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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2010-023958-36
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:2011_HV_M2
    National Competent Authority:Spain - AEMPS
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2011-06-13
    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 ConcernedSpain - AEMPS
    A.2EudraCT number2010-023958-36
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Ensayo clínico aleatorizado de fase IV, en secuencia cruzada, doble ciego, comparando la influencia de la flora intestinal productora del gas metano en la respuesta al tratamiento del estreñimiento crónico con fibra fermentable y con fibra no fermentable.
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number2011_HV_M2
    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 SponsorMª Antònia Perelló Juan
    B.1.3.4CountrySpain
    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 PLANTABEN polvo efervescente
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderROTTAPHARM, S.L.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationSpain
    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 Effervescent powder
    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 INNPLANTAGO OVATA CASCARA
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codePLANTAGO OVATA
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive namePLANTAGO OVATA CASCARA
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit g gram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number3.5
    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 Yes
    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 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 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 namemetilcelulosa
    D.3.2Product code metilcelulosa
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule
    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 INNmetilcelulosa
    D.3.9.1CAS number 9004-67-5
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codemetilcelulosa
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive namemetilcelulosa
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit g gram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.250
    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 placeboPowder for oral solution
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboOral use
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.4Route 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
    Estreñimiento crónico funcional
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 13.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10066868
    E.1.2Term Constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10017947 - Gastrointestinal disorders
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 13.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10063582
    E.1.2Term Constipation chronic
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10017947 - 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
    Demostrar que, en el estreñimiento crónico funcional, la presencia de flora metanógena tiene un efecto negativo significativo sobre la eficacia terapéutica de la fibra fermentable.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    1. Correlacionar los cambios en los síntomas de distensión y dolor abdominal durante el tratamiento con los cambios en la producción de los gases de fermentación colónica CH4 y H2.

    2. Correlacionar los cambios en el tiempo de tránsito del colon durante el tratamiento con los cambios en la producción de los gases de fermentación colónica CH4 y H2.

    3. Analizar los cambios en la calidad de vida relacionada con el estreñimiento durante cada uno de los tratamientos.

    4. Explorar la concordancia entre una determinación de gas metano puntual ( una sóla toma de gases de aliento, sin preparación previa) con el test de lactulosa (curva de gases, con preparación previa y ayuno de 12 horas) para determinar el estatus metanógeno/no metanógeno de los pacientes.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Pacientes adultos (18 a 75 años) con estreñimiento funcional o síndrome de intestino irritable subtipo estreñimiento (no atribuible a una causa orgánica) definido por los criterios de Roma III .
    2. Aceptación por medio de la firma del consentimiento informado que incluye la petición de aceptación de la realización de las pruebas previstas y utilización de los datos clínicos de forma anónima, con fines de investigación
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Estreñimiento atribuible a otras causas diferentes al estreñimiento funcional como son: estreñimiento secundario a patología orgánica/utilización en el momento de la evaluación de fármacos opioides/utilización en el momento de la evaluación de antidepresivos u otros fármacos con efecto anticolinérgico o inhibidores de la motilidad digestiva con asociación temporal entre su prescripción y el debut de los síntomas/defecación obstructiva por enterocele o rectocele significativos.
    2. Malignidad intestinal actual o previa.
    3. Enfermedad celíaca u otra patología crónica orgánica intestinal.
    4. Diabetes mellitus insulino-dependiente.
    5. Conectivopatías o neuropatías que puedan originar alteraciones de la motilidad.
    6. Enfermedades concomitantes graves o descompensadas ello incluye pacientes, que están bajo tratamiento con medicación crónica de margen terapéutico estrecho como digitálicos, litio, derivados cumarínicos u otros que presenten interacciones con alguna de los dos medicamentos del ensayo.
    7. Antecedente de cirugía abdominal digestiva excepto apendicetomía.
    8. Uso de fármacos antibióticos en los tres meses previos a la inclusión.
    9. Embarazo o lactancia.
    10. Déficit de comprensión del estudio o dificultad en la comunicación escrita o verbal.
    11. No poder abandonar el uso de laxantes por motivos médicos o personales.
    12. Presencia de alguna de las contraindicaciones para el uso de los medicamentos utilizados en el ensayo que son: obstrucción intestinal y alergia a alguno de los componentes de los medicamentos utilizados en el ensayo (plantago ovata, metilcelulosa o sacarosa)
    13. Alergia a alguno de los componentes de las cápsulas utilizadas para la prueba del TTC: gelatina de maíz y silicona.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    La variable principal del estudio es la respuesta terapéutica al tratamiento, definida cuando, en las últimas dos semanas de cada periodo de tratamiento, se cumplan las siguientes dos condiciones:

    -Número de deposiciones espontáneas y completas por semana 3
    -Incremento 1 sobre el valor basal del número de deposiciones espontáneas y completas por semana.
    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 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) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    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 Yes
    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 No
    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
    El fin del estudio corresponde a la visita 3 o final del último paciente incluido en el estudio.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned 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 2011-06-13. Yes
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women Yes
    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 state89
    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)
    Los cuidados médicos posteriores a la finalización del estudio son los habituales para el tratamiento del estreñimiento crónico funcional.
    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 Decision2011-09-02
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2011-05-12
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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