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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2009-010083-42
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:6462
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2010-10-19
    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 ConcernedUK - MHRA
    A.2EudraCT number2009-010083-42
    A.3Full title of the trial
    RANDOMISED, MULTI-CENTRE, DOUBLE-BLIND, PLACEBO-CONTROLLED TRIAL OF VITAMIN D SUPPLEMENTATION IN ADULT AND ADOLESCENT PATIENTS WITH ASTHMA
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Trial of vitamin D supplementation in asthma
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number6462
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan No
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorBarts Health NHS Trust
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    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 Vigantol Oil
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMerck KGaA Darmstadt
    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 nameVigantol Oil
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Oral solution
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    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) No
    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 No
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product No
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy No
    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 No
    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 placeboOral liquid
    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
    Asthma
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10003555
    E.1.2Term Asthma bronchial
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004855
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Does vitamin D supplementation influence time to first severe exacerbation and time to first upper respiratory tract infection in patients with asthma?
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    1. Does vitamin D supplementation influence other respiratory symptoms in patients with asthma? 2. Does vitamin D supplementation influence health service use in patients with asthma? 3. Does vitamin D supplementation influence risk of adverse events in patients with asthma? 4. Does vitamin D supplementation influence medication use in patients with asthma? 5. Does vitamin D supplementation influence lung function in patients with asthma? 6. Does vitamin D supplementation influence quality of life in patients with asthma? 7. Does vitamin D supplementation influence economic outcomes including illness-related costs and days of absence from work in patients with asthma?
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Inclusion Criteria: • Medical record diagnosis of asthma, treated at BTS step 2 or above for at least 28 days before first dose of IMP • One or more of the following, documented within the last 3 years: o ≥ 12% increase in FEV1 after inhalation of 400 micrograms of salbutamol o ≥ 20% diurnal variability in peak expiratory flow o Methacholine PC20 (concentration of methacholine causing a 20% fall in FEV1) < 8 g/L • Age ≥ 12 years and ≤ 80 years on day of first dose of IMP • Contactable by telephone and able to attend face-to-face review at 2, 6 and 12 months post-enrolment • If a woman of child-bearing potential, is sexually abstinent or has negative pregnancy test within 7 days of recruitment and agrees to use reliable form of contraception until she has completed the study • Able to give written informed consent to participate in the study if aged ≥ 16 years; if aged < 16 years, able to give assent, with a parent or guardian able to give written informed consent for the subject to participate in the study
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Exclusion Criteria: • Diagnosis of COPD as defined by the GOLD guidelines • Known sarcoidosis, hyperparathyroidism, nephrolithiasis, active tuberculosis, vitamin D intolerance, liver failure, renal failure, terminal illness, lymphoma or other malignancy not in remission for ≥ 3 years • Any other condition that, in an investigator’s judgement, might compromise patient safety or compliance, interfere with evaluation or preclude completion of the study • Taking benzothiadiazine derivative, cardiac glycoside, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin or primidone • Taking dietary supplement containing vitamin D up to 2 months before first dose of IMP • Treatment with any investigational medical product or device up to 4 months before first dose of IMP • Breastfeeding, pregnant or planning a pregnancy • Baseline corrected serum calcium > 2.65 mmol/L • Baseline serum creatinine > 125 micromol/L • Smoking history >15 pack-years • Severe asthma exacerbation or URTI up to 28 days before first dose of IMP • Inability to use spirometer or PEFR meter • Inability to complete diary of symptoms and PEFR
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The co-primary outcome measures for the study are: 1. Time from randomisation to first severe asthma exacerbation. 2. Time from randomisation to first upper respiratory tract infection.
    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 Yes
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic Yes
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic Yes
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic Yes
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic Yes
    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 No
    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 No
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned4
    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 No
    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
    The end of the trial will be defined as the date of the final study visit of the final participant undergoing follow-up.
    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 months3
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years4
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months3
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 Yes
    F.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.4.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    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 Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    Minors aged 12 to 15 years who agree to participate and are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who gives written informed consent
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state250
    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)
    Subjects will be advised to take expected normal treatment after ending their participation in the trial.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2009-05-20
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2009-06-29
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2013-07-17
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