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    EudraCT Number:2017-004420-30
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:CL3-95008-002
    National Competent Authority:Italy - Italian Medicines Agency
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Prematurely Ended
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2021-06-17
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedItaly - Italian Medicines Agency
    A.2EudraCT number2017-004420-30
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Efficacy and safety of bumetanide oral liquid formulation in children aged from 2 to less than 7 years old with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    A 6-month randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled multicentre parallel group study to evaluate efficacy and safety of bumetanide 0.5mg twice a day followed by an open label active 6-month treatment period with bumetanide (0.5mg twice a day) and a 6 weeks discontinuation period after treatment stop.
    Efficacia e sicurezza di bumetanide in formulazione liquida orale in bambini dai 2 ai 6 anni con Disturbi dello Spettro Autistico (DSA). Studio della durata di 6 mesi randomizzato, in doppio cieco, controllato verso placebo, multicentrico, a gruppi paralleli per valutare l'efficacia e la sicurezza di bumetanide da 0,5 mg due volte al giorno seguito da un periodo in aperto di trattamento di bumetanide (0,5 mg due volte al giorno) ed un periodo di 6 settimane dopo l'interruzione del trattamento.
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Efficacy and safety of bumetanide oral liquid formulation in children aged from 2 to less than 7 years old with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
    Efficacia e sicurezza di Bumetanide in formulazione liquida orale in bambini dai 2 ai 6 anni con Disturbi dello Spettro Autistico (DSA).
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    Efficacy and safety of bumetanide oral liquid formulation.
    Efficacia e sicurezza di Bumetanide in formulazione liquida orale.
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberCL3-95008-002
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Yes
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation PlanP/340/2017
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    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 supportADIR
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationIstituto di Ricerca Servier srl
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointProject manager - Sabrina Ceccotti
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressVia Luca Passi, 85
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityRoma
    B.5.3.3Post code00166
    B.5.4Telephone number003906669081
    B.5.5Fax number+390666908738
    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.3.1Product nameBumetanide
    D.3.2Product code [S95008]
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Oral solution
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Yes
    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 INNBumetanide
    D.3.9.1CAS number 28395-03-1
    D.3.9.2Current sponsor codeS95008
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB05971MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg/ml milligram(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number1
    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. cell therapy medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D. therapy medical product Information not present in EudraCT
    D. Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D. ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D. on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    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 placeboOral solution
    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
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    Disturbi dello Spettro Autistico (DSA)
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
    Disturbi dello Spettro Autistico (DSA)
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Psychiatry and Psychology [F] - Mental Disorders [F03]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 21.1
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10063844
    E.1.2Term Autism spectrum disorder
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10037175 - Psychiatric 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 demonstrate the superiority of bumetanide (0.5mg BID) oral liquid formulation compared to placebo in the improvement of ASD core symptoms after 6 months of treatment in ASD children aged from 2 to less than 7 years old.
    L'obiettivo principale è dimostrare la superiorità della formulazione liquida di bumetanide (0,5 mg), da assumersi per via orale, rispetto al placebo nel miglioramento dei sintomi core del DSA dopo 6 mesi di trattamento in bambini affetti da DSA di età compresa tra i 2 e i 6 anni.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    - To assess the effect of bumetanide on the other efficacy endpoints
    - To assess the safety of bumetanide
    - To confirm the acceptability and palatability of the oral liquid formulation
    - To describe the bumetanide effects on patients quality of life
    - To improve existing pharmacokinetic model of bumetanide in this population
    - Valutare l'effetto del bumetanide sugli altri endpoint di efficacia
    - Valutare la sicurezza del bumetanide
    - Confermare l'accettabilità e la palatabilità della formulazione liquida orale
    - Descrivere gli effetti del bumetanide sulla qualità di vita dei pazienti
    - Migliorare l'attuale modello farmacocinetico del bumetanide in questa popolazione.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    - Male and female patients from 2 to less than 7 years
    - Out patients
    - Primary diagnosis of ASD as per DSM-5 criteria
    - Criteria met for ASD on Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) and Autism Diagnosis Interview Revised (ADI-R)
    - CGI (Clinical Global Impression) – Severity rating Score = 4
    - Childhood Autism Rating Scale second edition (CARS2-ST or HF) total
    raw score = 34
    - Social Responsiveness Scale second edition total score (SRS-2 T-Score) = 66
    - Absence of known monogenic syndrome (Fragile X, Rett syndrome ...)
    - Absence of any clinically significant abnormality likely to interfere with the conduct of the study according to the judgment of the investigator
    - Absence of electrolyte imbalance that is likely to interfere with the study conduct or evaluation
    - Maschio o femmina da 2 fino a 6 anni di età compresi
    - Pazienti ambulatoriali
    - Diagnosi primaria di Disturbo dello Spettro Autistico conforme ai criteri del DSM-5
    - Soddisfare i criteri per la diagnosi di DSA in base all'Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS-2) e all'Autism Diagnostic Interview Revised (ADI-R)
    - CGI (Clinical Global Impression)-Punteggio valutazione della gravità = 4
    - CARS2 (ST o HF)- Punteggio totale grezzo = 34
    - SRS-2 = Punteggio T 66
    - Assenza di sindrome monogenica nota (sindrome dell'X Fragile, sindrome di Rett, ...)
    - Assenza di qualsiasi anomalia clinicamente significativa che possa interferire con la conduzione dello studio, in base al giudizio del medico sperimentatore
    - Assenza di un grave squilibrio elettrolitico suscettibile di interferire con lo svolgimento o la valutazione dello studio
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    - Patients not able to follow the study assessments defined by the protocol, with the exception of self-rating questionnaires which will be assessed by parent/legal representative/caregiver for those patients unable to complete them
    - Patients having a high suicidal risk according to the investigator judgement
    - Chronic renal dysfunction
    - Chronic cardiac dysfunction
    - Patient with unstable psychotherapy, behavioural, cognitive or cognitive-behavioural therapy
    - Pazienti non in grado di seguire le valutazioni dello studio definite dal protocollo, ad eccezione dei questionari di autovalutazione che saranno valutati dal genitore/tutore legale o dal caregiver per i pazienti che non sono in grado di compilarli
    - Pazienti ad alto rischio di suicidio a giudizio del medico sperimentatore
    - Disfunzione renale cronica
    - Disfunzione cardiaca cronica
    - Paziente con psicoterapia, terapia comportamentale, cognitiva o cognitivo-comportamentale instabile
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    CARS2 total raw score
    Punteggio total raw della scala CARS2
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Change from baseline to 6 month
    Cambiamento dal baseline a 6 mesi
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    - Each individual CARS2 domain, SRS-2 total raw score, CGI-I score, VABS II subscores
    - Adverse events, Paediatric Adverse Event Rating Scale (PAERS), clinical laboratory evaluation, vital signs and clinical examination, electrocardiogram, renal ultrasound, Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale Children's version (C-SSRS-C)
    - Acceptability and palatability questionnaire
    - Paediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL), WHOQOL-Bref questionnaire
    - PK parameters of bumetanide
    - Il cambiamento nel dominio di ogni scala CARS2 individuale, nel punteggio Total raw della scala SRS-2, il punteggio della scala CGI-I, Scala Vineland II per il Comportamento Adattativo (VABS II)
    - Eventi avversi, Paediatric Adverse Event Rating Scale (PAERS), valutazioni cliniche di laboratorio, segni vitali e esame clinico, elettrocardiogramma, ecografia renale, Columbia Suicide Severity Rating Scale Children’s version (C-SSRS-C)
    - Questionario di accettabilità e palatabilità
    - Paediatric Quality of Life Inventory (PedsQL), questionario WHOQOL-Bref
    - Parametri farmacocinetici di bumetanide
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    SRS-2 total raw score: W000/W004/W012/W026/W038/W052
    CGI-I score: W000+Day17/W004/W008/W012/W016/W020/W026/W038/W052/WEND
    VABS II subscores: W000/W026/W052
    Each individual CARS2 domain: W000/W004/W012/W026/W038/W052/WEND
    Adverse events/PAERS/Clinical laboratory evaluation/Electrolytes monitoring (sodium, potassium)/Clinical examination: all along the study
    Vital signs: ASSE/W000/W00+D17/W012/W026/W026+Day17/W038/W052
    Electrocardiogram: ASSE/W004/W008/W012, W026/W030/W034/W038/W052
    Renal ultrasound: ASSE/W026/W052
    C-SSRS-C: W000/W012/W026/W038/W052
    Acceptability and palatability questionnaire: W026
    PedsQL / WHOQOL-Bref questionnaire: W000/W004/W012/W026/W030/W038/W052 + W008/W034 for WHOQOL-Bref questionnaire
    PK parameters of bumetanide: W012/W026
    Total raw SRS-2:W000/W004/W012/W026/W038/W052
    Punteggio CGI: W000+Day17/W004/W008/W012/W016/W020/W026/W038/W052/WEND
    Subscores Vineland II (VABS II): W000/W026/W052
    Cambiamento in ogni dominio CARS2: W000/W004/W012/W026/W038/W052/WEND
    Eventi avversi/PAERS/Valutazioni cliniche di laboratorio/Monitoraggi degli elettroliti (Na, K)/ Esame clinico durante tutto il periodo di studio
    Segni vitali: ASSE/W000/W000+Day17/W012/W026/W026+Day17/W038/W052
    ECG: ASSE/W004/W008/W012/W026/W030/W034/W038/W052
    Ecografia renale: ASSE/W026/W052
    C-SSRS-C: W000/W012/W026/W038/W052
    Questionario di accettabilità/palatabilità: W026
    Questionari PedsQL/WHOQOL-Bref: W000/W004/W012/W026/W030/W038/W052 (+W008/W034 questionario WHOQOLBref)
    Parametri farmacocinetici bumetanide W012/W026
    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 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. 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. trial design description
    6 mesi di trattamento in doppio-cieco seguiti da 6 mesi di trattamento in aperto.
    Double-blind treatment period of 6 months followed by an open-label treatment period of 6 months
    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 concerned7
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA55
    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 Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.6.3If E.8.6.1 or E.8.6.2 are Yes, specify the regions in which trial sites are planned
    United States
    United Kingdom
    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
    Last Visit Last Participant as stated in the protocol
    Ultima visita dell'ultimo paziente, come stabilito nel protocollo
    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 days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days0
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 Yes
    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) Yes
    F. of subjects for this age range: 200
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) No
    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 Yes
    F. of subjects incapable of giving consent
    The investigator is to collect written assent from each participant (as much as possible), when of appropriate intellectual maturity and written consent form(s) from his/her parent(s)/legal representative/caregiver before participation in the study.
    Lo sperimentatore deve raccogliere l'assenso scritto di ciascun partecipante (per quanto possibile), in caso di adeguata maturità intellettuale e il consenso informato scritto dal / i genitore / i / tutore legale / caregiver prima della partecipazio
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state28
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 160
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 200
    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 participants' treatment is left to the physician's discretion.
    Il trattamento dei partecipanti è lasciato alla discrezione del medico.
    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 Decision2018-08-17
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2018-07-03
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusPrematurely Ended
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