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Phase 3 Study With Dual Release Ciprofloxacin for Inhalation in Non-CF Bronchiectasis (ORBIT-4)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: April 4, 2014
Last Update Posted: December 6, 2016
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Grifols Therapeutics Inc.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Aradigm Corporation
This study (ARD-3150-1201, ORBIT-4) will evaluate the safety and efficacy of inhaled Pulmaquin compared to inhaled placebo in subjects who have a confirmed diagnosis of non-cystic fibrosis (non-CF) bronchiectasis with a history of pulmonary exacerbations and chronic P. aeruginosa infections.

Condition Intervention Phase
Non Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis Drug: Pulmaquin Drug: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Pulmaquin® in the Management of Chronic Lung Infections With Pseudomonas Aeruginosa in Patients With Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis, Including 28 Day Open-Label Extension

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Further study details as provided by Aradigm Corporation:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to first pulmonary exacerbation (from baseline) [ Time Frame: 48 weeks ]

Enrollment: 304
Study Start Date: April 2014
Study Completion Date: October 2016
Primary Completion Date: August 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Pulmaquin
Pulmaquin: Liquid mixture of liposomally encapsulated and unencapsulated ciprofloxacin
Drug: Pulmaquin
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo: Liquid formulation of empty liposomes
Drug: Placebo

Detailed Description:

This is a multinational, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of Pulmaquin compared to placebo in the management of chronic lung infections with P. aeruginosa in subjects with non-CF bronchiectasis with a history of pulmonary exacerbations.

This study will consist of a Screening Phase, a Double-Blind Phase (6 cycles each consisting of 28-days once daily Pulmaquin or Placebo, and 28 days off treatment) followed by Open-Label Extension (28 days on Pulmaquin).


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Confirmed diagnosis of non-CF bronchiectasis
  • History of P. aeruginosa respiratory infections
  • At least two pulmonary exacerbations treated with antibiotics in the previous year

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Have a clinical diagnosis of CF
  • Are pregnant
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02104245

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Aradigm Corporation
Grifols Therapeutics Inc.
Study Director: Juergen Froehlich, MD Aradigm Corporation
  More Information

Responsible Party: Aradigm Corporation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02104245     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ARD-3150-1202
First Submitted: March 28, 2014
First Posted: April 4, 2014
Last Update Posted: December 6, 2016
Last Verified: December 2016

Keywords provided by Aradigm Corporation:
Non Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis, Pulmaquin, Ciprofloxacin, Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Pathologic Processes
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Topoisomerase II Inhibitors
Topoisomerase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Cytochrome P-450 CYP1A2 Inhibitors
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inhibitors