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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2012-005732-28
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:LE-9999-401-BE
    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:2013-04-29
    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 ConcernedBelgium - FPS Health-DGM
    A.2EudraCT number2012-005732-28
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A multicentre, open-label switch study to investigate the necessity of dose adjustment after switching from L-Thyroxine Christiaens® to the new levothyroxine sodium test formulation in (near) total thyroidectomised patients.
    Een multi-centrum, open-label switch studie om de noodzaak van een dosisverandering na te gaan na omschakeling van L-Thyroxine Christiaens® naar een nieuwe levothyroxine natrium test formulering bij patiënten die een (bijna) totale thyroïdectomie ondergingen.
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Study that aims to determine whether the switch from the existing composition of L-Thyroxine Christiaens® tablets to a new composition necessitates a dose adjustment in patients who underwent an (almost) total surgical removal of their thyroid gland.
    Studie met als doel na te gaan of bij omschakeling van de bestaande samenstelling van de L-Thyroxine Christiaens® tabletten naar een nieuwe samenstelling een dosisaanpassing vereist is bij patiënten die een (bijna) totale schildklierwegname (thyroïdectomie) ondergingen.
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberLE-9999-401-BE
    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 SponsorTakeda Belgium
    B.1.3.4CountryBelgium
    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 supportTakeda Belgium
    B.4.2CountryBelgium
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationTakeda Belgium
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointMedical Affairs Manager
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressGentsesteenweg 615
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityBrussels
    B.5.3.3Post code1080
    B.5.3.4CountryBelgium
    B.5.4Telephone number3224643805
    B.5.5Fax number3224640699
    B.5.6E-mailBram.Van-de-Sande@takeda.com
    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 L-Thyroxine Christiaens
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderTakeda Belgium
    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 namelevothyroxine test formulation
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    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 INNLEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 55-03-8
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB08495MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number25
    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 L-Thyroxine Christiaens
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderTakeda Belgium
    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 namelevothyroxine test formulation
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    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 INNLEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 55-03-8
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB08495MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    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 L-Thyroxine Christiaens
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderTakeda Belgium
    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 namelevothyroxine test formulation
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Tablet
    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 INNLEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 55-03-8
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB08495MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number150
    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
    Patient that underwent a near total thyroidectomy and therefore are compelled to take levothyroxine hormone substition therapy.
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Patient that underwent a surgical removal of their thyroid gland and therefore are compelled to take levothyroxine hormone substition therapy.
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Hormonal diseases [C19]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 16.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10043777
    E.1.2Term Thyroidectomy total
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004865
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 16.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10021114
    E.1.2Term Hypothyroidism
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10014698 - Endocrine disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To investigate the necessity of dose adjustment after switching (near) total thyroidectomised patients with stable TSH blood levels between 0.4-2.5 mIU/L under L- Thyroxine Christiaens® to the new levothyroxine sodium test formulation.

    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To provide general practitioners and endocrinologists guidelines for dose adjustment based on the results of this study.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    (Near) total thyroidectomised patients.
    Aged between 18 and 70 years.
    Stabilised on the same daily dose of L-Thyroxine Christiaens® during the last 6 weeks before inclusion in the study.
    Written informed consent given.
    Able and willing to comply with protocol requirements and to complete the study.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    History of Graves’ disease or positive TSH-receptor antibodies.
    History of thyroid cancer requiring TSH suppression.
    Medical procedures or treatments planned that could influence the thyroid hormone state of the patients during this trial.
    Use of levothyroxine containing medicines provided by other brands to treat hypothyroidism.
    Pregnant or planning pregnancy. Female patients of childbearing potential need to apply highly effective methods of birth control.
    Participation in another trial in the past 6 weeks.
    Exclusion criteria during the study are the occurrence of any serious adverse reaction, any laboratory or clinically relevant change in patient status, any change in smoking status, use of drugs non-authorized by the physician (to avoid relevant drug interactions) and lack of patient compliance with the study drug. (OR events not considered as exclusion criteria but to be documented in the CRF, as a possible explanation for change in lab parameters and/or dose switch)
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The proportion of patients that do not need a change of dose 2 months (± 2 weeks) after the switch.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    2 months (± 2 weeks) after the switch
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1. The magnitude of the change in daily dose needed 3 to 5 months after the switch.
    2. Proportion of patients that obtained a TSH between 0.4-2.5 mU/L, 3 to 5 months after inclusion.
    3. Change from baseline serum TSH (in mIU/L and percentage), at 2 (± 2 weeks) and 4 months (± 4 weeks) after inclusion.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1. 3 to 5 months after the switch
    2. 3 to 5 months after inclusion
    3. 2 (± 2 weeks) and 4 months (± 4 weeks) after inclusion
    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 Yes
    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) Yes
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    E.8.1.2Open Yes
    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 Yes
    E.8.1.7.1Other trial design description
    A switch study
    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 trial1
    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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned8
    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
    The end of this trial is defined as the last visit of the last enrolled patient, extended with the post-treatment follow-up period of 35 days. The half life of levothyroxine is approximately 6 to 7 days, which results in a minimum post-treatment follow-up period of 35 days i.e. 5 half lives of the drug under investigation.
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years
    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 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: 90
    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 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 state90
    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)
    None
    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 Decision2013-05-23
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2013-06-14
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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