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A Study of Venetoclax in Combination With Low Dose Cytarabine Versus Low Dose Cytarabine Alone in Treatment Naive Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Who Are Ineligible for Intensive Chemotherapy

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03069352
Recruitment Status : Active, not recruiting
First Posted : March 3, 2017
Results First Posted : February 28, 2020
Last Update Posted : February 28, 2020
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AbbVie

Brief Summary:
The primary objective of this study is to evaluate if venetoclax when co administered with low-dose cytarabine (LDAC) improves overall survival (OS) versus LDAC and placebo, in treatment-naïve patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML) Drug: Placebo Drug: Venetoclax Drug: Cytarabine Phase 3

Expanded Access : An investigational treatment associated with this study is available outside the clinical trial.   More info ...

Detailed Description:

Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is an aggressive and rare cancer of myeloid cells (a white blood cell responsible for fighting infections). Successful treatment of AML is dependent on what subtype of AML the patient has, and the age of the patient when diagnosed.

Venetoclax is an experimental drug that kills cancer cells by blocking a protein (part of a cell) that allows cancer cells to stay alive. This study is designed to see if adding venetoclax to cytarabine works better than cytarabine on its own.

This is a Phase 3, randomized, double-blind (treatment unknown to patients and doctors), placebo-controlled, multicenter study in patients with AML who are 18 or more years old and have not been treated before. Patients who take part in this study should not be suitable for intensive induction chemotherapy (usual starting treatment). Abbvie is funding this study which will take place at approximately 125 hospitals globally. In this study, 2/3 of patients will receive venetoclax every day with cytarabine and the remaining 1/3 will receive placebo (dummy) tablets with cytarabine.

Participants will continue to have study visits and receive treatment for as long as they are having a clinical benefit. The effect of the treatment on AML will be checked by taking blood, bone marrow, scans, measuring side effects and by completing health questionnaires. Blood and bone marrow tests will be completed to see why some people respond better than others.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 211 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 Venetoclax Co-Administered With Low Dose Cytarabine Versus Low Dose Cytarabine in Treatment Naïve Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia Who Are Ineligible for Intensive Chemotherapy
Actual Study Start Date : May 23, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 15, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : July 13, 2020


Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Venetoclax + Low Dose Cytarabine (LDAC)
Venetoclax 600 mg orally every day (QD) plus LDAC 20 mg/m² subcutaneously on Days 1 to 10 of each 28-day cycle.
Drug: Venetoclax
tablet
Other Names:
  • ABT-199
  • Venclexta

Drug: Cytarabine
Subcutaneous injection
Other Names:
  • Cytosar-U
  • Ara-C
  • Arabinosylcytosine

Placebo Comparator: Placebo + LDAC
Matching placebo to venetoclax orally QD plus LDAC 20 mg/m² subcutaneously on Days 1 to 10 of each 28-day cycle.
Drug: Placebo
tablet

Drug: Cytarabine
Subcutaneous injection
Other Names:
  • Cytosar-U
  • Ara-C
  • Arabinosylcytosine




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Overall Survival (OS) [ Time Frame: From randomization until the primary analysis cut-off date of February 15 2019; the median follow-up time was 12.0 months (range: 0.2-17.0) in the placebo arm and 12.0 months (range: 0.1-17.6) in the venetoclax arm. ]
    Overall survival is defined as the time from the date of randomization to the date of death. Participants who had not died were censored at the date they were last known to be alive on or before the cutoff date. Overall survival was analyzed using Kaplan-Meier methodology.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of Participants With Complete Remission or Complete Remission With Incomplete Blood Count Recovery (CR + CRi) [ Time Frame: Response was assessed at the end of Cycle 1 and every 3 cycles thereafter to the end of treatment. Median treatment duration at the 15 February 2019 cut-off date was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in each group respectively. ]

    The composite complete remission rate is defined as the percentage of participants with complete remission (CR) or complete remission with incomplete blood count recovery (CRi) at any time during the study as assessed by the investigator. Response was based on physical examination, bone marrow results and hematology values according to the revised guidelines by the International Working Group (IWG) for AML:

    CR: No morphologic evidence of AML and absolute neutrophil count (ANC) ≥ 10³/μL (1,000/μL), platelets ≥ 10⁵/μL (100,000/μL), red blood cell (RBC) transfusion independence, and bone marrow with < 5% blasts, absence of circulating blasts and blasts with Auer rods; absence of extramedullary disease.

    CRi: All criteria as CR except for residual neutropenia < 10³/μL or thrombocytopenia < 10⁵/μL. If all criteria for CR are met except RBC transfusion independence, the CRi criteria are met.

    Participants who had no IWG disease assessments were considered to be non-responders.


  2. Percentage of Participants With Complete Remission or Complete Remission With Partial Hematologic Recovery (CR + CRh) [ Time Frame: Response was assessed at the end of Cycle 1 and every 3 cycles thereafter to the end of treatment. Median treatment duration at the 15 February 2019 cut-off date was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in each group respectively. ]

    The percentage of participants who achieved a complete remission (CR) or complete remission with partial hematologic recovery (CRh) at any time point during the study assessed by the investigator.

    CR is defined according to the revised guidelines by the IWG for AML as no morphologic evidence of AML, ANC count ≥ 10³/μL, platelets ≥ 10⁵/μL, RBC transfusion independence, and bone marrow with < 5% blasts, absence of circulating blasts and blasts with Auer rods; absence of extramedullary disease.

    CRh is a derived response based on bone marrow blast and hematology lab values, achieved when the following criteria are met:

    • Bone marrow with < 5% blasts and
    • Peripheral blood neutrophil count of > 0.5 × 10³/μL and
    • Peripheral blood platelet count of > 0.5 × 10⁵/μL and
    • A 1 week platelet transfusion-free period prior to the hematology lab collection.

    Participants with no disease assessments were considered to be non-responders.


  3. Percentage of Participants With Complete Remission or Complete Remission With Incomplete Blood Count Recovery (CR + CRi) by Initiation of Cycle 2 [ Time Frame: Cycle 1, 28 days ]

    The composite complete remission rate is defined as the percentage of participants with complete remission (CR) or complete remission with incomplete blood count recovery (CRi) before initiation of Cycle 2, assessed by the investigator. Response was based on physical examination, bone marrow results and hematology values according to the revised guidelines by the IWG for AML:

    CR: No morphologic evidence of AML and absolute neutrophil count ≥ 10³/μL, platelets ≥ 10⁵/μL, red cell transfusion independence, and bone marrow with < 5% blasts, absence of circulating blasts and blasts with Auer rods; absence of extramedullary disease.

    CRi: All criteria as CR except for residual neutropenia < 10³/μL or thrombocytopenia < 10⁵/μL. If all criteria for CR are met except for RBC transfusion independence, CRi criteria are met.

    Participants who had no IWG disease assessments were considered to be non-responders.


  4. Percentage of Participants With Complete Remission and Complete Remission With Partial Hematologic Recovery (CR + CRh) by Initiation of Cycle 2 [ Time Frame: Cycle 1, 28 days ]

    The percentage of participants who achieved a complete remission (CR) or complete remission with partial hematologic recovery (CRh) before initiation of Cycle 2 assessed by the investigator.

    CR is defined according to the revised guidelines by the IWG for AML as no morphologic evidence of AML, ANC count ≥ 10³/μL, platelets ≥ 10⁵/μL, RBC transfusion independence, and bone marrow with < 5% blasts, absence of circulating blasts and blasts with Auer rods; absence of extramedullary disease.

    CRh is a derived response based on bone marrow blast and hematology lab values, achieved when when the following criteria are met:

    • Bone marrow with < 5% blasts and
    • Peripheral blood neutrophil count of > 0.5 × 10³/μL and
    • Peripheral blood platelet count of > 0.5 × 10⁵/μL and
    • A 1-week platelet transfusion-free period prior to the hematology lab collection.

    Participants with no disease assessments were considered to be non-responders.


  5. Percentage of Participants With Complete Remission [ Time Frame: Response was assessed at the end of Cycle 1 and every 3 cycles thereafter to the end of treatment. Median treatment duration at the 15 February 2019 cut-off date was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in each group respectively. ]

    The complete remission rate is defined as the percentage of participants with complete remission (CR) at any time during the study as assessed by the investigator. Response was based on physical examination, bone marrow results and hematology values according to the revised guidelines by the International Working Group (IWG) for AML. CR is defined as no morphologic evidence of AML and absolute neutrophil count ≥ 10³/μL, platelets ≥ 10⁵/μL, red blood cell transfusion independence, and bone marrow with < 5% blasts, absence of circulating blasts and blasts with Auer rods; absence of extramedullary disease.

    Participants who had no IWG disease assessments were considered to be non-responders.


  6. Change From Baseline in Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Fatigue Short Form (SF) 7a [ Time Frame: Baseline and Day 1 of Cycles 3, 5, 7, and 9 ]
    PROMIS Fatigue SF 7a is a seven-item questionnaire that assesses the impact and experience of fatigue over the past 7 days. All questions employ the following five response options: 1 = Never, 2 = Rarely, 3 = Sometimes, 4 = Often, and 5 = Always. The PROMIS Fatigue 7a score is calculated as a T-score, which is a standardized score with a mean of 50 (based on the average for the United States general population) and a standard deviation (SD) of 10. Higher scores indicate higher levels of fatigue. A decrease in score (negative change from Baseline) indicates improvement in fatigue; the minimum important difference used in this study was 3 points.

  7. Change From Baseline in Global Health Status / Quality of Life [ Time Frame: Baseline and Day 1 of Cycles 3, 5, 7, and 9 ]

    The European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer Quality of Life Questionnaire Core (EORTC QLQ-C30) consists of a Global Health Status/Quality of Life (GHS/QoL) scale, a Financial Difficulties scale, 5 functional scales (Cognitive, Social, Physical, Emotional, and Role Functioning), and 8 symptom scales/items (Fatigue, Insomnia, Appetite Loss, Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea, Dyspnea, and Nausea and Vomiting).

    The GHS/QoL scale includes 2 questions in which participants were asked to rate their overall health and overall quality of life during the past week on a scale from 1 (very poor) to 7 (excellent). The 2 scores were averaged and transformed to a scale from 0 to 100, where a high score represents a high QoL. A positive change from baseline indicates better quality of life.


  8. Event-free Survival (EFS) [ Time Frame: From randomization until the primary analysis cut-off date of February 15, 2019; the median follow-up time was 12.0 months (range: 0.2-17.0) in the placebo arm and 12.0 months (range: 0.1-17.6) in the venetoclax arm. ]

    Event-free survival is defined as the time from randomization to the date of progressive disease (PD), confirmed morphologic relapse from CR or CRi, treatment failure (failure to achieve CR, CRi or morphologic leukemia free state (MLFS) after at least 6 cycles of study treatment), or death from any cause, assessed by the investigator according to the modified IWG criteria.

    PD:

    • > 50% increase in marrow blasts (minimum 15% increase required if blasts < 30% at baseline); or persistent marrow blast > 70% for ≥ 3 months; without at least a 100% improvement in ANC to an absolute level > 0.5 × 10⁹/L, and/or platelets to > 50 × 10⁹/L non-transfused; or
    • 50% increase in peripheral blasts to > 25 × 10⁹/L; or
    • New extramedullary disease

    Participants with no events prior to the cut-off date were censored at their last assessment date; participants with no events prior to post-treatment therapy initiated before the cut-off date were censored on the start date of post-treatment therapy.


  9. Percentage of Participants With Post Baseline Red Blood Cell (RBC) Transfusion Independence [ Time Frame: From first dose of study drug until 30 days after last dose up to the data cut-off date of 15 February 2019; Median time on treatment was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) in the placebo arm and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in the venetoclax arm. ]
    The post baseline red blood cell (RBC) transfusion independence rate was calculated as the percentage of participants who achieved RBC transfusion independence post baseline. RBC transfusion independence is defined as a period of at least 56 consecutive days with no RBC transfusion after the first dose of study drug and on or before the last dose of study drug plus 30 days, or disease progression, or confirmed morphological relapse, or death, or the data cut-off date, whichever occurred earlier.

  10. Percentage of Participants With Post Baseline Platelet Transfusion Independence [ Time Frame: From first dose of study drug until 30 days after last dose up to the data cut-off date of 15 February 2019; Median time on treatment was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) in the placebo arm and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in the venetoclax arm. ]
    The post baseline platelet transfusion independence rate was calculated as the percentage of participants who achieved platelet transfusion independence post Baseline. Platelet transfusion independence is defined as a period of at least 56 consecutive days with no platelet transfusion after the first dose of study drug and on or before the last dose of study drug plus 30 days, or disease progression, or confirmed morphological relapse, or death, or the data cut--off date, whichever occurred earlier.

  11. Percentage of Participants With RBC Transfusion Independence Among Those Who Were Transfusion Dependent at Baseline [ Time Frame: From first dose of study drug until 30 days after last dose up to the data cut-off date of 15 February 2019; Median time on treatment was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) in the placebo arm and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in the venetoclax arm. ]
    The rate of conversion was calculated as the percentage of participants who were post-baseline RBC transfusion independent among participants who had an RBC transfusion within 8 weeks prior to the first dose of study drug (i.e. were transfusion dependent at Baseline). RBC transfusion independence is defined as a period of at least 56 days with no RBC transfusion after the first dose of study drug and on or before the last dose of study drug plus 30 days, or disease progression, or confirmed morphological relapse, or death, or the data cut-off date, whichever occurred earlier.

  12. Percentage of Participants With Platelet Transfusion Independence Among Those Who Were Transfusion Dependent at Baseline [ Time Frame: From first dose of study drug until 30 days after last dose up to the data cut-off date of 15 February 2019; Median time on treatment was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) in the placebo arm and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in the venetoclax arm. ]
    The rate of conversion was calculated as the percentage of participants who were post-baseline platelet transfusion independent among participants who had a platelet transfusion within 8 weeks prior to the first dose of study drug (i.e. were transfusion dependent at Baseline). Platelet transfusion independence is defined as a period of at least 56 days with no platelet transfusion after the first dose of study drug and on or before the last dose of study drug plus 30 days, or disease progression, or confirmed morphological relapse, or death, or the data cut-off date, whichever occurred earlier.

  13. Percentage of Participants With Complete Remission or Complete Remission With Incomplete Blood Count Recovery (CR + CRi) and Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) Response [ Time Frame: Response was assessed at the end of Cycle 1 and every 3 cycles thereafter to the end of treatment. Median treatment duration at the 15 February 2019 cut-off date was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in each group respectively. ]

    The percentage of participants with complete remission or complete remission with incomplete blood count recovery AND minimal residual disease (MRD) as assessed by the investigator. Response was based on the modified IWG response criteria for AML:

    CR: No morphologic evidence of AML and ANC ≥ 10³/μL, platelets ≥ 10⁵/μL, red blood cell (RBC) transfusion independence, and bone marrow with < 5% blasts, absence of circulating blasts and blasts with Auer rods; absence of extramedullary disease.

    CRi: All criteria as CR except for residual neutropenia < 10³/μL or thrombocytopenia < 10⁵/μL. If all criteria for CR are met except RBC transfusion independence, CRi criteria are met.

    MRD response (at lowest-point MRD value) was defined as having less than 10-³ residual blasts per leukocyte measured in the bone marrow, per European LeukemiaNet (ELN) recommendations.

    Participants who had no disease or MRD assessments were considered to be non-responders.


  14. Percentage of Participants With Complete Remission or Complete Remission With Partial Hematologic Recovery (CR + CRh) and Minimal Residual Disease (MRD) Response [ Time Frame: Response was assessed at the end of Cycle 1 and every 3 cycles thereafter to the end of treatment. Median treatment duration at the 15 February 2019 cut-off date was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in each group respectively. ]

    The percentage of participants with complete remission or complete remission with partial hematologic recovery (CRh) AND MRD response as assessed by the investigator.

    CR is defined according to the modified IWG response criteria for AML as no morphologic evidence of AML, ANC ≥ 10³/μL, platelets ≥ 10⁵/μL, RBC transfusion independence, and bone marrow with < 5% blasts, absence of circulating blasts and blasts with Auer rods; absence of extramedullary disease.

    CRh is achieved when the following criteria are met:

    • Bone marrow with < 5% blasts and
    • Peripheral blood neutrophil count of > 0.5 × 10³/μL and
    • Peripheral blood platelet count of > 0.5 × 10⁵/μL and
    • A 1 week platelet transfusion-free period prior to the hematology lab collection.

    MRD response (at lowest-point MRD value) was defined as less than 10-³ residual blasts per leukocyte measured in the bone marrow, per ELN recommendations.

    Participants who had no disease or MRD assessments were considered to be non-responders.


  15. Overall Survival (OS) by Mutation Subgroups [ Time Frame: From randomization until the primary analysis cut-off date of February 15, 2019; the median follow-up time was 12.0 months (range: 0.2-17.0) in the placebo arm and 12.0 months (range: 0.1-17.6) in the venetoclax arm. ]

    Overall survival is defined as the time from the date of randomization to the date of death. Participants who had not died were censored at the date they were last known to be alive on or before the cutoff date. Overall survival was analyzed using Kaplan-Meier methodology.

    Overall survival was analyzed in participants with the following molecular markers:

    • Isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 and 2 (IDH1/2) mutation
    • FMS (Feline McDonough Sarcoma)-like tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3) mutation

  16. Percentage of Participants With Complete Remission or Complete Remission With Incomplete Blood Count Recovery (CR + CRi) by Mutation Subgroup [ Time Frame: Response was assessed at the end of Cycle 1 and every 3 cycles thereafter to the end of treatment. Median treatment duration at the 15 February 2019 cut-off date was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in each group respectively. ]

    Response was based on physical examination, bone marrow results and hematology values according to the revised guidelines by the IWG for AML:

    CR: No morphologic evidence of AML and ANC ≥ 10³/μL, platelets ≥ 10⁵/μL, RBC transfusion independence, and bone marrow with < 5% blasts, absence of circulating blasts and blasts with Auer rods; absence of extramedullary disease.

    CRi: All criteria as CR except for residual neutropenia < 10³/μL or thrombocytopenia < 10⁵/μL. If all criteria for CR are met except RBC transfusion independence, CRi criteria is met.

    Participants who had no IWG disease assessments were considered to be non-responders.

    Response was analyzed in participants with the following mutations:

    • Isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 and 2 (IDH1/2) mutation
    • FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3) mutation

  17. Percentage of Participants With Complete Remission or Complete Remission With Partial Hematologic Recovery (CR + CRh) by Mutation Subgroup [ Time Frame: Response was assessed at the end of Cycle 1 and every 3 cycles thereafter to the end of treatment. Median treatment duration at the 15 February 2019 cut-off date was 1.7 months (range: 0.1-14.2) and 3.9 months (range: 0.0-17.1) in each group respectively. ]

    The percentage of participants who achieved a complete remission or complete remission with partial hematologic recovery assessed by the investigator for participants with the following mutations:

    • Isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 and 2 (IDH1/2) mutation
    • FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3) mutation

    CR is defined according to the modified IWG criteria for AML as no morphologic evidence of AML, ANC ≥ 10³/μL, platelets ≥ 10⁵/μL, RBC transfusion independence, bone marrow with < 5% blasts, absence of circulating blasts and blasts with Auer rods; absence of extramedullary disease.

    CRh is achieved when the following criteria are met:

    • Bone marrow with < 5% blasts and
    • Peripheral blood neutrophil count > 0.5 × 10³/μL and
    • Peripheral blood platelet count > 0.5 × 10⁵/μL and
    • A 1 week platelet transfusion-free period prior to hematology lab collection. Participants with no disease assessments were considered non-responders



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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:

  1. Participant must have histological confirmation of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) by World Health Organization criteria, be ineligible for intensive induction chemotherapy and either be:

    • ≥ 75 years of age OR
    • ≥ 18 to 74 years of age and fulfill at least one criteria associated with lack of fitness for intensive induction chemotherapy:

      • Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) performance status of 2 - 3
      • Cardiac history of congestive heart failure (CHF) requiring treatment or ejection fraction ≤ 50% or chronic stable angina
      • Diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide (DLCO) ≤ 65% or forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) ≤ 65%
      • Creatinine clearance ≥ 30 mL/min to < 45 ml/min
      • Moderate hepatic impairment with total bilirubin > 1.5 to ≤ 3.0 × upper limit of normal (ULN)
      • Other comorbidity that the physician judges to be incompatible with conventional intensive chemotherapy which must be reviewed and approved by the study medical monitor before study enrollment
  2. Participant must have an ECOG performance status:

    • of 0 to 2 for subjects ≥ 75 years of age OR
    • of 0 to 3 for subjects between 18 to 74 years of age
  3. Participant must have a projected life expectancy of at least 12 weeks.
  4. Participant must have adequate renal function as demonstrated by a creatinine clearance ≥ 30 mL/min; calculated by the Cockcroft Gault formula or measured by 24-hour urine collection.
  5. Participant must have adequate liver function as demonstrated by:

    • aspartate aminotransferase (AST) ≤ 3.0 × ULN*
    • alanine aminotransferase (ALT) ≤ 3.0 × ULN*
    • bilirubin ≤ 1.5 × ULN*

      • Subjects who are < 75 years of age may have bilirubin of ≤ 3.0 × ULN

    (*Unless considered to be due to leukemic organ involvement.)

  6. Female participants must be either postmenopausal defined as:

    • Age > 55 years with no menses for 12 or more months without an alternative medical cause.
    • Age ≤ 55 years with no menses for 12 or more months without an alternative medical cause AND a follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) level > 40 IU/L.

    OR

    • Permanently surgical sterile (bilateral oophorectomy, bilateral salpingectomy or hysterectomy).

    OR

    • A woman of childbearing potential (WOCBP) practicing at least one protocol specified method of birth control starting at Study Day 1 through at least 180 days after the last dose of study drug.
  7. Male participants who are sexually active, must agree, from Study Day 1 through at least 180 days after the last dose of study drug, to practice protocol specified methods of contraception. Male subjects must agree to refrain from sperm donation from initial study drug administration through at least 180 days after the last dose of study drug.
  8. Females of childbearing potential must have negative results for pregnancy test performed:

    • At Screening with a serum sample obtained within 14 days prior to the first study drug administration, and
    • Prior to dosing with urine sample obtained on Cycle 1 Day 1, if it has been > 7 days since obtaining the serum pregnancy test results.
    • Subjects with borderline pregnancy tests at Screening must have a serum pregnancy test ≥ 3 days later to document continued lack of a positive result.
  9. Participant must voluntarily sign and date an informed consent form, approved by an Independent Ethics Committee (IEC)/Institutional Review Board (IRB), prior to the initiation of any screening or study-specific procedures.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Participant has received any prior treatment for AML with the exception of hydroxyurea, allowed through the first cycle of study treatment. Note: Prior treatment for myelodysplastic syndrome is allowed except for use of cytarabine.
  2. Participant had an antecedent myeloproliferative neoplasm (MPN) including myelofibrosis, essential thrombocytosis, polycythemia vera, or chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML) with or without BCR-ABL 1 translocation and AML with BCR-ABL 1 translocation.
  3. Participants that have acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL).
  4. Participant has known central nervous system (CNS) involvement with AML.
  5. Participant has known human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection (due to potential drug-drug interactions between antiretroviral medications and venetoclax). HIV testing will be performed at Screening, if required per local guidelines or institutional standards.
  6. Participant is known to be positive for hepatitis B virus (HBV), or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. Inactive hepatitis carrier status or low viral hepatitis titer on antivirals (non-exclusionary medications) are not excluded.
  7. Participant has received strong or moderate cytochrome P450 3A4 (CYP3A) inducers 7 days prior to the initiation of study treatment.

    • Chinese subjects are excluded from receiving strong and/or moderate CYP3A inhibitors 7 days prior to the initiation of study treatment through the end of intensive pharmacokinetic (PK) collection (24 hours post dose on Cycle 1 Day 10).
  8. Participant has consumed grapefruit, grapefruit products, Seville oranges (including marmalade containing Seville oranges) or star fruit within 3 days prior to the initiation of study treatment.
  9. Participant has cardiovascular disability status of New York Heart Association Class > 2. Class 2 is defined as cardiac disease which subjects are comfortable at rest but ordinary physical activity results in fatigue, palpitations, dyspnea, or angina pain. Class 3 is defined as cardiac disease which subjects are comfortable at rest but less than ordinary activity causes fatigue, palpitation, or dyspnea. Class 4 is defined as cardiac disease which subjects have an inability to carry on any physical activity without discomfort, symptoms of heart failure at rest, and if any physical activity is undertaken then discomfort increases.
  10. Participant has chronic respiratory disease that requires continuous oxygen, or significant history of renal, neurologic, psychiatric, endocrinologic, metabolic, immunologic, hepatic, cardiovascular disease, any other medical condition or known hypersensitivity to any of the study medications including excipients of LDAC that in the opinion of the investigator would adversely affect his/her participating in this study.
  11. Participant has a malabsorption syndrome or other condition that precludes enteral route of administration.
  12. Participant exhibits evidence of other clinically significant uncontrolled systemic infection requiring therapy (viral, bacterial or fungal).
  13. Participant has a history of other malignancies prior to study entry, with the exception of:

    • Adequately treated in situ carcinoma of the cervix uteri or carcinoma in situ of breast;
    • Basal cell carcinoma of the skin or localized squamous cell carcinoma of the skin;
    • Previous malignancy confined and surgically resected (or treated with other modalities) with curative intent.
  14. Participant has a white blood cell count > 25 × 10^9/L. (Note: hydroxyurea administration or leukapheresis is permitted to meet this criterion).
  15. Previous treatment with venetoclax and/or current participation in any other research study with investigational products.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03069352


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Sponsors and Collaborators
AbbVie
Investigators
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Study Director: AbbVie Inc. AbbVie
  Study Documents (Full-Text)

Documents provided by AbbVie:
Statistical Analysis Plan  [PDF] November 30, 2018
Study Protocol  [PDF] May 29, 2019

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: AbbVie
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03069352    
Other Study ID Numbers: M16-043
2016-003900-30 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: March 3, 2017    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: February 28, 2020
Last Update Posted: February 28, 2020
Last Verified: February 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Yes
Plan Description: AbbVie is committed to responsible data sharing regarding the clinical trials we sponsor. This includes access to anonymized, individual and trial-level data (analysis data sets), as well as other information (e.g., protocols and clinical study reports), as long as the trials are not part of an ongoing or planned regulatory submission. This includes requests for clinical trial data for unlicensed products and indications.
Supporting Materials: Study Protocol
Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP)
Clinical Study Report (CSR)
Analytic Code
Time Frame: Data requests can be submitted at any time and the data will be accessible for 12 months, with possible extensions considered.
Access Criteria: Access to this clinical trial data can be requested by any qualified researchers who engage in rigorous, independent scientific research, and will be provided following review and approval of a research proposal and Statistical Analysis Plan (SAP) and execution of a Data Sharing Agreement (DSA). For more information on the process, or to submit a request, visit the following link.
URL: https://www.abbvie.com/our-science/clinical-trials/clinical-trials-data-and-information-sharing/data-and-information-sharing-with-qualified-researchers.html

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: No
Keywords provided by AbbVie:
Acute Myeloid Leukemia
Leukemia
Treatment naïve
Venetoclax
Cytarabine
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Leukemia
Leukemia, Myeloid
Leukemia, Myeloid, Acute
Neoplasms by Histologic Type
Neoplasms
Cytarabine
Venetoclax
Antimetabolites, Antineoplastic
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antineoplastic Agents
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Immunosuppressive Agents
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs