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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2007-001452-39
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:178-CL-049
    National Competent Authority:Ireland - HPRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2008-03-07
    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 ConcernedIreland - HPRA
    A.2EudraCT number2007-001452-39
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group, Active Controlled, Multicenter Long-term Study to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of the Beta-3 Agonist YM178 (50 mg qd and 100 mg qd) in Subjects with Symptoms of Overactive Bladder
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    TAURUS
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number178-CL-049
    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 SponsorAstellas Pharma Europe B.V.
    B.1.3.4CountryNetherlands
    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 No
    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.3.1Product nameYM178 OCAS tablet 50 mg
    D.3.2Product code YM178
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Modified-release tablet
    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.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 Detrol LA 4 mg
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderPharmacia & Upjohn Company
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited States
    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.3.1Product name-
    D.3.2Product code -
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Prolonged-release capsule*
    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.IMP: 3
    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 No
    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.3.1Product nameYM178 OCAS tablet 100 mg
    D.3.2Product code YM178
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Modified-release tablet
    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
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboModified-release tablet
    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 placeboProlonged-release capsule*
    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
    Symptoms of overactive bladder
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10059617
    E.1.2Term Overactive bladder
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To assess the safety and tolerability of long-term treatment with YM178 (50 mg qd and 100 mg qd) in subjects with symptoms of overactive bladder
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To assess the efficacy of long-term treatment with YM178 (50 mg qd and 100 mg qd) in subjects with symptoms of overactive bladder.
    To compare the long-term safety and efficacy of YM178 with tolterodine ER 4 mg qd in the treatment of subjects with symptoms of overactive bladder.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Inclusion criteria at Visit 1/screening

    1. Male or female subject aged ≥ 18 years.
    2. Institutional Review Board (IRB)-/Independent Ethics Committee (IEC)-approved written Informed Consent and privacy language as per national regulations is obtained from the subject or legally authorized representative (prior to any study-related procedures; including withdrawal of prohibited medication, if applicable).
    3. Subject is willing and able to complete the micturition diary and questionnaires correctly.
    4. Subject has symptoms of overactive bladder (urinary frequency and urgency with or without urge incontinence) for ≥ 3 months.

    Inclusion criteria at Visit 2/baseline
    5. Subject experiences frequency of micturition on average ≥ 8 times per 24-hour period during the 3-day micturition diary period.
    6. Subject must experience at least 3 episodes of urgency with or without incontinence (grade 3 or 4), during the 3-day micturition diary period.
    7. Subject must still fulfill all inclusion criteria and none of the exclusion criteria from Visit 1.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Exclusion criteria at Visit 1/screening
    1. Subject is breastfeeding, pregnant, intends to become pregnant during the study, or of childbearing potential, sexually active and not practicing a highly reliable method of birth control (these are methods with a failure quotient of <1% per year such as hormonal implants, injectable contraceptives, oral contraceptives of combination type, intra-uterine pessaries restricted to hormone contraceptive coil, sexual abstinence or vasectomy of the partner). The pregnancy test (beta-HCG in serum) at Visit 1 needs to be negative in women of childbearing potential.
    2. Subject has clinically significant bladder outflow obstruction at risk of urinary retention (at the discretion of the investigator).
    3. Subject has significant stress incontinence or mixed stress/urge incontinence where stress is the predominant factor as determined by the investigator (for female subjects confirmed by a cough provocation test (Appendix 4)).
    4. Subject has an indwelling catheter or practices intermittent self-catheterization.
    5. Subject has diabetic neuropathy.
    6. Subject has evidence of a symptomatic urinary tract infection, chronic inflammation such as interstitial cystitis, bladder stones, previous pelvic radiation therapy or previous or current malignant disease of the pelvic organs.
    7. Subject has uncontrolled narrow angle glaucoma, urinary or gastric retention, severe colitis ulcerosa, toxic megacolon, myasthenia gravis or any other medical condition which in the opinion of the investigator makes the use of anticholinergics contraindicated.
    8. Subject receives current non-drug treatment including electro-stimulation therapy (a bladder training program or pelvic floor exercises which started more than 30 days prior to entry into the study can be continued).
    9. Subject is using medications intended to treat OAB or prohibited medications listed in Appendix 1 Part A. Subject is excluded if using restricted medications (Appendix 1, Part B) and conditions specified in Appendix 1, Part B are not met.
    10. Subject has severe hypertension, which is defined as a sitting average systolic blood pressure ≥ 180 mmHg and/or average diastolic blood pressure ≥ 110 mmHg (see section 5.4.1. Vital Signs).
    11. Subject has a known or suspected hypersensitivity to tolterodine, other anticholinergics, YM178, other ß-AR agonists, or lactose or any of the other inactive ingredients.
    12. Subject has any clinically significant condition, which in the opinion of the investigator makes the subject unsuitable for the study.
    13. Subject has been treated with any investigational drug within 30 days (90 in the UK for all clinical studies except 178-CL-046) prior to Visit 1 /screening.
    14. Subject is an employee of the Astellas Group, third parties associated with the study, or the clinical study site team.

    Exclusion criteria at Visit 2/baseline
    15. Subject has an average total daily urine volume > 3000 mL as recorded in the 3-day micturition diary period.
    16. Subject has - in the opinion of the investigator - clinically significant increases in laboratory values as assessed in Visit 1 samples (e.g. serum creatinine >150 umol/L, AST and/or ALT > 2x upper limit of normal range (ULN), or γ-GT > 3x ULN)
    17. Subject has an abnormal ECG, which in the opinion of the investigator makes the subject unsuitable for the study.
    18. Subject has severe hypertension, which is defined as a sitting average systolic blood pressure ≥ 180 mmHg and/or average diastolic blood pressure ≥ 110 mmHg (see section 5.4.1. Vital Signs).
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Incidence and severity of adverse events.
    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 No
    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 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 Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA230
    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 Yes
    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 years2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial 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) Yes
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers Information not present in EudraCT
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Information not present in EudraCT
    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 state40
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 1660
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 2500
    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 Decision2008-05-16
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2008-07-02
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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