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Efficacy and Safety of Pasireotide Administered Monthly in Patients With Cushing's Disease

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01374906
First Posted: June 16, 2011
Last Update Posted: May 30, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
  Purpose
This is a randomized, double-blind, multicenter, phase III study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of 2 dosing regiments of Pasireotide long acting release (LAR) in patients with Cushing's disease.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cushing's Disease Drug: SOM230 LAR 30 mg Drug: SOM230 LAR 10 mg Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Multicenter, Phase III Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Pasireotide LAR in Patients With Cushing's Disease

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Further study details as provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of responders in each of the two Pasireotide LAR (long acting release)regimens independently [ Time Frame: 7 months ]
    To assess the efficacy of two Pasireotide LAR (long acting release) regimens independently in patients with Cushing's disease after 7 months of treatment regardless of up titration at month 4. A responder is defined as a patient who attains Mean Urinary Free Cortisol (mUFC) ≤ 1.0 X Upper Limit of Normal (ULN) at month 7 regardless of dose-titration.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of responders in each of the Pasireotide LAR (long acting release) 10 mg and 30 mg doses independently in patients with Cushing's disease after 7 months of treatment who did not up titrate the doses of Pasireotide at month 4. [ Time Frame: 7 months ]
    A responder is defined as a patient who attains mUFC ≤1.0 X ULN and had not had a dose increase at Month 4.

  • Change in mean urinary free cortisol from baseline at every month in the core and every 3 months in extension within the two Pasireotide LAR regimens [ Time Frame: 26 months ]
  • Proportion of responders in the two Pasireotide LAR regimens at every month in the core and every 3 months in the extension phases [ Time Frame: 26 months ]
  • Proportion of responders in the two Pasireotide LAR regimens as measured by controlled and partially controlled mUFC(mean urinary free cortisol) combined responders at every month in the core and every 3 months in the extension [ Time Frame: 26 months ]
  • Controlled mUFC (mean urinary free cortisol)response of the two Pasireotide regimens by month 7 and 12 [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
    To evaluate the frequency of controlled mUFC response of the two Pasireotide regimens by month 7 and 12.


Enrollment: 150
Actual Study Start Date: November 4, 2011
Study Completion Date: November 22, 2016
Primary Completion Date: November 22, 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 10 mg LAR dose Drug: SOM230 LAR 10 mg
starting does of SOM230 LAR 10 mg i.m. administered once every 28 days for 4 months, followed by dose up-titration or continuation of the starting dose.
Experimental: 30 mg LAR dose Drug: SOM230 LAR 30 mg
starting dose of 30 mg i.m. administered once every 28 days for 4 months, followed by dose up-titration or continuation of starting dose.

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Karnofsky performance status ≥ 60 (i.e. requires occasional assistance, but is able to care for most of their personal needs)
  • For patients on medical treatment for Cushing's disease the following washout periods must be completed before screening assessments are performed

    • Inhibitors of steroidogenesis (ketoconazole, metyrapone): 1 week
    • Pituitary directed agents: Dopamine agonists (bromocriptine, cabergoline) and PPARγ agonists (rosiglitazone or pioglitazone): 4 weeks
    • Octreotide LAR, Lanreotide SR and Lanreotide autogel: 14 weeks
    • Octreotide (immediate release formulation): 1 week

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are considered candidates for surgical treatment at the time of study entry
  • Patients who have received pituitary irradiation within the last ten years prior to visit 1
  • Patients who have had any previous pasireotide treatment
  • Patients who have been treated with mitotane during the last 6 months prior to Visit 1
  • Diabetic patients on antihyperglycemic medications with poor glycemic control as evidenced by HbA1c >8%
  • Patients with risk factors for torsade de pointes, i.e. patients with a baseline QTcF >470 ms, hypokalemia, uncontrolled hypothyroidism, family history of long QT syndrome, or concomitant medications known to prolong QT interval
  • Female patients who are pregnant or lactating, or are of childbearing potential (defined as all women physiologically capable of becoming pregnant) and not practicing an effective method of contraception/birth control. Sexually active males must use a condom during intercourse while taking the drug and for 2 months after the last dose of study drug and should not father a child in this period. A condom is required to be used also by vasectomized men in order to prevent delivery of the drug via seminal fluid
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01374906


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

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01374906     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CSOM230G2304
First Submitted: June 14, 2011
First Posted: June 16, 2011
Last Update Posted: May 30, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Plan Description:

Novartis is committed to sharing with qualified external researchers, access to patient-level data and supporting clinical documents from eligible studies. These requests are reviewed and approved by an independent review panel on the basis of scientific merit. All data provided is anonymized to respect the privacy of patients who have participated in the trial in line with applicable laws and regulations.

This trial data availability is according to the criteria and process described on www.clinicalstudydatarequest.com


Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Cushing's Disease
Mean Urinary Free Cortisol
Pasireotide

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pituitary ACTH Hypersecretion
ACTH-Secreting Pituitary Adenoma
Hyperpituitarism
Pituitary Diseases
Hypothalamic Diseases
Brain Diseases
Central Nervous System Diseases
Nervous System Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Adenoma
Neoplasms, Glandular and Epithelial
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Pituitary Neoplasms
Endocrine Gland Neoplasms
Neoplasms by Site
Pasireotide
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs