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Long Term Study of Canakinumab (ACZ885) in Patients With Gout

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00927810
First received: June 23, 2009
Last updated: November 15, 2016
Last verified: May 2012
  Purpose
This 24-week open-label extension study is designed to provide additional long-term safety data up to a total of 1-year for patients rolling over from the core study, and to collect further efficacy and tolerability data for all the patients, irrespective whether they have an acute flare of gout or not. Patients will be treated on demand with canakinumab (ACZ885) in this extension study.

Condition Intervention Phase
Gout
Drug: Canakinumab
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 24-week Open-label, Multicenter, Follow-up and Extension Study to CACZ885H2251, to Assess Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of Canakinumab (ACZ885) in Patients With Gout Who Are Given Canakinumab at the Time of Gout Flare

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate, in the extension study, the safety and tolerability in gout patients. [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the long term follow-up safety and tolerability of prophylactic treatment of canakinumab (received in the core study), observed in the core + extension study (combined) [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
  • To assess, the efficacy of canakinumab in the treatment of recurrent acute flares of gout in the extension study in patients who were treated with canakinumab (for at least one flare) in the extension study. [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]

Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: July 2009
Primary Completion Date: August 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: canakinumab Drug: Canakinumab

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who completed the core study CACZ885H2251. A patient is defined as completing the core study if he/she completed the study up to and including the last visit (Visit 9).
  • Patients who have signed a written informed consent before any trial procedure is performed.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients for whom continuation in the extension 1 is not considered appropriate by the treating physician.
  • Pregnant or nursing (lactating) women, where pregnancy is defined as the state of a female after conception and until the termination of gestation, confirmed by a positive pregnancy test (serum or urine).

Other protocol defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00927810

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00927810     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CACZ885H2251E1
Study First Received: June 23, 2009
Last Updated: November 15, 2016

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Gout
Gouty arthritis
Gout flares
Anti-interleukin-1β monoclonal antibody

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Gout
Arthritis
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Purine-Pyrimidine Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Metabolic Diseases
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 23, 2017