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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2015-001041-83
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:FKC-009
    Clinical Trial Type:Outside EU/EEA
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2015-04-13
    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 number2015-001041-83
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Clinical and Laboratory Evaluation of Acute Rejection, Myocyte Growth, Repair, and Oxidative Stress Following de novo Cardiac Transplant: A Comparison between Tacrolimus- and Cyclosporine- based Immunoprophylactic Regimens with Mycophenolic Acid
    Therapeutic Drug Monitoring
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Comparison of tacrolimus and cyclosporin therapy in heart transplantation.
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberFKC-009
    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 SponsorAstellas Pharma Canada Inc.
    B.1.3.4CountryCanada
    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 supportAstellas Pharma Canada Inc.
    B.4.2CountryCanada
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationAstellas Pharma Europe BV
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointService Desk
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressSylviusweg 62
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityLeiden
    B.5.3.3Post code2333 BE
    B.5.3.4CountryNetherlands
    B.5.4Telephone number00310715455878
    B.5.5Fax number00310715455224
    B.5.6E-mailcontact@nl.astellas.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 Prograf
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstellas Pharma Co Ltd.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationIreland
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form 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 INNTACROLIMUS
    D.3.9.1CAS number 104987-11-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB10797MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.5
    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.IMP: 2
    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 Prograf
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstellas Pharma Co Ltd.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationIreland
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form 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 INNTACROLIMUS
    D.3.9.1CAS number 104987-11-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB10797MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number1
    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.IMP: 3
    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 Prograf
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstellas Pharma Co Ltd.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationIreland
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form 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 INNTACROLIMUS
    D.3.9.1CAS number 104987-11-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB10797MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number5
    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.IMP: 4
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    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 Neoral
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationCanada
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule, soft
    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 INNCICLOSPORIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 59865-13-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB06250MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number10
    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 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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeCyclosporine is a metabolite extracted from the fungal species Tolypocladium inflatum gams.
    D.IMP: 5
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    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 Neoral
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationCanada
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule, soft
    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 INNCICLOSPORIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 59865-13-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB06250MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number25
    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 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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeCyclosporine is a metabolite extracted from the fungal species Tolypocladium inflatum gams.
    D.IMP: 6
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    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 Neoral
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationCanada
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule, soft
    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 INNCICLOSPORIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 59865-13-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB06250MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50
    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 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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeCyclosporine is a metabolite extracted from the fungal species Tolypocladium inflatum gams.
    D.IMP: 7
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    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 Neoral
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationCanada
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Capsule, soft
    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 INNCICLOSPORIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 59865-13-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB06250MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    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 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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeCyclosporine is a metabolite extracted from the fungal species Tolypocladium inflatum gams.
    D.IMP: 8
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    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 Neoral
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationCanada
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical form Oral solution
    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 INNCICLOSPORIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 59865-13-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB06250MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    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 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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeCyclosporine is a metabolite extracted from the fungal species Tolypocladium inflatum gams.
    D.IMP: 9
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    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 Sandimmune i.v.
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderNovartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc.
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationCanada
    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.3.4Pharmaceutical 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 INNCICLOSPORIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 59865-13-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB06250MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50
    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 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 Yes
    D.3.11.13.1Other medicinal product typeCyclosporine is a metabolite extracted from the fungal species Tolypocladium inflatum gams.
    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
    Cardiac transplant recipients
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Heart transplantation patients
    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 17.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10050432
    E.1.2Term Prophylaxis against heart transplant rejection
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004865
    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 changes in subcellular markers of growth, apoptosis, differentiation, survival, inflammation and oxidative stress, in relationship with cellular acute rejection, in de novo cardiac transplant recipients receiving either tacrolimus or cyclosporine as primary immunosuppressant.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    1. to investigate changes in circulating markers of inflammation and oxidation concomitantly with the changes in the subcellular markers outlined above and with the magnitude of acute cellular rejection in the 2 treatment groups.
    2. to evaluate efficacy with respect to graft survival, acute rejection (AR) episodes (frequency, severity, time to event and resolution), treatment for AR, and successful steroid taper in the treatment groups.
    3. to assess safety with respect to adverse events in the treatment groups:
    dyslipidemia, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, nephrotoxicity, clinical chemistry and hematology findings.
    4. to measure treatment failure and crossover for treatment failure in the treatment groups.
    5. to measure cardiovascular risk status using the Framingham assessment. (NA for pediatric patients)
    6. to measure Quality of Life and general well-being using patient health surveys.
    7. to measure impact of treatment choice on healthcare resource use.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Patients (or their legal guardians) who are capable of understanding, and who have been fully informed of, the purpose of the study and the risks of participation.
    2. Patients (or their legal guardians) who have signed and dated the Informed Consent Form and are willing and able to follow the study protocol.
    3. Patients who are primary cadaveric heart transplant recipients.
    4. Males or females from birth.
    5. Female patients of child-bearing potential who have a current negative pregnancy test and agree to practice effective birth control, as judged by the investigator, while participating in the study. Prepubescent pediatric patients will not require pregnancy testing.
    6. Patients able to tolerate oral medication and who do not have a gastrointestinal condition likely to affect the absorption kinetics or metabolism of the oral study medications.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Previous organ transplant recipients.
    2. Multi-organ transplant recipients.
    3. Recipients of a heart from a donor with incompatible ABO blood type.
    4. Patients with significant graft dysfunction and/or significant de novo infection(s) at time of randomization (i.e. within 10 days of transplantation).
    5. Patients with known hypersensitivity to tacrolimus, cyclosporine, mycophenolate mofetil, daclizumab, prednisone, cremophor, polysorbate 80 and/or HCO-60.
    6. Patients who are pregnant or lactating or planning to become pregnant prior to completion of the study.
    7. Patients who have consumed an investigational (i.e. unmarketed) product in the 30 days prior to transplantation or at any time during posttransplantation follow-up.
    8. Patients receiving cholestyramine or colestipol.
    9. Patients having any one of the following at enrolment:
    a. History of malignancy which is not currently chart-documented as cured or active malignancy (with exception of eradicable nonmetastatic in-situ basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin).
    b. Leukopenia (white cell count < 2500/cu mm).
    c. Anemia (hemoglobin < 80 g/L).
    d. Positive test for Hepatitis B surface antigen and/or Hepatitis C.
    e. Historical positive test for Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
    f. Serum creatinine > 230 μmol/l.
    g. Continual elevation of AST and/or ALT to ≥ 3X the upper limit of normal.
    h. Body mass index (weight in kg / height in m2) > 30.
    10.Undiagnosed diabetes mellitus as determined by 2h OGTT or fasting glucose test or uncontrolled diabetes mellitus at screening. In either case, the patient may be declared as no longer excluded by this criterion upon establishment of control of the diabetes through appropriate medical management.
    11.Blood glucose ≥ 11.1 mmol/L at pre-operative assessment.
    12.Patients having a significant disease, substance dependency, or disability that may prevent adherence to, or understanding of, the protocol and/or the investigator’s instructions.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The change in the markers of growth, apoptosis, inflammation and oxidation measured in endomyocardial biopsies. ERK 1/2, JNK, and p38 MAPK have been selected as the principal primary endpoint parameters.
    Additional primary endpoint parameters are MEK 1/2, MEK 3/6, cSrc, ERK 5, AKT, Bax/Bcl-2, and nitrotyrosine.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Week 2 to 1 year post-implant
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    Systemic markers
    1. Changes in circulating markers of inflammation and oxidation (adhesion molecules and other markers of inflammation MCP-1, s-ICAM, E-selectin, homocysteine, hsCRP; and markers of redox state F2 isoprostanes, T-bars, nitrotyrosine, GSH/GSSG) and circulating markers of myocardial damage (troponin t and BNP).
    Efficacy
    2. ISHLT acute rejection profiles and time to first acute rejection episode following de novo cardiac transplant.
    3. Number of patients requiring antilymphocyte antibodies or steroids for treatment of severe acute rejection.
    4. Number of acute rejection episodes requiring treatment regardless of biopsy grade or presence of hemodynamic compromise.
    5. Mean cases of acute rejection (MCAR) per patient.
    6. Incidence of successful steroid taper or withdrawal at 26 and 52 weeks.
    7. Incidence of treatment failure and crossover for treatment failure.
    8. Exploratory evaluation of patients’ general well being using the following patient questionnaires:
     SF-12v2™ Health Survey (32, Appendix 9). (NA for pediatric patients)
     Heart Transplant Recipient Opinions of Immunosuppressive Medications (Appendix 10). (NA for pediatric patients)
     For pediatric patients, the following will be used:
    o Functional Status IIR
    o PedsQL™ Pediatric Quality of Life Inventory, Version 4.0
    o SF-10 for Children™
    o Impact on family Scale
    Safety
    9. Effects on glucose metabolism (fasting glucose, HbA1c, 2-hour oral glucose tolerance test) and incidence of post-transplant diabetes mellitus.
    10.Incidence of dyslipidemia defined as lipid profiles not satisfying the Canadian recommendations for high-risk patients
    11.Incidence of post-transplant hypertension (JNC-VI).
    12.Impairment in renal function as defined by magnitude of change in estimates of glomerular filtration rate, protein excretion rate, and serum cystatin C levels.
    13.Framingham assessment for cardiovascular risk status (31, Appendix 8).
    14.Adverse events.
    Health Resource Use required related to immunosuppression and its treatment
    15.Hospital days and visits to emergency room
    16.Visits to a physician or other health care professional
    17.Days in residential care or visits by community supportive services
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Week 2 to 1 year post-implant
    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 Yes
    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 Yes
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind No
    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) Yes
    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
    Canada
    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
    LSLV
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    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 Yes
    F.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 10
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) Yes
    F.1.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 1
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) Yes
    F.1.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 1
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) Yes
    F.1.1.4.1Number of subjects for this age range: 1
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) Yes
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 1
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 1
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 90
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 1
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    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 100
    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
    H.4 Third Country in which the Trial was first authorised
    H.4.1Third Country in which the trial was first authorised: Canada
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