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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2007-003597-25
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:SCO107227
    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:2008-07-10
    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 number2007-003597-25
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A 12-month open-label, randomized parallel-group study to investigate the influence of salmeterol/fluticasone either in fixed combination (SFC500/50 µg bid) or seperately (SAL 50 µg and FP 500 µg bid) via Diskus inhaler(s) on course of the disease and frequency of exacerbations in subjects with severe and very severe COPD (GOLD Stage III and IV)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    VIVESCO
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberSCO107227
    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 SponsorGlaxoSmithKline GmbH & Co. KG
    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 Viani forte 50 µg/500µg Diskus
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderGlaxoSmithKline 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.3.1Product nameViani forte 50µg/500µg Diskus
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder, pre-dispensed
    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 INNSalmeterol (as salmeterol xinafoate)
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50µg salmeterol
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNFluticasone propionate
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number500µg
    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 Flutide forte 500 Diskus
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderGlaxoSmithKline 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.3.1Product nameFlutide forte 500 Diskus
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder, pre-dispensed
    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 INNFluticasone propionate
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number500 µg
    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 Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Serevent Diskus
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderGlaxoSmithKline 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.3.1Product nameSerevent Diskus
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder, pre-dispensed
    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 INNSalmeterol (as salmeterol xinafoate)
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50µg salmeterol
    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
    Severe and very severe COPD
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To obtain data on the frequency and variability of exacerbations in severe and very severe COPD patients (GOLD stage III und IV) receiving SFC or Sal/FP with individual standard therapy.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To assess adherence of patients with COPD (GOLD stage III and IV) taking either SFC in fix combination or Sal/FP from separate inhalers.
    To assess the health care utilisation costs in patients with COPD (GOLD stage III and IV).
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Subjects eligible for enrolment in the study must meet all of the following criteria:

    1. Subject must have a diagnosis of COPD based on the American Thoracic Society (ATS)/European Respiratory Society (ERS) criteria.
    2. Male or female subjects, aged ≥40 years. Females must be of Non Child Bearing Potential. The definition of Non Child Bearing Potential is as following: Females, regardless of their age, with functioning ovaries and who have a current documented tubal ligation or hysterctomy, or females who are post-menopausal
    3. Have diagnosed COPD stage III or IV according to GOLD criteria: a baseline post-bronchodilator FEV1 < 50% of predicted normal and a baseline post-bronchodilator FEV1/IVC ratio < 70%.
    4. Have experienced at least 2 moderate or severe COPD exacerbations leading to medical consultation (requiring oral corticosteroids or increasing dosage of oral corticosteroids and/or antibiotics or hospitalisation) within the 12 months preceding Visit 1.
    5. Have stable COPD medication within 4 weeks prior to Visit 1 (no new medication added and no dosage changes in medication).
    6. Current or ex-smokers with a smoking history of ≥ 10 pack years (number of pack years = (number of cigarettes per day/20) x number of years smoked, e.g. 20 cigarettes per day for 10 years, or 10 cigarettes per day for 20 years.
    7. Are currently managed at home (outpatients), are ambulatory and able to travel to the clinic. Subjects can be treated with all relevant COPD medication (refer to Section 5.6 of the protocol for details on allowed concomitant medication) including long-acting anticholinergics (Tiotropiumbromide), non-invasive ventilation, long term oxygen therapy and can have Cor Pulmonale.
    8. A signed and dated written informed consent is obtained prior to participation
    9. Able to comply with the requirements of the protocol and be available for study visits over 52 weeks.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Subjects meeting any of the following criteria must not be enrolled in the study:
    1. Known other respiratory disorders or signs for other respiratory disorders (e.g. asthma, lung cancer, sarcoidosis, tuberculosis, lung fibrosis, cystic fibrosis, bronchoectasis).
    2. Known history of significant inflammatory disease, other than COPD (e.g. rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus).
    3. Known to be severely alpha-1-antitrypsin deficient (PI SZ or ZZ)
    4. Having undergone lung transplant) or subjects scheduled for surgery.
    5. Concurrent medication from Visit 1 and for the duration of the study with any of the prohibited medications listed in Section 5.6.2
    6. Subjects receiving chronic or prophylactic antibiotic therapy.
    7. Serious, uncontrolled disease (including serious psychological disorders) likely to interfere with the study or impact on subjects safety.
    8. Have, in the opinion of the investigator, evidence of alcohol, drug or solvent abuse.
    9. History of depression.
    10. History or presence of clinically significant drug sensitivity or clinically significant allergic reaction to corticosteroids or salmeterol.
    11. Moderate or severe COPD exacerbation (requiring corticosteroids or increased dosage of corticosteroids and/or antibiotics or hospitalisation)within the 4 weeks prior to Visit 1
    12. Lower respiratory tract infection within the 4 weeks prior to Visit 1.
    13. Pregnant or lactating female and female with childbearing potential.
    14. Subject is a participating investigator, sub-investigator, study co-ordinator, or other employee of a participating investigator, or is an immediate family member of the before mentioned. Subject is an employee of GSK.
    15. Subject participated in an investigational drug study within 30 days prior to Visit 1.
    Any factor, which in the opinion of the investigator would jeopardise the evaluation or safety or be associated with poor adherence to the protocol.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Frequency of exacerbations (Grade II and III) according to Rodriguez-Roisin
    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 No
    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) 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 Yes
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    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 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 concerned24
    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
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months12
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months0
    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 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 No
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception No
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state200
    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)
    All subjects who complete the study, discontinue or withdraw will be re-assessed and offered treatment for their condition at the discretion of the investigator.
    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 Decision2007-10-05
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2007-10-08
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2009-06-25
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