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The APPROACH Study: A Study of Volanesorsen (Formerly IONIS-APOCIIIRx) in Patients With Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 7, 2014
Last Update Posted : July 12, 2018
Akcea Therapeutics
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of volanesorsen given for 52 weeks in patients with Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome Drug: volanesorsen Drug: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 67 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 3 Study of ISIS 304801 Administered Subcutaneously to Patients With Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (FCS)
Actual Study Start Date : December 2014
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : March 27, 2017

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: volanesorsen
300 mg volanesorsen administered subcutaneously once-weekly for 52 weeks
Drug: volanesorsen
Other Names:
  • ISIS 304801
  • ApoC-III
  • Approach

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo administered subcutaneously once-weekly for 52 weeks
Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Efficacy of ISIS-APOCIIIRx as measured by the percent change in fasting triglycerides from baseline [ Time Frame: 13 Weeks ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History of chylomicronemia
  • A diagnosis of Familial Chylomicronemia Syndrome (Type 1 Hyperlipoproteinemia)
  • Fasting triglycerides ≥ 750 mg/dL (8.4 mmol/L) at Screening

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Diabetes mellitus if newly diagnosed or if HbA1c ≥ 9.0%
  • Other types of severe hypertriglyceridemia
  • Active pancreatitis within 4 weeks of screening
  • Acute Coronary Syndrome within 6 months of screening
  • Major surgery within 3 months of screening
  • Treatment with Glybera therapy within 2 years of screening
  • Previous treatment with IONIS-APOCIIIRx
  • Have any other conditions in the opinion of the investigator which could interfere with the patient participating in or completing the study

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT02211209

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Akcea Therapeutics

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier: NCT02211209     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ISIS 304801-CS6
First Posted: August 7, 2014    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 12, 2018
Last Verified: July 2018

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hyperlipoproteinemia Type I
Pathologic Processes
Lipid Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Metabolism, Inborn Errors
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases