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    EudraCT Number:2007-000535-26
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:P05133
    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:2007-08-06
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedItaly - Italian Medicines Agency
    A.2EudraCT number2007-000535-26
    A.3Full title of the trial
    SwiTching from etAnercept to iNfliximab in the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis; a multi-center, open label trial evaluating the efficacy, tOlerance and safety (TANGO)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberP05133
    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 SponsorSCHERING-PLOUGH
    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 REMICADE
    D. of the Marketing Authorisation holderSCHERING PLOUGH 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 Concentrate for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNInfliximab
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    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 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
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Patients with moderate to severe psoriasi.
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10037153
    E.1.2Term Psoriasis
    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 assess the efficacy of infliximab therapy (5 mg/kg by body weight), evaluated through PASI 75 (defined as the proportion of subjects achieving a >75% improvement) at week 10.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Secondary Objectives: To assess the efficacy of infliximab through the following parameters: PASI (Psoriasis Area and Severity Index) 50, 75,90 and 100 BSA (Body Surface Area Affected) SAPASI (Self-Administered PASI) VAS (visual analog scale) to assess itch intensity To assess the QOL (quality of life) through SKINDEX29 and DLQI. To evaluate the tolerance and safety of infliximab.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    The subject must meet ALL of the criteria listed below for entry: 1. Subjects must be >=18 to <=75 years of age at Screening, of either sex, and of any race. 2. Subjects must have had a diagnosis of moderate to severe psoriasis at least 6 months prior to Screening (subjects with concurrent psoriatic arthritis may be enrolled). 3. Subjects resistant or patient who must have failed 24 weeks of treatment with etanercept. (Definition of resistant patient: patient who has not modified or presents an increase in his PASI score or BSA affected after 12 weeks of etanercept treatment. Definition of patient failure: patient who has not reached PASI75 or presents BSA >=10 at Screening visit (V1) after 24 weeks of etanercept treatment. 4. Subjects who have not reached PASI 75 at Screening visit (V1) after 24 weeks of etanercept treatment or resistant ab initio to etanercept. 5. Subjects must agree to avoid prolonged sun exposure and avoid use of tanning booths or other ultraviolet light sources during the study. 6. Subjects are considered eligible according to the following tuberculosis (TB) screening criteria: a. Have no history of latent or active TB prior to screening; b. Have no signs or symptoms suggestive of active TB upon medical history and/or physical examination; c. Have had no recent close contact with a person with active TB or, if there has been such contact, will be referred to a physician specializing in TB to undergo additional evaluation and, if warranted, receive appropriate treatment for latent TB prior to or simultaneously with the first administration of study medication; d. Within 1 month prior to the first administration of study medication, either have negative diagnostic TB test results (defined as 2 negative tuberculin skin tests) OR have a newly identified positive diagnostic TB test result (defined as at least 1 positive tuberculin skin tests) during screening in which active TB has been ruled out and for which appropriate treatment for latent TB has been initiated either prior to or simultaneously with the first administration of study medication; 8. Subjects must have had a chest x-ray (posterior-anterior and lateral) within 3 months prior to Screening with no evidence of malignancy, infection, fibrosis, or current or old active TB. 9. Subjects’ Screening clinical laboratory tests (CBC, blood chemistry, and urine analysis) must be within the following parameters: a. Hemoglobin >=10 g/dL b. White blood cells >=3.5 x 109/L c. Neutrophils >=1.5 x 109/L d. Platelets >=100 x 109/L e. Serum creatinine <1.5 mg/dL f. Aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, alkaline phosphatase, and gamma-glutamyltransferase <=1.5 x upper limit of normal g. Total bilirubin <=1.5 x upper limit of normal 9. Subjects must be free of any clinically significant disease (other than psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis) that would interfere with the study evaluations. 10. Subjects must be willing to give written informed consent and be able to adhere to dose and visit schedules. 11. Women of childbearing potential and all men must be using adequate birth control measures (eg, abstinence, oral contraceptives, intrauterine device, barrier method with spermicide, or surgical sterilization) and must continue using such measures until 6 months after receiving the last dose of study medication. 12. Female subjects of childbearing potential must have a negative serum pregnancy test (beta-hCG) at Screening and a negative urine pregnancy test at Baseline.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    The subject will be excluded from entry if ANY of the criteria listed below are met: 1. Subjects who achieve PASI75 after 24 weeks of etanercept treatment. Subjects who have BSA < 10 after 24 weeks of etanercept treatment. 2. Subjects who have current drug-induced psoriasis (eg, a new onset of psoriasis or an exacerbation of psoriasis from beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, or lithium). 3. Female subjects who are pregnant, nursing, and both men and women who are planning pregnancy during the study period or during the 6 months after receiving the last dose of study medication. 4. Subjects previously treated with infliximab. 5. Subjects who are currently taking or have taken the following drugs within the specified time frame prior to Baseline (see Section 6.2): a. any live virus or bacterial vaccinations received within 3 months. b. any systemic medications/treatments that could affect psoriasis or PASI evaluations within 4 weeks. c. any systemic immunosuppressants within 4 weeks. d. lithium within 4 weeks.Any topical medications/treatments that could affect psoriasis or PASI evaluations within 2 weeks. The only allowed topical treatments for psoriasis are shampoos (containing salicylic acid only) and topical moisturizers. Subjects should not use these topical agents during the morning prior to a study visit. Non-medicated shampoos may be used on the morning of a visit. 6. Subjects who have a concomitant diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF), including medically-controlled asymptomatic subjects. 7. Subjects who have a history of chronic or recurrent infectious disease, including but not limited to, chronic renal infection, chronic chest infection (eg, bronchiectasis), recurrent urinary tract infection (recurrent pyelonephritis or chronic nonremitting cystitis), or open, draining, or infected skin wounds or ulcers. 8. Subjects who have had or have a serious infection (eg, hepatitis, pneumonia or pyelonephritis), or have been hospitalized or received intravenous (IV) antibiotics for an infection during the 2 months prior to Screening. 9. Subjects who have or have had an opportunistic infection (eg, cytomegalovirus, Pneumocystis carinii, aspergillosis, histoplasmosis, or mycobacteria other than TB) within 6 months prior to Screening. 10. Subjects who have or have had a Herpes zoster infection within 2 months prior to Screening. 11. Subjects who are known to be infected with human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C. 12. Subjects who have a history of any clinically significant AEs (including allergic reactions) to murine or chimeric proteins or human/murine recombinant products. 13. Subjects who have current signs or symptoms of severe, progressive, or uncontrolled renal, hepatic, hematological, gastrointestinal, endocrine, pulmonary, cardiac, neurologic, cerebral, or psychiatric disease. 14. Subjects who have a history of demyelinating disease or symptoms suggestive of multiple sclerosis or optic neuritis. 15. Subjects who have current signs and symptoms or history of systemic lupus erythematosus. 16. Subjects who have a transplanted organ (with the exception of a corneal transplant >3 months prior to Screening). 17. Subjects who have a known history of lymphoproliferative disease, including lymphoma, or signs and symptoms suggestive of possible lymphoproliferative disease, such as lymphadenopathy of unusual size or location. 18. Subjects who have any known malignancy or have a history of malignancy within the previous 5 years (with the exception of basal cell carcinoma of the skin that has been treated with no evidence of recurrence). 19. Subjects who are unable or unwilling to undergo multiple venipunctures because of poor tolerability or lack of easy access to veins. 20. Subjects who are known to have had a substance abuse (drug or alcohol) problem within the previous 3 years.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary efficacy endpoint for this study is the PASI 75 response rate at Week 10 (proportion of subjects achieving a &#8805;75% improvement in PASI from Baseline to Week 10).
    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 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. 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 No
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    E.8.1.5Parallel group No
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other Yes
    E. trial design description
    Studio in aperto
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.2Placebo Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.3Other Information not present in EudraCT
    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 No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    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 years1
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months5
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months0
    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 2007-08-06. 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 state80
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 100
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 100
    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 Decision2007-06-04
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-04-16
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2010-10-22
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