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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2007-000790-36
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:A6281282
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Prematurely Ended
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-12-12
    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 number2007-000790-36
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Prospective, randomized, double blind placebo-controlled trial on the efficacy of growth hormone replacement therapy in adult patients with isolated growth hormone deficiency (PRO ISO-GHD Study)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    PRO ISO-GHD Study
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberA6281282
    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 SponsorPfizer Pharma GmbH
    B.1.3.4CountryGermany
    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 Genotropin 5 mg/ml
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderPharmacia GmbH
    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 Powder and solvent for 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.3.8INN - Proposed INNSomatropin
    D.3.9.1CAS number 12629-01-5
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number5
    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 typeRecombinant DNA-derived human growth hormone
    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 Genotropin 5 mg/ml
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderPharmacia GmbH
    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 Powder and solvent for 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.3.8INN - Proposed INNSomatropin
    D.3.9.1CAS number 12629-01-5
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number5
    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 typeRecombinant DNA-derived human growth hormone
    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 placeboPowder and solvent for solution for injection
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboSubcutaneous use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Isolated Adult Growth Hormone Deficiency
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10056438
    E.1.2Term Growth hormone deficiency
    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 trial is to determine the effects of 52 weeks of GH replacement therapy on visceral fat mass in adult patients with isolated growth hormone deficiency.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The secondary objectives of this trial are to determine the change in quality of life related to growth hormone substitution assessed by disease and non-disease specific questionnaires (QoL-AGHDA, SF 36, and EQ-5D), assessment of cognitive function, determination of body fat by anthropometric measurements, assessment of cardiovascular risk markers and assessment of the effect of GH replacement therapy on visceral fat mass in different subgroups of adult patients with isolated growth hormone deficiency. Patients suffering from isolated GHD due to surgery and / or irradiation of pituitary adenoma and suprasellar tumors will represent one subgroup and patients with a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI) or subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) will represent the other subgroup.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Evidence of a personally signed and dated informed consent document indicating that the subject (or a legally acceptable representative) has been informed of all pertinent aspects of the trial.

    2. Males and females between 18 and 65 years of age.

    3. Women of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test at entry.

    4. If female be not of child-bearing potential (i.e. surgically sterile or postmenopausal for at least one years), or be non-pregnant and using an acceptable method of birth control (such as implants, injectables, combined oral contraceptives, hormonal IUDs, sexual abstinence or vasectomised partner) for at least one month prior to the screening visit if necessary, for the duration of the study period and one month after patients last visit.

    5. Prior to screening visit, an isolated GH deficiency must be determined either by a previously performed GH stimulation test or the measurement of an IGF-I value below -2 SD according to age- and sex-adjusted reference data. At participating study site, isolated GH deficiency has to be confirmed by an ITT-Test (peak GH ≤ 3 ng/mL respective in patients under 25 years of age <5ng/mL) at screening visit which has to be carried out no sooner than 12 months after surgery and / or irradiation of pituary adenoma or suprasellar tumors or incident of TBI or SAH.

    6. Clinical and/or laboratory determination following clinical standard methods defined by Medical Societies for exclusion of ACTH, TSH, and LH, FSH deficiencies. Prolactin deficiency only, if detectable at all, should not be considered.

    7. Patients with the following clinical diagnoses underlying isolated GHD determined in adulthood: pituitary damage resulting from functioning and non-functioning pituitary adenoma and / or suprasellar tumors (minimum time span one year between operation and study entry), a history of cranial irradiation, traumatic brain injury (history of trauma with subsequent prolonged hospitalization, minimum one year before entry into study), subarachnoid hemorrhage.

    8. Patients with a QoL-AGHDA score of 8 or higher at screening visit.

    9. Subjects are willing and able to comply with scheduled visits and laboratory tests.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Isolated Growth hormone deficiency by childhood onset.

    2. Women who are pregnant or lactating, or who are planning to become pregnant.

    3. Severe renal, hepatic or cardiac diseases that cause clinical relevant metabolic changes regarding visceral fat mass or may influence, in the judgment of the investigator, cardiovascular risk factors and anthropometric parameters to be assessed in this study.

    4. Diabetes mellitus type 1 or 2.

    5. Anterior pituitary disease other than described under point 5 of the inclusion criteria.

    6. BMI > 35.

    7. Active malignancies or in anamnesis within the last 5 years.

    8. GH treatment during the last 12 months.

    9. Systemic pharmacological therapy with steroid corticoids for more than one week in the month before study entry, L-thyroxin, testosterone and oral estrogens other than for contraceptive purpose. Low-dose sexual hormone substitution for postmenopausal women as well as low-dose L-thyroxin for treatment of struma is permitted in case secondary hormone deficiencies are excluded.

    10. Participation in any other clinical trial with investigational drugs within the past 6 months before the current study begins and/or during study participation.

    11. Known drug or alcohol abuse.

    12. Sepsis.

    13. Hospitalized patients. Stay in rehabilitation facility will not be considered as hospitalization.

    14. Other severe acute or chronic medical or psychiatric condition or laboratory abnormality that may increase the risk associated with study participation or may interfere with the interpretation of study results and, in the judgment of the investigator, would make the subject inappropriate for entry into this study.

    15. Presence of any other conditions listed as contraindications or warnings in the local SPC of Genotropin®.

    16. Patients with contraindication for clinical diagnostic procedures (especially ITT and MRI).
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary endpoint of this study is the change of visceral fat mass assessed by magnetic resonance imaging scanning (MRI) after 52 weeks.
    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 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 Yes
    E.8.1.7.1Other trial design description
    The second stage of this study is an open label design of 6 months.
    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 Yes
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned8
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA8
    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 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
    This trial will be conducted in Germany only. End of Trial is defined as Last Subject Last 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 months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    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) No
    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 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 2007-12-12. Yes
    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 state50
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 50
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 50
    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)
    It is at the discretion of the investigator to choose the best suitable treatment for the patient. There is no approved treatment for this indication at the moment.
    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 Decision2008-01-08
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2008-01-08
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusPrematurely Ended
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2008-12-15
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