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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2014-004562-22
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:109MS416
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2015-05-27
    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 ConcernedGermany - BfArM
    A.2EudraCT number2014-004562-22
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A Multicenter, Treatment-Blind Phase 3b Study to Evaluate Whether 6-Week Up-Titration in Tecfidera® Dose is Effective in Reducing the Incidence of Gastrointestinal Adverse Events in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Study to Evaluate Whether 6-Week Up-Titration in Tecfidera® Dose is Effective in Reducing the Incidence of Gastrointestinal Adverse Events in Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number109MS416
    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 SponsorBiogen Idec Research Limited
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    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 supportBiogen Idec Research Limited
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationBiogen Idec Research Limited
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointn/a
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressInnovation House, 70 Norden Road
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityMaidenhead, Berkshire
    B.5.3.3Post codeSL6 4AY
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.6E-mailcta.submissions@biogenidec.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 Tecfidera®
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderBiogen Idec Ltd
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 nameBG00012
    D.3.2Product code BG00012
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Gastro-resistant capsule, hard
    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 INNDIMETHYL FUMARATE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 624-49-7
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeBG00012
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameDIMETHYL FUMARATE
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB13608MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number120
    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 placeboCapsule, hard
    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
    Multiple Sclerosis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Multiple Sclerosis
    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 SOC
    E.1.2Classification code 10029205
    E.1.2Term Nervous system disorders
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029205 - Nervous system disorders
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 18.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10063399
    E.1.2Term Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
    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 the study is to assess whether a 6-week titration (compared with a 1-week titration) is effective in reducing the incidence of BG00012-related GI AEs in subjects with MS.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The secondary objective of this study is to assess whether a 6-week titration (compared with a 1-week titration) is effective in reducing the average severity and duration of GI symptoms over 12 weeks of BG00012 treatment in this study population.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    To be eligible to participate in this study, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria at the baseline visit:
    1. Ability to understand the purpose and risks of the study and provide signed and dated informed consent and authorization to use protected health information (PHI) in accordance with national and local subject privacy regulations
    2. Aged 18 to 65 years old, inclusive, at the time of informed consent
    3. Diagnosis of MS consistent with locally labeled indication for BG00012
    4. No prior treatment with BG00012
    5. Female subjects of childbearing potential who are not surgically sterile must practice effective contraception (see Section 15.5.3) during their participation in the study
    6. Have had a recent (i.e., at screening or within the previous 6 months) complete blood count (CBC), including lymphocyte count, that does not preclude the subject’s participation in the study, in the judgment of the Investigator
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Candidates will be excluded from study entry if any of the following exclusion criteria exist at the baseline visit, unless specified otherwise:
    1. Are unwilling or unable to comply with study requirements, or are deemed unsuitable for study participation as determined by the Investigator
    2. Have a recent history or ongoing GI illness (e.g., peptic ulcer, irritable bowl syndrome) or any other current condition with GI signs and symptoms (e.g., nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, or diarrhea) that may interfere with assessment of study endpoints, as determined by the Investigator
    3. Have other major comorbid conditions that preclude participation in the study, as determined by the Investigator
    4. Subject is pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning a pregnancy during the study period
    5. Are receiving concomitant disease-modifying therapies for MS including, but not limited to, natalizumab, IFN-β, glatiramer acetate, fingolimod, alemtuzumab, teriflunomide, or laquinimod at screening
    6. History of severe allergic or anaphylactic reactions or known drug hypersensitivity
    7. Current enrollment in any clinical study or Biogen Idec-sponsored study or other studies that may conflict with this study (e.g., health economics studies or local registries)
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary endpoint is the proportion of subjects with a worsening in severity of GI AEs, defined as a positive average change from baseline to the end of BG00012 treatment in the Gastrointestinal Symptom Rating Scale (GSRS).
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Subjects will be required to record their GI symptoms in the eDiary every day from the baseline visit until the end of the 12-week BG00012 treatment period (Week 14). Timepoint for evaluation of the change in GSRS score from baseline will be Week 14.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    The secondary endpoints are as follows:
    1. Average change from baseline in GSRS scores over the 12 weeks of BG00012 treatment as measured by the total change in GSRS scores from baseline divided by the total number of days with GSRS scores recorded
    2. Time to first worsening in GSRS score from baseline
    3. Time to recovery to baseline score from the last occurrence of worst GSRS score
    4. Average change from baseline in GSRS scores to the end of Weeks 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 14
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Timepoint for evaluation of:
    1. Timepoint for evaluation of the change in GSRS score from baseline will be Week 14.
    2 and 3. will be evaluated as they occur.
    4. Timepoint for evaluation will be Weeks 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, and 14
    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 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 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 No
    E.8.2.3Other Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    slower dose titration vs. the standard dose titration
    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.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA40
    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
    Australia
    Belgium
    Canada
    Czech Republic
    France
    Germany
    Hungary
    Italy
    Spain
    United States
    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 the study is the last subject, last safety follow-up telephone interview for final collection of data.
    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
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    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: 285
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 15
    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 state
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 192
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 300
    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)
    Continuing treatment with BG00012 following completion of the study will be left to the discretion of the subject and prescribing physician.
    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 Decision2015-08-10
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2015-07-31
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2015-11-04
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