This Trial Evaluates Safety, Pharmacokinetic Profile and Anti-viral Response of BI 207127 and BI 201335 for Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C

This study has been completed.
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Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier:
First received: February 6, 2012
Last updated: April 30, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
The objective of this trial is to investigate tolerability, safety, pharmacokinetics and antiviral activity of BI 207127 NA in combination with BI 201335 NA and ribavirin for 8 weeks in Japanese treatment-naive patients with chronic GT-1 HCV infection.

Condition Intervention Phase
Hepatitis C, Chronic
Drug: BI 207127 NA
Drug: peginterferon
Drug: Ribavirin
Drug: BI 201335 NA
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: An Open-label, Ascending Dose, Phase II Study to Evaluate Tolerability, Safety, Antiviral Activity, and Pharmacokinetics of BI 207127 NA in Combination With BI 201335 NA and Ribavirin for 8 Weeks in Treatment-naïve Japanese Patients With Genotype 1chronic Hepatitis C Virus Infection

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Further study details as provided by Boehringer Ingelheim:

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Virological response at Week 4 [ Time Frame: 4 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Virological response at Week 8 [ Time Frame: 8 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 25
Study Start Date: February 2012
Study Completion Date: August 2013
Primary Completion Date: August 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: BI 207127 NA, BI 201335 NA(high dose), R
Patients receive BI 207127 NA,BI 201335 NA(high dose) and RBV for 8 wks followed by BI 201335 NA,PegIFN/RBV for 24 wks
Drug: peginterferon
per package insert
Drug: Ribavirin
per weight BID
Drug: BI 207127 NA
one fix dose
Drug: BI 201335 NA
high dose
Experimental: BI 207127 NA,BI 201335 NA(low dose),RBV
Patients receive BI 207127 NA,BI 201335 NA(low dose) and RBV for 8 wks followed by BI 201335 NA,PegIFN/RBV for 24 wks
Drug: BI 207127 NA
one fix dose
Drug: Ribavirin
per weight BID
Drug: BI 201335 NA
low dose
Drug: peginterferon
per package insert


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Chronic hepatitis C, diagnosed by positive anti-hepatitis C virus(HCV) antibodies and detected HCV ribonucleic acid(RNA) at screening in addition to:

    1. positive anti-HCV antibodies or detected HCV RNA at least 6 months prior to screening; or,
    2. liver biopsy consistent with chronic HCV infection.
  • HCV infection of genotype 1 confirmed by genotypic testing at screening
  • Therapy-naïve to interferon, pegylated interferon, ribavirin or any antiviral / immunomodulatory drug for acute or chronic HCV infection.
  • Plasma HCV RNA = 100,000 IU/mL at screening

Exclusion criteria:

  • Hepatitis C infection of mixed genotype (1/2, 1/3, and 1/4) diagnosed by genotypic testing at screening
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection
  • Decompensated liver disease, or history of decompensated liver disease
  • Body weight < 40 or > 125 kg at screening
  • Hemoglobin <12.0g/dL for women and <13.0g/dL for men at screening
  • White blood cell count <3000 cells/mm3 at screening
  • Absolute neutrophil count < 1,500 cells/mm3 at screening
  • Platelet count < 90,000 /mm3 at screening
  • Serum creatinine > 1.5xUpper Limit of Normal range(ULN) or creatinine clearance =50 mL/min at screening
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01528735

1241.25.002 Boehringer Ingelheim Investigational Site
Kofu, Yamanashi, Japan
1241.25.005 Boehringer Ingelheim Investigational Site
Kurashiki, Okayama, Japan
1241.25.003 Boehringer Ingelheim Investigational Site
Nagoya, Aichi, Japan
1241.25.004 Boehringer Ingelheim Investigational Site
Nishinomiya, Hyogo, Japan
1241.25.001 Boehringer Ingelheim Investigational Site
Omura, Nagasaki, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Boehringer Ingelheim
Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim
  More Information

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Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier: NCT01528735     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1241.25 
Study First Received: February 6, 2012
Last Updated: April 30, 2014
Health Authority: Japan: Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis C, Chronic
Hepatitis, Chronic
Digestive System Diseases
Enterovirus Infections
Flaviviridae Infections
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Liver Diseases
Picornaviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Virus Diseases
Anti-Infective Agents
Antiviral Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
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