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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-004291-12
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:101.1.C.004
    National Competent Authority:France - ANSM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-03-27
    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 ConcernedFrance - ANSM
    A.2EudraCT number2006-004291-12
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A MULTI-NATIONAL, MULTI-CENTER, DOUBLE-BLIND, RANDOMIZED,
    PARALLEL GROUP STUDY TO COMPARE THE SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF
    200 mg PAR-101 TAKEN q12h WITH 125 mg VANCOMYCIN TAKEN q6h FOR
    TEN DAYS IN SUBJECTS WITH CLOSTRIDIUM DIFFICILE-ASSOCIATED
    DIARRHEA
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number101.1.C.004
    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 SponsorPar Pharmaceutical, Inc.
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited States
    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
    B.Sponsor: 2
    B.1.1Name of SponsorOptimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited States
    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 namePAR-101/OPT-80
    D.3.2Product code PAR-101/OPT-80
    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 873857-62-6
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codePAR-101/OPT-80
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive namediffimicin
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number200
    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.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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeAntibiotic
    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 Vancocin
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderViroPharma (US)
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited States
    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 nameVancomycin
    D.3.2Product code Vancomycin
    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.3.8INN - Proposed INNVANCOMYCIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 1404906
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number125
    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.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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeAntibiotic
    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
    Clostridium difficile associated diarrhoea (CDAD)
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 8.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10012748
    E.1.2Term <Manually entered code. Term in E.1.1>
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Demonstrate that the cure rate of CDAD following treatment with PAR-101/OPT-80 is no worse than that following treatment with vancomycin.

    Evaluate the safety and tolerability of PAR-101/OPT-80 in subjects with CDAD.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Demonstrate that the rate of recurrence of CDAD following treatment with PAR-101/OPT-80 is no worse than that following treatment with vancomycin.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1.Male or female in/outpatients 16 years of age or older who have CDAD as defined by
    -Diarrhoea:is defined as a change in bowel habits, with >3 unformed bowel movements in the 24 hours prior to randomisation, and
    -Presence of either toxin A or B of C. difficile in the stool.

    2.Female subjects of childbearing potential must be using an adequate and reliable method of contraception (eg. barrier with additional spermicide foam or jelly, intrauterine device, hormonal contraception). Females who are postmenopausal must have been postmenopausal at least 1 year. Subjects (both male and female) must agree to avoid conception during treatment and for four weeks following the end of study treatment.

    3. All subjects will be required to sign an Informed Consent Form.

    4. Opiates will be permitted as long as the subject is on a stable dose at the time of
    randomization and is expected to maintain this dose during the treatment period.

    • PRN opiate is permitted as long as the total daily dose is not changed during the
    treatment period.

    5. Subjects who have failed at least a full 3-day course of metronidazole but continue to meet the definition of diarrhea without any significant clinical improvement and remain toxin positive may be enrolled in the study.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Life threatening or fulminant CDAD (WBC>30x109/L; temperature >40C; or evidence of hypotension [systolic blood pressure less than 90 mm Hg], and septic shock, peritoneal signs or significant dehydration.)

    2. Toxic megacolon.

    3. Previous exposure to PAR-101/OPT-80.

    4. Females who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

    5.Likelihood of death within 72 hours from any cause.

    6. Concurrent use of: oral vancomycin, metronidazole, oral bacitracin, fusidic acid, rifaximin, nitazoxanide, or related drugs. If the Investigator feels the clinical imperative to begin treatment before knowing the laboratory result for stool toxin, up to 4 doses but no more than 24 hours of treatment with metronidazole and/or vancomycin will be allowed. While such pretreated subjects may be enrolled (ie. no more than 24 hours of previous therapy), it is preferred that subjects be enrolled who have not received prior CDAD treatment on this admission. The Investigators are encoursaged to identify eligible subjects whenever possible before other therapy is given and to "sensitise" their institution to this study so that subjects may be entered without prior therapy whenever possible.

    7. The anticipated need to continue other antibacterials for a period exceeding seven days from study start.

    8. Subjects who in the opinion of the investigator require other drugs to control diarrhea (e.g., loperamide) or which could affect peristalsis.

    9. Unable or unwilling to compy with study protocol, including ingesting capsules, having blood drawn, and providing stool samples as scheduled.

    10. Participation in other clinical research studies utilising an investigational agent within one month prior to screening or within five half lives of the investigational agent, whichever is longer.

    11. History of ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.

    12. Multiple occurrences (defined as more than one prior occurence) of CDAD within the past three months. Subjects presenting with the first recurrence within the three months may be enrolled.

    13. Subjects the Investigator feels are inappropriate for the trial will not be included, eg. subjects with known hypersensitivity to vancomycin.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Primary cure rates (primary response) in the microbiologically evaluable and Modified-Intent-to-Treat (mTT) populations.
    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 Yes
    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 EEA35
    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
    Last post-dose visit (days 36-40) of the last subject.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months12
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months12
    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) 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 Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    adolescents between 16 and 18 years
    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.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 664
    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 Decision2007-06-19
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-05-10
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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