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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2016-000167-16
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:DIRECT-2016
    National Competent Authority:Sweden - MPA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Prematurely Ended
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2016-03-30
    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 ConcernedSweden - MPA
    A.2EudraCT number2016-000167-16
    A.3Full title of the trial
    DIsulfiram REsponse as add-on to ChemoTherapy in recurrent Glioblastoma: A randomized controlled trial
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    DIsulfiram REsponse as add-on to ChemoTherapy in recurrent Glioblastoma: A randomized controlled trial
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    DIRECT
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberDIRECT-2016
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT02678975
    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 SponsorSahlgrenska University Hospital
    B.1.3.4CountrySweden
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorNon-Commercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportVetenskapsrådet
    B.4.2CountrySweden
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportCancerfonden
    B.4.2CountrySweden
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportSt Olavs Hospital
    B.4.2CountryNorway
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportSahlgrenska University Hospital
    B.4.2CountrySweden
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationSahlgrenska University Hospital
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDepartment of Neurosurgery
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressBlå Stråket 5, vån 3
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityGöteborg
    B.5.3.3Post code41345
    B.5.3.4CountrySweden
    B.5.6E-maillegepost@gmail.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 Antabus
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderActavis Group
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationIceland
    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 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 INNDISULFIRAM
    D.3.9.1CAS number 97-77-8
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB06326MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number400
    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
    Glioblastoma
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Brain tumor (Glioblastoma)
    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 19.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10018336
    E.1.2Term Glioblastoma
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029104 - Neoplasms benign, malignant and unspecified (incl cysts and polyps)
    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 the effect on survival at 6 months of disulfiram and copper-supplement as add-on treatment in glioblastoma patients receiving alkylating chemotherapy. This will to our knowledge be the first planned RCT with disulfiram in glioblastoma patients, and will consequently serve as a proof-of concept study.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To investigate in glioblastoma patients receiving alkylating chemotherapy the effect of disulfiram and copper-supplement as add-on treatment on:
    - actual survival analyzed at 9, 12 and 24 months,
    - median progression free survival,
    - 6 and 12 month progression free survival
    - median overall survival
    - health-related quality of life
    - volumetric expansion of the glioblastoma.
    - toxicity/safety of disulfiram and copper-supplement
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. A previous diagnosis of glioblastoma (histologically verified) and presenting with a first progression/recurrence documented by MRI.
    2. Indication for treatment with chemotherapeutic alkylating agents (i.e. temozolomide OR lomustine (also known as CCNU) including the so called PCV treatment (procarbazine, CCNU, vincristine)).
    3. Age 18 years or older.
    4. Karnofsky performance status of 60 – 100
    5. Willing to refrain from ingestion of alcoholic beverages
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Earlier treatment for progression
    2. Received radiotherapy within the 3 months before the diagnosis of progression
    3. History of idiopathic seizure disorder, psychosis or schizophrenia.
    4. History of uncontrolled hypertension (i.e. systolic BP > 180 mmHg) or a diagnosis of congestive heart failure
    5. History of active liver disease
    6. History of Wilson's disease or family member with Wilson's disease (unless excluded as a carrier by genetic test).
    7. Use of medications such as metronidazole, warfarin, theophylline, phenytoin, phenobarbital, chlordiazepoxide, imipramine, diazepam, isoniazid, amitriptyline within 14 days prior to the first dose of disulfiram. Of note, lorazepam and oxazepam are not affected by the P450 system and are not contraindicated with disulfiram).
    8. Unfit for participation for any other reason judged by the physician including patients
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Survival
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    6 months
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    - Actual survival
    - Median progression free survival
    - progression free survival
    - Median overall survival
    - Health-related quality of life
    - Volumetric expansion
    - Toxicity/safety
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    - at 9, 12 and 24 months (actual survival)
    - at 6 and 12 months (progression free survival)
    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 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) Yes
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    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 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 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 concerned3
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA6
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA No
    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 years5
    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 years5
    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: 60
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 60
    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 No
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception No
    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 state120
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 142
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 142
    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
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2016-05-09
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2016-05-19
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusPrematurely Ended
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2021-01-15
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