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ACT-293987 in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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First received: April 8, 2010
Last updated: November 11, 2016
Last verified: November 2016
Long-term, single-arm, multicenter, open-label extension, Phase 3 study, to evaluate the safety and tolerability of ACT-293987 in patients with PAH who participated in the double-blind study AC-065A302 (GRIPHON)

Condition Intervention Phase
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Drug: ACT-293987
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Long-term Single-arm Open-label Study, to Assess the Safety and Tolerability of Selexipag (ACT-293987) in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants with Adverse Events as a Measure of Safety and Tolerability [ Time Frame: Up to end of study. The duration of the study will be country-dependent and based on the results of the AC-065A302 study. ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 670
Study Start Date: December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2021 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
ACT-293987, twice daily
Drug: ACT-293987
Tablets, twice daily


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who participated to the double-blind study AC-065A302 and either had a morbidity event or had completed the study as scheduled per protocol.
  • Signed informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have started receiving prostacyclin (epoprostenol) or prostacyclin analogs (i.e., treprostinil, iloprost, beraprost) since the last study drug intake in AC-065A302/GRIPHON.
  • Severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh C).
  • Females who are pregnant or who plan to become pregnant during the study, or are breastfeeding.
  • Any known factor or disease that might interfere with treatment compliance, study conduct or interpretation of the results, such as drug or alcohol dependence, or psychiatric disease.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01112306

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Aline Frey Actelion
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Responsible Party: Actelion Identifier: NCT01112306     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AC-065A303 
Study First Received: April 8, 2010
Last Updated: November 11, 2016
Health Authority: Spain: Comité Ético de Investigación Clínica
United Kingdom: Research Ethics Committee
Switzerland: Swissmedic
China: Food and Drug Administration
Australia: National Health and Medical Research Council
United States: Food and Drug Administration
South Korea: Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA)
Russia: Pharmacological Committee, Ministry of Health
Czech Republic: State Institute for Drug Control
Germany: Ethics Commission
Slovakia: State Institute for Drug Control
Romania: Ethics Committee
Taiwan: Institutional Review Board
Russia: Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Russia: Ethics Committee
Canada: Ethics Review Committee
Denmark: Danish Medicines Agency
Thailand: Food and Drug Administration
Greece: National Organization of Medicines
Malaysia: Ministry of Health
Italy: Ethics Committee
Serbia: Ethics Committee
Australia: Human Research Ethics Committee
Ukraine: Ministry of Health
Singapore: Health Sciences Authority
Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy
Slovak Republic: Ethics Committee
Sweden: Regional Ethical Review Board
Ukraine: State Pharmacological Center - Ministry of Health
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Ireland: Research Ethics Committee
Hungary: Research Ethics Medical Committee
Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration
Denmark: Ethics Committee
Israel: Ministry of Health
Netherlands: Medical Ethics Review Committee (METC)
Turkey: Ethics Committee
Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicinal Products and Health Products
Italy: The Italian Medicines Agency
Taiwan: National Bureau of Controlled Drugs
Greece: Ethics Committee
Sweden: Medical Products Agency
Singapore: Domain Specific Review Boards
Belarus: Ministry of Health
Israel: Ethics Commission
Romania: National Medicines Agency
United States: Institutional Review Board
Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines
Taiwan: Department of Health
Austria: Federal Office for Safety in Health Care
India: Institutional Review Board
Czech Republic: Ethics Committee
South Korea: Institutional Review Board
Thailand: Ethical Committee
Ireland: Irish Medicines Board
Poland: Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products
France: Institutional Ethical Committee
Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO)
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
India: Drugs Controller General of India
Canada: Health Canada
Turkey: Ministry of Health
Belgium: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Actelion:
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Familial Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Vascular Diseases
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
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