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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-002489-20
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:DM/PR/033011/005/05
    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:2006-09-12
    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 number2006-002489-20
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A 48-WEEK, DOUBLE BLIND, DOUBLE DUMMY, RANDOMISED, MULTINATIONAL, MULTICENTRE, 3-ARM PARALLEL GROUP CLINICAL STUDY OF “FIXED COMBINATION” BECLOMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE PLUS FORMOTEROL FUMARATE ADMINISTERED VIA pMDI WITH HFA-134a PROPELLANT (CHF 1535) VERSUS “FIXED COMBINATION” BUDESONIDE PLUS FORMOTEROL DPI (SYMBICORT® TURBOHALER®, ASTRAZENECA) VERSUS FORMOTEROL DPI (OXIS® TURBOHALER®, ASTRAZENECA) IN PATIENTS WITH STABLE SEVERE CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE (COPD)
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberDM/PR/033011/005/05
    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 SponsorChiesi Farmaceutici 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 FOSTER
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderChiesi Farmaceutici Spa
    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 nameCHF 1535 HFA pMDI
    D.3.2Product code CHF 1535 HFA
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Pressurised inhalation, solution
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNBeclomethasone dipropionate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 5534-09-8
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameBDP
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNFormoterol fumarate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 43229-80-7
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameFF
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number6
    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.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 Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name SYMBICORT TURBOHALER
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstraZeneca S.p.A.
    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 nameSYMBICORT TURBOHALER
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNBudesonide
    D.3.9.1CAS number 51333-22-3
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number200
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNFormoterol
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number6
    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.IMP: 3
    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 Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Oxis Turbohaler
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstraZeneca
    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 nameOxis Turbohaler
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNFormoterol
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number12
    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
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboPressurised inhalation, solution
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboInhalation use
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboInhalation powder
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboInhalation use
    D.8 Placebo: 3
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboInhalation powder
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboInhalation use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 8.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10009033
    E.1.2Term Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To demonstrate that CHF 1535 twice daily is superior to Formoterol alone twice daily in terms of number of COPD exacerbations during 48 weeks of treatment and non-inferior to Budesonide plus Formoterol twice daily in terms of pulmonary function (change in pre-dose morning FEV1 from baseline to 48 weeks) in patients with stable severe COPD.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To assess the efficacy of the test treatment in terms of health related quality of life (HRQL), COPD symptoms, other pulmonary function parameters (FVC, PEF, FEF25-75%), use of “rescue” medication, number of moderate and severe COPD exacerbations, time to first moderate and severe COPD exacerbation, dyspnoea index, BODE index, and to evaluate the safety profile through adverse events (AEs) and adverse drug reactions (ADRs) reporting, electrocardiography, blood chemistry (serum potassium, serum cortisol and plasma glucose levels), vital signs.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Written informed consent obtained
    2. Male and female outpatients, aged ≥ 40 years
    3. Patients with a clinical diagnosis of COPD (according to GOLD guidelines)
    4. FEV1 ≥ 30% and < 50% of the predicted normal values post-bronchodilator (and at least 0.7 L absolute value)
    5. FEV1/FVC ratio ≤ 70%
    6. COPD symptoms for at least 2 years
    7. At least 1 exacerbation requiring medical intervention (oral corticosteroid and/or antibiotic treatment and/or need for a visit to an emergency department and/or hospitalization) within 2-12 months before the screening visit
    8. Current or previous smoker (in both cases with a cumulative exposure to cigarette smoke of more than 20 pack-years)
    9. A cooperative attitude and ability to be trained to use correctly the pMDI and the DPI inhalers.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Female subjects: pregnant, lactating mother or lack of efficient contraception in a subject with child-bearing potential (i.e. contraceptive methods other than oral contraceptives, IUD, tubal ligature)
    2. Current or past diagnosis of asthma
    3. History of allergic rhinitis or other atopic disease (e.g. eczema)
    4. Onset of obstructive symptoms early in life (for example childhood)
    5. Variability of symptoms from day to day and frequent symptoms at night and early morning (suggestive of asthma)
    6. Positive FEV1 reversibility test: ∆FEV1 30 minutes following inhalation of 200 µg of salbutamol pMDI more than 12% of predicted normal value [FEV1 change (L)/FEV1 predicted normal value (L) x 100]
    7. A total blood eosinophil count higher than 500/µL
    8. Clinically significant or unstable concurrent disease: e.g. uncontrolled hyperthyroidism, uncontrolled diabetes mellitus or other endocrine disease; significant hepatic impairment; significant renal impairment; significant pulmonary disease (e.g. tuberculosis, lung cancer or other); cardiovascular disease (e.g. coronary artery disease, uncontrolled hypertension); gastrointestinal disease (e.g. active peptic ulcer); neurological disease; haematological disease; autoimmune disorders, or other
    9. Evidence of heart failure (NYHA class III-IV)
    10. Clinically significant laboratory abnormalities indicating a significant or unstable concomitant disease.
    11. Patients with serum potassium levels ≤ 3.5 mEq/L (or 3.5 mmol/L)
    12. Patient with narrow-angle glaucoma
    13. QTc interval (Bazett’s formula) higher than 450 msec at screening visit (Visit 1)
    14. Lower respiratory tract infection within two months before screening visit (Visit 1) and during the run-in period of the study
    15. Hospitalisation or emergency room treatment for an acute COPD exacerbation in the two months before screening visit (Visit 1) and during the run-in period of the study
    16. Long term oxygen therapy
    17. Patients treated with oral or injectable corticosteroids and antibiotics for a COPD exacerbation and/or a lower respiratory tract infection in the two months preceding the screening visit (Visit 1) and during the run-in period of the study
    18. Patients treated with depot corticosteroids in the two months preceding the screening visit (Visit 1) and during the run-in period of the study
    19. Changes in dose, schedule, formulation or product of a nasal corticosteroid or an oral modified-release theophylline within two months of screening visit (Visit 1) and during the run-in period of the study
    20. Patients treated with long-acting antihistamines (e.g. astemizole, terfenadine) in the two months preceding the screening visit (Visit 1) and during the 52-week study period.
    21. Patients treated with beta-blockers in the week preceding the screening visit (Visit 1) and during the 52-week study period
    22. Patients with allergy, sensitivity or intolerance to sympathomimetic drugs or corticosteroids or to any of the excipients contained in the study drugs
    23. Patients who have evidence of alcohol or drug abuse, not compliant with the study protocol or not compliant with the study treatments
    24. Participation in another clinical trial with an investigational drug in the four weeks preceding the screening visit (Visit 1)
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    · Number of COPD exacerbation
    · Change in pre-dose morning FEV1 from baseline to 48 weeks.
    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 No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic No
    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 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) Yes
    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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned6
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA59
    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 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 years1
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days0
    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 No
    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 state54
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 549
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 825
    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 Decision2006-08-29
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-03-07
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2008-08-07
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