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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2018-000142-18
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:1.0
    National Competent Authority:Finland - Fimea
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2018-05-08
    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 ConcernedFinland - Fimea
    A.2EudraCT number2018-000142-18
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Feasibility and pharmacodynamics of subcutaneously given combination of dexmedetomidine and ketamine infusion in ALS patients receiving palliative care
    Ihonalaisesti annostellun deksmedetomidiini-ketamiini-infuusion farmakodynamiikka ja toteutettavuus ALS-potilaiden palliatiivisessa hoidossa
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Feasibility and effects of subcutaneously given combination of dexmedetomidine and ketamine in ALS patients receiving palliative care
    Ihonalaisesti annostellun deksmedetomidiini-ketamiini kipulääkeiden vaikutukset ja hoidon toteutettavuus ALS-potilaiden palliatiivisessa hoidossa
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number1.0
    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 SponsorTurku University Hospital
    B.1.3.4CountryFinland
    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 support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationTurku University Hospital
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDivision of Perioperative Services
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressKiinamyllynkatu 4-8 (AC7)
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityTurku
    B.5.3.4CountryFinland
    B.5.4Telephone number35823130000
    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 Dexdor
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderOrion Pharma
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationFinland
    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 Concentrate for concentrate for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNDEXMEDETOMIDINE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 113775-47-6
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB07037MIG
    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 Ketanest-S
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderPfizer
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationFinland
    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 Infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPSubcutaneous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNESKETAMINE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 33643-46-8
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB25825
    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
    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS)
    Amyotrofinen lateraaliskleroosi eli ALS
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    A specific disease which causes the death of neurons controlling voluntary muscles
    Etenevä motoneuronisairaus, joka rappeuttaa sekä ylempiä että alempia liikehermoja
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Nervous System Diseases [C10]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10036704
    E.1.2Term Primary lateral sclerosis
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004852
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    The aim is to investigate the pharmacodynamics and feasibility of subcutaneously administered dexmedetomidine-ketamine-infusion in ALS patient receiving palliative care. The subjective ESAS (Edmonton Symptom Assessment Scale) will be measured.
    Tavoitteenamme on tutkia ihonalaisen deksmedetomidiini-ketamiini-infuusion farmakodynamiikkaa ja toteutettavuutta palliatiivista hoitoa saavilla ALS potilailla. Lääkettä annostellaan potilaiden tarpeen mukaan ja potilailta mitataan subjektiivisia oireita ESAS- (Edmonton Symptom Assesment Scale) asteikolla.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    We will report the effects of treatment on vital signs such as systemic blood pressure, heart rate and sedation. We will also monitor the local and systemic safety and tolerability of subcutaneously administered dexmedetomidine-ketamine-infusion.
    Lisäksi potilaiden elintoimintoja kuten systeeminen verenpaine, syke ja sedaation aste seurataan. Tutkimme myös ihonalaisesti annostellun deksmedetomidiini-ketamiini-infuusion paikallista ja systeemistä turvallisuutta sekä siedettävyyttä.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    1. Diagnosed ALS
    2. Age ≥ 18 years
    3. Written informed consent from the patient or adjacent
    4. Finnish spoken as mother language
    1. Diagnostisoitu ALS
    2. Ikä vähintään 18 vuotta
    3. Kirjallinen suostumus potilaalta tai tämän omaiselta
    4. Potilas puhuu suomea äidinkielenään.
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Previous history of intolerance to the study drug or related compounds and additives.
    2. Significant cognitive dysfunction or lack of ability to communicate
    3. Psychological or other emotional problems that are likely to invalidate informed consent, or limit the ability of the subject to comply with the protocol requirements.
    1. Aiemmin todettu yliherkkyys tutkimuksessa käytettäville lääkeaineille tai niiden apuaineille
    2. Merkittävä kognition heikkenemä tai kommunikaatiokyvyn heikkenemä
    3. Psykologinen tai emotionaalinen syy joka heikentää kykyä perehtyä tutkimukseen tau antaa suostumusta osallistua tutkimukseen
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    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 Yes
    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) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled No
    E.8.1.1Randomised No
    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 No
    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
    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 months
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years2
    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: 20
    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 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 state20
    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 Decision2018-05-09
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2018-03-20
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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