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Persica 002 Phase 1b PP353 vs Placebo in the Treatment of Low Back Pain

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04238676
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 23, 2020
Last Update Posted : June 15, 2021
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Micron Research Ltd
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Persica Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Brief Summary:
A Phase 1b study to investigate the efficacy of PP353 compared to placebo in the treatment of chronic low back pain associated with bone oedema.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Low-back Pain Drug: PP353 Drug: PP353-B Phase 1 Phase 2

Detailed Description:
A 2-part study. In the first part the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics will be assessed in up to 6 participants. In the second part, the safety, tolerability and efficacy of PP353 will be assessed in up to 34 participants.

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 40 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Masking Description: The pharmacist and injector will not be blinded to treatment allocation
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 1b Study Investigating the Safety, Tolerability and Efficacy of PP353 in the Treatment of Patients With Chronic Low Back Pain Associated With Verterbral Body Endplate Bone Oedema (Modic 1)
Actual Study Start Date : January 20, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2022
Estimated Study Completion Date : May 2022

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MedlinePlus related topics: Back Pain

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: PP353 Drug: PP353
active administered by intradiscal injection

Placebo Comparator: PP353-B Drug: PP353-B
placebo administered by intradiscal injection




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Incidence of adverse events [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  2. Change from baseline in Low Back Pain Numerical Rating Scale (LBP NRS) score [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

    Each question will be assessed by the subject on an 11-point scale with 0 = "no pain" and 10 = "the worst possible pain you can imagine."

    The LBP NRS score throughout this protocol is defined as the average of the score of the three questions:

    1. Low back pain intensity now
    2. Worst low back pain intensity in the last 14 days
    3. Average low back pain intensity over the last 14 days


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change from baseline in Low Back Pain Numerical Rating Scale (LBP NRS) score [ Time Frame: 3, 6 & 9 months ]

    Each question will be assessed by the subject on an 11-point scale with 0 = "no pain" and 10 = "the worst possible pain you can imagine."

    The LBP NRS score throughout this protocol is defined as the average of the score of the three questions:

    1. Low back pain intensity now
    2. Worst low back pain intensity in the last 14 days
    3. Average low back pain intensity over the last 14 days

  2. Change from baseline in Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire-23 score [ Time Frame: 3, 6, 9 & 12 months ]
  3. Clinically relevant improvement [ Time Frame: 3, 6, 9 &12 months ]
    30 percent reduction from baseline in Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire-23 score

  4. Change from baseline in Oswestry Disability Index [ Time Frame: 3, 6 & 12 months ]
  5. Plasma pharmacokinetics - Tdur (duration above a prescribed threshold) [ Time Frame: 11 days ]
  6. Plasma pharmacokinetics - tmax (the time at which Cmax was apparent) [ Time Frame: 11 days ]
  7. Plasma pharmacokinetics - the area under the concentration versus time curve within a dosing interval [ Time Frame: 11 days ]
  8. Plasma pharmacokinetics - Cmax (the maximum observed concentration) [ Time Frame: 11 days ]
  9. Plasma pharmacokinetics - t½ (the apparent terminal half-life) [ Time Frame: 11 days ]
  10. Plasma pharmacokinetics - CL/F (the systemic clearance calculated from plasma) [ Time Frame: 11 days ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Aged between 18 and 70 years, inclusive.
  • Chronic low back pain in the area associated with vertebral body endplate bone oedema (Modic 1) or vertebral body endplate bone oedema and fat (Modic 1 and 2) at a single lumbar level.
  • Current episode of chronic low back pain has lasted for ≥ 6 months and < 5 years at the time of randomisation.
  • Bodyweight of ≥ 50 kg and ≤ 120 kg.
  • Failure of standard of care therapies used by their treating physician

Exclusion Criteria:

  • The presence of a deformity associated with the disc
  • A clear alternative cause for back pain
  • Interventional back procedure in the 6 months prior to screening or major surgery in the 12 weeks prior to screening
  • History of alcohol abuse or drugs of abuse in the past 2 years
  • Any other significant illness
  • Concomitant medications contraindicated with PP353

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04238676


Contacts
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Contact: Operations and Project Director +44 1227 910152 info@persicapharmaceuticals.com

Locations
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Belgium
GZA Ziekenhuizen, Campus Sint Augustinus Recruiting
Antwerp, Belgium, 2610 Wilrijk
Contact: Van Gool, MD    +32 34433865    Hanna.VanGool@gza.be   
New Zealand
CGM Research Trust Recruiting
Christchurch, New Zealand, 8083
Contact: Nigel Gilchrist, MB ChB FRACP    +64 3 3377821    nigel.gilchrist@cdhb.health.nz   
Spain
Metge Adjunt. Servei de Medicina Física i Rehabilitació Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron Recruiting
Barcelona, Spain, 08035 Barcelona
Contact: Judith Sanchez-Raya, PT, MD, PhD    +34 93 489 3494    jusanchez@vhebron.net   
Hospital Clinico Universitario Recruiting
Valladolid, Spain, 47003
Contact: David Cesar Noriega Gonzales Noriega, MD, PhD         
United Kingdom
Royal Preston Hospital Recruiting
Preston, Lancashire, United Kingdom, PR2 9HT
Contact: Shiva Tripathi, MBBS MD FRCA    +44 1772 524185    Shiva.Tripathi@lthtr.nhs.uk   
University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire Recruiting
Coventry, United Kingdom, CV2 2DX
Contact: Robert Sneath, FRCS    02476965067    robert.sneath@uhcw.nhs.uk   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Persica Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Micron Research Ltd
Investigators
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Study Chair: Duncan McHale, MBBS MRCP Weatherden Ltd
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Responsible Party: Persica Pharmaceuticals Ltd
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04238676    
Other Study ID Numbers: Persica 002
2018-004488-30 ( EudraCT Number )
U1111-1257-2567 ( Registry Identifier: WHO Universal Trial Number )
First Posted: January 23, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 15, 2021
Last Verified: April 2021
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
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Pain
Neurologic Manifestations