Ph 2 Trial to Evaluate Safety & Efficacy of RM-493 in Obese Patients With Prader-Willi Syndrome
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02311673|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 8, 2014
Last Update Posted : August 16, 2018
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of a once daily subcutaneous (SC) injectable formulation of RM-493 in obese subjects with Prader-Willi syndrome on tolerability, weight loss and hyperphagia-related behavior. The study drug (RM-493 and placebo) will be administered in a blinded fashion.
Funding Source - FDA OOPD
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Prader-Willi Syndrome||Drug: RM-493 Drug: Placebo||Phase 2|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Crossover Assignment|
|Masking:||Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)|
|Official Title:||A Ph 2, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-controlled Pilot Study to Assess the Effects of RM-493, a Melanocortin 4 Receptor (MC4R) Agonist, in Obese Subjects With Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) on Safety, Weight Reduction, and Food-Related Behaviors|
|Study Start Date :||February 2015|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||November 2016|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||December 2016|
Active Comparator: RM-493 Once Daily Dose 1
Dose 1 once daily in the morning
Other Name: setmelanotide
Active Comparator: RM-493 Once Daily Dose 2
Dose 2 once daily in the morning
Other Name: setmelanotide
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo in the morning
- Assess safety and tolerability of RM-493 (adverse events and clinical laboratory evaluations) [ Time Frame: Baseline to Day 70 or until any adverse events are resolved ]Assessment of adverse events and clinical laboratory evaluations.
- Effect on weight loss [ Time Frame: Baseline to Day 56 ]Measurement of the effect of RM-493 on weight loss.
- Effect on hyperphagia-related behavior (using the PWS Hyperphagia Questionnaire) [ Time Frame: Baseline to Day 56 ]Measurement of the effect of RM-493 on hyperphagia-related behavior using the PWS Hyperphagia Questionnaire.
- Effect on quality of life. [ Time Frame: Baseline to Day 56 ]Measurement of the effect of RM-493 on quality of life as measured by thee Food Related Problem Questionnaire and/or the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Questionnaire
- Effect on food-related behavior. (daily journal and/or Rate of Eating Questionnaire) [ Time Frame: Baseline to Day 56 ]Measurement of the effect of RM-493 on food-related behavior. A daily journal will be used to quantify aberrant behavior and/or a Rate of Eating Questionnaire will be used
- Effect on psychiatric status. (C-SSRS and PHQ-9 Questionnaires) [ Time Frame: Baseline to Day 70 ]Measurement of the effect of RM-493 on psychiatric status as assessed using the C-SSRS and PHQ-9 Questionnaires.
- Effect of on Pharmacokinetics (PK) (Frequent PK (trough) sampling) [ Time Frame: Baseline to Day 70 ]Frequent PK (trough) sampling throughout each stage of the study, including a 12-hour PK profile.
- Effect of dose adjustment of RM-493 [ Time Frame: Baseline to Day 56 ]Measurement of the effect of dose adjustment of RM-493 as assessed by measuring weight fluctuations from Baseline to Day 56.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02311673
|United States, California|
|University of California Irvine|
|Irvine, California, United States, 92617|
|United States, Florida|
|University of Florida|
|Gainesville, Florida, United States, 32610|
|United States, Kansas|
|Kansas University Medical Center|
|Kansas City, Kansas, United States, 66160|
|United States, New York|
|Winthrop University Hospital|
|Mineola, New York, United States, 11501|
|United States, Tennessee|
|Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37203|
|Study Director:||Liz Stoner||Rhythm Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|