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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2011-000651-16
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:MK-0869-208
    Clinical Trial Type:Outside EU/EEA
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2019-01-15
    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
    H.4 THIRD COUNTRY IN WHICH THE TRIAL WAS FIRST AUTHORISED
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.2EudraCT number2011-000651-16
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Phase III, Randomized, Double-Blind, Active Comparator-Controlled Clinical Trial, Conducted Under In-House Blinding Conditions, to Examine the Efficacy and Safety of Aprepitant for the Prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV) in Pediatric Patients
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    A Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Aprepitant for the Prevention of Chemotherapy-Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV) in Pediatric Participants
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberMK-0869-208
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT01362530
    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 SponsorMerck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited States
    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 supportMerck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
    B.4.2CountryUnited States
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationMerck Sharp & Dohme Corp., a subsidiary of Merck & Co., Inc.
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointSusan Loftus
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressOne Merck Drive- P.O. Box 100
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityWhitehouse Station, NJ
    B.5.3.3Post code08889-0100
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited States
    B.5.6E-mailSusan_Loftus@merck.com
    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 EMEND
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMerck Sharp & Dohme Ltd.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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 Capsule, hard
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    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 INNAPREPITANT
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeMK-0869
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameAPREPITANT
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB20017
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number125
    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.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 EMEND
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMerck Sharp & Dohme Ltd.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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 Capsule, hard
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    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 INNAPREPITANT
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeMK-0869
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameAPREPITANT
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB20017
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number80
    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.IMP: 3
    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 nameAprepitant
    D.3.2Product code MK-0869
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Powder for oral suspension
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Yes
    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 INNAPREPITANT
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeMK-0869
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameAPREPITANT
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB20017
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number125
    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 placeboCapsule, hard
    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 placeboPowder for oral suspension
    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
    Prevention of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting in pediatric subjects
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Prevention of chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting in pediatric subjects
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Body processes [G] - Digestive System and Oral Physiological Phenomena [G10]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.1
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10054133
    E.1.2Term Prophylaxis of nausea and vomiting
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10042613 - Surgical and medical procedures
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Efficacy
    To compare the three-day oral aprepitant regimen (aprepitant plus ondansetron), to ondansetron alone (hereafter referred to as the control regimen) with respect to the efficacy endpoint of Complete Response (no vomiting, no retching, and no use of rescue medication) in the 25 to 120 hours following the initiation of emetogenic chemotherapy in Cycle 1 (delayed phase).
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Efficacy
    - To compare the three-day oral aprepitant regimen, to the control regimen with respect to the efficacy endpoint of Complete Response in the 0 to 24 hours following the initiation of emetogenic chemotherapy in Cycle 1 (acute phase).
    -To compare the three-day oral aprepitant regimen, to the control regimen with respect to the efficacy endpoint of Complete Response in the 0-120 hours following the initiation of emetogenic chemotherapy in Cycle 1 (overall phase).
    - To compare the three-day oral aprepitant regimen, to the control regimen with respect to the efficacy endpoint of No Vomiting, regardless of rescue medication use, in the 120 hours following the initiation of emetogenic chemotherapy in Cycle 1 (overall phase).

    Safety
    To assess the safety and tolerability of the three-day oral aprepitant regimen in patients from 6 months to 17 years of age who are receiving emetogenic chemotherapy in Cycle 1.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Cycle 1:
    -Is 6 months to 17 years of age at time of study entry
    -Is scheduled to receive chemotherapeutic agent(s) associated with moderate, high risk or very high risk of vomiting for a documented malignancy, or a chemotherapy regimen not previously tolerated due to vomiting
    -Is expected to receive ondansetron as part of their antiemetic regimen
    -If female and has begun menses, must has a negative urine pregnancy test prior to randomization. A female who is of reproductive potential agrees to remain abstinent or use a barrier form of contraception for at least 14 days prior to, throughout, and for at least one month following the last dose of study medication
    -If >10 years old, have a Karnofsky score ≥ 60; if ≤ 10 years have a Lansky Play Performance score ≥ 60
    -Have a predicted life expectancy of ≥ 3 months

    Optional Cycles 2-6:
    -Participant has, in the opinion of the investigator, completed the preceding cycle of chemotherapy and related study procedures satisfactorily
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Cycle 1:
    -Has vomited in the 24 hours prior to Treatment Day 1
    -Is scheduled to receive stem cell rescue therapy in conjunction with study related course(s) of emetogenic chemotherapy
    -Has received or will receive radiation therapy to the abdomen or pelvis within a week prior to Treatment Day 1 or during the course of the study
    -Is pregnant or breast feeding
    -Is allergic to aprepitant, ondansetron, or any other 5-hydroxytryptamine type-3 receptor (5-HT3) antagonist
    -Has a symptomatic primary or metastatic CNS malignancy causing nausea and/or vomiting
    -History of QT prolongation or taking other medicinal products that lead to QT prolongation
    -Has an active infection (e.g., pneumonia), congestive heart failure, bradyarrhythmia, or any uncontrolled disease (e.g., diabetic ketoacidosis, gastrointestinal obstruction) except for malignancy, which in the opinion of the investigator, might confound the results of the study or pose unwarranted risk in administering study drug to the participant
    -Has had benzodiazepine or opioid therapy initiated within 48 hours of study drug administration, except for single daily doses of triazolam, temazepam, or midazolam
    -Has been started on systemic corticosteroid therapy within 72 hours prior to study drug administration or is planned to receive a corticosteroid as part of the chemotherapy regimen
    -Is currently taking warfarin

    Optional Cycles 2-6:
    All exclusion criteria from Cycle 1 apply except for vomiting in the 24 hours prior to Treatment Day 1
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Percentage of Participants With a Complete Response in the Delayed Phase of Cycle 1
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    25 to 120 hours after start of chemotherapy
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1. Percentage of Participants With a Complete Response in the Acute Phase of Cycle 1
    2. Percentage of Participants With a Complete Response in the Overall Phase of Cycle 1
    3. Percentage of Participants With No Vomiting in the Overall Phase of Cycle 1
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1. up to 24 hours after start of chemotherapy
    2. and 3. up to 120 hours after start of chemotherapy
    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 No
    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) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    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.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial2
    E.8.3 Will this trial be conducted at a single site globally? No
    E.8.4 Will this trial be conducted at multiple sites globally? Yes
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA No
    E.8.6.3Specify the countries outside of the EEA in which trial sites are planned
    Argentina
    Chile
    Colombia
    Croatia
    Dominican Republic
    Ecuador
    Israel
    Korea, Republic of
    Mexico
    Peru
    Russian Federation
    Turkey
    United States
    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
    LVLS
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months11
    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: 307
    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) Yes
    F.1.1.4.1Number of subjects for this age range: 35
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Yes
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 177
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 95
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) No
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    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.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 307
    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)
    none
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    H.4 Third Country in which the Trial was first authorised
    H.4.1Third Country in which the trial was first authorised: Israel
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