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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2015-005419-33
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:COMB157G2302
    National Competent Authority:Portugal - INFARMED
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2016-07-28
    Trial 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 ConcernedPortugal - INFARMED
    A.2EudraCT number2015-005419-33
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, parallel-group study comparing the efficacy and safety of ofatumumab versus teriflunomide in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Study of efficacy and safety of ofatumumab compared to teriflunomide in patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCOMB157G2302
    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.1.3.4CountrySwitzerland
    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.4.2CountrySwitzerland
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationNovartis Farma - Produtos Farmacêuticos, S.A.
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointClinical Trial Information Desk
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressAvenida Professor Doutor Cavaco Silva, nº10E
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityPorto Salvo
    B.5.3.3Post code2740-255
    B.5.3.4CountryPortugal
    B.5.4Telephone number +35121 0008600
    B.5.5Fax number+351210008825
    B.5.6E-mailensaios.clinicos@novartis.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 Arzerra
    D.2.1.1.2Name 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 nameofatumumab
    D.3.2Product code OMB157G
    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.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNOFATUMUMAB
    D.3.9.1CAS number 679818-59-8
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeOMB157
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB25221
    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 Yes
    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.IMP: 2
    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 Aubagio
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holdersanofi-aventis groupe
    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 nameTeriflunomide
    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 INNTERIFLUNOMIDE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 108605-62-5
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB25218
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number14
    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 placeboSolution for injection in pre-filled syringe
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboSubcutaneous use
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    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 20.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10048393
    E.1.2Term Multiple sclerosis relapse
    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
    Demonstrate that ofatumumab 20 mg sc once every 4 (q4) weeks is superior to teriflunomide 14 mg po once daily in reducing the frequency of confirmed relapses as evaluated by the annualized relapse rate (ARR) in patients with relapsing MS.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    Key secondary objectives
    To evaluate if ofatumumab is superior to teriflunomide on:
    1. Time to disability worsening as measured by 3-month confirmed worsening (3mCDW) on EDSS
    2. Number of T1 GdE lesions per MRI scan
    3. Number of new or enlarging T2 lesions on MRI per year (annualized T2 lesion rate)
    4. Time to disability worsening as measured by 6-month confirmed worsening (6mCDW) on EDSS
    5. Rate of brain volume loss (BVL) based on assessments of percentage brain volume change from baseline
    6. Time to disability improvement, as measured by 6-month confirmed improvement (6mCDI) on EDSS
    See protocol for complete list of secondary objectives.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    •Male or female patients aged 18 to 55 years (inclusive) at screening
    •Diagnosis of MS according to the 2010 Revised McDonald criteria
    •Relapsing form of MS: relapsing-remitting course (RRMS), or secondary progressive course with disease activity (relapsing SPMS)
    •Disability status at Screening with an EDSS score of 0 to 5.5 (inclusive)
    •At least 1 documented relapse during the previous 1 year OR at least 2 documented relapses during the previous 2 years OR a positive GdE MRI scan during the year prior to and including screening.
    •Neurologically stable within 1 month prior to randomization

    Please see protocol for complete detailed list of inclusion criteria
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    •Patients with primary progressive MS or SPMS without disease activity
    •Disease duration of more than 10 years in patients with EDSS score of 2 or less
    •Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women
    •Women of child-bearing potential
    •Patients with an active chronic disease
    •Patients with active systemic infections, or history of or known presence of recurrent or chronic infection
    •Have received any live or live-attenuated vaccines within 2 months prior to randomization
    •Have been treated with medications as specified within the timeframes specified (e.g. ofatumumab, rituximab, ocrelizumab, alemtuzumab, natalizumab, cyclophosphamide, teriflunomide, etc)
    •Any other disease or condition which could interfere with participation in the study according to the study protocol, or with the ability of the patients to cooperate and comply with the study procedures.

    Please see protocol for complete detailed list of exclusion criteria
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Demonstrate that ofatumumab 20 mg sc once every 4 (q4) weeks is superior to teriflunomide 14 mg po once daily in reducing the frequency of confirmed relapses as evaluated by the annualized relapse rate (ARR) in patients with relapsing MS.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Up to 30 months
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    -Time to disability worsening as measured by 3-month confirmed worsening (3mCDW) on The Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS).
    -Time to disability worsening as measured by 6-month confirmed worsening (6mCDW) on EDSS.
    -Time to disability improvement as measured by 6-month confirmed improvement (6mCDI) on EDSS.
    -Number of T1 Gd-enhancing lesions per MRI scan.
    -Number of new or enlarging T2 lesions on MRI per year (annualized T2 lesion rate).
    -Rate of brain volume loss (BVL) based on assessments of percentage brain volume change from baseline.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Up to 30 months
    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 Yes
    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 Yes
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other Yes
    E.8.1.7.1Other trial design description
    Double-dummy
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Yes
    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 concerned11
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA116
    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
    Argentina
    Australia
    Brazil
    Canada
    China
    Egypt
    India
    Lebanon
    Mexico
    Peru
    Russian Federation
    South Africa
    Switzerland
    Taiwan
    Turkey
    United Arab Emirates
    United States
    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
    LVLS
    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 months6
    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 months9
    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: 1313
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    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 state40
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 614
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 1313
    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)
    Patients who complete the core study on study drug, may be eligible for inclusion in the planned extension study. The investigator must provide follow-up medical care for all patients who are prematurely withdrawn from the study, or must refer them for appropriate ongoing care.

    Patients who complete the core study on study drug and do not enter
    the Extension study will enter the Safety Follow up period with a
    minimum of 9 months.
    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 Decision2016-10-06
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2016-08-01
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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