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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2016-001876-31
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:SWAP
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:GB - no longer in EU/EEA
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2016-08-05
    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 ConcernedUK - MHRA
    A.2EudraCT number2016-001876-31
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Feasibility of the safe withdrawal of inhaled corticosteroids in patients with mild to moderate COPD prescribed outside guidelines (SWAP)
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Withdrawal of corticosteroids in COPD
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    SWAP
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberSWAP
    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 SponsorKing's College London
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    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 supportFunding to conduct the trial is provided by the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme PB-PG-0214-33060
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationKing's College London
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDr Patrick White
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street Address3rd Floor Addison House Guy’s Campus
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityLondon
    B.5.3.3Post codeSE1 1UL
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number44207848 8679
    B.5.5Fax number44207848 6620
    B.5.6E-mailpatrick.white@kcl.ac.uk
    B.Sponsor: 2
    B.1.1Name of SponsorGuy's and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    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 supportFunding to conduct the trial is provided by the NIHR Research for Patient Benefit Programme PB-PG-0214-33060
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationGuy’s and St Thomas‘ NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDr Patrick White
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street Address3rd Floor, Addison House Guy's Campus
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityLondon
    B.5.3.3Post codeSE1 1UL
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number44207848 8679
    B.5.5Fax number44207 848 6620
    B.5.6E-mailpatrick.white@kcl.ac.uk
    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.2.5The 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 namefluticasone propionate
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder
    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 INNFlucticason
    D.3.9.1CAS number 80474-14-2
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameFLUTICASONE PROPIONATE
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB130318
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typenot less then
    D.3.10.3Concentration number250
    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.2.5The 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 namefluticasone furoate
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder
    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 INNFLUTICASONE FUROATE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 397864-44-7
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB26593
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typenot less then
    D.3.10.3Concentration number92
    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.2.5The 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 nameBudesonide
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder
    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 INNBUDESONIDE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 51333-22-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB05955MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typenot less then
    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.IMP: 4
    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.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationUnited Kingdom
    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 nameBeclomethasone diproprionate
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder
    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 INNbeclomethasone dipropionate
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameBECLOMETHASONE DIPROPIONATE PH. EUR.
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB171134
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typenot less then
    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
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
    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 10009033
    E.1.2Term Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    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
    Can high dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) be safely withdrawn from patients with COPD to whom they are prescribed outside guidelines?
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    1. What are the perceptions of COPD patients with mild or moderate disease of the proposed withdrawal of high dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) prescribed outside guidelines?
    2. Is the experimental withdrawal (randomisation to withdrawal or continuation) of high dose ICS acceptable to COPD patients with mild or moderate disease and to their general practices?
    3. Are the investigations of the impact of the experimental withdrawal of high dose ICS acceptable to COPD patients with mild or moderate disease?
    4. What is the impact of high dose ICS withdrawal in mild or moderate COPD on quality of life, lung function, exacerbation frequency, cellular and molecular biomarkers, and neural respiratory drive and how are these outcomes distributed in mild or moderate COPD?
    5. How safe is withdrawal of high dose ICS in mild or moderate COPD?
    6. In the withdrawal of high dose ICS in mild or moderate COPD how many patients show evidence of benefit from the drugs?
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1) known diagnosis of mild or moderate COPD (forced expiratory volume in first second (FEV1) ≥50% predicted and FEV1/forced vital capacity (FVC) <0.7) obtained from spirometry within the past 12 months and confirmed at interview
    2) prescribed and have used high-dose ICS (alone or in combination with a long-acting bronchodilator) at a dose of fluticasone propionate ≥250mcg/day, fluticasone furoate ≥92mcg/day, budesonide >400mcg/day or beclomethasone dipropionate >400mcg/day on most days for at least 3 months
    3) aged ≥45 years
    4) <2 exacerbations in the previous year and no admissions to hospital with an exacerbation since the diagnosis of COPD was made
    5) BMI of less than 35.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1) a history (stated in the patient record) of asthma, lung cancer or breathlessness secondary to cardiac disease
    2) current severe mental illness (severe depression or psychosis)
    3) current alcohol dependence (patient report or entry in medical record as alcohol dependence or alcohol induced disease)
    4) Patients diagnosed with dementia
    5) Patients who use continuous oral corticosteroids
    6) Patients who are unwilling or unable to follow the study protocol
    7) Patients who are participating in another clinical trial
    8) Pregnant females or females of childbearing age not using effective contraception
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    - Proportion of patients who attend the baseline interview who find the invitation to participate acceptable and are willing to submit to randomisation.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    As above
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1. proportion of patients who accept the investigations of the effect of high dose ICS withdrawal (acceptability of the main trial for which this is a feasibility study)
    2. proportion of practices that agreed to participate
    3. the distribution of the change in quality of life, lung function, exacerbation frequency, cellular and molecular biomarkers, and neural respiratory drive between baseline and six months in patients from whom high dose ICS were withdrawn (allow the setting of sample sizes for the main trial)
    4. frequency of exacerbations (assessing the safety of the main trial)
    5. the proportion of participants in whom evidence of the effectiveness of high dose ICS was evident from a deterioration in quality of life, lung function, exacerbation frequency, cellular and molecular biomarkers, and neural respiratory drive (assessing sample size for detection of ICS benefits for the main trial)
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    As above
    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 No
    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 Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Effect of ICS withdrawal on management of COPD
    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) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    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) No
    E.8.2.2Placebo No
    E.8.2.3Other Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    inhaled corticosteroid withdrawal
    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 concerned10
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States No
    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 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
    database lock.
    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
    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: 106
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 106
    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 state106
    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)
    It is expected that by the end of the trial all subjects will have their inhaled corticosteroids withdrawn. We will not make any changes to the subjects' standard of care treatment.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    G.4.1Name of Organisation Clinical Research Network (Primary Care)
    G.4.3.4Network Country United Kingdom
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2016-08-31
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2016-10-26
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusGB - no longer in EU/EEA
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