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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2016-002433-30
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:AAUC.01.02
    National Competent Authority:Denmark - DHMA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Completed
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2016-06-21
    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 ConcernedDenmark - DHMA
    A.2EudraCT number2016-002433-30
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Low-dose azathioprine and allopurinol versus azathioprine monotherapy for patients with ulcerative colitis: protocol for an investigator initiated, open, multicentre, parallel arm, randomised controlled trial
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Effect of azathioprine and allopurinol compared to azaothioprine monotherapy in ulcerative colitis
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    AAUC
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberAAUC.01.02
    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 SponsorHvidovre Hospital
    B.1.3.4CountryDenmark
    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 supportRegionernes medicinpulje
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationHvidovre Hospital
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointAnette Mertz Nielsen
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressKettegårds Allé 30
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityHvidovre
    B.5.3.3Post code2650
    B.5.3.4CountryDenmark
    B.5.6E-mailAnette.Mertz.Nielsen@regionh.dk
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    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 Imurel
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAspen Pharma Trading Limited
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationDenmark
    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 INNAzathioprine
    D.3.9.1CAS number 446-86-6
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameAZATHIOPRINE
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB05647MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typerange
    D.3.10.3Concentration number25 to 50
    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 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 Allopurinol
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderTeva Denmark A/S
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationDenmark
    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 INNALLOPURINOL
    D.3.9.1CAS number 315-30-0
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB05338MIG
    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 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
    Ulcerative Colitis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Ulcerative colitis
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Digestive System Diseases [C06]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10045365
    E.1.2Term Ulcerative colitis
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004856
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To evaluate the beneficial and harmful effects of low dose azathioprine and allopurinol versus standard azathioprine monotherapy for patients with ulcerative colitis
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    • Time to remission (defined as described above)
    • Clinical response after 52 weeks (defined as a Mayo score between ≤1 to < 3)
    • Endoscopic remission after 52 weeks (defined as a Mayo subscore of 0)
    • Fecal calprotectin levels after 52 weeks.
    • Quality of life after 26 and 52 weeks using the Short Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (SIBDQ) and short health scale (SHS).
    • Correlation between E-6TGN and clinical, laboratory, endoscopic and histological indices.
    • Histological mucosal healing after 52 weeks.
    • Adverse events
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Age 18 - 80 years at the time of inclusion
    • Willing to comply with all trial procedures and available for the duration of the trial.
    • Clinically and histologically verified ulcerative colitis eligible for treatment with thiopurines due to steroid dependence (failure to taper steroid or starting a second course of systemic steroids within 1 year) or patients with the need for rescue therapy with anti-TNFα.
    • A sigmoidoscopy showing active inflammation in the present disease flare
    • Negative stool test for pathogen bacteria incl. C. difficile
    • Willing to give informed consent;
    • Normal TPMT genotype. TPMT can be measured as genotype or phenotype. A normal TPMT genotype is ‘wild type’. A normal TPMT phenotype is > 14 U/ml ery
    • Oral 5-ASA dose stable for two weeks
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • Kidney disease with a GRF < 50.
    • Persistent alanine aminotransferase (ALT) twice above upper limit of the normal range;
    • Infectious diarrhoea.
    • Participation in other interventional clinical trials.
    • Pregnancy or breastfeeding
    • Previous or current treatment with other biologics than anti-TNFα
    • Not being able to comply with the study, assessed by investigator
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Steroid and biologic treatment free remission defined as total Mayo score ≤1without rectal bleeding
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    at 52 weeks
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    • Time to remission (defined as described above)
    • Clinical response after 52 weeks (defined as a Mayo score between ≤1 to < 3)
    • Endoscopic remission after 52 weeks (defined as a Mayo subscore of 0)
    • Fecal calprotectin levels after 52 weeks.
    • Quality of life after 26 and 52 weeks. We will assess the quality of life using the Short Inflammatory Bowel Disease Questionnaire (SIBDQ) and short health scale (SHS)
    • Histological mucosal healing after 52 weeks.
    • Correlation between E-6TGN and clinical, laboratory, endoscopic and histological indices after 52 weeks
    • Adverse events
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    At week 52
    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) 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 Yes
    E.8.1.7.1Other trial design description
    Multicentre
    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 concerned9
    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
    LVLS
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years4
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months
    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: 70
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 14
    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 state84
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 84
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 84
    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)
    The patients will continue treatment and standard observation according to standard guidelines of the treating department
    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 Decision2016-07-19
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2016-08-25
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusCompleted
    P.Date of the global end of the trial2021-10-02
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