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Study of Efficacy and Safety of Investigational Treatments in Patients With Moderate to Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT03827798
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : February 1, 2019
Last Update Posted : July 22, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )

Brief Summary:
The main purpose of this study is to assess preliminary efficacy and safety of CFZ533 and LYS006 in patients with moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa and to determine if CFZ533 and LYS006 have an adequate clinical profile for further clinical development.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Hidradenitis Suppurativa Drug: CFZ533 Drug: Placebo to CFZ533 Drug: LYS006 Drug: Placebo to LYS006 Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 90 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Subject and Investigator Blinded, Placebo-controlled and Multi-center Platform Study, to Assess Efficacy and Safety of Different Investigational Drugs in Patients With Moderate to Severe Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Actual Study Start Date : February 27, 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 22, 2022
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 28, 2022

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: CFZ533
Drug: CFZ533

Experimental: LYS006
Drug: LYS006

Placebo Comparator: Placebo to CFZ533
Matching placebo (s.c.)
Drug: Placebo to CFZ533

Placebo Comparator: Placebo to LYS006
Matching placebo (p.o.)
Drug: Placebo to LYS006

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Hidradenitis Suppurativa Clinical Response (HiSCR) [ Time Frame: 16 weeks ]
    Proportion of patients achieving clinical response after 16 weeks of treatment

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with moderate to severe HS based on the number of lesions, fistulae and anatomical areas involved
  • Minimal body weight of 50 kg
  • Able to communicate well with the investigator and understand and comply with the requirements of the study, and the ability and willingness to conduct study visits as per the study schedule

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Use of other investigational drugs at the time of screening or before
  • Women physiologically capable of becoming pregnant, unless they are using highly effective methods of contraception
  • Pregnant or lactating women

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT03827798

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Contact: Novartis Pharmaceuticals 1-888-669-6682
Contact: Novartis Pharmaceuticals +41613241111

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United States, Florida
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Orange Park, Florida, United States, 32073
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Tampa, Florida, United States, 33609
United States, Georgia
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Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States, 30328
United States, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02215
United States, Nebraska
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Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68144
United States, Pennsylvania
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Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States, 17033-0850
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Bruxelles, Belgium, 1070
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Copenhagen NV, Denmark, 2400
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Roskilde, Denmark, 4000
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Marseille cedex 05, France, 13385
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Nice, France, 06202
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Rouen Cedex, France, 76031
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Bochum, Germany, 44791
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Darmstadt, Germany, 64297
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Frankfurt, Germany, 60590
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Halle (Saale), Germany, 06108
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Koeln, Germany, 50937
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Schwerin, Germany, 19055
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Budapest, Hungary, 1085
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Debrecen, Hungary, 4032
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Pecs, Hungary, 7632
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Szeged, Hungary, H 6725
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Kopavogur, Iceland, 201
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Groningen, Netherlands, 9713 GZ
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Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3015 CE
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
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Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT03827798    
Other Study ID Numbers: CCFZ533H12201BC
First Posted: February 1, 2019    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 22, 2020
Last Verified: July 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Plan Description:

Novartis is committed to sharing with qualified external researchers, access to patient-level data and supporting clinical documents from eligible studies. These requests are reviewed and approved by an independent review panel on the basis of scientific merit. All data provided is anonymized to respect the privacy of patients who have participated in the trial in line with applicable laws and regulations.

This trial data availability is according to the criteria and process described on

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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 Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Hidradenitis suppurativa
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hidradenitis Suppurativa
Sweat Gland Diseases
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Bacterial
Bacterial Infections
Skin Diseases, Infectious
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs