Comparison of Two Treatment Regimens to Reduce PA Infection in Children With Cystic Fibrosis (EPIC)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
CF Therapeutics Development Network Coordinating Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bonnie Ramsey, Seattle Children's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00097773
First received: November 30, 2004
Last updated: January 28, 2014
Last verified: January 2014
Results First Received: June 11, 2013  
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: Prevention
Conditions: Cystic Fibrosis
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Interventions: Drug: Tobramycin solution for inhalation (TOBI)
Drug: Oral placebo
Drug: Oral ciprofloxacin

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Recruitment Details
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Recruitment was conducted from December 2004 to June 2009 from 55 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation accredited clinical centers throughout the US

Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Cycled TOBI and Oral Placebo Tobramycin solution for inhalation (TOBI) and oral placebo for six consecutive quarterly cycles
Cycled TOBI and Oral Ciprofloxacin Tobramycin solution for inhalation (TOBI) and oral ciprofloxacin for six consecutive quarterly cycles
Culture-Based TOBI and Oral Ciprofloxacin Tobramycin solution for inhalation (TOBI) and oral ciprofloxacin administered only when quarterly respiratory cultures are found positive for Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa)
Culture-Based TOBI and Oral Placebo Tobramycin solution for inhalation (TOBI) and oral placebo administered only when quarterly respiratory cultures are found positive for Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa)

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Cycled TOBI and Oral Placebo     Cycled TOBI and Oral Ciprofloxacin     Culture-Based TOBI and Oral Ciprofloxacin     Culture-Based TOBI and Oral Placebo  
STARTED     76     76     76     76  
COMPLETED     68     68     68     73  
NOT COMPLETED     8     8     8     3  
Lost to Follow-up                 2                 2                 0                 1  
Physician Decision                 2                 2                 3                 1  
Withdrawal by Subject                 3                 3                 3                 1  
Adverse Event                 0                 1                 0                 0  
Unknown                 1                 0                 2                 0  



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1.  Primary:   Number of Participants With a Pulmonary Exacerbation Requiring IV Antibiotics or Hospitalization   [ Time Frame: Measured over the 18 month study ]

2.  Secondary:   Proportion of Participants With a Pa Positive Culture   [ Time Frame: Week 10 (after initial treatment course for Pa) through Month 18 ]

3.  Secondary:   Number of Participants With a Pulmonary Exacerbation Requiring Oral, Inhaled, or Oral Antibiotics   [ Time Frame: Measured over the 18 month time period ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Limitations and Caveats
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Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Bonnie Ramsey, MD
Organization: Seattle Childrens Hospital
phone: 206-987-5725
e-mail: bonnie.ramsey@seattlechildrens.org


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Responsible Party: Bonnie Ramsey, Seattle Children's Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00097773     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 169, U01HL080310
Study First Received: November 30, 2004
Results First Received: June 11, 2013
Last Updated: January 28, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration