Reduction of LDL-C With PCSK9 Inhibition in Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia Disorder Study-2 (RUTHERFORD-2)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Amgen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01763918
First received: January 7, 2013
Last updated: November 18, 2015
Last verified: November 2015
  Purpose
The primary objective was to evaluate the effect of 12 weeks of evolocumab subcutaneously once every 2 weeks (Q2W) and once monthly (QM), compared with placebo, on percent change from baseline in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in adults with heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HeFH).

Condition Intervention Phase
Hyperlipidemia
Biological: Evolocumab
Drug: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-blind, Randomized, Placebo-controlled, Multicenter Study to Evaluate Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of AMG 145 on LDL-C in Subjects With Heterozygous Familial Hypercholesterolemia

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Further study details as provided by Amgen:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Change From Baseline in LDL-C at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in LDL-C at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change From Baseline in LDL-C at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Change From Baseline in LDL-C at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percentage of Participants With Mean LDL-C at Weeks 10 and 12 of Less Than 70 mg/dL (1.8 mmol/L) [ Time Frame: Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percentage of Participants With LDL-C < 70 mg/dL (1.8 mmol/L) at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Non-High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (Non-HDL-C) at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Non-HDL-C at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Apolipoprotein B at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Apolipoprotein B at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in the Total Cholesterol/HDL-C Ratio at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in the Total Cholesterol/HDL-C Ratio at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Apolipoprotein B/Apolipoprotein A1 Ratio at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Apolipoprotein B/Apolipoprotein A1 Ratio at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Lipoprotein (a) at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Lipoprotein (a) at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Triglycerides at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Triglycerides at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in HDL-C at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in HDL-C at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Very Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol (VLDL-C) at the Mean of Weeks 10 and 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Weeks 10 and 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Percent Change From Baseline in VLDL-C at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 331
Study Start Date: February 2013
Study Completion Date: December 2013
Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Q2W
Participants received placebo subcutaneous injection once every 2 weeks (Q2W) for up to 12 weeks.
Drug: Placebo
Administered by subcutaneous injection
Placebo Comparator: Placebo QM
Participants received placebo subcutaneous injection once every month (QM) for up to 12 weeks.
Drug: Placebo
Administered by subcutaneous injection
Experimental: Evolocumab Q2W
Participants received 140 mg evolocumab by subcutaneous injection once every 2 weeks for up to 12 weeks.
Biological: Evolocumab
Administered by subcutaneous injection
Other Names:
  • AMG 145
  • Repatha
Experimental: Evolocumab QM
Participants received 420 mg evolocumab by subcutaneous injection once a month for up to 12 weeks.
Biological: Evolocumab
Administered by subcutaneous injection
Other Names:
  • AMG 145
  • Repatha

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female ≥ 18 to ≤ 80 years of age
  • Diagnosis of heterozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
  • On a stable dose of an approved statin and lipid regulating medication
  • Fasting LDL-C ≥ 100 mg/dL (2.6 mmol/L)
  • Fasting triglycerides ≤ 400 mg/dL (4.5 mmol/L)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia
  • LDL or plasma apheresis
  • New York Heart Association (NYHA) III or IV heart failure
  • Uncontrolled cardiac arrhythmia
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Type 1 diabetes, poorly controlled type 2 diabetes
  • Uncontrolled hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Amgen
Investigators
Study Director: MD Amgen
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications:
Responsible Party: Amgen
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01763918     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 20110117  2012-001365-32 
Study First Received: January 7, 2013
Results First Received: September 2, 2015
Last Updated: November 18, 2015
Health Authority: South Africa: Medicines Control Council
United States: Food and Drug Administration
Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Germany: Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO)
New Zealand: Medsafe
Norway: Norwegian Medicines Agency
Sweden: Medical Products Agency
Switzerland: Swissmedic
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Hong Kong: Department of Health
Canada: Health Canada
Spain: Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios

Keywords provided by Amgen:
High cholesterol, Treatment for high cholesterol, Lowering cholesterol, Lowering high cholesterol, Hypercholesterolemia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypercholesterolemia
Hyperlipidemias
Hyperlipoproteinemia Type II
Dyslipidemias
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Hyperlipoproteinemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Lipid Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolic Diseases
Metabolism, Inborn Errors

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