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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2017-004880-11
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:012280
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2018-05-23
    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 number2017-004880-11
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A single site, placebo controlled, double blind randomised clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of metformin to prevent post-transplant diabetes in a cohort of patients undergoing renal transplantation.
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    The POWERED Study: Prophylaxis with metformin to prevent post transplant diabetes
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    The POWERED Study: Prophylaxis with metformin to prevent PTDM
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number012280
    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 SponsorBarts Health NHS Trust
    B.1.3.4Country
    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 supportDiabetic Kidney Disease Centre (Barts Health NHS Trust)
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    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 Metformin
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderMerck Serono Limited
    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 nameMetformin
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated 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 INNMetformin
    D.3.9.1CAS number 657-24-9
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS1
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number500
    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 placeboFilm-coated tablet
    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
    post transplant diabetes
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    diabetes
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Hormonal diseases [C19]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10012620
    E.1.2Term Diabetes mellitus precipitated
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004861
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    Will treating post transplant patients with metformin compared to placebo for 3 months lead to a long term reduction in post transplant diabetes? Defined as the presence of PTDM (defined as positive 2hr Oral Glucose Tolerance test) 1 year post transplant.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    1) The effect of 3/12 metformin on marker of pancreatic beta cell function using the HOMA test
    2) HbA1c level at 3/6/12 months
    3) Patient/Graft survival
    4) Safety endpoints: SAE, AE
    5) Episodes of acute rejection
    6) Renal function at 12 months
    7) Diagnosis of impaired glucose tolerance (2-hour glucose 7.9-11.1mmol/l)

    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1) Patients (male or female) undergoing renal transplantation at the Barts Health NHS trust - Royal London Hospital
    2) Aged 18-75 inclusively
    3) Willing to comply with study schedule
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1) History of Type 1 or type 2 diabetes
    2) Clinically significant history of abnormal physical and/or mental health as judged by the investigator other than conditions related to chronic kidney disease
    3) Participation in an investigational drug trial in the 3 months prior to administration of the initial dose of study drug.
    4) Subject with a known hypersensitivity to Tacrolimus
    5) Subject with a known hypersensitivity to Metformin
    6) Pregnant or breast feeding
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    The primary end point is the diagnosis of diabetes following a 3 month course of metformin or placebo, defined as a positive 2-hour Oral Glucose tolerance (blood sugar greater than11.1mmol/l) test at 3, 6, or 12 months post-transplant, or following an OGTT due to suspected new diabetes at other routine clinical visits





    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    This time pint may occur at pre specified clinal visits: at 3,6,12 months after the start of the study, or at other routine visits before the commencement of any anti-diabetic medications .
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1) The effect of 3/12 metformin on markers of pancreatic beta cell function using the HOMA test at 3,6, and 12 months
    2) HbA1c level at 3,6, and12 months
    3) Patient/Graft survival
    4) Safety endpoints: SAEs, AEs
    5) Episodes of acute rejection
    6) Renal Transplant function at 12 months
    7) Diagnosis of impaired glucose tolerance (as indicated by a 2-hour oral glucose tolerance test result of 7.9-11.1 mmol/L)
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    secondary end point assessment will take place during the study visits at 3, 6 and 12 months post transplant.
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis Yes
    E.6.2Prophylaxis Yes
    E.6.3Therapy No
    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) 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 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 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 Yes
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned No
    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 years2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months0
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days1
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 No
    F.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.1.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.4.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.5.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) No
    F.1.1.6.1Number of subjects for this age range: 0
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.2.1Number of subjects for this age range: 28
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 28
    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 No
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception No
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception No
    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 state57
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 57
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 57
    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)
    As metformin is being used prophylactically, it will not be used after the 3 month treatment phase unless the patient were to develop diabetes. Then it may be used as part of standard of care as it is available through the NHS for use in this condition.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2018-07-09
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2018-07-25
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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