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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2017-004773-13
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:00001
    National Competent Authority:Denmark - DHMA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2018-01-25
    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 number2017-004773-13
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Vasopressin and Methylprednisolone for In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest – A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Administration of Vasopressin and Methylprednisolone to Improve Survival Following In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    VAM-IHCA trial
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number00001
    A.5.2US NCT (ClinicalTrials.gov registry) numberNCT03640949
    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 SponsorResearch Center for Emergency Medicine Department of Clinical Medicine Aarhus University
    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 supportAarhus University Research Foundation
    B.4.2CountryDenmark
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationResearch Center for Emergency Medicine Department of Clinical Medicine Aarhus University
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointResearch Center for Emergency Medic
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressPalle Juul Jensens Boulevard 99 J 103-251
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityAarhus N
    B.5.3.3Post code8200
    B.5.3.4CountryDenmark
    B.5.4Telephone number004551781511
    B.5.6E-maillwandersen@clin.au.dk
    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 SOLU-MEDROL®
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderPfizer
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationPortugal
    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 nameSolu-Medrol
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Powder and solvent for solution for injection
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntraosseous use
    Intravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNMethylprednisolone
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameMETHYLPREDNISOLONE SODIUM SUCCINATE
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB14562MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number40
    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.2.1.1.1Trade name Empressin®
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAmomed Pharma GmbH
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationGermany
    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 nameEmpressin
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntraosseous use
    Intravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNARGIPRESSIN
    D.3.9.1CAS number 113-79-1
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB05561MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit IU/ml international unit(s)/millilitre
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number20
    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
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboPowder and solvent for solution for injection
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboIntravenous use
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboSolution for injection
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboIntravenous use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    The study will include patients with in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA). The study will test whether treatment with methylprednisolone and vasopressin added to standard care will improve survival following IHCA. The study is a multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Cardiac arrest is the sudden cessation of cardiac activity resulting in loss of blood flow, which results in loss of consciousness.


    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Cardiovascular Diseases [C14]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10007515
    E.1.2Term Cardiac arrest
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10007541 - Cardiac disorders
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    The primary objective of the study is to determine whether the combination of vasopressin and methylprednisolone, as compared to placebo, when administered during IHCA, will increase return of spontaneous circulation.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To determine whether the combination of vasopressin and methylprednisolone, as compared to placebo, administered during IHCA will increase survival at 30 days and survival at 30 days with a favorable neurological outcome (cerebral performance category score 1 or 2)
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1) In-hosptial cardiac arrest
    2) Age ≥ 18 years
    3) Received at least one dose of adrenaline during CPR
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1) Clearly documented “do-not-resuscitate” order prior to the cardiac arrest
    2) Prior enrollment in the trial
    3) Invasive mechanical circulatory support at the time of the cardiac arrest
    4) Known or suspected pregnancy at the time of the In-hosptial cardiac arrest
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary outcome will be ROSC. ROSC will be defined as spontaneous circulation with no further need for chest compressions sustained for at least 20 minutes.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    The endpoint is evaluated during ongoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    The key secondary outcomes will be survival at 30 days and survival at 30 days with a favorable neurological outcome. A favorable neurological outcome will be defined as a CPC score of 1 or 2.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    30 days after the cardiac arrest
    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 No
    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 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 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 concerned4
    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 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
    The last patient is anticipated to be included in the last quarter of 2021. Patient follow up will continue into 2022
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years
    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: 170
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 322
    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 For clinical trials recorded in the database before the 10th March 2011 this question read: "Women of childbearing potential" and did not include the words "not using contraception". An answer of yes could have included women of child bearing potential whether or not they would be using contraception. The answer should therefore be understood in that context. This trial was recorded in the database on 2018-01-25. Yes
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women Yes
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation Yes
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    The study will include patients in cardiac arrest and the treatment is to be given during cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Therefore, the participants are incapable of giving consent personally. Informed consent as per national laws will be obtained.
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state492
    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)
    Patients will receive clinically indicated standard postresuscitation care which include admission to an intensive care unit. The care will not be related to the investigational drugs.
    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 Decision2018-02-27
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2018-02-22
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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