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    EudraCT Number:2014-005339-15
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CAIN457A3302
    National Competent Authority:Sweden - MPA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2015-04-10
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedSweden - MPA
    A.2EudraCT number2014-005339-15
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Long term clear skin maintenance treatment optimization in patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis: A randomized, multicenter, open-label with blinded-assessment, comparative, 52 week study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of secukinumab 300 mg s.c.
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Efficacy, safety and tolerability assessment of secukinumab 300 mg s.c. optimization in patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis.
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCAIN457A3302
    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.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.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationNovartis Sverige AB
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointMedical information
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressBox 1150
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityTäby
    B.5.3.3Post code183 11
    B.5.4Telephone number+4687323200
    B.5.5Fax number+4687323201
    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. name Cosentyx
    D. of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Europharm Limited
    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 namesecukinumab
    D.3.2Product code AIN457
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for injection in pre-filled syringe
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    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. cell therapy medicinal product No
    D. therapy medical product No
    D. Engineered Product No
    D. ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) No
    D. 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
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Plaque Psoriasis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Psoriasis looks like red, raised scaly areas of the skin
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Skin and Connective Tissue Diseases [C17]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 18.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10050576
    E.1.2Term Psoriasis vulgaris
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004858
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To demonstrate in the patient pool of PASI 90 responders at Week 24 that secukinumab 300 mg s.c. when administered at a longer dosing interval is non-inferior to secukinumab 300 mg s.c. every 4 weeks treatment with respect to maintaining a PASI 90 response rate at Week 52.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To demonstrate in the patient pool of PASI 75 responders who do not reach a PASI 90 response at Week 24 that secukinumab 300 mg s.c. administered at a shorter dosing interval is superior to secukinumab 300 mg s.c. administered every 4 weeks at Week 52 based on the PASI 90 response rate.

    Evaluate the proportion of PASI 50, PASI 75, PASI 100 and Novartis Investigator’s Global Assessment modified 2011 (IGA mod 2011) 0/1
    responder rates at Week 52.

    Evaluate the course of mean PASI over time from Week 24 to Week 52.

    Evaluate the effect of different maintenance treatment frequencies on patient reported outcomes (PROs): Dermatology Life Quality Index (DLQI©), EuroQOL 5-Dimension Health Questionnaire (EQ-5D©), Work Productivity and Activity Impairment Questionnaire-Psoriasis (WPAI-PSO), and the patient’s assessment of pain, itching and scaling.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Chronic plaque-type psoriasis diagnosed for at least 6 months
    prior to Screening and candidate for systemic therapy.

    2. Moderate to severe psoriasis at Baseline as evidenced by:
    • PASI ≥ 10 and
    • IGA mod 2011 score of 3 or higher (based on a scale of 0 to 4) and
    • BSA affected by plaque-type psoriasis of ≥ 10%.
    Other protocol-defined inclusion criteria may apply
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. History of exposure to any biologic drug taken for the treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis or any other indication including but not limited to anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) alpha, anti-interleukin (IL)12/23, or any anti-IL-17A or IL-17A receptor (IL 17AR) antibody.
    2. History of hypersensitivity to any of the study drugs or to drugs of
    similar chemical classes including latex hypersensitivity.
    3. Forms of psoriasis other than chronic plaque-type (eg, pustular,
    erythrodermic and guttate psoriasis).
    4. Drug-induced psoriasis (ie, new onset or current exacerbation
    from beta-blockers, calcium channel inhibitors or lithium).
    5. Ongoing use of prohibited psoriasis treatments (eg, topical or systemic corticosteroids, ultraviolet (UV) therapy).
    6. Ongoing use of other non-psoriasis prohibited treatments.
    Washout periods detailed in the protocol have to be adhered to.
    All other prior non-psoriasis concomitant treatments must be at a stable dose as detailed in the protocol before initiation of study
    7. Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women, where pregnancy is
    defined as the state of a female after conception and until the
    termination of gestation, confirmed by a positive human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) laboratory test (> 5 mIU/mL).
    8. Women of child-bearing potential, defined as all women
    physiologically capable of becoming pregnant, unless they are using effective methods of contraception during entire study or longer if required by locally approved prescribing information (e.g. in EU 20 weeks).
    9. Active ongoing inflammatory diseases other than psoriasis that
    might confound the evaluation of the benefit of secukinumab
    therapy .
    10. Underlying condition (including, but not limited to metabolic, hematologic, renal, hepatic, pulmonary, neurologic, endocrine, cardiac, infectious or gastrointestinal conditions) which, in the opinion of the Investigator, significantly immunocompromises the patient and/or places the patient at unacceptable risk for receiving an immunomodulatory therapy.

    Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Psoriasis Area and Severity Index 90 response rate
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    52 weeks
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1) Psoriasis Area and Severity Index 90 response rate
    2) Psoriasis Area and Severity Index 50 response rate
    3) Psoriasis Area and Severity Index 75 response rate
    4) Psoriasis Area and Severity Index 100 response rate
    5) Investigator's Global Assessment modified 2011 0/1 responder rates
    6) mean Psoriasis Area and Severity Index
    7) Dermatology Life Quality Index
    8) EuroQOL 5-Dimension Health Questionnaire (EQ-5D©)
    9) Work Productivity and Activity Impairment Questionnaire-Psoriasis
    10) patient’s assessment of pain, itching and
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    1) week 52
    2) week 52
    3) week 52
    4) week 52
    5) week 52
    6) From week 24 to Week 52
    7) week 52
    8) week 52
    9) week 52
    10) week 52
    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. 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 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. trial design description
    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. description
    300 mg dose of secukinumab every 4 weeks
    E.8.2.4Number of treatment arms in the trial4
    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 Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA275
    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
    Czech Republic
    Russian Federation
    United Kingdom
    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
    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 months4
    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 months4
    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: 1422
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 158
    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 state22
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 1450
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 1580
    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)
    When subject leaves the study the investigator will discuss the different medications or possible alternatives that are available to treat the subject's psoriasis.
    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 Decision2015-05-05
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2015-05-21
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2017-05-08
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