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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2011-003803-39
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:11.0126
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2012-08-21
    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 ConcernedUK - MHRA
    A.2EudraCT number2011-003803-39
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Pain management in osteoarthritis using the centrally acting analgesics duloxetine and pregabalin
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Using drugs to treat pain in hand arthritis
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Pain management in osteoarthritis using centrally acting analgesics (DUPRO)
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number11.0126
    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 SponsorSt George's University of London
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    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 organisationSt George's University of London
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointSt George's Joint Research Office
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressGround Floor, Hunter Wing, Cranmer Terrace
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityLondon
    B.5.3.3Post codeSW17 ORE
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number02087254986
    B.5.5Fax number02087250794
    B.5.6E-mailncollins@sgul.ac.uk
    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 Cymbalta
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderEli Lilly Nederland BV
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 nameDuloxetine, Cymbalta
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule
    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 INNDuloxetine hydrochloride
    D.3.9.1CAS number 136434-34-9
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS1
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeup to
    D.3.10.3Concentration number60 to mg
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS3
    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 Lyrica
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderPfizer Limited
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 namePregabalin
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule
    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 INNPregabalin
    D.3.9.1CAS number 148553-50-8
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS4
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeup to
    D.3.10.3Concentration number300
    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
    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
    Hand osteoarthritis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Arthritis of the hand
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Musculoskeletal Diseases [C05]
    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
    The proposed study is based on the hypothesis that pain in hand osteoarthritis is due to local changes in the joint and the switching on of pain pathways in the brain that mediate chronic pain. The overall aim of this study is to determine whether drugs which influence central brain pain processing pathways can improve pain management in hand osteoarthritis. The primary objective of this study is to determine the effects of centrally acting drugs duloxetine and pregabalin versus placebo on pain perception in hand osteoarthritis using clinical pain scores.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The secondary research question in this study is to determine whether the drugs to be used in this study will change the perception of pain using local algometer testing of pain thresholds in the hand, wrists and sternum.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Participants fulfilling: 1.the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) criteria for the diagnosis of hand osteoarthritis, 2.right or left -handed 3.male or female 4.aged 40-75 5.On usual care for hand osteoarthritis including paracetamol and/or NSAIDs
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. other rheumatological diagnosis e.g. rheumatoid arthritis 2. current or planned pregnancy 3. contraindications to duloxetine or pregabalin such as MAOI, SSRI, antidepressants, oral contraceptives, St John’s wort 4. history of depression 5. concomitant use of opioids including tramadol and pethidine 6. recent surgery i.e < 6 weeks prior to participation in the study 7. recent insertion of surgical implants i.e. less than 6 weeks before participation prior to entry 8. Previous use of duloxetine and/or pregabalin 9. uncontrolled hypertension 10. eGFR < 60 ml/min 11. hepatic impairment defined as ALT > 2.5 X ULN within 6 weeks of last clinical assessment 12. ischaemic heart disease 13. diabetes mellitus 14. regular use of alcohol or alcohol abuse(maximum limits are 28 units/week for men and 21 units/ week for women) 15. lactose intolerance
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary outcome measure will be change in visual analogue score (VAS) for pain and the study is powered to detect statistically significant differences in change between groups. The VAS is a well-known method of rating pain on a continuous scale. Participants will be asked to score their VAS pain rating on a 0-100mm scale on a weekly basis which will be recorded in their diary card and CRF from week 1 to 13 weeks. Upon completion of the study, the change in VAS from baseline to 13 weeks will be used as the primary clinical endpoint for each participant.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    The baseline VAS will be measured and then values post-treatment collected in each participant at weeks 4 and 13.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Clinical data analysis will include mean change in AUSCAN, neuropathic pain scores and pain threshold values using algometer readings from baseline to 13 weeks in the 3 groups across 30 joints per hand, both elbows and sternum.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Pain thresholds will be measured at baseline and then values post-treatment collected in each participant at week 13.
    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) 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 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 Yes
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial3
    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 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
    The end of the trial will be the last study visit of the last subject undergoing the trial.
    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 months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years3
    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.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.4.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 35
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 10
    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 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 state45
    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)
    Patients will then be followed up in Rheumatology outpatients following completion of the study and receive standard care according to NICE guidelines.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2012-08-08
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2012-01-25
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2016-10-27
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