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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2006-006796-21
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:D5892C00015
    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:2007-08-13
    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 number2006-006796-21
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A 12-week, double-blind, randomised, parallel group, multi-centre, study to evaluate efficacy and safety of budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort® Turbuhaler®) 320/9 µg one inhalation twice daily on top of tiotropium (Spiriva®) 18 µg one inhalation once daily compared with tiotropium 18 µg one inhalation once daily, in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    CLIMB
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberD5892C00015
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberN/A
    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 SponsorAstraZeneca AB
    B.1.3.4CountrySweden
    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 Symbicort Turbuhaler 320/9 microgram/inhalation
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstraZeneca AB
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationSweden
    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 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 51333223
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number320
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNFORMOTEROL FUMARATE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 43229807
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number9
    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 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 Spiriva 18 Mikrogramm Kapsel mit Inhalationspulver
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderBoehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder, hard capsule
    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 INNTIOTROPIUM BROMIDE MONOHYDRATE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 139404481
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number22.5
    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 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
    Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10010952
    E.1.2Term COPD
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy on lung function of
    tiotropium bromide (Spiriva®, Boehringer Ingelheim) 18 μg one inhalation once daily + budesonide/formoterol (Symbicort®) Turbuhaler® 320/9 μg one inhalation twice daily compared to Spiriva 18 μg one inhalation once daily alone.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The secondary objective of the study is to evaluate safety by assessing the nature, incidence and severity of adverse events (AEs) and vital signs within the treatment groups.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Provision of informed consent prior to conducting any study-related procedure
    2. Outpatient, man or woman ≥40 years
    3. A clinical diagnosis of COPD, and symptoms for more than 2 years
    4. A current or previous smoker with a smoking history equivalent to 10 or more
    pack years (1 pack year =20 cigarettes smoked per day for one year)
    5. A history of at least one COPD exacerbation, requiring a course of oral steroids
    and/or antibiotics within 1 to 12 months before Visit 2
    6. FEV1 ≤50% of predicted normal value, pre-bronchodilator
    7. FEV1/VC <70%, pre-bronchodilator
    8. Able to read and write and use the electronic devices (eDiary and ePEF)
    To be randomised to the treatment period, the following criteria must be fulfilled at Visit 3:
    9. Total COPD symptom score ≥2 per day for at least 7 days of the run-in period (by
    totalling the breathing, cough, and chest tightness scores from the diary) or during
    at least half of the run-in period if longer than 14 days
    10. Complete morning recordings of PEF and GCSQ data at least 7 out of the last
    11. days of the run-in period
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Worsening of COPD during run-in or within 4 weeks prior to Visit 2, requiring
    hospitalisation, a course of oral and/or inhaled steroids and/or antibiotics
    2. Use of inhaled glucocorticosteroids within 2 weeks prior to Visit 2 and during run-in.
    3. Use of oral/parenteral glucocorticosteroids within 4 weeks prior to Visit 2 and during run-in.
    4. Any clinically relevant abnormal findings in physical examination and vital signs,
    which in the opinion of the Investigator, may put the patient at risk because of
    his/her participation in the study
    5. A history of asthma
    6. A history of seasonal allergic rhinitis before 40 years of age
    7. Significant or unstable ischemic heart disease, arrhythmia, cardiomyopathy, heart
    failure, renal failure, uncontrolled hypertension as defined by the Investigator, or
    any other relevant cardiovascular disorder as judged by the Investigator
    8. Regular oxygen therapy
    9. Any current respiratory tract disorder other than COPD, which is considered by
    the Investigator to be clinically significant
    10. Any significant disease or disorder which, in the opinion of the Investigator, may
    either put the patient at risk because of participation in the study, or may influence
    the results of the study, or the patient’s ability to participate in the study
    11. Patients with clinically significant narrow-angle glaucoma, significant prostatic
    hyperplasia or bladder-neck obstruction in whom treatment with tiotropium may
    be related to worsening of signs and symptoms related to these conditions, as
    judged by the Investigator
    12. Patients taking non-cardioselective β-blocking agents
    13. Pregnancy, breast-feeding or planned pregnancy during the study. Fertile women not using acceptable contraceptive measures. Acceptable contraceptive methods are methods of birth control which result in a low failure rate (i.e. less than 1 % per year) when used constantly and
    14. Known or suspected hypersensitivity to study therapy or excipients of the study
    drugs, including atropine or its derivatives, and ipratropium and any component of
    this product, as judged by the Investigator
    15. Scheduled in-patient hospitalization during the course of the study
    16. Patients who have participated in a clinical study evaluating an investigational
    drug in the last 4 weeks prior to enrolment, or during this study, or who have been previously allocated
    a randomisation code in this study
    17. Patients with a history of chronic alcohol or drug abuse or any condition associated with poor compliance
    18. Patients participating in or scheduled for an intensive COPD rehabilitation program
    19. Planned donation of blood during the study
    20. Involvement in the planning and conduct of the study (applies to both AstraZeneca staff or staff at the study site)
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary outcome variable will be pre-dose Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second
    (FEV1) assessed by spirometry at clinic visits.
    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 Yes
    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) 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) 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 No
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned10
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA60
    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
    The end of the study is defined as date of database lock, which is the time point after which no patient will be exposed to study related activities.
    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 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 state70
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 485
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 620
    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 Decision2007-04-15
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-05-03
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2008-07-15
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