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Efficacy and Safety Study of Subcutaneous Secukinumab in Treatment of Subjects With Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque-type Psoriasis as Compared to Etanercept and Placebo.

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ) Identifier:
First received: July 12, 2013
Last updated: August 14, 2013
Last verified: August 2013
This withdrawn study was to assess the safety and efficacy of secukinumab compared to etanercept and placebo in patients who have moderate to severe, chronic, plaque-type psoriasis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Biological: Intervention A
Biological: Intervention B
Biological: Placebo
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Double-dummy, Multicenter Study of Subcutaneous Secukinumab to Demonstrate Efficacy After Twelve Weeks of Treatment, Compared to Placebo and Etanercept, and to Assess the Safety, Tolerability and Long-term Efficacy up to One Year in Subjects With Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque-type Psoriasis.

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • PASI (psoriasis area and severity index) and IGA (investigator's global assessment) [ Time Frame: Week 12 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • PASI (psoriasis area and severity index) and IGA (investigator's global assessment) [ Time Frame: Week 52 ]
  • Vital signs, laboratory values, electrocardiograms (ECG), adverse events [ Time Frame: Week 12 and 52 ]
  • Patient reported outcome questionnaires [ Time Frame: Week 12 and 52 ]

Enrollment: 0
Study Start Date: October 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: June 2015
Estimated Primary Completion Date: June 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Dosing Regimen 1
Subcutaneous injection
Biological: Intervention A
Prefilled syringe.
Active Comparator: Active Comparator
Subcutaneous injection
Biological: Intervention B
Prefilled syringe.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Subcutaneous injection
Biological: Placebo
Prefilled syringe to match experimental drug and active comparator.
Experimental: Dosing Regimen 2
Subcutaneous injection
Biological: Intervention A
Prefilled syringe.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Chronic plaque-type psoriasis, moderate to severe
  • Candidate for systemic therapy defined as having psoriasis not adequately controlled by: topical treatment, phototherapy and/or previous systemic therapy

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Forms of psoriasis other than chronic plaque-type
  • Ongoing use of treatments not allowed for psoriasis

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01900782

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

Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT01900782     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CAIN457A2314
2013-000463-83 ( EudraCT Number )
Study First Received: July 12, 2013
Last Updated: August 14, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Skin Diseases
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Analgesics, Non-Narcotic
Sensory System Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Antirheumatic Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors processed this record on May 25, 2017