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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2011-004114-42
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:
    National Competent Authority:Belgium - FPS Health-DGM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2021-04-06
    Trial 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 number2011-004114-42
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Fenfluramine as anti-epilepticum in Dravet syndrome.
    Fenfluramine als anti-epilepticum bij Dravet syndroom.
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Fenfluramine as anti-epilepticum in a difficult to treat epilepsy syndrome.
    Fenfluramine als anti-epilepticum bij een moeilijk behandelbare epilepsie; genaamd Dravet syndroom.
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number
    A.5.4Other Identifiers
    Name:Berten CeulemansNumber:University Hospital Antwerp
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorUniversity Hospital Antwerp
    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 support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    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 No
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationBelgium
    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 namefenfluramine
    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 INNFENFLURAMINE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 458-24-2
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB07561MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/kg milligram(s)/kilogram
    D.3.10.2Concentration typerange
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.25 to 1
    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
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Fenfluramine is an amphetamine which was in the past used as anorexigan. Their are a few publications of effectivness of this medication in epilepsy.We want to investigate was is the exact place of fenfluramine in the treatment of a therapy resitant epilepsy named Dravet syndrome.
    Fenfluramine is een amfetamine dat in het verleden gebruikt werd als vermageringsprodukt. Er zijn een paar publicaties van bruikbaarheid van dit medicijn bij epilepsie. Wij willen onderzoeken wat de nauwkeurige plaats van fenfluramine is in de behandeling van een therapie resitant epilepsie genoemd syndroom Dravet.
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    We want to investigate was is the exact place of fenfluramine in the treatment of a therapy resitant epilepsy named Dravet syndrome.
    Wij willen onderzoeken wat de nauwkeurige plaats van fenfluramine is in de behandeling van een therapie resitant epilepsie genoemd syndroom Dravet.
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Nervous System Diseases [C10]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 21.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10015037
    E.1.2Term Epilepsy
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029205 - Nervous system disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease Yes
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    We want to investigate the effectivness of fenfluramine in a group of patients with Dravet syndrome.
    We willen de efficaciteit van fenfluramine nakijken bij een groep van patienten met Dravet syndroom.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    We want to investigate the effectivness of fenfluramine in a group of patients with Dravet syndrome.
    We willen de efficaciteit van fenfluramine nakijken bij een groep van patienten met Dravet syndroom.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    age: 1-50y
    Dravet syndrome
    therapyresistent epilepsy
    leeftijd: 1 – 50 jaar
    klinische diagnose van Dravet of Borderline Dravet syndroom, al of niet met genetische bevestiging
    refractaire epilepsie met blijvende epileptische aanvallen ondanks goede oppuntstelling met anti-epileptica
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    cardiological abnormalities
    follow-up insure
    glaucoma
    medication treated hypertension
    allergic reaction on fenfluramine
    cardiologische afwijkingen
    onmogelijkheid tot nauwkeurige follow-up
    glaucoom
    hypertensie waarvoor behandeling met medicatie
    overgevoeligheid aan fenfluramine of andere sympathicomimetica

    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    seizure freedom or
    reducing the number of seizures
    aanvalsvrij of
    vermindering van het aantal aanvallen
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    evalution every three months for maximum 10 years
    alle drie maanden evaluatie voor maximum 10 jaar
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    possible ADR, maily cariological
    mogelijke ADR, voornamelijk cardiologisch
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    evalution every three months for maximum 10 years
    alle drie maanden evaluatie voor maximum 10 jaar
    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 No
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    E.8.1.5Parallel group No
    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 No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    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
    End of the study is recognized as medicine for this indication.
    Einde van de studie als het geneesmiddel erkend is voor deze indicatie.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years10
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 Yes
    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: 5
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Yes
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 5
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 10
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 30
    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 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 state50
    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)
    Try for recognition as orphan drug.
    Erkenningsaanvraag als weesgeneesmiddel.
    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 Decision2011-08-26
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2010-10-11
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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