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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2020-001209-22
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:PRINCIPLE
    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:2020-03-25
    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 number2020-001209-22
    A.3Full title of the trial
    Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 In older peoPLE
    A.3.1Title of the trial for lay people, in easily understood, i.e. non-technical, language
    Platform Randomised trial of INterventions against COVID-19 In older people
    A.3.2Name or abbreviated title of the trial where available
    PRINCIPLE
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberPRINCIPLE
    A.5.1ISRCTN (International Standard Randomised Controlled Trial) NumberISRCTN86534580
    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 Oxford / Clinical Trials and Research Governance
    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 supportDepartment of Health
    B.4.2CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisationUniversity of Oxford
    B.5.2Functional name of contact pointChief Investigator
    B.5.3 Address:
    B.5.3.1Street AddressDepartment of Primary Care and Health Sciences, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter,
    B.5.3.2Town/ cityOxford
    B.5.3.4CountryUnited Kingdom
    B.5.6E-mailprinciple@phc.ox.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 Plaquenil-Hydroxychloroquine
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderZentiva Pharma UK 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 namePlaquenil-Hydroxychloroquine
    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 INNHydroxychloroquine Sulfate 200 mg
    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 number200
    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 Role
    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 Azithromycin
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderTeva UK 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 Information not present in EudraCT
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameAzithromycin
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Film-coated tablet
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    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 INNAzithromycin 250 mg or 500 mg
    D.3.9.4EV Substance CodeAS2
    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
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    Suspected COVID-19
    E.1.1.1Medical condition in easily understood language
    Suspected COVID-19
    E.1.1.2Therapeutic area Diseases [C] - Virus Diseases [C02]
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 23.0
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10053983
    E.1.2Term Corona virus infection
    E.1.2System Organ Class 100000004862
    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 the effectiveness of trial treatments in reducing the need for hospital admission or death for patients aged ≥50 years with serious comorbidity, and aged ≥65 with or without comorbidity and suspected COVID-19 infection during time of prevalent COVID-19 infections.
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    To explore whether trial treatment reduces
    1) Duration of severe symptoms
    2) Time taken to resumption of usual daily activities
    3) Contacts with the health services
    4) Consumption of antibiotics
    5) Hospital assessment not leading to admission
    6) Oxygen administration
    7) Intensive Care Unit admission
    8) Mechanical ventilation
    9) To determine if effects are specific to those with the infections syndrome but who test positive for COVID-19
    10) Duration of hospital admission
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    • Participant is willing and able to give informed consent for participation in the study.

    • Participant is willing to comply with all trial procedures

    • Onset of symptoms of possible COVID-19 in the community (continuous cough and/or high temperature) within 7 days of inclusion

    • Patients aged ≥50-64 years with any of the following listed comorbidities:

    - known weakened immune system due to a serious illness or medication (e.g. chemotherapy)
    - known heart disease
    - known asthma or lung disease
    - known diabetes not treated with insulin
    - known mild hepatic impairment
    - known stroke or neurological problem

    OR

    • Patients aged ≥65 with or without comorbidity
    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    • Pregnancy
    • Breastfeeding
    • Known severe hepatic impairment
    • Known severe renal impairment
    • Known acute porphyrias
    • Type 1 diabetes or insulin dependent Type 2 Diabetes mellitus
    • Known G6PD deficiency
    • Known myasthenia gravis
    • Known severe Psoriasis
    • Known severe neurological disorders (especially those with a history of epilepsy may lower seizure threshold)
    • Previous adverse reaction to, or currently taking, hydroxychloroquine
    • Known retinal disease
    • Judgement of the recruiting clinician deems ineligibile
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    Hospital admission or mortality related to suspected COVID-19.
    E.5.1.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Within 28 days.
    E.5.2Secondary end point(s)
    To explore whether trial treatment reduces the following:

    1. Duration of severe symptoms
    2. Time taken to resumption of usual daily activities

    Measured by daily online symptoms score and the day the patient reports they returned to usual activities.

    3. Contacts with health services

    Reported by patients and captured by reports of patients‘ medical records where the practice is a member of RSC.

    4. Consumption of antibiotics

    Measured using bi-weekly reports from participants primary care medical records.

    5. Hospital assessment not leading to admission
    6. Oxygen administration
    7. Intensive Care Unit admission
    8. Mechanical ventilation

    All measured using patient report/carer report/medical record in primary care and hospital care. HES/ONS data linkage after 28 days where patients have been assessed in hospital.

    9. To determine if effects are specific to those with the infections syndrome but who test positive for COVID-19.

    Swab results for COVID-19 will indicate an “Intention to Treat Infected” group within the overall cohort for sub analysis (Swab result available once processed from GP record and from PHE laboratory).

    10. Duration of hospital admission
    Measured using patient report/carer report/medical record in primary care and hospital care. HES/ONS data linkage after 28 days where patients have been assessed in hospital.


    E.5.2.1Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point
    Within 28 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 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) 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 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
    Usual Care
    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 concerned300
    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
    Last data capture of last participant, when no further suitable interventions are available and/or COVID 19 is no longer prevalent.
    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: 500
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) Yes
    F.1.3.1Number of subjects for this age range: 2500
    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 state3000
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 3000
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 3000
    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)
    This is a 7 day treatment in the first instance, therefore there will be no provision of the IMP beyond the trial period.
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    G.4 Investigator Network to be involved in the Trial: 1
    G.4.1Name of Organisation Thames Valley and South Midlands Clinical Research Network
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2020-03-26
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial applicationFavourable
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion2020-03-24
    P. End of Trial
    P.End of Trial StatusOngoing
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