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A Trial of NNC0109-0012, an Anti-IL-20 Biologic, in Patients With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Are Inadequate Responders to Methotrexate

This study has been terminated.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01636843
First Posted: July 10, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2014
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novo Nordisk A/S
  Purpose
This trial is conducted in Europe, North America and South America. The aim of this trial is to investigate the clinical efficacy of NNC0109-0012, a human monoclonal antibody, compared to placebo when administered as weekly repeat subcutaneous (under the skin) injections in to patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with inadequate responses to methotrexate (MTX) while on a stable background of MTX therapy.

Condition Intervention Phase
Inflammation Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug: NNC0109-0012 Drug: placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double Blind, Placebo-controlled, Multiple Dose, Phase 2b, 24 Week Trial Followed by an Open Label Extension of NNC0109-0012, an Anti-IL-20 Biologic, in Patients With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Are Inadequate Responders to Methotrexate

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Further study details as provided by Novo Nordisk A/S:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • ACR20 (defined as 20% improvement in American College of Rheumatology criteria measures) [ Time Frame: At week 12 (responder or non-responder) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • ACR20, ACR50 and ACR70 improvement of ACR score from baseline [ Time Frame: At weeks 12 and 24 ]
  • Change in DAS28-CRP (defined as Disease Activity Score for 28 joints with C-reactive protein measure) from baseline [ Time Frame: At weeks 12 and 24 ]
  • Simplified Disease Activity Index (SDAI) remission (SDAI of 3.3 or below) [ Time Frame: At weeks 12 and 24 ]
  • European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) criteria response [ Time Frame: At weeks 12 and 24 ]
  • Change from baseline in the overall scores of Short Form Health Survey (SF-36v2) [ Time Frame: At weeks 12 and 24 ]
  • Change from baseline in the overall scores of Health Assessment Questionnaire - Disability Index (HAQ-DI) [ Time Frame: At weeks 12 and 24 ]
  • Incidence and type of adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: At weeks 12 and 24 ]
  • Change from baseline in van der Heijde modified Sharp score [ Time Frame: At weeks 12 and 24 ]
  • ACR20/50/70 (20%, 50% or 70% improvement of ACR (American College of Rheumatology) score from baseline) [ Time Frame: Week 52 ]
  • Incidence and type of adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: Week 52 ]

Enrollment: 298
Study Start Date: October 2012
Study Completion Date: November 2014
Primary Completion Date: November 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 60 mg Drug: NNC0109-0012
Administered subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin), once weekly.
Experimental: 120 mg Drug: NNC0109-0012
Administered subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin), once weekly.
Experimental: 240 mg Drug: NNC0109-0012
Administered subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin), once weekly.
Experimental: Placebo Drug: placebo
Administered subcutaneously (s.c., under the skin), once weekly.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Informed consent must be obtained before any trial-related activities. Trial-related activities are any procedures that are carried out as part of the trial, including activities to determine suitability for the trial
  • A documented diagnosis of RA at least 6 months prior to screening visit, according to the American College of Rheumatology (EULAR/ACR 2010 criteria) or by standard criteria (ACR 1987) if diagnosis was made earlier than 2010
  • Active RA, characterised by: a. more than 5 tender and more than 5 swollen joints based on a 28 joint count b. C-reactive protein (CRP) above or equal to 1.0 mg/dL (10 mg/L)
  • Patients can be on methotrexate with or without hydroxychloroquine/chloroquine: a. Methotrexate treatment (above or equal to 15.0 mg/week) for at least 16 weeks, (above or equal to 15.0 mg/week to below or equal to 25 mg/week) for at least 8 weeks prior to screening. Patient can be on MTX as low as 10 mg/week only if due to MTX intolerance b. Hydroxychloroquine (200-400 mg/day per os, oral dosing (p.o.)) or chloroquine (250-500 mg/day p.o.) treatment for at least 8 weeks prior to screening visit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with arthritis due to other autoimmune diseases than RA
  • Any active or ongoing bacterial infections within 4 weeks prior to screening visit, unless treated and resolved with appropriate therapy or any history of recurrent infections or conditions predisposing to chronic infections (e.g., bronchiectasis, chronic osteomyelitis)
  • History of severe, systemic viral or fungal infections within the past 6 months prior to screening visit, unless treated and/or resolved with appropriate therapy
  • Patients with active malignancy within the previous 5 years with the exception of adequately treated and cured basal or squamous cell carcinoma of the skin or cervical carcinoma in situ occurring more than 12 months prior to screening visit
  • Females of childbearing potential who are pregnant or breast feeding or intend to become pregnant
  • Any other disease or clinically significant abnormality in laboratory parameters which, according to the Investigator, might compromise the safety of the patient, interfere with participation in the trial or compromise the trial objective
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01636843


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novo Nordisk A/S
Investigators
Study Director: Global Clinical Registry (GCR, 1452) Novo Nordisk A/S
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Novo Nordisk A/S
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01636843     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NN8226-3613
2012-000610-11 ( EudraCT Number )
U1111-1127-9324 ( Other Identifier: WHO )
First Submitted: July 6, 2012
First Posted: July 10, 2012
Last Update Posted: November 20, 2014
Last Verified: November 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Arthritis
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Inflammation
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Pathologic Processes
Methotrexate
Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal
Abortifacient Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Enzyme Inhibitors
Folic Acid Antagonists
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Antirheumatic Agents
Nucleic Acid Synthesis Inhibitors