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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2009-017649-67
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:nnisbjl2009
    National Competent Authority:Ireland - HPRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2010-01-13
    Trial 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 ConcernedIreland - HPRA
    A.2EudraCT number2009-017649-67
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Bone Health in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy- a case controlled study of Risedronate use
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Risedronate in DMD
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numbernnisbjl2009
    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 SponsorThe Central Remedial Clinic and The Children's University Hospital
    B.1.3.4CountryIreland
    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 Actonel Once a week 5mg film coated tablets
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderProcter and Gamble
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationIreland
    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 nameRisedronate sodium
    D.3.2Product code Risedronate
    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.3.11 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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeRisedronate sodium
    D.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    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 Calcichew D3 Forte
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderShire Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationIreland
    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 nameCalcichew D3 Forte
    D.3.2Product code Calcichew D3 Forte
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Chewable tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    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) 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
    Bone Health in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy- a randomised controlled study of Risedronate use
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial

    (1)To prospectively determine, using a randomized controlled trial, the effects of a targeted intervention on improving BMD in this population using oral bisphosphonate and calcium and Vitamin D supplementation (Calcichew D3 Forte) versus Calcium and Vitamin D supplementation with Calcichew D3 Forte alone.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    (2)To assess bone health in Irish population of children and young adults with DMD
    a) Baseline calcium and vitamin D status and optimize prior to onset of trial
    b) Baseline bone mineral density in ambulant and nonambulant boys with DMD, using DXA scan and markers of bone formation and resorption. DXA performed up to six months prior to the onset of the trail will be used as a baseline measurement.
    c) Determine the incidence of long bone and vertebral fractures and bone pain in this group and whether there is any correlation with disease severity/steroid use or genetic mutations.
    (3) To establish guidelines on management of bone health in the DMD population to reduce fracture risk.




    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1.>/4 years old at time of initiation of study
    2. Z score as measured by DXA >1.0 S.D. below the mean
    3. boys only with DMD
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria

    1. Hypersensitivity to Risedronate sodium
    2. <4years at time of initiation of study
    3. Previous bisphosphonate use
    4. Uncorrected hypocalcaemia, uncorrected low Vitamin D
    5. Inability to stay in an upright position (sitting or standing) for at least 30minutes
    6. Severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance <30ml/min)
    7.Undergoing invasive dental treatment
    8. History of recent or active oesophageal or upper gastrointestinal problems
    9.History of oesophageal disorders which delay oesophageal transit or emptying e.g. stricture or achalasia
    10. Involvement in clinical trial in the preceding 12 weeks.
    11. Learning difficulties in carer resulting in difficulties comprehending treatment

    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Primary Outcome:
    Efficacy of bisphosphonates and Calcium and Vitamin D supplementation with Calcichew D3 Forte, compared with Calcium and Vitamin D supplementation (Calchichew D3 Forte) alone

    a. Change /% change in areal/volumetric BMD Z score of lumbar spine following intervention over 12 months is the primary endpoint. Criteria for success of treatment will be an increase of 0.5SD in lumbar spine Z score as measured by DXA scan. The doctor reporting the DXA scans (MMcK) will be blinded to what treatment each patient is receiving. Our study is large enough to detect a difference of 0.8SD in lumbar spine DXA score between treatment and control groups.


    b. Change /% change in areal/volumetric BMD Z score of lateral distal femoral head, distal third of radius, total body excluding head as measured by DXA

    Our power calculation is based on the primary end point of lumbar spine BMD Z-score changes. Because stratified randomization has only a minor effect on power for a superiority trials such as this standard two-group comparison power calculations were used
    Based on a two-sided significance level of 5% and a power of 80%, a trial with 25 patients in each group would be able to detect a difference in BMD lumbar spine Z-score changes of 0.81 standard deviations (SD) or greater after 12months treatment.
    This change in BMD lumbar spine Z score has been reported by previous groups using similar dose regime.




    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 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 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 Yes
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned2
    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 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
    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 Yes
    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) Yes
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female No
    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 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 Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    Children >4 years and adolescents, Parental consent will be obtained
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state70
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 0
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 70
    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)
    If the drug is found to be effective and safe it will be prescribed to all patients who are osteopenic or osteoporotic. Each patient will continue to be followed up every six months as per usual clinical practice. At each follow up visit enquiries about any long term effects of treatment will be made. Also as part of ongoing medical care DXA will be organised every 1-2 years.
    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 Decision2010-05-28
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2010-06-22
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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