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A Phase 2 Clinical Study of KHK4827

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd Identifier:
First received: December 10, 2012
Last updated: September 3, 2013
Last verified: September 2013
This study is designed to evaluate the efficacy and safety of KHK4827 in subjects with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel group study. Pharmacokinetics of KHK4827 will also be assessed.

Condition Intervention Phase
Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis Drug: KHK4827 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Parallel Group Study in Subjects With Plaque Psoriasis

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Further study details as provided by Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent improvement from baseline in Psoriasis Area and Severity Index (PASI) at Week 12 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PASI 75 at Week 12 [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ]
  • PASI 50, 90 and 100 at Week 12 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Static physician's global assessment (sPGA) of "clear or almost clear (0 or 1)" at Week 12 [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ]
  • sPGA of "clear (0)" at Week 12 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Body surface area involvement (BSA) of lesion at Week 12 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 20% response (only in subjects with psoriasis arthritis)at week 12 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Incidence and types of adverse events and adverse reactions [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Profiles of Pharmacokinetics [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 140
Study Start Date: December 2012
Study Completion Date: September 2013
Primary Completion Date: September 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: KHK4827 70mg SC Drug: KHK4827
Experimental: KHK4827 140mg SC Drug: KHK4827
Experimental: KHK4827 210mg SC Drug: KHK4827
Placebo Comparator: Placebo SC Drug: Placebo


Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject has had stable moderate to severe plaque psoriasis for at least 6 months.
  • Subject has received at least one previous phototherapy or systemic psoriasis therapy or has been a candidate to receive phototherapy or systemic psoriasis therapy in the opinion of the investigator.
  • Subject has involved BSA ≥ 10% and PASI ≥ 12 at screening and at baseline.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subject diagnosed with erythrodermic psoriasis, pustular psoriasis, medication-induced, or medication-exacerbated psoriasis.
  • Evidence of skin conditions at the time of the screening visit (eg, eczema) that would interfere with evaluations of the effect of investigational product on psoriasis.
  • Subject has any active Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) grade 2 or higher infection
  • Subject has a significant concurrent medical condition or laboratory abnormalities, as defined in the study protocol.
  • Subject has used the following therapies within 14 days of the first dose: topical calcineurin inhibitors including tacrolimus

    , topical vitamin A, activated form D3 or activated form D3 analogue preparations, weak through strong topical steroids (excluding application on the scalp, axillae, and groin)

  • Subject has used the following therapies within 28 days of the first dose: any other systemic psoriasis therapy (eg, vitamin A, calcineurin inhibitors, methotrexates, steroids), UVA therapy (with or without psoralen), very strong or strongest topical steroid, tar therapy
  • Subject has used the following therapies within 3 months of the first dose: adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, or live vaccines
  • Subject has used ustekinumab within 6 months of the first dose
  • Subject has previously used an anti-interleukin-17 biologic therapy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01748539

For additional information regarding investigative sites for this trial, contact Kyowa Hakko Kirin
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan
Sponsors and Collaborators
Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Kyowa Hakko Kirin Co., Ltd Identifier: NCT01748539     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4827-002
Study First Received: December 10, 2012
Last Updated: September 3, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Skin Diseases processed this record on July 21, 2017