy showing definite or probable UIP Transbronchial biopsy showing no features to support an alternative diagnosis BAL showing no features to support an alternative diagnosis
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Not a suitable candidate for enrollment or unlikely to comply with the requirements of this study, in the opinion of the investigator Premature withdrawal from a randomized IPF clinical trial in the previous 2 years for any reason other than Sponsor decision or current participation in a clinical drug trial Forced expiratory volume in the first second FEV1 /FVC ratio 0.7 after administration of bronchodilator Bronchodilator Response defined by an absolute increase in FEV1 or FVC of 8805;12 predicted or 200 mL after bronchodilator use The change in FVC between the Screen Visit and Day 1 Baseline cannot vary by more than 10 absolute difference and the Bronchodilator Response, Baseline FVC and FEV1/FVC ratio must all continue to meet the inclusion and exclusion criteria Residual volume RV 120 of predicted before administration of bronchodilator History of clinically significant environmental exposure known to cause pulmonary fibrosis including but not limited to drugs, asbestos, beryllium, radiation, domestic birds Known explanation for interstitial lung disease, including but not limited to radiation, sarcoidosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia, human immunodeficiency virus HIV , viral hepatitis and cancer Diagnosis of any connective tissue disease, including but not limited to scleroderma, systemic lupus erythematosus, and rheumatoid arthritis Clinical evidence of active infection, including but not limited to bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, urinary tract infection, or cellulitis On a lung transplantation waiting list at time of randomization Unable to undergo pulmonary function testing
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Primary Efficacy Outcome Variable The primary outcome variable is the absolute change in percent predicted FVC from Baseline to Week 60.
    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 Yes
    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 No
    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 years2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months10
    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 months10
    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 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 2006-08-30. 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 state50
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 150
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 325
    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 Decision2006-09-27
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2006-07-24
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2008-11-10
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