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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2013-001498-25
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CRLX030A2301
    National Competent Authority:Netherlands - Competent Authority
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2013-10-11
    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 ConcernedNetherlands - Competent Authority
    A.2EudraCT number2013-001498-25
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase III study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of Serelaxin when added to standard therapy in acute heart failure patients
    Een multicenter, gerandomiseerd, dubbelblind, placebo-gecontroleerd fase III onderzoek naar de werkzaamheid, veiligheid en verdraagbaarheid van aan de standaardbehandeling toegevoegd serelaxin bij patiënten met acuut hartfalen
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    A clinical trial to evaluate efficacy, safety and tolerability of Serelaxin when added to standard therapy in acute heart failure patients
    Een klinische studie naar de werkzaamheid, veiligheid en verdraagbaarheid van aan de standaardbehandeling toegevoegd serelaxin bij patiënten met acuut hartfalen
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Relax-AHF-2
    Relax-AHF-2
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCRLX030A2301
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT01870778
    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.1.3.4CountrySwitzerland
    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.4.2CountrySwitzerland
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationNovartis Pharma Services AG
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointClinical Trial Information Desk
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressLichtstrasse 35
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityBasel
    B.5.3.3Post code4056
    B.5.3.4CountrySwitzerland
    B.5.4Telephone number+4161 3241111
    B.5.5Fax number+4161 3248001
    B.5.6E-mailclinicaltrial.enquiries@novartis.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 No
    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 nameserelaxin
    D.3.2Product code RLX030
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Concentrate 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 INNSERELAXIN
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeRLX030
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB119779
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number1.0
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    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 Yes
    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 placeboConcentrate for solution for infusion
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboIntravenous use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Acute heart failure
    Acuut hartfalen
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Acute heart failure
    Acuut hartfalen
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Cardiovascular Diseases [C14]
    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
    Time to confirmed cardiovascular (CV) death during the follow-up period of 180 days
    To demonstrate that serelaxin is superior to placebo in reducing worsening heart failure through Day 5
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    -Time to all-cause death through Day 180
    -Length of total hospital stay (LOS) during the index acute heart faliure (AHF) hospitalization
    -Time to first occurrence of the composite endpoint of CV death or rehospitalization due to heart failure or renal failure through day 180
    -Lenght of Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and/or Coronary care unit (CCU) stay for the index AHF hospitalization
    -Change from baseline in congestive signs and symptoms of heart failure through Day 5
    -Number of patients reported with total adverse events, serious adverse events and death
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Yes
    E.2.3.1Full title, date and version of each sub-study and their related objectives
    -evaluate the impact of serelaxin on ECGs
    -laboratory substudy: hematology, serum chemistry, urine dipstick
    -biomarker substudy
    Netherlands does not participate in the first mentioned substudy.
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    -Male or female 18 years of age, with body weight ≤160 kg
    -Hospitalized for AHF with the anticipated requirement of intravenous therapy (including IV diuretics) for at least 48 hours, i.e. persistent dyspnea at rest or with minimal exertion at screening and at the time of randomization, despite standard background therapy for acute heart failure including the protocol required intravenous furosemide of at least 40 mg total (or equivalent), pulmonary congestion on chest radiograph, BNP ≥ 500 pg/mL or NT-proBNP ≥ 2,000 pg/mL; for patients ≥ 75 years of age or with current atrial fibrillation (at the time of randomization), BNP ≥ 750 pg/mL or NT-proBNP ≥ 3,000 pg/mL
    -Systolic BP ≥125 mmHg at the start and at the end of screening
    -Able to be randomized within 16 hours from presentation to the hospital, including the emergency department
    -Received intravenous furosemide of at least 40 mg total (or equivalent) at any time between presentation (this includes outpatient clinic, ambulance, or hospital including emergency department) and the start of screening for the study for the treatment of the current acute HF episode. Time from presentation to start of furosemide administration should be less than 6 hours.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    -Dyspnea due to non-cardiac causes such as acute or chronic respiratory disorders or infections (i.e., severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchitis, pneumonia), which may interfere with the ability to interpret the primary cause of dyspnea.
    -Known history of respiratory disorders requiring the daily use of IV or oral steroids (does not include inhaled steroids); need for intubation or the current use of IV or oral steroids for COPD.
    - Patients with blood pressure > 180 mmHg at the time of randomization or persistent heart rate >130 bpm.
    -Temperature>38.5°C (oral or equivalent) or sepsis or active infection requiring IV anti-microbial treatment.
    -Clinical evidence of acute coronary syndrome currently or within 30 days prior to enrollment.
    -AHF due to significant arrhythmias, which include any of the following: sustained ventricular tachycardia, bradycardia with sustained ventricular rate <45 beats per minute, or atrial fibrillation/flutter with sustained ventricular response of >130 beats per minute.
    -Patients with severe renal impairment defined as pre-randomization eGFR < 25mL/min/1.73m2 calculated using the sMDRD equation, and/or those receiving current or planned dialysis or ultrafiltration

    Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    1. time to confirmed CV death
    2. time to first occurence of worsening heart failure (considering death in the 5-day period as WHF event)
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1. throughout a period of 180 days
    2. through Day 5
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Efficacy:
    • Time to all-cause death
    • Length of total hospital stay for the index AHF hospitalization
    • Time to first occurrence of the composite endpoint of CV death or rehospitalization due to heart failure/renal failure
    • Length of ICU and/or CCU stay for the index AHF hospitalization
    • Change from baseline in congestive signs and symptoms of HF.
    • Number of patients reported with total adverse events, serious adverse events and death
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Throughout a period of 180 days

    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 Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Biomarkers. But Netherlands does not participate in Biomarker substudy.
    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 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.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned15
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA329
    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
    Argentina
    Australia
    Austria
    Belgium
    Brazil
    Bulgaria
    Canada
    Chile
    Colombia
    Czech Republic
    Denmark
    France
    Germany
    Greece
    Hungary
    Ireland
    Israel
    Italy
    Jordan
    Lebanon
    Mexico
    Netherlands
    Peru
    Poland
    Portugal
    Romania
    Russian Federation
    Slovakia
    South Africa
    Spain
    Sweden
    Switzerland
    Turkey
    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
    until at least 513 total confirmed CV deaths occurs or earlier if a significant difference between two treatment arms for the number of CV deaths is achieved by crossing the pre-specified boundary at interim analysis
    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 months8
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months8
    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: 1565
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 5235
    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 state125
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 4351
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 6800
    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 Decision2013-10-11
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2013-10-28
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2017-01-27
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