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Effects of IL-1 Receptor Antagonism on Testosterone Production in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (FertIL)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03578497
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : July 6, 2018
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2018
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland

Brief Summary:
A prospective, interventional, open-label, single-arm, proof-of-concept study: 32 women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) will be treated with 100 mg of Anakinra/Kineret® for 4 weeks. 1 week after last injection patients will have a follow-up and a dexamethasone visit after a dexamethasone suppression test. Goal of this study is to investigate the effect of the Interleukin 1( IL-1) receptor antagonist Anakinra/Kineret® on laboratory and clinical features in women with PCOS.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Drug: IL-1 receptor antagonist Anakinra Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 32 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Interleukin-1 Receptor Antagonism on Testosterone Production in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome - a Prospective, Interventional, Single-arm, Open-label Proof-of-concept Study
Actual Study Start Date : August 31, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : August 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2019

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: IL-1 receptor antagonist Anakinra 100 mg
Anakinra (Kineret®; r-metHuIL-1ra, Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB) is a recombinant, non-glycosylated form of the human IL-1Ra in a 100 mg/ 0.67 ml solution for subcutaneous injection. Anakinra/Kineret® is supplied in single use prefilled glass syringes with 27 gauge needles as a sterile, clear, colorless-to-white, preservative free solution for daily s.c. administration over a time period of 28 days.
Drug: IL-1 receptor antagonist Anakinra
IL-1 receptor antagonist Anakinra is a recombinant, non-glycosylated form of the human IL-1Ra in a 100 mg/ 0.67 ml solution for subcutaneous injection. Standard dosage licensed by the FDA and European Medicines Agency (EMA) is 100 mg Anakinra daily. It is supplied in single use prefilled glass syringes with 27 gauge needles as a sterile, clear, colourless-to-white, preservative free solution for daily s.c. administration.
Other Name: Kineret




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Absolute change in morning serum total testosterone level (nmol/l) from start (baseline, day 1) to end of treatment with Anakinra (28 days). [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    Absolute change in morning serum total testosterone level (nmol/l) from start (baseline, day 1) to end of treatment with Anakinra (28 days).


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Ferriman-Gallwey-score [ Time Frame: Day 1 and 28 ]
    Effect of Anakinra/Kineret® on hirsutism by Ferriman-Gallwey-score (representation of hair growth in a male pattern on a woman shown in four different degrees of severity ( 0= no hair growth; 1= light hair growth; 2= moderate hair growth; 4= severe hair growth) in 11 different body parts; namely the upper lip, chin, chest, upper back, lower back, upper abdomen, lower abdomen, arm, forearm, thigh, and lower leg) will be assessed

  2. Sebum production measures [ Time Frame: At day 1 and 28 ]
    Effect of Anakinra/Kineret® on sebum production will be assessed with Sebumeter® SM 815, Courage + Khazaka electronic Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (GmbH)

  3. Self-reported frequency of hair removal (times/week) [ Time Frame: At day 1 and 28 ]
    Effect of Anakinra/Kineret® on hirsutism will be assessed

  4. Plewig-Kligman-score [ Time Frame: At day 1 and 28 ]
    Effect of Anakinra/Kineret® on acne severity, assessed with Plewig-Kligman score (presentation of comedonal and inflammatory acne severity, separately graded based on the number of lesions and type; lesion counting done at right side of the face, excluding other side, chest and back.

  5. Ovulation and menstruation rates [%] [ Time Frame: Between day 1 and day 35 ]
    Effect of Anakinra/Kineret® on ovulation and menstruation rates will be assessed

  6. Estradiol (pmol/l), free testosterone (nmol/l), sex hormone-binding globulin (SHBG) [nmol/l], Anti-Muellerian Hormone [pmol/l], dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) [nmol/l]) [ Time Frame: Day 1, 7, 14, 21, 28 and 35 ]
    Effect of Anakinra/Kineret® on peripheral (sexual) hormones will be assessed

  7. Fasting glucose (mmol/l), homeostatic model of assessment of insulin resistance (HOMA-IR) [ Time Frame: At day 1, 7, 14, 21, 28 and 35 ]
    Effect of Anakinra/Kineret® on glucose metabolism will be assessed

  8. Pituitary hormones (luteinizing hormone (LH), follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) [IU/L]) [ Time Frame: Day 1, 7, 14, 21, 28 and 35 ]
    Effect of Anakinra/Kineret® on the pituitary-gonadal axis will be assessed

  9. Treatment response according to a Dexamethasone suppression test [ Time Frame: At days 35 and 36 ]
    Dexamethasone suppression test will be evaluated as a predictor for treatment response

  10. inflammatory marker white blood cell count [x109/l], [ Time Frame: Day 1, 7, 14, 21, 28 and 35 ]
    Time course of inflammatory marker white blood cell count [x109/l] will be assessed

  11. inflammatory marker C reactive protein (CRP) [mg/l] [ Time Frame: Day 1, 7, 14, 21, 28 and 35 ]
    Time course of inflammatory marker CRP [mg/l] will be assessed

  12. inflammatory marker IL-6 [pg/ml] [ Time Frame: Day 1, 7, 14, 21, 28 and 35 ]
    Time course of inflammatory marker IL-6 [pg/ml] will be assessed

  13. inflammatory marker IL-1Ra [pg/ml] [ Time Frame: Day 1, 7, 14, 21, 28 and 35 ]
    Time course of inflammatory marker IL-1Ra [pg/ml] will be assessed



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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Informed Consent as documented by signature
  • Premenopausal women aged 18 years or older
  • Onset of menarche ≥5 years ago
  • Diagnosis of PCOS defined by the Rotterdam criteria11
  • High sensitivity C-reactive protein level ≥2 mg/l
  • Follicular phase of menstrual cycle as evident by

    • Serum estradiol level <200 pmol/l AND
    • Serum progesterone level <8 ng/ml
  • Willingness to use non-hormonal contraceptive measures adequate to prevent becoming pregnant during the study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Intake of any testosterone level modifying drugs in the 3 months prior to study inclusion,
  • Contraindications to the class of drugs under study, e.g. known hypersensitivity or allergy to Anakinra/Kineret,
  • Women who are pregnant or breast feeding, Intention to become pregnant during the course of the study,
  • Lack of safe contraception
  • Female participants who are ovariectomized or hysterectomised or post-menopausal
  • Known or suspected non-compliance, drug or alcohol abuse,
  • Inability to follow the procedures of the study, e.g. due to language problems, psychological disorders, dementia, etc. of the participant,
  • Participation in another study with investigational drug within the 30 days preceding and during the present study,
  • Previous enrolment into the current study,
  • Enrolment of the investigator, his/her family members, employees and other dependent persons,
  • Clinical signs of infection in the week before inclusion or history of a severe infection during the last 2 months,
  • Potentially severe immunosuppression or intake of other immunosuppressive drugs
  • Hematologic disease (leukocyte count < 1.5 x 109/l, haemoglobin < 11 g/dl, platelets <100 x 103/μl),
  • Other clinically significant concomitant disease states (e.g., renal failure, hepatic dysfunction, active carcinoma),
  • History of or suspected tuberculosis and/or hepatitis B/C

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03578497


Contacts
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Contact: Mirjam Christ-Crain, Prof. MD +41 61 265 48 96 mirjam.christ-crain@usb.ch
Contact: Milica Popovic +41 61 328 56 92 milica.popovic@usb.ch

Locations
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Switzerland
University Hospital Basel Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Recruiting
Basel, Switzerland, 4031
Contact: Mirjam Christ-Crain, Prof.Dr. med    +41 61 265 48 96    mirjam.christ-crain@usb.ch   
Contact: Milica Popovic       milica.popovic@usb.ch   
Sub-Investigator: Gideon Sartorius, PD Dr.med         
Sub-Investigator: Marc Donath, Prof. Dr.med         
Sub-Investigator: Fahim Ebrahimi, Dr. med         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Mirjam Christ-Crain, Prof. MD University Hospital Basel Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Petersgraben 4, CH-4031 Basel

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Responsible Party: University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03578497     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2018-00780; me16CC6
First Posted: July 6, 2018    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2018
Last Verified: October 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: No

Keywords provided by University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland:
Interleukin-1 receptor antagonism
Kineret/Anakinra
testosteron

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Syndrome
Disease
Pathologic Processes
Ovarian Cysts
Cysts
Neoplasms
Ovarian Diseases
Adnexal Diseases
Genital Diseases, Female
Gonadal Disorders
Endocrine System Diseases
Testosterone
Testosterone undecanoate
Testosterone enanthate
Testosterone 17 beta-cypionate
Methyltestosterone
Interleukin 1 Receptor Antagonist Protein
Androgens
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents, Hormonal
Antineoplastic Agents
Anabolic Agents
Antirheumatic Agents