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    EudraCT Number:2011-005280-24
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CFTY720I2201
    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:2012-07-04
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedBelgium - FPS Health-DGM
    A.2EudraCT number2011-005280-24
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A double-blind, randomized, multicenter, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 0.5 mg fingolimod administered orally once daily versus placebo in patients with chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Evaluate efficacy and safety of fingolimod 0.5 mg
    orally once daily versus placebo in chronic
    inflammatory demyelinating
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCFTY720I2201
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT01625182
    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 SponsorNovartis Pharma Services AG
    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 supportNovartis Pharma Services AG
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationNovartis Pharma AG
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointClinical Trial Information Desk
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressForum 1, Novartis Campus
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityBasel
    B.5.3.3Post code4056
    B.5.4Telephone number+41613241111
    B.5.5Fax number+41613248001
    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.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community Yes
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation numberEU/3/09/718
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product namefingolimod
    D.3.2Product code FTY720I
    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 INNfingolimod
    D.3.9.1CAS number 162359-56-0
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeFTY720
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameFINGOLIMOD HYDROCHLORIDE
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB30967
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    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. cell therapy medicinal product No
    D. therapy medical product No
    D. Engineered Product No
    D. ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D. 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, hard
    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
    Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
    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 18.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10057645
    E.1.2Term Chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy
    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
    To evaluate the effect of fingolimod 0.5 mg daily compared with placebo on delaying disability progression, in patients with CIDP, measured by the time to the first confirmed worsening on the adjusted Inflammatory Neuropathy Cause and Treatment (INCAT) Disability Scale. A confirmed worsening is defined as an increase by 1 point or more on the adjusted INCAT Disability Scale from the value at Baseline.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    • to assess the change in grip strength from Baseline to Month 6/End-of-Treatment (whichever occurs first) in CIDP patients on fingolimod as compared with those on placebo
    • to assess the change in Rasch-Built Linearly Weighted Overall Disability Scale (R-ODS) from Baseline to Month 6/End-of-Treatment (whichever occurs first) in CIDP patients on fingolimod as compared with those on placebo
    • to evaluate safety and tolerability of fingolimod compared with placebo in patients with CIDP
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Inclusion Criteria
    1. written informed consent must be obtained before any assessment is
    2. The diagnosis of CIDP will use the definition of the the European
    Federation of Neurological Societies/Peripheral Nerve Society
    (EFNS/PNS) Task Force First Revision. Patients must either have a
    clinical diagnosis of CIDP fulfilling the clinical inclusion criteria for
    typical CIDP or one of the following forms of atypical CIDP:
    •pure motor, or
    •asymetrical [MADSAM(Lewis-Sumner syndrome)], or
    • IgA or IgG (not IgM) MGUS paraprotein associated
    All patients must also fulfill the clinical exclusion criteria and the definite
    electrodiagnostic criteria of the EFNS/PNS Task Force First Revision (Van
    den Bergh et al 2010 and Erratum 2011)
    3. disability defined by an INCAT Disability Scale score of 1-9 or, if INCAT
    score is 0, a
    documented history of disability sufficient to require treatment within
    the past 2 years
    following reduction or interruption of CIDP treatment
    4. receiving IVIg treatment (minimal dose equivalent to 0.4 g/kg every 4
    weeks for a minimum of 12 weeks) or corticosteroids (minimal dose
    equivalent to prednisone 10 mg/day) treatment prior to the screening
    5. History of documented clinically meaningful deterioration confirmed by clinical examination, during therapy or upon interruption or reduction of therapy within 18 months prior to screening
    6. Stable CIDP symptoms without significant change in treatment regimen for the 6 weeks before randomization
    7. male or female aged 18 years or older at screening
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Exclusion Criteria
    1. other chronic demyelinating neuropathies, including: • Distal Acquired Demyelinating Symmetric Neuropathy (DADS) • Multifocal Motor Neuropathy with conduction block (MMN) • pure sensory CIDP • hematopoietic malignancy except for MGUS IgG or IgA
    2. conditions in which the pathogenesis of the neuropathy may be different from CIDP such as: Lyme disease, POEMS syndrome, osteosclerotic myeloma, Castleman’s
    3. treatment with: • plasma exchange
    within 2 months of randomization •
    medications: • azathioprine, cyclophosphamide, cyclosporine, mycophenolate, etanercept, methotrexate, tacrolimus or other immunosuppressive drugs within 6 months of randomization or 5 half-lives (whichever is later)
    • Rituximab in the 2 years prior to randomization; patients that have
    received rituximab between 1 and 2 years prior to randomization should
    have B-cell (CD19/CD20) testing performed and if values are within
    normal range, patients are eligible to participate
    4. a CIDP relapse or significant worsening of symptoms within 2 months of randomization.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Delay of disease progression, measured by time to first confirmed worsening on the adjusted INCAT disability scale by 1 point or more from the value at baseline, in patients who were being treated with IVIG and/or corticosteroids prior to study start.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    time to event
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1) The change in grip strength from baseline in CIDP patients on fingolimod as compared with those on placebo. Grip strength measurements will be done using a vigorimeter
    2) The change from baseline for Rasch-Built Linearly Weighted Overall Disability Scale (R-ODS). This questionnaire was constructed using the patients perception of their ability to perform daily and social activities
    3) Safety and tolerability of fingolimod compared with placebo in patients with CIDP. Measured by AE/SAE, hematology and biochemistry lab tests, vital signs, ECG, and pulmonary function test.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1) Month 6/ End of treatment
    2) Month 6/ End of treatment
    3) End of study
    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 Yes
    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. trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) Yes
    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 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) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo Yes
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial2
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA40
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA Yes
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA No
    E.8.6.3If E.8.6.1 or E.8.6.2 are Yes, specify the regions in which trial sites are planned
    Czech Republic
    United Kingdom
    United States
    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
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years4
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years4
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    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: 78
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 78
    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 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 No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 83
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 156
    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)
    For safety reasons, patients will have a follow-up visit approximately 3 months after study drug discontinuation, regardless of when in the trial they discontinued from study drug.
    Patients who complete the study will have an option to enter in an extension study.
    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 Decision2012-08-01
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2012-10-08
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2016-09-01
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