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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2011-001118-32
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:EP06-401
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Prematurely Ended
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2011-04-27
    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 ConcernedGermany - BfArM
    A.2EudraCT number2011-001118-32
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Twelve-month study on the immunogenicity, safety, and efficacy of Zarzio®/Filgrastim HEXAL® in patients with severe chronic neutropenia
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Twelve-month study on the immunogenicity (i.e. the ability of the study medication to provoke an immune response), safety and efficacy of the study medication Zarzio®/Filgrastim HEXAL® in patients with severe chronic neutropenia
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberEP06-401
    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 SponsorSandoz GmbH
    B.1.3.4CountryAustria
    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 supportSandoz GmbH
    B.4.2CountryAustria
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationSandoz Biopharmaceuticals Development
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointClaudia Sailer
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressBiochemiestr. 10
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityKundl
    B.5.3.3Post code6250
    B.5.3.4CountryAustria
    B.5.4Telephone number+4353382009603
    B.5.5Fax number+435338200402
    B.5.6E-mailclaudia.sailer@sandoz.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 Filgrastim Hexal
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderHexal AG
    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 Solution for injection/infusion in pre-filled syringe
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNFILGRASTIM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 121181-53-1
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB07627MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(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 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) 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 Yes
    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 Filgrastim Hexal
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderHexal AG
    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 Solution for injection/infusion in pre-filled syringe
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNFILGRASTIM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 121181-53-1
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB07627MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number480
    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) 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 Yes
    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 nameEP2006 (Filgrastim)
    D.3.2Product code EP2006
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNFILGRASTIM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 121181-53-1
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeEP2006
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB07627MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number480
    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) 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 Yes
    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
    Severe chronic neutropenia (i.e. congenital neutropenia, cyclic neutropenia and chronic idiopathic neutropenia)
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Severe chronic neutropenia is a blood disorder
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Blood and lymphatic diseases [C15]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.1
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10051645
    E.1.2Term Idiopathic neutropenia
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10005329 - Blood and lymphatic system disorders
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10069819
    E.1.2Term Congenital neutropenia
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10010331 - Congenital, familial and genetic disorders
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 14.1
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10053176
    E.1.2Term Cyclic neutropenia
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10005329 - Blood and lymphatic system disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the immunogenicity of long-term treatment of SCN patients with Sandoz’ filgrastim in terms of the incidence of anti-rhG-CSF antibodies.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    • To assess the incidence and severity of adverse events
    • To evaluate the efficacy of Sandoz’ filgrastim in patients with severe chronic neutropenia in terms of changes in the absolute neutrophil count
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Patients with established congenital, cyclic or idiopathic severe chronic neutropenia having an indication for treatment with Sandoz’ filgrastim according to the SmPC of the product
    2. Patients of any age at the day of inclusion
    3. Written informed consent of patient and/or patient's legally authorized representative before any assessment is performed, applicable
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Chemotherapy-induced neutropenia
    2. Neutropenia in combination with confirmed diagnosis of autoimmune disease, e.g. rheumatoid arthritis, Felty’s syndrome, or systemic lupus erythematosus
    3. Myelodysplastic syndrome or leukemia
    4. Thrombocytopenia (platelets < 50.000/mm3) or anemia (hemoglobin < 8 g/dl) with the exception of patients with Shwachman-Diamond syndrome, glycogen storage disease 1b, or Barth's syndrome
    5. Sickle cell disease
    6. History of malignancy of any organ system, treated or untreated, with the exception of localized basal cell carcinoma of the skin
    7. For patients with congenital severe chronic neutropenia only: Any cytogenetic aberrations in bone marrow aspirates with results not older than six months suspicious for malignant transformation
    8. Known or suspected hypersensitivity to rhG-CSF products
    9. Known or suspected hypersensitivity to any of the excipients of Sandoz’ filgrastim product
    10. Positive result of anti-rhG-CSF antibody assessment at screening
    11. Absolute and relative contraindications as specified in the SmPC of Sandoz’ filgrastim
    12. Drug abuse, substance abuse, or alcohol abuse
    13. Use of any other investigational drug at the time of enrollment, or within 30 days or 5 half-lives prior to enrollment, whichever is longer
    14. Patients unwilling and/or who are not capable of ensuring compliance with the provisions of the study protocol
    15. Pregnant or breastfeeding women where pregnancy is defined as the state of a female after conception and until the termination of gestation, confirmed by a positive serum hCG laboratory test
    16. Women of child-bearing potential, defined as all women physiologically capable of becoming pregnant, UNLESS they are using an effective method of birth control (i.e. hormonal implants or injectables, combined oral contraceptives and hormonal intrauterine devices). For women of child-bearing potential who will not use a hormonal method named above it is acceptable to use a double barrier method. Adequate double-barrier methods of contraception include: condom (by the partner) combined with a diaphragm with spermicidal foam/gel/etc., an intrauterine device (copper), a sponge or spermicide. Periodic abstinence (e.g. calendar, ovulation, symptothermal, postovulation methods) is not acceptable.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    n/a, only descriptive statistics
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    n/a
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    n/a, only descriptive statistics
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    n/a
    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) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled No
    E.8.1.1Randomised Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.2Open Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.3Single blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.4Double blind Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.6Cross over Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.1.7Other Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.2Placebo Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.3Other Information not present in EudraCT
    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 Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA2
    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 years3
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years3
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    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.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 15
    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.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 9
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 6
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 15
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    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 Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    Children
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state30
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 40
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 40
    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)
    After the end of the study participation all patients will be treated according to current medical standard
    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 Decision2011-05-25
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2011-05-19
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusPrematurely Ended
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2015-09-25
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