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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-004665-33
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:VX06-950-106
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-02-05
    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 ConcernedGermany - BfArM
    A.2EudraCT number2006-004665-33
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Phase 2 Study of Telaprevir (VX-950) in Combination with Peginterferon Alfa-2a (Pegasys®), and Ribavirin (Copegus®) in Subjects with Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Who Have Not Achieved Sustained Viral Response with a Prior Course of Interferon Based Therapy
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberVX06-950-106
    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 SponsorVertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
    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 nameVX-950
    D.3.2Product code VX-950
    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 INNTelaprevir
    D.3.9.1CAS number 402957-28-2
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeVX-950
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameVRT-111950, LY570310, MP-424
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number375
    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 Pegasys®
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderRoche Registration Limited, UK
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 namePegasys®
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive namePEGINTERFERON ALFA 2A
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number180
    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 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 Copegus®
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderHoffmann-La Roche AG
    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 nameCopegus®
    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 INNRIBAVIRIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 36791045
    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 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 placeboTablet
    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
    Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10019744
    E.1.2Term Hepatitis C
    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 to control (Group A) (peginterferon alfa-2a [Peg IFN-a-2a] and ribavirin [RBV] for 48 weeks) the proportion of subjects who achieve sustained viral response (SVR, undetectable HCV RNA 24 weeks after completion of treatment) when given telaprevir in combination with: Peg IFN-a-2a and RBV for 24 weeks followed by 24 weeks of Peg IFN a-2a and RBV given alone (Group B); Peg IFN-a-2a for 24 weeks (Group C); Peg IFN-a-2a and RBV for 12 weeks followed by 12 weeks of Peg IFN-a-2a and RBV given alone (Group D).
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    - To compare the proportion of subjects with an end-of-treatment response (ETR) (undetectable HCV RNA at end of treatment) in Groups B, C, and D with the control (Group A).
    - To compare the proportion of subjects with a continued SVR (undetectable HCV RNA 48 weeks after the end of treatment) in Groups B, C, and D with the proportion of subjects with SVR in the control (Group A).
    - To assess the safety and tolerability of treatment with telaprevir and Peg-IFN with or without RBV.
    - To evaluate the nucleotide sequence of the NS3•4A region of HCV isolated from plasma samples during and after completion of study drug dosing.
    - To evaluate the pharmacokinetics of telaprevir, Peg-IFN-a-2a, and RBV.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    - Male and female subjects, 18 to 70 years of age, inclusive.
    - Genotype 1 (confirmed by standard testing), chronic hepatitis C. Chronic (non-acute) disease status must be confirmed by detectable plasma HCV RNA.
    - Liver biopsy within 3 years of the date of the Screening Visit. - Judged to be in good health on the basis of medical history and physical examination (including vital signs and ECG), with any chronic medical conditions under stable medical control.
    - Both Screening Visit 1 and Screening Visit 2 laboratory values must be within protocol specified laboratory reference ranges.
    - Did not achieve SVR with at least 1 adequate prior course of Peg-IFN in combination with RBV (Peg-IFN/RBV) as defined by the protocol. Subjects must have received the last dose of Peg-IFN or RBV at least 12 weeks before the screening visit for this study.
    - Must agree to use 2 methods of contraception that are highly effective, including one barrier method, during and for 24 weeks after the last dose of study drug (unless the subject is a woman of documented non-child-bearing potential). Female partners of male subjects must use the same precautions.
    - Female subjects of child-bearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test at all visits (screening and predose Day 1) before the first dose of study drugs.
    - Willing to refrain from the concomitant use of any medications, substances, or foods noted in Section 21.
    - Able to read and understand the Informed Consent Form (ICF) and willing to sign the ICF and abide by the study restrictions.
    - Agree not to participate in other clinical studies for the duration of his/her participation in this trial through antiviral follow-up.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - Any medical contraindications to Peg-IFN or RBV therapy.
    - Prior response to therapy and failure to achieve SVR which may have been due to treatment non-compliance, in the assessment of the investigator based upon subject’s medical history.
    - Participation in any clinical trial of a HCV protease inhibitor of any duration.
    - Participation in any clinical trial of an investigational drug within 90 days before drug administration or participation in more than 2 drug studies in the last 12 months (exclusive of the current study).
    - History of or current evidence of decompensated liver disease defined as a prior or current history of ascites, hepatic encephalopathy, bleeding esophageal or gastric varices.
    - Any other cause of significant liver disease in addition to hepatitis C; this may include but is not limited to, hepatitis B, drug or alcohol-related cirrhosis, autoimmune hepatitis, hemochromatosis, Wilson’s disease, nonalcoholic steatohepatitis, or primary biliary cirrhosis.
    - Diagnosed or suspected hepatocellular carcinoma.
    - Alcohol or drug abuse or excessive use (in the opinion of the investigator, as judged by medical history) in the last 12 months.
    - Women who are pregnant or breast-feeding. - Male partners of women who are pregnant or breast-feeding.
    - Hypersensitivity to tartrazine (yellow dye #5).
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Primary end point:
    - Undetectable HCV RNA 24 weeks after the completion of treatment

    Secondary end points:
    - Undetectable HCV RNA at end of treatment.
    - Undetectable HCV RNA 48 weeks after completion of treatment (Groups B, C, and D).
    - Adverse events and clinical laboratory assessments, including ALT and other liver function tests.
    - Genotypic and phenotypic analyses of the NS3•4A HCV region.
    - Pharmacokinetic assessments of telaprevir, Peg-IFN-a-2a, and RBV.
    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 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
    HCV sequencing, gene expression profiling, HLA and CYP gene sequencing, plasma proteomics
    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 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 Yes
    E.8.1.7.1Other trial design description
    All groups double-blinded to week 24. Group A unblinded after Week 24 if HCV RNA is detectable.
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Yes
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    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 concerned3
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA10
    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 Yes
    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
    End of trial will be last subject visit.
    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 months
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1.1In Utero Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Information not present in EudraCT
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Information not present in EudraCT
    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 state30
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 100
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 440
    F.5 Plans for treatment or care after the subject has ended the participation in the trial (if it is different from the expected normal treatment of that condition)
    There is a safety follow-up visit 14 days after last dose, & antiviral follow-up visits as provided in the protocol. Subjects enrolled in Group A whose viral response does not meet criteria detailed in Section 2 of the Protocol, will be eligible for enrollment in a rollover Study VX06-950-107, which is being submitted under a separate CTA (EudraCT# 2006-005123-42)
    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 Decision2007-03-29
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-04-04
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2009-04-17
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