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A Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Combined Single Dose of Dactavira Plus Or Dactavira in Egyptian Adults With Chronic Genotype 4 HCV Infection

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03186313
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 14, 2017
Last Update Posted : December 27, 2017
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Wadi El Nil Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Egyptian Liver Hospital

Brief Summary:
A phase 3 Randomized, Open-Label, Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the combined single dose of Dactavira Plus (EPGCG, Sofosbuvir , Daclatasvir & Ribavirin) versus Sofosbuvir + Daclatasvir + Ribavirin (Part A) and a single dose of Dactavira (EPGCG, Sofosbuvir & Daclatasvir) versus Sofosbuvir + Daclatasvir (Part B) in Egyptian Adults with Chronic Genotype 4 HCV Infection.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hepatitis C Drug: Dactavira Plus Drug: Sofosbuvir + Daclatasvir + Ribavirin Drug: Dactavira Drug: Sofosbuvir + Daclatasvir Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 72 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3 Randomized, Open-Label, Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Combined Single Dose of Dactavira Plus (EPGCG, Sofosbuvir , Daclatasvir & Ribavirin) Versus Sofosbuvir + Daclatasvir + Ribavirin (Part A) and a Single Dose of Dactavira (EPGCG, Sofosbuvir & Daclatasvir) Versus Sofosbuvir + Daclatasvir (Part B) in Egyptian Adults With Chronic Genotype 4 HCV Infection
Actual Study Start Date : September 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2017
Actual Study Completion Date : November 30, 2017

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Part A: Arm 1
Single daily dose (2 Tablets) of Dactavira Plus each tablet contains (EPGCG 200 mg , Sofosbuvir 200mg, Daclatasvir 30 mg, Ribavirin 400 mg) for 12 weeks.
Drug: Dactavira Plus
1 Single daily dose (2 Tablets) of Dactavira Plus each tablet contains (EPGCG 200 mg , Sofosbuvir 200mg, Daclatasvir 30 mg, Ribavirin 400 mg) for 12 weeks.

Active Comparator: Part A: Arm 2

Daily dose including Sofosbuvir 400 mg , Daclatasvir 60 mg & Ribavirin 800 mg for 12 weeks.

Treatment assignments will be stratified according to the presence or absence of cirrhosis.

Drug: Sofosbuvir + Daclatasvir + Ribavirin
Daily dose including Sofosbuvir 400 mg , Daclatasvir 60 mg & Ribavirin 800 mg for 12 weeks.

Experimental: Part B: Arm 3
Single daily dose (1 Tablet) of Dactavira each tablet contains (EPGCG 400 mg , Sofosbuvir 400mg, Daclatasvir 60 mg) for 12 weeks.
Drug: Dactavira
Single daily dose (1 Tablet) of Dactavira each tablet contains (EPGCG 400 mg , Sofosbuvir 400mg, Daclatasvir 60 mg) for 12 weeks

Active Comparator: Part B: Arm 4
Daily dose including Sofosbuvir 400 mg & Daclatasvir 60 mg for 12 weeks.
Drug: Sofosbuvir + Daclatasvir
Daily dose Sofosbuvir 400 mg & Daclatasvir 60 mg for 12 weeks




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. The primary efficacy endpoint is SVR12 (ie, HCV RNA < LLOQ 12 weeks post-treatment) [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    The primary efficacy endpoint is SVR12 (ie, HCV RNA < LLOQ 12 weeks post-treatment)



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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 for Part A Subjects must meet the following inclusion criteria to be eligible for participation in this study.

  1. Willing and able to provide written informed consent.
  2. Male or female, age ≥ 18 years.
  3. HCV RNA ≥ 104 IU/mL at screening.
  4. Confirmed chronic HCV infection as documented by either:

    a. A positive anti-HCV antibody test or positive HCV RNA or positive HCV genotyping test at least 6 months prior to the Baseline/Day 1 visit.

  5. HCV genotype 4 at screening as determined by the Central Laboratory. Any non definitive results will exclude the subject from study participation.

    a Presence of cirrhosis is defined as any one of the following:

    • Liver biopsy within 2 years of Screening showing cirrhosis
    • Fibroscan with a result of ≥ 12.5 kPa within 6 months of Baseline/Day1
  6. Body mass index (BMI) ≥ 18 kg/m2.
  7. Screening ECG without clinically significant abnormalities.
  8. Subjects must have the following laboratory parameters at screening:

    • ALT ≤ 10 x the upper limit of normal (ULN)
    • AST ≤ 10 x ULN
    • Hemoglobin ≥ 12 g/dL for male, ≥ 11 g/dL for female subjects
    • Platelets > 50,000 cells/mm3
    • INR ≤ 1.5 x ULN unless subject has known hemophilia or is stable on an anticoagulant regimen affecting INR
    • Albumin ≥ 3 g/dL
    • Total Bilirubin ≤ 1.5 ULN
    • Creatinine clearance (CLcr) ≥ 60 mL/min, as calculated by the Cockcroft-Gault equation
  9. Subject has not been treated with any investigational drug or device within 30 days of the screening visit.
  10. A female subject is eligible to enter the study if it is confirmed that she is:

    a Not pregnant or nursing b Of non-childbearing potential (ie, women who have had a hysterectomy, both ovaries removed or medically documented ovarian failure, or are postmenopausal women > 50 years of age with cessation [for 12 months] of previously occurring menses), or c Of childbearing potential (ie, women who have not had a hysterectomy, both ovaries removed, or no medically documented ovarian failure). Women ≤ 50 years of age with amenorrhea will be considered to be of childbearing potential. These women must have a negative serum pregnancy test at screening and a negative urine pregnancy test on the Baseline/Day 1 visit prior to randomization. They must also agree to one of the following from 3 weeks prior to Baseline/Day 1 until 30 days after the last dose of treatment or 3 months after last dose of Ribavirin:

    • Complete abstinence from intercourse. Periodic abstinence from intercourse (eg, calendar, ovulation, symptothermal, post-ovulation methods) is not permitted.

    Or

    • Consistent and correct use of 1 of the following methods of birth control listed below in addition to a male partner who correctly uses a condom from the date of screening until 3 months after the last dose of Ribavirin. Women of childbearing potential must not rely on hormone-containing contraceptives as a form of birth control during the study. Female subjects using a hormone-containing contraceptive prior to screening may continue their contraceptive regimen in addition to the study specified methods of birth control.
    • Intrauterine device (IUD) with a failure rate of < 1% per year
    • Female barrier method: cervical cap or diaphragm with spermicidal agent
    • Tubal sterilization
    • Vasectomy in male partner
  11. All male study participants must agree to consistently and correctly use a condom, while their female partner agrees to use either 1 of the non-hormonal methods of birth control listed above or a hormone-containing contraceptive listed below, from the date of screening until 7 months after their last dose of Ribavirin :

    • Implants of levonorgestrel

    • Injectable progesterone
    • Oral contraceptives (either combined or progesterone only)
    • Contraceptive vaginal ring
    • Transdermal contraceptive patch
  12. Male subjects must agree to refrain from sperm donation for at least 6 months after the last dose of Ribavirin.
  13. Subject must be of generally good health as determined by the Investigator.
  14. Subject must be able to comply with the dosing instructions for study drug administration and able to complete the study schedule of assessments.

Inclusion Criteria for Part B Subjects must meet the following inclusion criteria to be eligible for participation in this study.

  1. Willing and able to provide written informed consent.
  2. Male or female, age ≥ 18 years.
  3. HCV genotype 4 at screening as determined by the Central Laboratory. Any non definitive results will exclude the subject from study participation. Historical result from prior participation in this study is acceptable, if applicable.
  4. Cohort 1 only: HCV RNA ≥ 104 IU/mL at screening.
  5. Chronic HCV infection (≥ 6 months) documented by medical history.
  6. HCV treatment naïve, defined as no prior exposure to any IFN, Ribavirin, or other approved or experimental HCV specific direct acting antiviral agent
  7. BMI ≥ 18 kg/m2

    Absence of cirrhosis is defined as any one of the following:

    a Liver biopsy within 2 years of Screening showing absence of cirrhosis b Fibroscan with a result of ≤ 12.5 kPa within 6 months of Baseline/Day1 In the absence of a definitive diagnosis of the presence or absence of cirrhosis by the above criteria, a liver biopsy is required. Liver biopsy results supersede the results obtained by Fibroscan or FibroTest.

  8. Screening ECG without clinically significant abnormalities.
  9. Subjects must have the following laboratory parameters at screening:

    — ALT ≤ 10 x the upper limit of normal (ULN)

    — AST ≤ 10 x ULN

    — Hemoglobin ≥ 12 g/dL for male, ≥ 11 g/dL for female subjects

    — Platelets > 50,000 cells/mm3

    — INR ≤ 1.5 x ULN unless subject has known hemophilia or is stable on an anticoagulant regimen affecting INR

    • Albumin ≥ 3 g/dL
    • Total bilirubin ≤ 1.5 x ULN
    • Creatinine clearance (CLcr) ≥ 60 mL/min, as calculated by the Cockcroft-Gault equation Subjects who received prior treatment in this study and who currently do not fulfill all of the above requirements may be enrolled in Part B Cohort 2 at the request of the Investigator and with the approval of the Medical Monitor or Study Director.
  10. Subject has not been treated with any investigational drug or device within 28 days of the Baseline/Day 1 visit.
  11. A female subject is eligible to enter the study if it is confirmed that she is:

    d Not pregnant or nursing e Of non-childbearing potential (ie, women who have had a hysterectomy, both ovaries removed or medically documented ovarian failure, or are postmenopausal women > 50 years of age with cessation [for 12 months] of previously occurring menses), or f Of childbearing potential (ie, women who have not had a hysterectomy, both ovaries removed, or no medically documented ovarian failure). Women ≤ 50 years of age with amenorrhea will be considered to be of childbearing potential. These women must have a negative serum pregnancy test at screening and a negative urine pregnancy test on the Baseline/Day 1 visit prior to randomization. They must also agree to one of the following from 3 weeks prior to Baseline/Day 1 until 30 days after the last dose of treatment or 3 months after last dose of Ribavirin:

    • Complete abstinence from intercourse. Periodic abstinence from intercourse (eg, calendar, ovulation, symptothermal, post-ovulation methods) is not permitted.

    Or

    • Consistent and correct use of 1 of the following methods of birth control listed below in addition to a male partner who correctly uses a condom from the date of screening until 3 months after the last dose of Ribavirin. Women of childbearing potential must not rely on hormone-containing contraceptives as a form of birth control during the study. Female subjects using a hormone-containing contraceptive prior to screening may continue their contraceptive regimen in addition to the study specified methods of birth control.

    • Intrauterine device (IUD) with a failure rate of < 1% per year

    • Female barrier method: cervical cap or diaphragm with spermicidal agent

    • Tubal sterilization

    • Vasectomy in male partner

  12. All male study participants must agree to consistently and correctly use a condom, while their female partner agrees to use either 1 of the non-hormonal methods of birth control listed above or a hormone-containing contraceptive listed below, from the date of screening until 7 months after their last dose of Ribavirin :

    • Implants of levonorgestrel
    • Injectable progesterone
    • Oral contraceptives (either combined or progesterone only)
    • Contraceptive vaginal ring
    • Transdermal contraceptive patch
  13. Male subjects must agree to refrain from sperm donation for at least 6 months after the last dose of Ribavirin.
  14. Subject must be of generally good health as determined by the Investigator.
  15. Subject must be able to comply with the dosing instructions for study drug administration and able to complete the study schedule of assessments.

Exclusion Criteria:

1.2.1. Exclusion Criteria for Part A Subjects who meet any of the following exclusion criteria are not to be enrolled in this study.

  1. Prior exposure to IFN, Ribavirin, or other approved or experimental direct-acting antiviral targeting the HCV.
  2. Current or prior history of any of the following:

a Clinical hepatic decompensation (ie, ascites, encephalopathy or variceal hemorrhage) b Clinically-significant illness (other than HCV) or any other major medical disorder that may interfere with subject treatment, assessment or compliance with the protocol, or, current evaluation for a potentially clinically significant illness (other than HCV) c Gastrointestinal disorder or post operative condition that could interfere with the absorption of the study drug d Solid organ transplantation e Significant pulmonary disease, significant cardiac disease or porphyria f Psychiatric hospitalization, suicide attempt, and/or a period of disability as a result of their psychiatric illness within the last 5 years Subjects with psychiatric illness (without the prior mentioned conditions) that is well-controlled on a stable treatment regimen for at least 6 months prior to Baseline/Day 1 or that has not required medication in the last 12 months may be enrolled.

g Any malignancy within the 5 years prior to screening, with the exception of specific cancers that are cured by surgical resection (basal cell skin cancer, etc.), or current evaluation for possible malignancy h Difficulty with blood collection and/or poor venous access for the purposes of phlebotomy i 4. Infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

5. Contraindication to Ribavirin therapy e.g., history of clinically significant hemoglobinopathy (sickle cell disease, thalassemia).

6. History of malignancy diagnosed or treated within 5 years (recent localized treatment of squamous or non-invasive basal cell skin cancers is permitted; cervical carcinoma in situ is allowed if appropriately treated prior to screening); subjects under evaluation for malignancy are not eligible.

7. Chronic use of systemically administered immunosuppressive agents (eg, prednisone equivalent > 10 mg/day).

8. Clinically-relevant drug or alcohol abuse within 12 months of screening. A positive drug screen will exclude subjects unless it can be explained by a prescribed medication; the diagnosis and prescription should be approved by the investigator.

9. History of solid organ transplantation. 10. Current or prior history of clinical hepatic decompensation (eg, ascites, variceal hemorrhage, hepatic encephalopathy, hepatorenal syndrome and hepatopulmonary syndrome).

11. History of clinically-significant illness or any other major medical disorder that may interfere with subject treatment, assessment or compliance with the protocol.

12. History of a gastrointestinal disorder (or post-operative condition) that could interfere with the absorption of the study drug.

13. History of significant pulmonary disease, significant cardiac disease or porphyria.

14. Excessive alcohol ingestion, defined as 3 glasses/day (1 glass is equivalent to 284 mL beer, 125 mL wine, or 25 mL distilled spirits) for females and 4 glasses/day for males.

16. Known hypersensitivity to Ribavirin, the study investigational medicinal product, the metabolites, or formulation excipients.

1.2.2. Exclusion Criteria for Part B Subjects who meet any of the following exclusion criteria are not to be enrolled in this study.

  1. Prior exposure to IFN, Ribavirin, or other approved or experimental direct-acting antiviral targeting the HCV.
  2. Current or prior history of any of the following:

    a Clinically hepatic decompensation (ie, ascites, encephalopathy or variceal hemorrhage) b Clinically-significant illness (other than HCV) or any other major medical disorder that may interfere with subject treatment, assessment or compliance with the protocol, or, current evaluation for a potentially clinically significant illness (other than HCV) c Gastrointestinal disorder or post operative condition that could interfere with the absorption of the study drug d Solid organ transplantation e Significant pulmonary disease, significant cardiac disease or porphyria f Psychiatric hospitalization, suicide attempt, and/or a period of disability as a result of their psychiatric illness within the last 5 years Subjects with psychiatric illness (without the prior mentioned conditions) that is well-controlled on a stable treatment regimen for at least 6 months prior to Baseline/Day 1 or that has not required medication in the last 12 months may be enrolled.

    i Significant drug allergy (such as anaphylaxis or hepatotoxicity)

  3. Chronic liver disease of a non-HCV etiology (eg, hemochromatosis, Wilson's disease, α1 antitrypsin deficiency, cholangitis)
  4. Infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  5. Use of any prohibited concomitant medications
  6. Contraindication to Ribavirin therapy, including significant history of clinically significant hemoglobinopathy (eg, sickle cell disease, thalassemia)
  7. In the judgment of the investigatory, any clinically-relevant drug or alcohol abuse within 12 months of screening that may interfere with subject treatment, assessment of compliance with the protocol
  8. Pregnant or nursing females or male with pregnant female partner
  9. Known hypersensitivity to Sofosbuvir, or formulation excipients

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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03186313


Locations
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Egypt
Egyptian Liver Hospital
Shirbīn, Dakahlia, Egypt, 35681
Sponsors and Collaborators
Egyptian Liver Hospital
Wadi El Nil Hospital

Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Egyptian Liver Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03186313     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ELH - 2016
First Posted: June 14, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 27, 2017
Last Verified: December 2017
Keywords provided by Egyptian Liver Hospital:
HCV
Sofosbuvir
Ribavirin
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hepatitis C
Hepatitis
Liver Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Hepatitis, Viral, Human
Virus Diseases
Flaviviridae Infections
RNA Virus Infections
Ribavirin
Sofosbuvir
Antimetabolites
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Antiviral Agents
Anti-Infective Agents