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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2011-003104-20
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:Rimona2011
    National Competent Authority:Belgium - FPS Health-DGM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2011-08-09
    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 ConcernedBelgium - FPS Health-DGM
    A.2EudraCT number2011-003104-20
    A.3Full title of the trial
    The effect of Acomplia® (rimonabant) on esophageal sensitivity and gastric accommodation during food intake in healthy volunteers: a single-blind, placebo-controlled study
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    The effect of Acomplia® (rimonabant) on esophageal sensitivity and gastric accommodation during food intake in healthy volunteers: a single-blind, placebo-controlled study
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Effec Acomplia gastric sensitivity
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberRimona2011
    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 SponsorUZLeuven
    B.1.3.4CountryBelgium
    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 supportUZLeuven
    B.4.2CountryBelgium
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationKULeuven
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointPieter Janssen
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressHerestraat 49
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityLeuven
    B.5.3.3Post code3000
    B.5.3.4CountryBelgium
    B.5.4Telephone number3216330816
    B.5.5Fax number3216344419
    B.5.6E-mailpieter.janssen@med.kuleuven.be
    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 Acomplia
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderSanofi Aventis
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationFrance
    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 nameAcomplia
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    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 INNRIMONABANT
    D.3.9.1CAS number 168273-06-1
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor coderimonabant
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameacomplia
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB21719
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number20
    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, soft
    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
    study is conducted on healthy volunteers, no medical condition is investigated
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    none
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Body processes [G] - Physiological processes [G07]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Given the putative role of CB1 receptors in intestinal sensitivity on the one hand and possible relation between impaired GA and satiation on the other hand we set out to investigate the effect of rimonabant on:
    1) Esophageal sensitivity to different stimuli.
    2) The relation between GA and satiation during intragastric nutrient drink infusion
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    none
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Healthy volunteers will be recruited from an existing mailing list. The volunteers will have to agree to participate in both studies as described below. In total 10 healthy volunteers (18-45 years) will be recruited
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Subjects are excluded from participation if:
    • Their age is not between 18 and 45 years old.
    • They have relevant underlying disease (cardia, pulmonary, metabolic, kidney or liver disease, … )
    • They have a history of esophageal or gastric surgery, or recurrent or intermittent upper gastrointestinal symptoms (upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, bothersome fullness or early satiation, heartburn, regurgitation,…)
    • They have a history of allergy to several types of drugs or food.
    • They have ever been treated for depression or had episodes of depression (using validated tests)
    • They use cannabinoids.
    • There is a possibility of becoming pregnant during the study period.
    • Body mass index > 25
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Esophageal sensitivity for the different stimuli (chemical, heat, mechanical and electrical) will be compared between rimonabant and placebo conditions.
    Intragastric pressure profiles, magnitude of initial pressure drop and slope of recovery of intragastric pressures during continued infusion of different liquids and intragastric volumes will be compared
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    when all experiments are finished
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    -
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    -
    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 No
    E.6.5Efficacy No
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic Yes
    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 No
    E.8.1.3Single blind Yes
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    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) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    empty capsule
    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.8.5The 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
    last visit
    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 months6
    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 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: 10
    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 Yes
    F.3.2Patients No
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations No
    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 No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state10
    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 rimonabant administration, subjects will be hospitalised overnight and followed up via telephone contact for the next two weeks.
    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 Decision2011-10-03
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2011-10-06
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2021-03-03
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