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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2014-004377-16
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:N01375
    Clinical Trial Type:Outside EU/EEA
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2015-07-24
    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
    H.4 THIRD COUNTRY IN WHICH THE TRIAL WAS FIRST AUTHORISED
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.2EudraCT number2014-004377-16
    A.3Full title of the trial
    An Open-label, Randomized, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Levetiracetam Used as Monotherapy in Newly or Recently Diagnosed Epilepsy Patients Aged Older Than or Equal to 16 Years With Partial Seizures
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    An Open Label Study of Levetiracetam Monotherapy in Japanese Patients With Newly Diagnosed Focal Epilepsy
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberN01375
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT01506882
    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 SponsorUCB Japan Co. Ltd.
    B.1.3.4CountryJapan
    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 supportUCB Japan Co. Ltd.
    B.4.2CountryJapan
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationUCB BIOSCIENCES GmbH
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointCTRRD
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressAlfred-Nobel-Strasse 10
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityMonheim
    B.5.3.3Post code40789
    B.5.3.4CountryGermany
    B.5.4Telephone number+492173481515
    B.5.5Fax number+492173481572
    B.5.6E-mailclinicaltrials@ucb.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 E Keppra
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderUCB S.A. Brussels
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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 nameLevetiracetam/Keppra
    D.3.2Product code ucb L059
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated 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 INNLEVETIRACETAM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 102767-28-2
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeucb L059
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameE Keppra
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB08459MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number250
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNLEVETIRACETAM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 102767-28-2
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeucb L059
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameE Keppra
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB08459MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number500
    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
    Focal Epilepsy
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Epilepsy
    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 10015037
    E.1.2Term Epilepsy
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029205 - Nervous system disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of LEV used as monotherapy,
    with efficacy measured as 6-month seizure freedom at the last evaluated dose in the LEV 1000 mg/day to 2000 mg/day group, in newly or recently diagnosed epilepsy subjects.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The secondary objectives of this study are the following:
    - To evaluate the 1-year efficacy of LEV used as monotherapy at the last evaluated dose in the LEV 1000 mg/day to 2000 mg/day group
    - To evaluate the efficacy of LEV used as monotherapy in subjects in the LEV 3000 mg/day group
    - To evaluate the long-term safety of LEV used as monotherapy
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    - Subject is male or female and aged ≥ 16 years at Visit 1
    - Subjects with newly or recently diagnosed Epilepsy having experienced unprovoked Partial Seizures (IA, IB, IC), that are classifiable according to the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) classification of Epileptic Seizures
    - Subjects with at least 2 unprovoked seizures separated by a minimum of 48 hours in the year prior to Visit 1, of which, at least 1 unprovoked seizure occurred in the 3 months prior to Visit 1
    - Minimum body weight of 40 kg at Visit 1
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - Subject has a history or presence of seizure types other than partial (IA, IB, IC)
    - Subject has an experience of any type of brain surgery in the consecutive 2 years prior to Visit 1
    - Subject has a history or presence of known Pseudo-Seizures
    - Subject has been treated for Epilepsy with any Antiepileptic Drug (AED) within the 6 months prior to Visit 1. However, acute and sub-acute seizure treatments are accepted for a maximum use of 2 weeks, if the treatments are stopped for the week prior to Visit 1
    - Subject has a known clinically significant acute or chronic illness, such as but not restricted to: cardiac, renal, hepatic dysfunction, endocrinological, or psychiatric illness, and that may impair reliable participation in the study or necessitate the use of medication not allowed by the protocol
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Percentage of Subjects in the Levetiracetam (LEV) 1000 mg/Day to 2000 mg/Day Group Who Are Seizure Free for 26 Consecutive Weeks of Treatment During the Evaluation Period
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    From the end of the 1-week Stabilization Period over the 26-weeks Evaluation Period
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    - Percentage of Subjects in the Levetiracetam (LEV) 1000 mg/Day to 2000 mg/Day Group Who Are Seizure Free for 52 Consecutive Weeks of Treatment During the Evaluation Period and the Maintenance Period
    - Percentage of Subjects in the Levetiracetam (LEV) 3000 mg/Day Group Who Are Seizure Free for 26 Consecutive Weeks of Treatment During the Evaluation Period
    - Percentage of Subjects in the Levetiracetam (LEV) 3000 mg/Day Group Who Are Seizure Free for 52 Consecutive Weeks of Treatment During the Evaluation Period and the Maintenance Period
    - Time to First Seizure at the Last Evaluated Dose in Subjects in the Levetiracetam (LEV) 1000 mg/Day to 2000 mg/Day Group
    - Time to Withdrawal at the Last Evaluated Dose in Subjects in the Levetiracetam (LEV) 1000 mg/Day to 2000 mg/Day Group
    - Time to First Seizure in Subjects in the Levetiracetam (LEV) 3000 mg/Day Group
    - Time to Withdrawal in Subjects in the Levetiracetam (LEV) 3000 mg/Day Group
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    - From entry in the 26-weeks Evaluation Period to the end of the 26-weeks Maintenance Period
    - From the end of the 1-week Stabilization Period over the 26-weeks Evaluation Period
    - During Evaluation, Maintenance and Safety Follow Up Period after 1-week Stabilization Period, assessed up to 1 year
    - During 1-week Stabilization Period, Evaluation, Maintenance and Safety Follow Up Period, assessed up to 1 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 No
    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 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) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled No
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    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
    Historical control
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial2
    E.8.3 Will this trial be conducted at a single site globally? No
    E.8.4 Will this trial be conducted at multiple sites globally? Yes
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Yes
    E.8.6.3Specify the countries outside of the EEA in which trial sites are planned
    Japan
    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
    LVLS
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years3
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months4
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 Yes
    F.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 2
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.4.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 2
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 48
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 20
    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.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 70
    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)
    Subjects could continue to take Levetiracetam (LEV) as Investigational Medicinal Product (IMP) until they had a chance to switch to commercial LEV in Japan.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    H.4 Third Country in which the Trial was first authorised
    H.4.1Third Country in which the trial was first authorised: Japan
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