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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2011-004890-10
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:5907
    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:2012-07-10
    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 number2011-004890-10
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Optimising Vitamin D Status in Older People: A Randomised Controlled Trial of Vitamin D Supplementation
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Optimising Vitamin D Status in Older People (VDOP)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Optimising Vitamin D Status in Older People (VDOP)
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number5907
    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 SponsorNewcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    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 supportArthritis Research UK
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationNewcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDr Terence Aspray
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressFreeman Hospital, High Heaton
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityNewcastle upon Tyne
    B.5.3.3Post codeNE7 7DN
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number01912336161
    B.5.6E-mailt.j.aspray@newcastle.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 Vigantol Oil
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMerck Serono GmbH
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationGermany
    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 nameVigantol Oil 12,000IU in 2.4mL
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Oral solution
    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 INNCOLECALCIFEROL
    D.3.9.1CAS number 67-97-0
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameCholecalciferol, Vitamin D3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS1
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.125
    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 Vigantol Oil
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMerck Serono GmbH
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationGermany
    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 nameVigantol Oil 24,000IU in 2.4mL
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Oral solution
    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 INNCOLECACIFEROL
    D.3.9.1CAS number 67-97-0
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameCholecalciferol, Vitamin D
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS5
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.25
    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: 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 Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Vigantol Oil
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMerck Sorono GmbH
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationGermany
    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 nameVigantol Oil 48,000IU in 2.4mL
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Oral solution
    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 INNCOLECACIFEROL
    D.3.9.1CAS number 67-97-0
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameCholecaciferol, Vitamin D
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS2
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.5
    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.8.4Route 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
    Bone mineral density in older people
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Bone mineral density in older people
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Body processes [G] - Bones and nerves physological processes [G11]
    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
    Primary Objective: We aim to establish the effects of three doses of vitamin D supplement, given for 12 months on the change in bone mineral density (BMD) to indicate a beneficial effect on bone health.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Secondary Objective: We shall also look at the seasonality and duration of the effects of supplement and blood levels of vitamin D (plasma 25OH Vitamin D concentration) achieved on parathyroid hormone levels and a number of other biochemical markers of bone metabolism, which also give insights into bone health and risk of fracture.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Information not present in EudraCT
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Ambulant, community dwelling men and women aged 70 years and above 2. Individuals capable of giving informed consent on their own behalf 3. Individuals willing to attend the Study Centre (CARU) on six occasions and to be contacted by telephone at monthly intervals between study visits over twelve months The inclusion criteria are mainly restricted to age and ability to participate in the study. The age cut-off used is the same as the threshold for older age used in the most recently published review and recommendations
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Current antiresorptive or anabolic treatment for osteoporosis 2. Treatment with bisphosphonates for osteoporosis in past two years 3. Current use of vitamin D (>400 IU/day) or calcium (>500 mg/day) (including use of over-the-counter preparations) 4. Fragility fracture in the previous six months 5. Known primary hyperparathyroisism 6. Hypercalcaemia (albumin-adjusted plasma calcium > 2.60 mmol/l) 7. Renal impairment (Stage 4-5 Chronic Kidney Disease: GFR < 30 ml/min/1.73m2) 8. History of renal stones 9. Peanut allergy The exclusion criteria include the presence of a health condition or treatment which is likely to independently affect the outcome measures (criteria: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 8) or increase the risk of developing adverse effects with vitamin D supplementation (criteria: 6, 9).
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary outcome measure is the change in BMD at the hip (total hip BMD) as a function of the vitamin D dose, reflecting achieved plasma 25OHD concentration.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    This end point will be evaulated at 12 months from baseline for each participant.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    The secondary outcome measures are the changes in achieved plasma 250HD concentration and plasma PTH. We will explore their use as functional markers in relation to change in BMD and biochemical markers of bone turnover which will also be collected as further secondary measures. We will also obtain data on the proportion of subjects in each treatment group who fall, the number of falls, quality of life and safety. The bone turnover markers comprise plasma C-terminal telopeptide (CTX), bone specific alkaline phosphatase (bone ALP) and N-terminal propeptide of procollagen type I (P1NP), as it has been suggested that these may be the best surrogate markers for the effect of pharmacological intervention on fracture incidence (Bouxsein, 2008). Data on falls will be collected prospectively using a falls diary, which will be returned to the study centre at each study visit. Quality of life will be assessed using the WHOQOL-OLD & BREF questionnaires; Dietary information will be collected using the validated Calquest dietary calcium intake questionnaire; Overseas travel will be recorded using a sunshine exposure questionnaire. In addition to collecting information on patient-reported adverse events (AE), serious adverse events (SAE) and suspected unexpected serious adverse reactions (SUSAR) through patient questioning and examination, safety will be assessed specifically by performing full blood count, plasma calcium, creatinine and liver function tests at each visit. Information on clinical fractures during the study will be recorded as a safety measure. Samples for measurement of plasma 25OHD, PTH and the biochemical markers of bone turnover and other analyses will be collected at 0, 3, 6, 9 and 12 months .
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    End of study (12 months)
    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 No
    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 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 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) Yes
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    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
    LVLS
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months1
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days29
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days29
    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) No
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 375
    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 state375
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 375
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 375
    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)
    Participants will not continue to receive the study drug after 12 months in the study. Participants will be given information about commercially available vitamin D supplements if they request it.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    G.4.1Name of Organisation Primary Care Research Network
    G.4.3.4Network Country United Kingdom
    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 Opinion2012-04-13
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2014-06-05
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