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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2012-000379-18
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:1.0
    National Competent Authority:Austria - BASG
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2012-03-21
    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 ConcernedAustria - BASG
    A.2EudraCT number2012-000379-18
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Plasma and synovial fluid pharmacokinetics of cefuroxime and linezolid in patients undergoing elective knee arthroscopy after a single intravenous dose of cefuroxime and linezolid: an exploratory microdialysis study
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Analysis of single dose antibiotics(cefuroxim and linezolid) in blood plasma and knee joint in patients undergoing elective knee arthroscopy: a exploratory microdialysis study
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    microdialysis knee study
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number1.0
    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 SponsorMedizinische Universität Wien, Universitätsklinik für Klinische Pharmakologie
    B.1.3.4CountryAustria
    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 supportDepartment of Clinical Pharmacology
    B.4.2CountryAustria
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationMedizinische Universität Wien, Universitätsklinik für Klinische Pharmakologie
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDaniela Marhofer
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressWaehringer Guertel 18-20
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityVienna
    B.5.3.3Post code1090
    B.5.3.4CountryAustria
    B.5.4Telephone number+431404002991
    B.5.5Fax number+431404002998
    B.5.6E-maildaniela.marhofer@meduniwien.ac.at
    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 Cefuroxim "Astro"
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstro-Pharma Wien
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationAustria
    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 nameCefuroxim
    D.3.2Product code 1–22175
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Powder for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNCEFUROXIME SODIUM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 56238-63-2
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB01140MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number1500
    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 Zyvoxid
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderPfizer Corporation Austria
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationAustria
    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 nameLinezolid
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.9.1CAS number 165800-03-3
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameLINEZOLID
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB08520MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number2
    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
    Subjects under general anaesthesia after a knee surgery get a microdialysis probe insertio into the operated knee and a probe insertion into the thigh on the contralateral side.
    After the operation 2 different antibiotics (linezolid and curocef) are administered intravenously. Aim of the study is to measure concentrations of cefuroxime and linezolid in the synovial fluid of the knee and to relate these concentrations to corresponding concentrations in plasma and muscle tissue.
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    A catheter is placed in the knee, another one in the thigh.
    2 different antibiotics are administered. With the help of these catheters drug concentrations in the synovial fluid can be measured.
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Body processes [G] - Chemical Phenomena [G02]
    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
    Measurement of concentrations of cefuroxime and linezolid in the synovial fluid of the knee
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Secondary objective of the trial is the relatation between measured concentration in synovial fluid and corresponding concentrations in plasma and muscle tissue.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    •Female or male, aged >18 years.
    •Elective knee arthroscopy.
    •Written informed consent.
    Therapeutic regimens will be not affected by procedures of the present study. The concomitant antimicrobial therapy with antibiotics other than linezolid and cefuroxime will be permitted throughout the study period.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    •Allergy or hypersensitivity against study drugs.
    •Treatment with cefuroxime or linezolid within the last week prior to the start of the study
    •Treatment with another investigational drug within 1 month prior to start of study medication
    •Any medication considered relevant for proper performance of the study, or risks to the patient, at the discretion of the investigator
    •Impaired renal function (creatinine >1.5 mg/dl).
    •Impaired liver function.
    •Patients testing positive for HIV at the screening visit.
    •Pregnancy or lactation.
    •Hemodialysis or hemofiltration.
    •Any disease considered relevant for proper performance of the study, or risks to the patient, at the discretion of the investigator
    •No written informed consent
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    AUCsynovia / AUCplasma ratio
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    every 30minutes for a period of 8 hours
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Cmax, tmax, t1/2ß, Cmax / MIC, AUC / MIC, T > MIC.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    every 30minutes for a period of 8 hours
    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 Yes
    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 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) Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.2Placebo Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.2.3Other Information not present in EudraCT
    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 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
    Within 14 days after drug administration study patients will be scheduled to undergo a final physical examination. After this examination the study is finished.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years1
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years1
    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 No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Yes
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception For clinical trials recorded in the database before the 10th March 2011 this question read: "Women of childbearing potential" and did not include the words "not using contraception". An answer of yes could have included women of child bearing potential whether or not they would be using contraception. The answer should therefore be understood in that context. This trial was recorded in the database on 2012-03-21. Yes
    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 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)
    The subjects are hospitalized in the department of trauma surgery.
    Within 14 days after drug administration study patients will be scheduled to undergo a final physical examination, including blood draw and a 12 lead ECG.
    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 Medical University of Vienna, Department of trauma surgery
    G.4.3.4Network Country Austria
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2012-05-04
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2012-03-13
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2013-03-23
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