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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2019-003334-16
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:BUS-5/UCA
    National Competent Authority:Germany - BfArM
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:Ongoing
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2020-05-05
    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 ConcernedGermany - BfArM
    A.2EudraCT number2019-003334-16
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicentre study to compare the efficacy and safety of novel 4 mg budesonide suppository in combination with oral mesalazine versus oral mesalazine monotherapy in patients with acute ulcerative colitis
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Novel budenosid suppository in addition to basic therapy with oral mesalazine compared to basic therapy alone for treatment of ulcerative colitis
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberBUS-5/UCA
    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 SponsorDr. Falk Pharma GmbH
    B.1.3.4CountryGermany
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorCommercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing supportDr. Falk Pharma GmbH
    B.4.2CountryGermany
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationDr. Falk Pharma GmbH
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointDept. of Clinical R&D
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressLeinenweberstraße 5
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityFreiburg
    B.5.3.3Post code79108
    B.5.3.4CountryGermany
    B.5.4Telephone number+497611514156
    B.5.5Fax number+497611514377
    B.5.6E-mailmohrbacher@drfalkpharma.de
    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 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 nameBudenofalk® suppositories
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Suppository
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation No
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPRectal use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNBUDESONIDE
    D.3.9.1CAS number CAS-51333-22
    D.3.9.3Other descriptive nameBudenofalk® suppositories (BUS)
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB05955MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit mg milligram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number4
    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 Salofalk 3g gastro-resistant prolonged-release granules
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderDr. Falk 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 nameSalofalk 3g gastro-resistant prolonged-release granules
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Gastro-resistant granules
    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 INNMESALAZINE
    D.3.9.1CAS number 89-57-6
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeSUB08782MIG
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit g gram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number3
    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 placeboSuppository
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboRectal use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    acute ulcerative colitis
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    acute ulcerative colitis - inflammation and ulcers of the colon and rectum
    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 10066678
    E.1.2Term Acute ulcerative colitis
    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 prove the superiority of combined treatment of oral mesalazine and novel budesonide suppositories vs. oral mesalazine monotherapy in regard to early response after 4 weeks of treatment in patients with acute ulcerative colitis (UC).
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    - To assess the efficacy in terms of relief of clinical signs and symptoms and relief of mucosal inflammation after 8-weeks of combined treatment of oral mesalazine and novel budesonide suppositories vs. oral mesalazine monotherapy in patients with UC,
    - To assess safety and tolerability in the form of adverse events and laboratory parameters,
    - To assess patients’ acceptance of the investigational medicinal products,
    - To assess patients’ quality of life.
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    Signed informed consent,

    Man or woman between 18 and 75 years of age,

    Acute ulcerative colitis,

    New diagnosis or established disease,

    diagnosis confirmed by total colonoscopy and biopsy

    Mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis (3 < modified UC-DAI < 11), with rectal bleeding subscore of ≥ 1, and endoscopic subscore of ≥ 2 at the most active site in the segment of the rectum
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    Crohn’s disease, indeterminate colitis, ischemic colitis, diverticular disease-associated colitis, microscopic colitis

    Presence of colitis of a different origin (e.g. infectious or parasitic, drug-induced),

    Previous colonic surgery (except appendectomy, haemorrhoidectomy, and endoscopic removal of polyps),

    Abnormal laboratory values, presence of or suspected concomitant disease(s) that could affect study-specific assessments and/or their evaluation, or might compromise patients' safety and/or compliance (e.g. organic diseases or infections of the gastrointestinal tract (with exceptions), certain malignancies or cancers, certain metabolic disorders)

    Regular oral treatment with more than 2.4 g/d mesalazine (or therapeutic equivalent, i.e., either > 2.4 g/d olsalazine, > 5.6 g/d balsalazide, or > 6.2 g/d sulfasalazine) within the last 4 weeks prior to baseline,

    Regular rectal treatment with more than 0.5 g/d mesalazine, olsalazine or more than 1 g/d sulfasalazine within the last 4 weeks prior to baseline,

    Oral/rectal/intravenous corticosteroids therapy within the last 4 weeks priorto screening endoscopy,

    For Germany only: diagnosis of active COVID-19
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Co-primary efficacy endpoints:
    - Proportion of patients with clinical remission
    - Proportion of patients with endoscopic remission
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    after 4 weeks of treatment (both endpoints)
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    1. Proportion of patients with clinical remission

    2. Proportion of patients with endoscopic remission

    3. Proportion of patients with clinical remission and endoscopic remission

    4. Proportion of patients with clinical remission

    5. Proportion of patients with clinical remission and endoscopic remission

    6. Time to resolution of clinical symptoms
    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Secondary endpoints 1. and 2.: end of treatment (week 8) or withdrwal visit
    Secondary endpoints 3. - 5.: after 4 weeks of treatment
    Secondary endpoint 6.: first day of disease resolution of three consecutive days
    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 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) 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 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 Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA17
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA Yes
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA No
    E.8.6.3If E.8.6.1 or E.8.6.2 are Yes, specify the regions in which trial sites are planned
    Belarus
    Bulgaria
    Germany
    Latvia
    Poland
    Russian Federation
    Ukraine
    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
    LVLS
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years1
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days0
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial years1
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial days0
    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: 282
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 78
    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 state36
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 153
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 360
    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)
    None
    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 Decision2020-06-12
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2020-06-26
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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