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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2013-005524-42
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:13-1-501
    National Competent Authority:Netherlands - Competent Authority
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Prematurely Ended
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2014-03-27
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    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 number2013-005524-42
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Prevention of rheumatoid arthritis by atorvastatin in seropositive arthralgia patients: a multi-center doubleblind randomized placebo-controlled trial
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    STAtins to Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis (STAPRA)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    STAtins to Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis (STAPRA)
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number13-1-501
    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 SponsorReade
    B.1.3.4CountryNetherlands
    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 supportReade
    B.4.2CountryNetherlands
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationReade
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointReade
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressDr. Jan van Breemenstraat 2
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityAmsterdam
    B.5.3.3Post code1040 KB
    B.5.3.4CountryNetherlands
    B.5.4Telephone number0031205896222
    B.5.5Fax number0031206833498
    B.5.6E-maild.v.schaardenburg@reade.nl
    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 Atorvastatin
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderSANDOZ BV
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationNetherlands
    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 nameAtorvastatin
    D.3.2Product code C10AA05
    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 INNATORVASTATIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 134523-00-5
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB05600MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number40
    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.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboTablet
    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
    Rheumatoid arthritis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Arthritis
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Immune System Diseases [C20]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 19.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10039080
    E.1.2Term Rheumatoid factor positive
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10022891 - Investigations
    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 whether statin treatment can prevent or delay the development of RA in persons at increased risk of RA.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Changes in serum lipids, calculated 10-year risk of cardiovascular events (in participants aged 40 years and over), changes in cIMT and arterial stiffness are secondary outcome measures.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1) Age >= 18 years
    2) Seropositive
    -IgM-RF and ACPA positive OR
    -High ACPA titer (>3x cut-off)
    3) With or without current joint pain, but without current clinical synovitis (ultrasound exam should not be performed in case of doubt, since US was shown to be often false-positive in this patient group)
    4) Written informed consent
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1) Patients with synovitis during clinical examination (any of 44 joints of DAS) at inclusion or synovitis in the past during clinical examination by a rheumatologist.
    2) Patients with typical RA erosions on X-rays of hand and feet.
    3) In case of inclusion depending on the presence of RF, the presence of situations with possible false-positive RF: known active infection with hepatitis C or Ebstein-Barr virus or recent radiotherapy.
    4) Use of statins or other lipid-lowering agents within the last three months.
    5) A history of previous use of statins discontinued due to side effects.
    6) Patients with an indication for statin therapy according to local guidelines. All patients will be screened pior to randomisation
    7) Previous use of DMARDs other than hydroxychloroquine, or use of hydroxychloroquine within the last three months.
    8) A history of oral or parenteral use of corticosteroids within the last 12 weeks used to treat the current episode of musculoskeletal symptoms.
    9) Subjects with current severe, progressive, or uncontrolled, hematologic disease, gastrointestinal disease, (diabetes with a serum glucose >7.0 mmol/L), pulmonary, cardiac, neurologic, or cerebral disease.
    10) Subjects who are pregnant or who are breastfeeding or wish to become pregnant.
    11) Subjects who currently abuse recreational drugs
    12) Subjects who have a limited life expectancy.
    13) Subjects who are unable to fill out the questionnaires.
    14) Subjects who are using ciclosporin (which interacts with statins).
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The development of arthritis (≥1 swollen joint) is the primary outcome measure.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    3 years
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Serum lipids, calculated 10-year risk of cardiovascular events (in participants aged 40 years and over), changes in cIMT and arterial stiffness are secondary outcome measures.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Each year
    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 No
    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
    Prevention
    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 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) 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 concerned5
    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
    1 april 2019
    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: 220
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 110
    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 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 state220
    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)
    No plans for treatment post trial treatment
    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 Decision2015-03-10
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2014-03-20
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusPrematurely Ended
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2020-01-20
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