Safety Study of Entocort for Children With Crohn's Disease

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified April 2014 by AstraZeneca
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First received: September 28, 2011
Last updated: April 9, 2014
Last verified: April 2014

A Safety Study using Entocort EC for children with mild to moderate Crohn's Disease

Condition Intervention Phase
Crohn's Disease
Drug: Entocort
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Open Label, Non-comparative Study to Evaluate the Safety of Entocort EC for the Treatment of Crohn's Disease in Paediatric Subjects Aged 5 to 17 Years, Inclusive

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Description of the safety profile in terms of adverse events, clinical laboratory evaluations, physical examinations, including evaluation of glucocorticosteroid-related side effects, hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, and vital signs. [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    Safety measures will be listed and summarized descriptively, with summaries including all subjects who received at least one dose of study treatment. No formal statistical analyses or hypothesis tests will be performed.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • IMPACT 3 Questionnaire for children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Disease activity on trial population before and after treatment through Paediatric Crohn's Disease Activity Index (PCDAI) [ Time Frame: Baseline and 8 Weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 126
Study Start Date: November 2011
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: August 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Entocort
Study Medication
Drug: Entocort
Entocort capsules, oral

Detailed Description:

A Multicenter, Open label, Non-comparative Study to Evaluate the Safety of Entocort EC for the Treatment of Crohn's Disease in Paediatric Subjects Aged 5 to 17 Years, Inclusive


Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 17 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All male and female subjects must be aged 5 to 17, inclusive, and must not have reached their 18th birthday by the estimated final office visit.
  • Subject must be diagnosed with active Crohn's disease of the ileum and/or ascending colon confirmed by endoscopic and/or radiographic evidence, and/or evidence of mucosal erosions and/or histology.
  • Subjects with mild to moderate Crohn's disease.
  • All subjects must have a stool analysis negative for Clostridium difficile toxin, Yersinia enterolytica, Campylobacter jejuni, Salmonella, Shigella, within the 30 days prior to visit 1.
  • All subjects must have had laboratory assessments within 7 days prior to visit 1.
  • All subjects must weigh >= 15 kg at time of enrollment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects who have had any previous intestinal resection proximal to and including the ascending colon
  • Subjects with evidence of severe active Crohn's disease and/or, stricturing and prestenotic dilatation, clinical evidence of obstruction, perirectal abscess, perirectal disease with active draining fistulas, perforation, or any septic complications
  • Subjects who do not have a negative stool analysis, within the 30 days prior to visit 1
  • Subjects who have been screened/or enrolled in this study previously within the last 30 days
  • Subjects with morning cortisol level <150 nmol/l (5.4 ug/dl) or DHEA-S below normal range for age and gender
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01444092

Contact: AstraZeneca Clinical Study Information 800-236-9933

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Stanley Cohen, MD Children's Center for Digestive Healthcare, LLC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA and Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Study Director: Stefan Eklund, MD AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Mölndal, Sweden
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Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01444092     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D9422C00001
Study First Received: September 28, 2011
Last Updated: April 9, 2014
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration
Canada: Health Canada
Poland: Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products
Italy: The Italian Medicines Agency
Germany: Ministry of Health

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Crohn Disease
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Anti-Inflammatory Agents processed this record on April 22, 2014