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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2008-000061-37
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:PR-002
    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:2008-05-08
    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 ConcernedItaly - Italian Medicines Agency
    A.2EudraCT number2008-000061-37
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Crossover Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of two doses of Zentase™ (EUR-1008) in Chronic Pancreatitis (CP) patients with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    PR-002
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberPR-002
    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 SponsorEURAND SPA
    B.1.3.4CountryItaly
    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 nameZENTASE
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Gastro-resistant capsule, hard
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPOral use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNMultienzymes (lipase, protease etc.)
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit U unit(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number20
    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 typeNon Applicabile
    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 placeboGastro-resistant capsule, hard
    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
    Chronic Pancreatitis (CP) with Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI)
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level SOC
    E.1.2Classification code 10017947
    E.1.2Term Gastrointestinal disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Efficacy Objectives
    The objective of the study is to evaluate the efficacy (compared to placebo) of Zentase™ in the treatment of signs and symptoms of malabsorption in CP patients with EPI.

    Safety Objectives
    The safety objective is to compare the frequency, duration, and severity of treatment-emergent adverse events (AEs) and changes in clinical laboratory findings, following treatment with Zentase™ compared to placebo.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Clinical Research Objectives
    The study will also explore a potential correlation between the levels of Fecal Elastase (FE) and Serum Trypsinogen (ST) in patients with CP and EPI, in an attempt to establish whether ST can be reliably used to diagnose EPI in CP patients.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Male or female
    2. Age over 18
    3. Written, legally valid informed consent
    4. Female patients must be using a medically acceptable form of birth control for the 30 days prior to the beginning of the study, have a negative pregnancy test prior to entering the study and agree to maintain adequate birth control measures during the whole duration of the study
    5. Documented diagnosis of CP (ultrasound or X-Ray or CT scan or ERCP [Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangio-Pancreatograhy] or Endoscopic Ultrasound).
    6. Documented EPI with FE &#8804; 100 mcg/g of stool. If the FE test was performed in the six months preceding the date of the screening visit, the determination will not be repeated.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Subjects known to the Investigator to have a significant medical and/or mental disease that would compromise the patient’s welfare, pose and unacceptable risk to him/her or confound the study results
    2. Participation in a clinical trial within 30 days prior to start of study
    3. Cystic fibrosis
    4. Continuing excessive alcohol assumption or drug abuse
    5. Inability to cooperate adequately, according to the Investigator
    6. Use and inability to discontinue non allowed concomitant medication, such as antacids (including PPIs and H2-blockers), laxatives, cholestyramines or cholestyramine-like substances
    7. Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus
    8. Allergy to pork protein
    9. Drug hypersensitivity, allergic asthma, urticaria, or other relevant allergic diathesis
    10. Pregnancy or lactation
    11. Acute pancreatitis or acute exacerbation of chronic pancreatitis
    12. Acute affection of the bile tract, e.g. acute exacerbation of biliary pancreatitis
    13. Malassimilation syndrome caused by a metabolic disease or by surgery, not related to exocrine pancreatic insufficiency
    14. Previous partial or complete extensive resection (i.e capable of affecting transit time and/or gastric emptying) of the stomach or the intestinal tract,
    15. Evidence of gastric or duodenal ulcer
    16. Chronic inflammatory bowel disease
    17. Any history of pancreatic carcinoma and other non cutaneous malignancies (any history of)
    18. Viral hepatitis with infectious virions in blood and/or body fluids (any etiology)
    19. HIV infection
    20. Hyperuricemia ( > 1.5 times Upper Normal Value for lab)
    21. Hyperuricosuria (> 1.5 times Upper Normal Value for lab)
    22. Any acute or chronic disease, which in the opinion of the investigator could influence study results or pose a risk to the patient’s safety.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary endpoint will be the mean improvement in the Coefficient of Fat Absorption (CFA) after administration of the “high dose” of Zentase™ vs. placebo, in the subset of evaluable patients with a significant degree of steatorrhea (CFA &#8804; 65%) under placebo treatment.
    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 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 Yes
    E.8.1.7Other No
    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 concerned3
    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 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 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 months5
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    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 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 2008-05-08. 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 state20
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 20
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 72
    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 Decision2008-04-02
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2008-03-12
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2009-02-25
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