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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2007-001130-13
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:
    National Competent Authority:Sweden - MPA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-11-05
    Trial 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 ConcernedSweden - MPA
    A.2EudraCT number2007-001130-13
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Hepatitis C in a cohort of patients with maintenance therapy for opiate dependence - prevalence, severity and outcome of antiviral therapy
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number
    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 SponsorMalmö University Hospital
    B.1.3.4CountrySweden
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorNon-Commercial
    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 Peg-Intron
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderSchering-Plough
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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.3.11 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: 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 Rebetol
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderSchering-Plough
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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 Capsule, hard
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    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
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Hepatitis C
    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 determine completion rates of HCV treatment with pegylated interferon-alfa-2b and ribavirin in patients who are under opiate maintenance treatment and eligible for HCV therapy.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To investigate the:
    1. Prevalence of chronic hepatitis C, genotype distribution and genetic relationship between HCV isolates in the patient population eligible for part 1 of the study.
    2. clinical and histological characteristics of chronic hepatitis C in the patient population.
    3. prevalence of hepatic decompensation and cirrhosis/advanced liver disease in the patient population.
    4. risk factors for advanced liver disease in the patient population
    5. proportion of sustained virological responders in the patient population.
    6. rates of relapse in opiate drug abuse.
    7. prevalence of depressive symptoms and assessment of quality of life before, under and after HCV treatment.
    8. potential pharmacokinetic interactions between ribavirin and methodone or buprenorphine.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Registered in a clinic providing maintenence therapy for opiate dependence at the date of study initiation.
    2. HCV-PCR positive.
    3. At least 6 months of uninterrupted maintenence therapy for opiate dependence.
    4. Treatment indication with at least one of the following: fibrosis/cirrhosis and/or other HCV related disease/symptoms and/or psychological indication.
    5. For patients with cirrhosis, un ultrasound investigation should be performed within six months before study initiation (not showing signs of HCV).
    6. Use of adequate contraception during the treatment period and for six months after the completion of therapy (for all participants regardless of gender).
    7. Written informed consent and able to adhere to dosing and visiting schedules.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Pregnant women, women who plan to become pregnant, male subjects whose partner wants to become pregnant, and breastfeeding women.
    2. Previous treatment for chronic hepatitis C with an antiviral or immunomodulating agent or with an interferon or ribavirin product, whether alone or in combination.
    3. Participation in another clinical drug trial.
    4. Coinfection with HBV or HIV.
    5. Hemoglobin<120 g/L for females and <130g/L for males.
    6. LPK<3.0 x109/L
    7. Platelets<80 x109/L
    8. Creatinin clearance<50mL/min
    9. Any of the following diseases considered to be a dominant cause of the patients' liver disease: hemochromatosis, alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency, Wilson's disease, autoimmune hepatitis, alcoholic liver disease, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), drug-related liver disease
    10. Active malignant disease or suspicion or history of malignant disease within five previous years (except for adequately treated basal cell carcinoma)
    11. Subjects with organ transplants, except for corneal or hair transplant
    12. Poorly controlled diabetes mellitus
    13. Evidence of severe retinopathy or clinically relevant ophtalmological disorder in subjects with diabetes mellitus or hypertension
    14. Poorly controlled epilepsy
    15. Thyroid dysfunction not adequately controlled
    16. Decompensated cirrhosis (Child-Pugh B-C)
    17. Treatment with immunomodulatory drugs (cronic systemic corticosteroids (equivalent to >10 mg prednisone/day), immunosuppressive drugs, chemotherapy) and/or treatment with herbal drugs for chronic hepatitis
    18. Any other condition which in the opinion of the investigator would make the patient unsuitable for enrolment, or could interfere with the patient participating in and completing the study
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Completion rates of HCV treatment, defined as having received the last prescribed dose of study medication (including patients who interrupt treatment prematurely due to virological non-response according to protocol criteria). The completion rate will be calculated as the number of patients having completed the study according to the definition abouve divided by the number of patients having been prescribed medication.
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis Yes
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy Yes
    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 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 No
    E.8.1.1Randomised Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.2Open Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.3Single blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.4Double blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.6Cross over Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.7Other Information not present in EudraCT
    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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned6
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    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
    Patients will followed until 6 months after completion of therapy, for assessment of SVR. The last study visit will take place seven months after completion.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years4
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    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 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) 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 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 state450
    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)
    According to normal routines of the clinic for this disease.
    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 Decision2007-12-05
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-12-04
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2013-10-07
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