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    EudraCT Number:2006-003709-15
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:20050219
    National Competent Authority:Sweden - MPA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2006-10-27
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedSweden - MPA
    A.2EudraCT number2006-003709-15
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled Study of Two Different Schedules of Palifermin (Pre- and Post Chemotherapy and Pre-Chemotherapy only) for Reduction in Severity of Oral Mucositis in Subjects with Multiple Myeloma (MM) Receiving High Dose Melphalan followed by Autologous Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation (PBSCT)
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number20050219
    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 SponsorBiovitrum AB (publ)
    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.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. name Kepivance
    D. of the Marketing Authorisation holderAmgen Europe B.V.
    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 namepalifermin
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Intravenous infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous bolus use (Noncurrent)
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNPalifermin
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg/kg microgram(s)/kilogram
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number60
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D. cell therapy medicinal product No
    D. therapy medical product No
    D. Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D. ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D. 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 placeboIntravenous infusion
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboIntravenous bolus use (Noncurrent)
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Oral Mucositis Induced by High Dose Chemotherapy

    Cataract development associated with palifermin administration
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 8.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10028130
    E.1.2Term Mucositis oral
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10007739
    E.1.2Term Cataract
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To compare the efficacy of palifermin relative to placebo when given either pre- and post-high dose chemotherapy or pre- high dose chemotherapy only with regard to the severity of oral mucositis (WHO grades 0/ 1, 2, 3 or 4)
    Primary Cataract Evaluation Objectives:
    To assess cataract development or progression at month 12 based on an increase of ≥ 0.3 in the Lens Opacities Classification System III (LOCS III) score for either posterior subcapsular cataract (P), cortical cataract (C), or nuclear opalescence (NO) (Chylack LT et al 1993).
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To assess the effect of palifermin on the incidence and duration of ulcerative oral mucositis (WHO grades 2, 3 and 4) and of severe mucositis (WHO grades 3 and 4)
    To evaluate the impact of palifermin on patient-reported mouth and throat soreness (MTS)
    Cataract Eval Objectives - To assess:
    -effect of palifermin on the change of posterior subcapsular cataract (P) using the Lens Opacities Classification System III (LOCS III) score.
    -effect of palifermin on the change of cortical cataract (C) using the Lens Opacities Classification System III (LOCS III) score.
    -effect of palifermin on the change of nuclear opalescence (NO) using the Lens opacities Classification System III (LOCS III) score.
    -effect of palifermin on the incidence of decreased best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) from the baseline BCVA on the ETDRS (“Early Treatment Diabetic Retinopathy Study”) chart, (Ferris III FL et al 1982, Ferris III FL et al 1993, Ferris III FL et al, 1996, Ferris III FL, Sperduto RD 1982).
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Multiple myeloma (MM) subjects scheduled to receive high-dose Melphalan (200 mg/m2 if creatinine clearance ≥ 30 mL/min or 140 mg/m2 if creatinine clearance < 30 mL/min), in a one day schedule (day -2) followed by autologous PBSCT (day 0)
    • Age ≥ 18 years and ≤ 70 years
    • BMI ≤ 35
    • ECOG performance status ≤ 2, or an ECOG status of 3 if the reason for a status of 3 is due exclusively due to MM (e.g. pathological fracture)
    • Adequate pulmonary function as measured by a corrected carbon monoxide (CO) diffusing capacity (DLCO) ≥ 50% of predicted
    • Minimum of 2.0 x 106 CD34+ cells/kg collected for autologous transplantation
    • Adequate hematological function (ANC ≥ 1.5 x 109/L and platelet count ≥ 100 x 109/L)
    • Total bilirubin ≤ 2 mg/dL
    • Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and/or alanine aminotransferase (ALT) ≤ 4.0 x IULN
    • Negative serum or urine pregnancy test for women of child bearing potential within 14 days prior to enrolment
    • Each subject must give informed consent directly or through a legally acceptable representative before participating in any study specific procedure, or receiving any study medication

    Cataract specific:
    All subjects eligible for 20050219 will also be assessed for their eligibility for cataract
    assessment procedures. If a subject is not eligible for cataract assessment procedures, or the site has a waiver from Amgen regarding cataract assessments, the subject may still be eligible for inclusion in the study but will be exempt from the cataract assessments.
    • Subjects at minimum with a baseline best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) of 20/40, (6/12 or 0.5 on the decimal scale) or better using the ETDRS chart in one eye
    • Subject at minimum with one eye with a natural, intact lens
    • Subject who has a LOCS III score at baseline of P < 1.0, C < 2.0 and NO < 2.0
    (in at least one eye)
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • History of or concurrent malignancy other than MM, with the exception of curatively treated basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin, in situ cervical carcinoma, or other surgically cured malignancy, without evidence of disease for > 3 years
    • Prior treatment with palifermin, or other fibroblast or keratinocyte growth factors
    (eg, KGF-2)
    • Prior autologous or allogeneic transplants
    • Currently active infection of oral mucositis
    • Oral abnormalities defined as baseline oral assessment of WHO grade > 0
    • Receiving dialysis
    • Twenty-eight days or less between receiving any other investigational drug or device and randomization into this study
    • Subject of child-bearing potential is evidently pregnant (eg, positive HCG test) or is breast feeding
    • Subject has not agreed to using adequate contraceptive precautions
    • Known to be sero-positive for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBSAg+), or hepatitis C virus (HCV)
    • Subject has known sensitivity to any of the products to be administered during dosing, including E coli-derived products
    • Subject has previously been treated on this study
    • Unwilling or unable to complete the patient-reported outcome questionnaires
    • Subject has any kind of disorder that compromises the ability of the subject to give written informed consent and/or to comply with study procedures

    Cataract specific:
    • History of cataract surgery in both eyes
    • Incapable of being responsive to midriatic agents (minimum of approximately a 6
    mm pupil required)
    • History of other ocular disease leading to visual loss (e.g., macular degeneration,
    glaucoma, corneal disease) that would make assessment of visual status difficult
    • Subject is scheduled to undergo cataract surgery
    • Subject with any disease, that in the opinion of the ophthalmologist, could
    adversely effect the subject’s vision during the course of the study
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Maximum severity of oral mucositis (WHO grades 0/1, 2, 3 or 4)

    Cataract specific endpoints:
    Incidence of cataract development or progression at month 12, based on an
    increase from baseline of ≥ 0.3 in the LOCS III score for any of posterior
    subcapsular cataract (P), cortical cataract (C), or nuclear opalescence (NO).
    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 No
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Health Economics
    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. 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.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA45
    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
    Subjects will undergo an evaluation for the end of study visit at least 30 days after the last administration of investigational product (Day + 32)
    All subjects will be followed for disease progression, second primary tumors, additional malignancies and survival until death or for a maximum of 10 years.

    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years10
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months40
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years10
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months40
    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 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 2006-10-27. 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 No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state8
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 275
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 275
    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 Decision2006-12-12
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-01-08
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2009-02-27
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