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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2011-000695-34
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:Verna-Ibu-AF_1.0
    National Competent Authority:Austria - BASG
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2011-06-22
    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 ConcernedAustria - BASG
    A.2EudraCT number2011-000695-34
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Vernakalant Versus Ibutilide In Recent-Onset Atrial Fibrillation
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Vernakalant Versus Ibutilide In Recent-Onset Atrial Fibrillation
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Verna-Ibu-AF
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberVerna-Ibu-AF_1.0
    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 SponsorMedizinische Universität Wien, Univ.-Klinik für Notfallmedizin
    B.1.3.4CountryAustria
    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 supportMedical University of Vienna, Department of Emergency Medicine
    B.4.2CountryAustria
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationMedical University of Vienna, Department of Emergency Medicine
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointAlexander Spiel
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressWaehringer Guertel
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityVienna
    B.5.3.3Post codeA-1090
    B.5.3.4CountryAustria
    B.5.4Telephone number+431404003953
    B.5.5Fax number+431404002512
    B.5.6E-mailalexander.spiel@meduniwien.ac.at
    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 Brinavess
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMerck Sharp & Dohme
    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 Concentrate and solvent for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.9.1CAS number 748810-28-8
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameVERNAKALANT HYDROCHLORIDE
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB30707
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/kg milligram(s)/kilogram
    D.3.10.2Concentration typerange
    D.3.10.3Concentration number2 to 3
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    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 Corvert
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderPfizer
    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 Injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous 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 Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    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
    recent-onset atrial fibrillation
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Atrial fibrillation happens when the atria (the upper chambers of the heart) contract irregularly and rapidly, resulting in abnormal heart rhythm
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Cardiovascular Diseases [C14]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 13.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10034039
    E.1.2Term Paroxysmal atrial fibrillation
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10007541 - Cardiac disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    to compare the time duration and the efficacy of cardioversion between the two rapid-acting antiarrhythmic drugs vernakalant and ibutilide in patients with recent-onset atrial fibrillation admitted to the emergency medicine ward of a tertiary care hospital.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    to compare conversion to sinus rhythm rates within 90 minutes between subjects treated with vernakalant and ibutilide.

    to compare conversion to sinus rhythm rates including electrical cardioversion between subjects treated with vernakalant and ibutilide.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Symptoms of atrial fibrillation since no longer than 48 hours
    • Age 18 – 90 years
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • Need for immediate electrical cardioversion due to
    hemodynamic instability (hypotension: systolic blood pressure <
    80 mmHg, dyspnea, loss of consciousness, unstable angina)
    • Moderate to severe heart failure (NYHA III/IV)
    • History or signs of acute coronary syndromes (acute myocardial
    infarction, unstable angina) within the last 3 weeks
    • Resting ventricular rate < 80 beats per minute without pace
    maker back-up
    • QT interval of > 440 milliseconds
    • Wolff–Parkinson–White (WPW) syndrome
    • History of Torsade de pointes arrhythmias or other polymorphic
    ventricular tachycardias
    • Signs of thyreotoxicosis
    • Sick Sinus Syndrome or atrioventricular block greater than first
    degree
    • Severe valvular heart disease
    • Serious disorders of the hepatic, renal (Creatinine > 2.5mg/dl),
    pulmonary, gastrointestinal, hematologic or central nervous
    system and serious psychiatric disorders
    • Abnormal serum electrolytes despite adequate therapy (especially
    potassium <3.5 mmol/l or > 5.5 mmol/l)
    • Intravenous use of other Class I or III antiarrythmic drugs within
    4 hours of study drug application
    • Pregnancy (for women < 50 years, β-HCG test will be performed)
    • Known hypersensitivity to study medication
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Time in minutes until conversion to sinus rhythm
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    n.a.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Conversion rate to sinus rhythm within 90 minutes
    Conversion rate to sinus rhythm including electrical cardioversion
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    90 minutes
    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 No
    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) 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 Yes
    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.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial2
    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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned1
    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 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.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years1
    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 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) No
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 50
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 50
    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 2011-06-22. Yes
    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 state100
    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 Decision2011-07-22
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2011-04-12
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2015-05-12
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