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Efficacy and Safety Study to Evaluate Vadadustat for the Maintenance Treatment of Anemia in Subjects With Dialysis-dependent Chronic Kidney Disease (DD-CKD) (INNO2VATE)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02892149
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : September 8, 2016
Last Update Posted : December 5, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Akebia Therapeutics

Brief Summary:
A multicenter, randomized, open-label, active-controlled Phase 3 study for the maintenance treatment of anemia in subjects with DD-CKD

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Anemia in Subjects With DD-CKD Drug: vadadustat Drug: darbepoetin alfa Phase 3

Detailed Description:
This is a multicenter, randomized, open-label, active-controlled Phase 3 study of the efficacy and safety of vadadustat versus darbepoetin alfa for the maintenance treatment of anemia in subjects with DD-CKD

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 3300 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase 3, Randomized, Open-Label, Active-Controlled Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Vadadustat for the Maintenance Treatment of Anemia in Subjects With Dialysis-Dependent Chronic Kidney Disease (DD-CKD) (INNO2VATE-CONVERSION)
Study Start Date : August 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2020

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Vadadustat Drug: vadadustat
Oral tablet
Other Name: AKB-6548

Active Comparator: darbepoetin alfa Drug: darbepoetin alfa
subcutaneous/intravenous
Other Name: Aranesp




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Mean change in Hb between Baseline and the primary evaluation period [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 36 ]
  2. Major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE), defined as all-cause mortality, non-fatal myocardial infarction, or non-fatal stroke [ Time Frame: from Baseline visit to end of study (event-driven, minimum 1 year) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Mean change in Hb value between Baseline and the secondary evaluation period [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 52 ]
  2. Proportion of subjects with Hb values within the target range during the primary evaluation period [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 36 ]
  3. AEs and SAEs [ Time Frame: from Baseline visit to end of study (event-driven, minimum 1 year) ]
  4. Proportion of time with Hb values within the target range during the primary evaluation period [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 36 ]
  5. Proportion of time with Hb values within the target range during the secondary evaluation period [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 52 ]
  6. Proportion of subjects with Hb values within the target range during the secondary evaluation period [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 52 ]
  7. Proportion of subjects with Hb increase of >1.0 g/dL from Baseline visit [ Time Frame: From baseline visit to end of study (event-driven, minimum 36 weeks) ]
  8. Time to achieve Hb incrase of >1.0 g/dL from Baseline visit [ Time Frame: From baseline visit to end of study (event-driven, minimum 36 weeks) ]
  9. Mean change in Hb between Baseline (mean pretreatment Hb) and the primary evaluation period (mean Hb from Weeks 24-36 stratified by pre-baseline ESA exposure [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 36 ]
  10. Proportion of subjects receiving IV iron therapy [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 52 ]
  11. Mean monthly dose of IV elemental iron administered in subjects who have received IV iron [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 52 ]
  12. Proportion of subjects receiving RBC transfusion(s) [ Time Frame: Baseline visit, Week 52 ]


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • ≥18 years of age
  • Receiving chronic maintenance dialysis (either peritoneal or hemodialysis) for end-stage kidney disease for at least 12 weeks prior to Screening
  • Currently maintained on ESA therapy, with a dose received within 6 weeks prior to or during Screening
  • Mean Screening Hgb between 8.0 and 11.0 g/dL (inclusive) in the US and between 9.0 and 12.0 g/dL (inclusive) outside of the US

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Anemia due to a cause other than CKD or subjects with active bleeding or recent blood loss
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Severe heart failure at Screening (New York Heart Association Class IV)
  • Acute coronary syndrome (hospitalization for unstable angina or myocardial infarction), surgical or percutaneous intervention for coronary, cerebrovascular or peripheral artery disease (aortic or lower extremity), surgical or percutaneous valvular replacement or repair, sustained ventricular tachycardia, hospitalization for HF, or stroke within 12 weeks prior to or during Screening
  • Hypersensitivity to vadadustat, darbepoetin alfa, or any of their excipients

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02892149


Contacts
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Contact: Akebia Therapeutics 617-844-6128 trials@akebia.com

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Akebia Therapeutics
Investigators
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Study Director: Akebia Therapeutics Sponsor GmbH

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Responsible Party: Akebia Therapeutics
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02892149     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AKB-6548-CI-0017
2016-001360-11 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: September 8, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 5, 2018
Last Verified: December 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Keywords provided by Akebia Therapeutics:
AKB-6548
Chronic kidney disease
anemia
CKD
chronic renal insufficiency
renal impairment
erythropoietin
kidney
renal
oral anemia treatment
hemoglobin
hypoxia-inducible factor
HIF
hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl-hydroxylase inhibitor
HIF-PHI
efficacy
safety
Phase 3
cardiovascular
DD-CKD

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Anemia
Kidney Diseases
Renal Insufficiency, Chronic
Hematologic Diseases
Urologic Diseases
Renal Insufficiency
Darbepoetin alfa
Glycine
Hematinics
Glycine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs