Reduction of LDL-C With PCSK9 Inhibition in Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Disorder Study-2 (RUTHERFORD-2)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amgen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01763918
First received: January 7, 2013
Last updated: July 30, 2014
Last verified: July 2014
  Purpose

The primary hypothesis is that dosing regimens of Evolocumab (AMG 145) will be well tolerated and will result in a greater reduction of Low Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol (LDL-C) in subjects with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia.


Condition Intervention Phase
Hyperlipidemia
Biological: Evolocumab (AMG 145)
Other: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of AMG 145 on LDL-C in Subjects With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

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Further study details as provided by Amgen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean percent change from baseline in low density lipoprotein-cholesterol [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean percent change from baseline in low density lipoprotein-cholesterol

  • Percent change from baseline in low density lipoprotein-cholesterol [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Percent change from baseline in low density lipoprotein-cholesterol


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean change from baseline in low density lipoprotein-cholesterol [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean change from baseline in low density lipoprotein-cholesterol

  • Change from baseline in low density lipoprotein-cholesterol [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Change from baseline in low density lipoprotein-cholesterol

  • Mean low density lipoprotein-cholesterol response (low density lipoprotein-cholesterol < 70 mg/dL [1.8 mmol/L]) [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean low density lipoprotein-cholesterol response (low density lipoprotein-cholesterol < 70 mg/dL [1.8 mmol/L])

  • Low density lipoprotein-cholesterol response (low density lipoprotein-cholesterol < 70 mg/dL [1.8 mmol/L]) [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Low density lipoprotein-cholesterol response (low density lipoprotein-cholesterol < 70 mg/dL [1.8 mmol/L])

  • Mean percent change from baseline in non-high density lipoprotein-cholesterol [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean percent change from baseline non-high density lipoprotein-cholesterol

  • Percent change from baseline in non-high density lipoprotein-cholesterol [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Percent change from baseline non-high density lipoprotein-cholesterol

  • Mean percent change from baseline in apolipoprotein B [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean percent change from baseline in apolipoprotein B

  • Percent change from baseline in apolipoprotein B [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Percent change from baseline in apolipoprotein B

  • Mean percent change from baseline in the total cholesterol/high density lipoprotein-cholesterol ratio [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean percent change from baseline in the total cholesterol/high density lipoprotein-cholesterol ratio

  • Percent change from baseline in the total cholesterol/high density lipoprotein-cholesterol ratio [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Percent change from baseline in the total cholesterol/high density lipoprotein-cholesterol ratio

  • Mean percent change from baseline in apolipoprotein B/apolipoprotein A1 ratio [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean percent change from baseline in apolipoprotein B/apolipoprotein A1 ratio

  • Percent change from baseline in apolipoprotein B/apolipoprotein A1 ratio [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Percent change from baseline in apolipoprotein B/apolipoprotein A1 ratio

  • Mean percent change from baseline in lipoprotein (a) [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean percent change from baseline in lLipoprotein (a)

  • Percent change from baseline in lipoprotein (a) [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Percent change from baseline in lipoprotein (a)

  • Mean percent change from baseline in triglycerides [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean percent change from baseline in triglycerides

  • Percent change from baseline in triglycerides [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Percent change from baseline in triglycerides

  • Mean percent change from baseline in high density lipoprotein-cholesterol [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean percent change from baseline in high density lipoprotein-cholesterol

  • Percent change from baseline in high density lipoprotein-cholesterol [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Percent change from baseline in high density lipoprotein-cholesterol

  • Mean percent change from baseline in very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol [ Time Frame: 10 and 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Mean percent change from baseline in very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol

  • Percent change from baseline in very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Percent change from baseline in very low-density lipoprotein cholesterol


Enrollment: 329
Study Start Date: January 2013
Study Completion Date: January 2014
Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Arm 1
Dose 1 of subcutaneous Evolocumab (AMG 145) every 2 weeks
Biological: Evolocumab (AMG 145)
Patients will receive Evolocumab (AMG 145) every 2 weeks or monthly
Experimental: Arm 2
Dose 2 of subcutaneous Evolocumab (AMG 145) monthly
Biological: Evolocumab (AMG 145)
Patients will receive Evolocumab (AMG 145) every 2 weeks or monthly
Placebo Comparator: Arm 3
Dose 3 of subcutaneous placebo every 2 weeks
Other: Placebo
Patients will receive placebo every 2 weeks or monthly. All patients at screening will participate in placebo-run in element of the trial.
Placebo Comparator: Arm 4
Dose 4 of subcutaneous placebo monthly
Other: Placebo
Patients will receive placebo every 2 weeks or monthly. All patients at screening will participate in placebo-run in element of the trial.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female ≥ 18 to ≤ 80 years of age
  • Diagnosis of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
  • On a stable dose of an approved statin and lipid regulating medication
  • Fasting LDL-C ≥ 100 mg/dL (2.6 mmol/L)
  • Fasting triglycerides ≤ 400 mg/dL (4.5 mmol/L)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
  • LDL or plasma apheresis
  • NYHA III or IV heart failure
  • Uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmia
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Type 1 diabetes, poorly controlled type 2 diabetes
  • Uncontrolled hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Amgen
Investigators
Study Director: MD Amgen
  More Information

Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Amgen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01763918     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20110117
Study First Received: January 7, 2013
Last Updated: July 30, 2014
Health Authority: South Africa: Medicines Control Council
United States: Food and Drug Administration
Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Germany: Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO)
New Zealand: Medsafe
Norway: Norwegian Medicines Agency
Sweden: Medical Products Agency
Switzerland: Swissmedic
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Hong Kong: Department of Health
Canada: Health Canada
Spain: Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios

Keywords provided by Amgen:
High cholesterol, Treatment for high cholesterol, Lowering cholesterol, Lowering high cholesterol, Hypercholesterolemia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II
Hyperlipidemias
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Lipid Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Hyperlipoproteinemias

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 14, 2014