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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-005513-35
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:809-00
    National Competent Authority:Italy - Italian Medicines Agency
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-05-22
    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 ConcernedItaly - Italian Medicines Agency
    A.2EudraCT number2006-005513-35
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Randomized, Double-Blind, Active-Controlled, Multicenter

    Study to Assess the LDL-C Lowering of Switching to a Combination

    tablet Ezetimibe/Simvastatin (10 mg/20 mg) Compared to

    Rosuvastatin 10 mg in Patients With Primary Hypercholesterolemia

    and High Cardiovascular Risk and Not Adequately Controlled

    With a Prior Statin Treatment (IN-CROSS)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    IN-CROSS
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number809-00
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberND
    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 SponsorMERCK SHARP DOHME
    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 INEGY
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMSD SP LIMITED
    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 INNSimvastatin and ezetimibe
    D.3.9.1CAS number 79902-63-9
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number10
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    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 PROVISACOR
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderASTRAZENECA SpA
    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 INNRosuvastatin
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number10
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    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
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    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
    hypercholesterolemia and high cardiovascular risk
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level SOC
    E.1.2Classification code 10007541
    E.1.2Term Cardiac disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    In patients with primary hypercholesterolemia and high cardiovascular risk treated with a

    statin and with LDL-Cholesterol blood level (LDL-C) >=100 mg/dL (2.5 mmol/L) and

    <=160 mg/dL (4.2 mmol/L) at baseline to assess the additional LDL-C percentage

    reduction by switching to ezetimibe/simvastatin (10 mg/20 mg) compared to rosuvastatin

    10 mg.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    In patients with primary hypercholesterolemia and high cardiovascular risk treated with a

    statin and with LDL-Cholesterol blood level (LDL-C) >=100 mg/dL (2.5 mmol/L) and

    <=160 mg/dL (4.2 mmol/L) at baseline:

    1. to determine the percentage of patients reaching LDL-C <100 mg/dL (2.5 mmol/L)

    with ezetimibe/simvastatin (10 mg/20 mg) compared to rosuvastatin 10 mg.

    2. to determine the percentage of patients reaching LDL-C <70 mg/dL (1.8 mmol/L)

    3. to determine the effect of ezetimibe/simvastatin (10 mg/20 mg) compared to

    rosuvastatin 10 mg on total cholesterol (TC), triglycerides (TG), high-density

    lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C), non-HDL-C, LDL-C/HDL-C ratio, TC/HDL-C

    ratio, Apo-B and C reactive protein (CRP).

    4. to evaluate the safety and tolerability of ezetimibe/simvastatin (10 mg/20 mg).

    with ezetimibe/simvastatin (10 mg/20 mg) compared to rosuvastatin 10 mg
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Visit 1

    a. Men or women >=18 and <80 years of age,currently taking one of the statins listed below, at one of the specified doses

    below, for at least 6 weeks prior to Visit 1 (Week -6)

    rosuvastatin 5 mg

    simvastatin 20, 40 mg

    atorvastatin 10, 20 mg

    pravastatin 40 mg

    fluvastatin 80 mg

    b. LDL-C level >=100 mg/dL (2.50 mmol/L) and <=190 mg/dL (4.9 mmol/L)

    c.Patient is willing to maintain an NCEP Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC)/ADA or

    similar cholesterol lowering diet for the duration of the study.

    d. Patient has one or more high cardiovascular risk profiles

    e. Patient has liver transaminases (ALT and AST) <=1.5 X ULN with no active liver

    disease at Visit 2.

    f. Patient has creatine kinase (CK) levels <=3 X ULN.

    Visit 2.

    a.LDL-C level >=100 mg/dL (2.5 mmol/L) and <=160 mg/dL (4.2 mmol/L)

    b.Patient has triglyceride (TG) concentrations <=350 mg/dL (3.96 mmol/L)
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    a. Patient has a hypersensitivity or intolerance to rosuvastatin, ezetimibe or simvastatin

    or any component of these medications.

    b.Female patient who is pregnant or lactating.

    c.Patient has:

    -congestive heart failure defined by NYHA (New York Heart Association)

    Class III or IV;

    - uncontrolled hypertension with systolic blood

    pressure >160 mm Hg or diastolic >100 mm Hg at Visit 1

    -impaired renal function (creatinine >=2.0 mg/dL)

    - endocrine or metabolic disease known to influence serum

    lipids or lipoproteins (i.e., secondary causes of hyperlipidemia, e.g., hypothyroidism,

    at Visit 1

    -disorders of the hematologic, digestive, or central nervous systems

    that would limit study

    evaluation or participation.

    d.HIV positive

    e. takes following medications: potent inhibitors of CYP3A4, other lipid-lowering drugs in the last 6 (eg niacin) or 8 (eg fibrates) precedint visit 1; corticosteroids.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    the percentage reduction from baseline in LDL-C at endpoint
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis Yes
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    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) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    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 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.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    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 months12
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years0
    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 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 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 2007-05-22. Yes
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Information not present in EudraCT
    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 state64
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 250
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 520
    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 Decision2007-04-17
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-02-27
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2008-03-11
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