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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2016-001412-38
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CQCC374X2201
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Prematurely Ended
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2017-04-03
    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 number2016-001412-38
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A randomized, parallel-group, placebo-controlled subject and investigator blinded study to assess the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and efficacy of QCC374 in the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Safety, pharmacokinetics and efficacy study of QCC374 in PAH patients
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCQCC374X2201
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT02927366
    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 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 AG
    B.4.2CountrySwitzerland
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationNovartis Pharma AG
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointClinical Trial Information Desk
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressForum 1, Novartis Campus
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityBasel
    B.5.3.3Post code4056
    B.5.3.4CountrySwitzerland
    B.5.6E-mailclinicaltrial.enquiries@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 No
    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.3.2Product code QCC374 0.015 mg
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder, hard capsule
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNTBD
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeQCC374
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB166239
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.015
    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 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 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 No
    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.3.2Product code QCC374 0.06 mg
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder, hard capsule
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNTBD
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeQCC374
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB166239
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number0.06
    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 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 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 placeboInhalation powder, hard capsule
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboInhalation use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Pulmonary arterial hypertension
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Pulmonary arterial hypertension is a condition which causes increased blood pressure in arteries located in the lungs.
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Respiratory Tract Diseases [C08]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10064911
    E.1.2Term Pulmonary arterial hypertension
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10038738 - Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To assess the efficacy of 16 weeks of QCC374 administration in adult patients with PAH
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    • To evaluate the safety and tolerability of multiple doses of QCC374 in patients with PAH
    • To evaluate the preliminary efficacy of 16 weeks of QCC374 administration in patients with PAH by measuring changes from baseline in:
    - Six minute walk distance (6MWD)
    - Hemodynamic parameters other than PVR
    - Right ventricular (RV) function with echocardiography
    • To evaluate the pharmacokinetics of QCC374 and its metabolite QCM441 in patients with PAH
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Male and female patients 18 years of age or older with symptomatic PAH.
    • Subjects with PAH belonging to one of the following subgroups of the Updated Clinical Classification Group 1 (Nice, 2013):
    • Idiopathic PAH
    • familial PAH
    • PAH associated with connective tissue disease, congenital heart disease (surgically repaired at least 12 months prior to screening) or drug or toxin induced (for example, anorexigen use).
    • Subjects must have persistent symptoms due to PAH despite therapy with at least one of
    the following PAH medications: an endothelin receptor antagonist, asoluble guanylate cyclase stimulator or a phosphodiesterase inhibitor. The subjects' PAH medication regimen, with typical medications including calcium channel blockers, endothelin receptor antagonists, soluble guanylate cyclase stimulators and/or phosphodiesterase inhibitors, must have been used at a stable dose and frequency for at least 12 weeks before the screening visit and during the screening period.
    • Diagnosis of PAH established according to the standard criteria before the screening visit:
    • Resting mean pulmonary arterial pressure ≥ 25 mmHg.
    • PVR > 240 dynes s/cm5.
    • Pulmonary capillary wedge pressure or left ventricular end diastolic pressure ≤ 15 mmHg
    • PVR > 400 dynes s/cm5 at the time of the baseline right heart catheterization (RHC) (if a RHC was completed within one month of the screening visit, that result may be used for inclusion).
    • 6-minute walk distance greater than 150 meters at Screening. This distance must be confirmed by a second 6MWT prior to randomization. The value of the second 6MWD should be within ± 15% of the value obtained at Screening.
    Other protocol-defined inclusion criteria may apply.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • Subjects with clinically unstable right heart failure within the last three months (New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class IV).
    • Subjects with PAH associated with portal hypertension, Human Immunodeficiency Virus
    (HIV) infection or unrepaired congenital systemic to pulmonary shunts or subjects with PAH responsive to high dose calcium channel blockers.
    • Subjects who have received or have been scheduled to receive long-term treatment with
    epoprostenol or any prostacyclin within the three months prior to the screening visit or during the screening period.
    • Hypotensive subjects (systemic systolic blood pressure < 85 mmHg)
    • Subjects with left sided heart disease, chronic left sided heart failure, congenital or acquired valvular disease and/or pulmonary venous hypertension, as determined by history or echocardiogram at baseline visit.
    • Subjects with obstructive (FEV1/ FVC < 70% predicted and FEV1 < 70% predicted) or restrictive (total lung capacity < 65% predicted and/or clinically significant abnormality on CXR) lung disease at screening.

    Other protocol-defined exclusion criterias may apply.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Percentage of the baseline PVR at week 16
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    16 weeks
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    • AEs, SAEs and all safety assessments
    • 6MWD
    • mPAP, PCWP, CO, SVR
    • Key RV function endpoints with echocardiography including but not limited to tricuspid annular peak systolic velocity (TA S'), RV Tei index and RV fractional area change.
    • PK parameters of primary interest (Cmax Tmax, AUClast, AUCtau) of QCC374 and QCM441 in plasma.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    16 weeks
    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 Yes
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic Yes
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic Yes
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    tolerability
    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 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 No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) No
    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 concerned6
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA7
    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
    Germany
    Korea, Republic of
    Taiwan
    United Kingdom
    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 years1
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months10
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months10
    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: 34
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 4
    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 state12
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 21
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 38
    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 Decision2017-07-27
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2017-03-07
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusPrematurely Ended
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2018-07-11
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