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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-000614-21
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:7168K01
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Prematurely Ended
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2006-09-20
    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 number2006-000614-21
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A multicentre, open-label study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 5-MTHF administration, added on to the individual established therapy, on plasma homocysteine levels in patients with congenital homocystinuria
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number7168K01
    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 SponsorZambon Group S.p.A
    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 Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Prefolic
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderZAMBON ITALIA s.r.l.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationItaly
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form 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.3.8INN - Proposed INN5-MTHF
    D.3.9.1CAS number 134-35-0
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameIUPAC name: 2-[4-[(2-amino-5-methyl-4-oxo-1,6,7,8-tetrahydropteridin-6-yl)methylam ino]benzoyl]amino
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number15
    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 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 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
    homocystinuria
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 8.1
    E.1.2Level pref
    E.1.2Classification code 10020365
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To investigate the efficacy and safety of a 3 month 5-MTHF treatment in terms of decreasing total plasma Hcy (tHcy) in homocystinuric patients, while co-administered with an individual established therapy as a folic acid substitute.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Change from baseline values of plasma tHcy after 2 weeks and 1 month of treatment
    Change of tHcy plasma values from screening (folic acid treatment) to baseline and after 3 months of treatment
    Change from baseline values of: urine homocystine, S-adenosylhomocysteine, S-adenosyl methionine, methionine, endothelial dysfunction factors as the tissue-type plasminogen activated antigen (t-PA) and Plasminogen activator inhibitor type-1 antigen (PAI-1) in plasmaafter 2 weeks, 1 and 3 months of treatment
    Change from baseline of the isoprostane 8-iso-PGF2a concentrations in urine as a marker of the enhanced peroxidation of arachidonic acid and platelet activation after 2 weeks, 1 and 3 months of treatment.
    Change from baseline of fibrinogen levels, partial prothrombine time (PTT), prothrombine time (PT) and coagulation factor V Leiden in plasma after 2 weeks, 1 month and 3 months of treatment.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. signed informed consent (patient or Legal responsible)
    2. >16 years of age
    3. classical (non-pyridoxine responsive) homocystinuria (CBS deficiency)
    4. stable clinical condition
    5. willing to complete all phases and all procedures of the study
    6. on B6, B12, betaine and folic acid treatment
    7. ability to comprehend the full nature and purpose of the study, including possible risks and side effects; ability to co-operate with the Investigator and to comply with the requirements of the entire study; signed written informed consent prior to inclusion in the study
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. patients taking multivitamin supplements, folic acid or creatine treatment at inclusion and throughout the duration of the study
    2. episodes of thrombosis and/or embolism one year before inclusion in the study
    3. history of drug and/or alcohol abuse during the 6 months before the beginning of the study
    4. patients with serious illness(es) or diseases (e.g., haematological, renal, hepatic, respiratory, endocrine, psychiatric) that may interfere with, or put patients at additional risk for their ability to receive the treatment outlined in the protocol
    5. donation or receipt of blood or blood products (within 2 months before baseline)
    6. pregnant or lactating female
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    To determine:
    Reduction from baseline of total Hcy (tHcy) in plasma after a 3 month treatment with 5-MTHF 15 mg. Baseline will be defined as the values obtained after the wash-out phase before 5-MTHF first intake.
    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) Yes
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    E.8.1.2Open Yes
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    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 No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA5
    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 No
    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 months9
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years1
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 Yes
    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) Yes
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    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 2006-09-20. 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 Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    some of the patients might be underage according to the local requirements, for example > 16 but < 18
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state14
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 22
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 22
    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 Decision2006-09-07
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2006-10-13
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusPrematurely Ended
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