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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2009-010236-18
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CSPP100A2368
    National Competent Authority:Belgium - FPS Health-DGM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2009-05-08
    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 ConcernedBelgium - FPS Health-DGM
    A.2EudraCT number2009-010236-18
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel group, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the 6 months efficacy and safety of aliskiren therapy on top of standard therapy, on morbidity and mortality when initiated early after hospitalization for acute decompensated heart failure.
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Astronaut
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCSPP100A2368
    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 SponsorNovartis Pharma Services AG
    B.1.3.4CountrySwitzerland
    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 Rasilez
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Europharm Limited
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated 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 INNAliskiren
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number150
    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 Rasilez
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Europharm Limited
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated 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 INNAliskiren
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number300
    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 placeboFilm-coated 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 placeboFilm-coated tablet
    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
    Acute decompensated heart failure
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10000803
    E.1.2Term Acute heart failure
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To test whether aliskiren in addition to standard therapy delays the time to first occurrence of either cardiovascular death or heart failure re-hospitalization within 6 months, in patients experiencing acute decompensated heart failure.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    • To test whether aliskiren in addition to standard therapy delays the time to first occurrence of either cardiovascular death or heart failure re-hospitalization, through end of study, in patients experiencing acute decompensated heart failure.
    • To test whether aliskiren in addition to standard therapy delays the time to first cardiovascular event (defined as cardiovascular death, HF hospitalization, non-fatal MI, non-fatal stroke, sudden death with resuscitation) in patients hospitalized for an acute heart failure event when stabilized.
    • To test whether aliskiren in addition to standard therapy delays the time to all cause mortality in patients hospitalized for an acute heart failure event within 6 months and 12 months.
    • To test whether aliskiren reduces in addition to standard therapy the BNP level in patients hospitalized for an acute heart failure event at 1 month, 6 months and 12 months.

    For full details please refer to protocol.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Patients eligible for inclusion in this study have to fulfill all of the following criteria:
    1. Patient hospitalized with a primary diagnosis of worsening heart failure ≥ 18 years of age, male or female.
    2. Patients with a diagnosis of acute heart failure expressed by symptoms (dyspnea or fatigability - NYHA Class III-IV) and signs of fluid overload (i.e. jugular venous distension, edema or positive rales auscultation or pulmonary congestion on chest x-ray) at the time of hospitalization.
    • LVEF ≤ 40% (measured within the last 12 months).
    • Hospitalization for ADHF and remain “stabilized” for at least 6 hours (defined as SBP ≥ 110 mm Hg after acute decompensated episode) and did not receive IV vasodilators (other than nitrates) and/or IV inotropic drugs at anytime from ADHF presentation to time of randomization.
    3. Elevated BNP at Visit 1 (BNP ≥ 400 pg/ml or NT-proBNP ≥1600 pg/ml) measured locally at Visit 1.
    4. Patients with a history of chronic heart failure on standard therapy defined as requiring HF treatment for at least 30 days before the current hospitalization. (NYHA Class II – IV)
    5. Written informed consent to participate in the study.
    6. Ability to comply with all study requirements
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Patients that required any use of IV vasodilators (except nitrates), and/or any IV inotropic therapy from the time of presentation for worsening HF to randomization
    2. Concomitant use of ACEI and ARB at randomization
    3. Right heart failure due to pulmonary disease
    4. Diagnosis of postpartum cardiomyopathy
    5. Myocardial infarction or cardiac surgery, including percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA), within past 3 months.
    6. Patients with a history of heart transplant or who are on a transplant list
    7. Subjects with refractory, end stage heart failure defined as patients requiring ventricular assist devices (LVAD, IABP or any type of mechanical support), continues positive intravenous inotropic therapy or hospice care.
    8. Unstable angina or coronary artery disease likely to require coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) or percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA) before randomization.
    9. Sustained ventricular arrhythmia with syncopal episodes within past 3 months that is untreated
    10. Presence of hemodynamically significant mitral stenosis or mitral regurgitation, except mitral regurgitation secondary to left ventricular dilatation
    11. Presence of hemodynamically significant obstructive lesions of left ventricular outflow tract, including aortic stenosis
    12. Persistent systolic blood pressure < 110 mm Hg
    13. Stroke within the past 3 months
    14. Primary liver disease considered to be life threatening
    15. Serum potassium > 5.0 mEq/L (5.0 mmol/L) at Visit 2
    16. Severe hyponatremia < 130 meq/l at Visit 2
    17. Renal disease with eGFR < 40 ml/min/1.73m2 (as measured by the MDRD formula) at Visit 2 (measured locally)

    For full detail please refer to protocol
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary efficacy variable is time to first cardiovascular death or heart failure hospitalization. The primary composite endpoint will be derived based on the adjudicated 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 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 Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Morbidity and Mortality trial
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.1.3Other Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Information not present in EudraCT
    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) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.2Placebo Yes
    E.8.2.3Other Information not present in EudraCT
    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 EEA482
    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 years
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months15
    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 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 state75
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 850
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 1782
    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 Decision2009-05-26
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2009-06-23
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2012-07-02
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