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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2018-003219-23
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:2844
    National Competent Authority:UK - MHRA
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Temporarily Halted
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2019-06-04
    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 number2018-003219-23
    A.3Full title of the trial
    CHIEF-PD (CHolinesterase Inhibitor to prEvent Falls in Parkinson’s Disease): A phase 3 randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial of rivastigmine to prevent falls in Parkinson’s disease
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    CHIEF-PD (CHolinesterase Inhibitor to prEvent Falls in Parkinson’s Disease)
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    CHIEF-PD
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code number2844
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberISRCTN41639809
    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 SponsorUniversity of Bristol
    B.1.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    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 supportNational Institute for Health Research, Health Assessment Technology Programme
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationBristol Medical School
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDr Emily Henderson
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressCanynge Hall 39 Whatley Road Bristol,
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityBristol
    B.5.3.3Post codeBS8 2PS
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.4Telephone number01173313903
    B.5.6E-mailchief-pd@bristol.ac.uk
    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 Rivastigmin Luye Transdermal Patches - 4.6mg/24h
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderLuye Pharma AG
    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 nameRivastigmin Luye Transdermal Patches - 4.6mg/24h
    D.3.2Product code N/A
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Transdermal patch
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPTransdermal use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNRivastigmine
    D.3.9.1CAS number 123441-03-2
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameEthylmethylcarbamic acid 3-[(1S)-1-(dimethylamino)ethyl]phenyl ester (**See other 2 names below)
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS1
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeup to
    D.3.10.3Concentration number4.6
    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 Rivastigmine Luye Transdermal Patch- 9.5mg/24h
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderLuye Pharma AG
    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 nameRivastigmine Luye Transdermal Patch- 9.5mg/24h
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Transdermal patch
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPTransdermal use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNRivastigmine
    D.3.9.1CAS number 123441-03-2
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameEthylmethylcarbamic acid 3-[(1S)-1-(dimethylamino)ethyl]phenyl ester (**See other 2 names below)
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS4
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeup to
    D.3.10.3Concentration number9.5
    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: 3
    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 nameRivastigmine transdermal system 13.3 mg/24 h
    D.3.2Product code RIV-TDS 13.3 mg/24 h
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Transdermal patch
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPTransdermal use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNRivastigmine
    D.3.9.1CAS number 123441-03-2
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameEthylmethylcarbamic acid 3-[(1S)-1-(dimethylamino)ethyl]phenyl ester (**See other 2 names below)
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS8
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeup to
    D.3.10.3Concentration number13.3
    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 placeboTransdermal patch
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboTransdermal use
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboTransdermal patch
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboTransdermal use
    D.8 Placebo: 3
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboTransdermal patch
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboTransdermal use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    This trial will investigate the effectiveness of Rivastigmine on prevention of falls in patients with Parkinson's disease
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Parkinson's Disease is a condition in which the nervous system is damaged which leads to a loss of control of the muscles that control walking and balance.
    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 21.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10013113
    E.1.2Term Disease Parkinson's
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029205 - Nervous system disorders
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level PT
    E.1.2Classification code 10061536
    E.1.2Term Parkinson's disease
    E.1.2System Organ Class 10029205 - Nervous system 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 determine the difference in fall rate between people with Parkinson’s disease treated for 12 months with a cholinesterase inhibitor and those treated with placebo.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    The secondary objectives are to determine the effect of 12 months treatment with rivastigmine versus placebo on important other symptoms of this condition. This includes the degree of memory dysfunction and low mood, swallowing and walking difficulty, physical performance including their ability to perform their day to day activities, worry about falling, quality of life and Parkinson's disease severity. Additionally, we will assess the cost implications of any benefit that is seen with the active drug using information about healthcare use including hospital admissions and the impact of the treatment on those caring for them.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study Yes
    E.2.3.1Full title, date and version of each sub-study and their related objectives
    The CHIEF-PD (Cholinesterase inhibitors to prevent falls in Parkinson's disease) Carer Study
    Date: 10.04.2019
    Version: 2.0

    The objective it to determine the effect of rivastigmine or placebo treatment on those caring for someone with Parkinson's.
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    a. Diagnosis of idiopathic Parkinson’s disease.
    b. Modified Hoehn and Yahr stage 1-4 disease.
    c. Have experienced a fall in the previous year.
    d. Able to walk ≥10m without aids or assistance.

    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    a. Previous ChEi use in 12 months prior to enrolment.
    b. Hypersensitivity to rivastigmine
    c. Dementia diagnosed according to Movement Disorder Society (MDS) criteria.
    d. Inability to attend or comply with treatment or follow-up scheduling.
    e. Non-English-speaking patients (cognitive tests performed in English).
    f. Falling ≥4x per day.
    g. Unwillingness to use an acceptable method of contraception for the duration of the trial if they are of childbearing potential.
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    To determine the difference in fall rate between people with Parkinson’s disease treated for 12 months with a cholinesterase inhibitor and those treated with placebo.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    The primary outcome is fall rate measured using monthly diaries and telephone calls prospectively over 12 months from the day the IMP is commenced.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    To determine the effect of 12 months of treatment with ChEi versus placebo on:
    a)
    i. PD severity
    ii. Freezing of gait
    iii. Frailty and physical performance
    iv. Cognition
    v. Depression
    vi. Fear of falling
    vii. Dysphagia
    viii. Participant health related quality of life and capability
    ix. Carer quality of life
    x. Mortality
    xi. NHS, social service, and informal care costs and hospital admissions.

    b) To determine the overall cost-effectiveness of the treatment measured with EQ-5D-5L.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Measured at baseline and 12 months apart from EuroQoL 5D-5L health status questionnaire (EQ-5D-5L) (measured at baseline,1,3,6 9 months and 12 months)
    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 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 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 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 concerned26
    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
    Completion of data analysis following the receipt of the final 12 month questionnaire and diary.
    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 months2
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days30
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years4
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months2
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days30
    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: 125
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 475
    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 state600
    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 ongoing provision of rivastigmine will be the responsibility of the clinician who manages their Parkinson’s disease normally. Movement disorder specialists are familiar with the use of rivastigmine for patients with Parkinson's disease dementia so are well placed to consider ongoing therapy. This arrangement will be explicitly explained during the consent process.
    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 Decision2019-06-28
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2019-05-17
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusTemporarily Halted
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