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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2008-003736-38
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:BIA-2093-209
    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:2008-12-19
    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 number2008-003736-38
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Efficacy and safety of Eslicarbazepine acetate as preventive therapy for patients with migraine: a double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, multicentre clinical trial
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberBIA-2093-209
    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 SponsorBIAL-Portela & Ca, S.A.
    B.1.3.4CountryPortugal
    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 nameEslicarbazepine acetate
    D.3.2Product code BIA 2-093
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    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 INNEslicarbazepine acetate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 236395-14-5
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeBIA 2-093
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number400
    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 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 nameEslicarbazepine acetate
    D.3.2Product code BIA 2-093
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    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 INNEslicarbazepine acetate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 236395-14-5
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeBIA 2-093
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number600
    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 placeboTablet
    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
    Adult patients with migraine with or without aura
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10027599
    E.1.2Term Migraine
    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 study is to assess the efficacy of Eslicarbazepine acetate as preventive therapy for patients with migraine with and without aura.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The secondary objective of this study is to assess the safety and tolerability of Eslicarbazepine acetate in patients with migraine.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Patient is male or female, aged 18 or older.
    2. Patient has a diagnosis (established prior to age 50) of migraine headaches for at least 1 year, and a well documented history of migraine headaches with or without aura according to the criteria of the International Headache Society (IHS) for at least 3 months.
    3. Patient has at least 2 (and no more than 10) well defined migraine headache attacks per month, with at least 24 hours of freedom from headaches and other symptoms of migraine between attacks.
    4. Patient is able to distinguish the migraine headache attacks from other types of common headaches (tension type headaches, sinus related headaches, etc).
    5. Patient is not taking any prophylactic migraine therapies for at least 2 weeks prior to Baseline Visit (Visit 2). Flunarizine must be discontinued at least 4 weeks prior to Visit 2.
    6. Patient is able and willing to provide written informed consent to participate in the study after having the opportunity to review the Patient Information Sheet and Informed Consent Form (ICF).
    7. Patient is willing and able to comply with all trial requirements, in the judgement of the investigator.
    8. Female patient is surgically sterile (i.e., bilateral tubal ligation, bilateral oophorectomy, or hysterectomy), or at least 2 years postmenopausal or, if of childbearing potential, she is sexually abstinent or agrees to use a medically acceptable non-hormonal method of contraception.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Patient has a known hypersensitivity to ESL or to other carboxamide derivatives (e.g., oxcarbazepine, carbamazepine), or to any of the excipients.
    2. Patient with suspected or confirmed medication overuse headaches
    3. Patient with more than 14 headache days (migraine or other headache types) per month in any of the 2 months prior to screening.
    4. Patient has consistent or recurrent frequent headaches (i.e., ≥ 6 headache days a month) other than migraine headaches.
    5. Patient who is unable to discontinue medications primarily used for migraine prophylaxis that have been commonly used for other indications (tricyclic agents, divalproic acid, topiramate, etc). A patient who receives beta blocker or Ca antagonist therapy for reasons other than migraine prophylaxis may be admitted, provided his/her dosing regimen has been stable for ≥ 2 months and is not expected to change during the course of the study.
    6. Patient is using prohibited concomitant medication.
    7. Patient has a white blood cell count (WBC) < 2.5 × 10E9/L, neutrophil count < 1.5 × 10E9/L, Na+ < 125 mmol/L, or alanine aminotransferase (ALT) or aspartate aminotransferase (AST) ≥ 2 × the upper limit of normal at V1 (Screening Visit), or any other clinically relevant laboratory abnormality that, in the investigator’s opinion, can compromise the patient’s safety.
    8. Patient has a creatinine clearance lower than 60 mL/min at screening.
    9. Patient has a second or third-degree atrioventricular blockade not corrected with a pacemaker or any other clinically significant abnormality in the 12 lead electrocardiogram (ECG) as determined by the investigator.
    10. Pregnant or nursing women.
    11. Patient has a history of chronic alcohol or drug abuse or addiction within the last 2 years.
    12. Patient has a severe hepatic, renal, respiratory, haematologic, or immunologic illness, unstable cardiovascular disease, or any other medical or psychiatric condition that, in the judgment of the investigator, would make the patient inappropriate for entry into this study.
    13. Patient has received an investigational drug (or a medical device) within 3 months of screening or is currently participating in another trial of an investigational drug (or medical device) trial.
    14. Patient is an employee of the investigator or study centre, with direct involvement in the proposed study or other studies under the direction of that investigator or study centre, or is a family member of the employees or the investigator.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary efficacy variable is the absolute change from baseline in the frequency of migraine attacks standardised to 4 weeks in the maintenance period. There must be a minimum of 24 hours freedom from headache, pain and symptoms of migraine between migraine attacks recorded in the patient diary to be considered as more than one attack of migraine for statistical analysis.
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis Yes
    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 Yes
    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) Yes
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    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) 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 concerned6
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA50
    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 years1
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months2
    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 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 2008-12-19. 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 state60
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 445
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 515
    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 Decision2009-01-16
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2009-03-02
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2010-06-14
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