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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2019-002942-19
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:NT-2020
    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:2020-11-05
    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 number2019-002942-19
    A.3Full title of the trial
    NORDTREAT
    The Nordic IBD treatment strategy trial – a randomized controlled trial of access to a protein profile
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Nordic study of treatment strategy in inflammatory bowel disease
    Nordisk studie av behandlingsstrategi vid inflammatorisk tarmsjukdom
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberNT-2020
    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 SponsorRegion Örebro län
    B.1.3.4CountrySweden
    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 supportVINNOVA
    B.4.2CountrySweden
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationRegion Örebro län
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDept of Internal Medicine
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressÖrebro University Hospital
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityÖrebro
    B.5.3.3Post code70185
    B.5.3.4CountrySweden
    B.5.4Telephone number+4619602 20 84
    B.5.6E-mailjonas.halfvarsson@regionorebrolan.se
    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 Remicade Infliximab
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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 Powder for concentrate for solution for infusion
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPIntravenous use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNINFLIXIMAB
    D.3.9.1CAS number 170277-31-3
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB02681MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    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 Yes
    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 Humira Adalimumab
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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 Solution for injection in pre-filled pen
    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 INNADALIMUMAB
    D.3.9.1CAS number 331731-18-1
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB20016
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typerange
    D.3.10.3Concentration number20 to 80
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin No
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Yes
    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 Yes
    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 Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Imurel Azatioprin
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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 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 INNAzathioprine
    D.3.9.1CAS number 446-86-6
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB05647MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typerange
    D.3.10.3Concentration number25 to 100
    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: 4
    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 Puri-nethol Merkaptopurin
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationEuropean Union
    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 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 INNMERCAPTOPURINE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 50-44-2
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB12149MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number50
    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
    Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Crohn's disease and Ulcerative colitis
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Digestive System Diseases [C06]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10045365
    E.1.2Term Ulcerative colitis
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004856
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 20.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10013099
    E.1.2Term Disease Crohns
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004856
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To assess if a top-down treatment can improve treatment outcomes in IBD patients with a high risk of poor disease course, defined by a serum protein signature at diagnosis.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To assess if a top-down treatment is safe and can improve quality of life and health resource allocation in IBD patients with a high risk of poor disease course, defined by a serum protein signature at diagnosis.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    To be included in the study, the study subject must meet the following criteria:
    • UC or CD diagnosed within < 4 weeks using standard endoscopic, histologic or radiological criteria (ECCO Criteria) Histology report may not be available at baseline.
    • Naïve to immunomodulators, biologics and small molecules, i.e. JAK-inhibitors
    • Aged 18-70 years old.
    • Is considered eligible according to tuberculosis (TB) screening criteria.
    • Written informed consent to participate in the study
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Study subjects may not be included in the study if any of the following criteria are met:
    • A previous known diagnosis of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis or IBD-U, since >6 weeks before baseline
    • Unable to provide informed consent
    • Unable to comply with protocol requirements (e.g. for reasons including alcohol and/or recreational drug abuse)
    • Ongoing sepsis
    • Acute obstructive symptoms AND evidence of a fixed stricture on radiology or colonoscopy, which suggest that the patient is in need of surgery over the following year. N.B. patients with modest degrees of stricturing on imaging but no obstructive symptoms may be included according to clinician judgement
    • Contra-indications to trial medications including a history of hepatitis B or C, tuberculosis, Cardiac failure, NYHA III-IV or hypersensitivity. Hypersenstitivity to a thiopurine agent should alert the prescriber to probable hypersensitivity to other thiopurines.
    • History of malignancy
    • Pregnancy
    • Other serious medical or psychiatric illness

    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Co-Primary Endpoints
    Proportion of subjects with corticosteroid-free clinical remission and endoscopic remission at Week 52, defined as below. Surgery because of IBD during follow-up will be defined as treatment failure.

    Ulcerative colitis
    Clinical remission per patient reported Mayo: A stool frequency subscore (SFS) ≤ 1, and not greater than baseline, and a rectal bleeding subscore (RBS) of 0
    Endoscopic remission: An endoscopic Mayo subscore of 0 (OR in patients without endoscopy at week 52, normalization of f-Calprotecin, defined as < 250μg/g (EK-Cal, Bühlmann Laboratories, Switzerland).

    Crohn’s disease
    Clinical remission: An average daily Stool Frequency (SF) ≤ 2.8 and not worse than Baseline AND average daily Abdominal Pain (AP) score ≤ 1 and not worse than Baseline.
    Endoscopic remission: SES-CD≤2 (OR in patients without endoscopy at week 52, normalization of f-Calprotecin, defined as < 250μg/g (EK-Cal, Bühlmann Laboratories, Switzerland).
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    52 weeks
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1. Clinical remission at 52 weeks

    2. Endoscopic remission at 52 weeks

    3. Clinical response:
    Ulcerative colitis: A decrease from baseline in the adapted Mayo score by ≥30% or ≥2 points, with either a decrease from baseline in the rectal bleeding subscore ≥1 or an absolute rectal bleeding subscore ≤1 (range, 0 to 9, with higher scores indicating more severe disease).
    Crohn’s disease: ≥ 30% decrease in average daily SF and/or ≥ 30% decrease in average daily AP score and both not worse than Baseline.

    4. Endoscopic response:
    Ulcerative colitis: An endoscopic Mayo subscore of ≤1 (OR in patients without endoscopy at week 52, a reduction of f-Calprotecin by ≥50% compared to baseline (EK-Cal, Bühlmann Laboratories, Switzerland).
    Crohn’s disease: decrease in SES-CD > 50% from Baseline (or for a Baseline SES-CD of 4, at least a 2 point reduction from Baseline) (OR in patients without endoscopy at week 52, a reduction of f-Calprotecin by ≥50% compared to baseline (EK-Cal, Bühlmann Laboratories, Switzerland).

    5. The proportion of patients with drug-related adverse events

    6. Time to occurrence of the first major adverse outcome, defined as the composite of surgery or hospital admission for IBD, or development of a serious disease related complication (the individual components of this outcome will also be assessed independently). Serious complications were the occurrence of substantially worsening disease activity defined by:
    • new abscess, fistula, or stricture among Crohn’s disease patients
    • progression in disease extent among ulcerative colitis patients
    • extra-intestinal manifestations, among patients with Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis

    7. The cumulative glucocorticoid (measured as prednisolone equivalents) use over time through Week 52 (see appendix X for definition of prednisolone equivalents).

    8. The change from baseline in CRP concentration over time through Week 52.

    9. The change from baseline in faecal calprotectin concentration over time through Week 52.

    10. The change from baseline in each of the 4 dimensions of the IBDQ at 52 weeks.

    11. A >20-point improvement from baseline in the IBDQ score at 52 weeks.

    12. The change from baseline for each of the 8 individual subscales of the SF-36 and the PCS and MCS scores at 52 weeks.

    13. The changes from baseline in the EQ-5D dimensions, EQ-5D index, and health state VAS scores at 52 weeks.

    14. Maintenance of clinical remission through Week 52 among the subjects who had achieved clinical remission at week 12.
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    52 weeks
    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) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) No
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) Yes
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    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 Yes
    E.8.2.3.1Comparator description
    Same medicinal products but prescribed according to standard of care, as per clinical routine
    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 concerned3
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA15
    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 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: 220
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 30
    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 No
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state70
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 250
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 250
    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)
    Normal treatment of the condition.
    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 Decision2021-03-12
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2020-11-17
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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