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Trial to Promote Recovery From COVID-19 With Endocrine Therapy (RECOVER)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04374279
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Limited resources.)
First Posted : May 5, 2020
Last Update Posted : March 5, 2021
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Brief Summary:
Patients with COVID-19 requiring inpatient hospitalization will be randomized to treatment with standard of care or standard of care + bicalutamide. This will be a randomized, open-label study to determine if bicalutamide improves the rate of clinical improvement in patients with COVID-19.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
COVID-19 SARS-CoV 2 Drug: Bicalutamide 150 Mg Oral Tablet Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Intervention Model Description: Patients will be randomized 1:1 to bicalutamide with standard of care, or standard of care alone.
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase II Trial to Promote Recovery From COVID-19 With Endocrine Therapy
Estimated Study Start Date : April 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date : January 2022
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2022

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: Standard of care and bicalutamide
Randomized participants receive bicalutamide 150mg oral for 7 days, plus standard of care
Drug: Bicalutamide 150 Mg Oral Tablet
Bicalutamide 150 mg by mouth daily for 7 days
Other Name: Casodex

No Intervention: Standard of care only
Randomized participants receive standard of care only.



Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of participants who have clinical improvement at day 7 after randomization [ Time Frame: up to 7 days ]
    Percentage of participants who are discharged from the hospital or if they have had at least a 2-point improvement on the World Health Organization (WHO) Ordinal Scale for Clinical Improvement. The WHO clinical improvement scale has a score range of 0-8 where, 0= uninfected, 1= ambulatory with no limitation of activities; 2= ambulatory with limitations to activities; 3= hospitalized, mild disease, with no oxygen therapy; 4= hospitalized, mild disease, with oxygen by mask or nasal prongs; 5= hospitalized, severe disease, with non-invasive ventilation or high-flow oxygen; 6= hospitalized, severe disease, with intubation and mechanical ventilation; 7= hospitalized, severe disease, with ventilation and additional organ support (pressors, dialysis, ECMO); 8= death


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. All-cause mortality [ Time Frame: 28 days ]
    Number of participants deceased for any cause

  2. Duration of hospitalization [ Time Frame: up to 60 days ]
    Number of calendar days in the hospital

  3. Percentage of patients needing upgrade to the intermediate care unit (IMC) [ Time Frame: up to 60 days ]
  4. Duration of IMC stay [ Time Frame: up to 60 days ]
    Number of calendar days in IMC

  5. Percentage of patients needing upgrade to the intensive care unit (ICU) [ Time Frame: up to 60 days ]
  6. Duration of ICU stay [ Time Frame: up to 60 days ]
    Number of calendar days in ICU

  7. Number of participants requiring mechanical ventilation [ Time Frame: up to 60 days ]
  8. Duration of mechanical ventilation [ Time Frame: up to 60 days ]
    Number of calendar days requiring mechanical ventilation

  9. Number of participants experiencing adverse events [ Time Frame: up to 60 days ]
    Number of participants who are COVID-19 positive, experiencing adverse events as defined by the National Cancer Institute's Common Terminology Criteria for Adverse Events (CTCAE) version 5.0



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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:

  • ≥18 years of age
  • COVID-19 infection, confirmed by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test <=3 days from enrollment
  • Require inpatient hospitalization due to COVID-19 with minimal respiratory symptoms
  • Able to provide informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Unable to take oral medication
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • On non-invasive positive pressure ventilation or mechanical ventilation at time of study entry
  • Requiring ≥6L oxygen or respiratory rate ≥30
  • Taking bicalutamide, any systemic hormonal therapy, or prophylactic treatment for COVID-19 within one month of study entry
  • Known hypersensitivity to bicalutamide or its components.
  • A past medical history of cirrhosis or AST/ALT/Alk phos/bilirubin > 3x the upper limit of normal
  • Patients with a clinical history of myocardial infarction or congestive heart failure within 6 months, or with prior echocardiogram showing ejection fraction < 40%
  • Patients currently on coumadin anticoagulants due to the potential for drug-drug interactions.

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04374279


Locations
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United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21231
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Investigators
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Principal Investigator: Catherine H Marshall, MD/MPH Johns Hopkins University
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Responsible Party: Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04374279    
Other Study ID Numbers: COV2003
IRB00249425 ( Other Identifier: JHM IRB )
First Posted: May 5, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 5, 2021
Last Verified: March 2021
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

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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 Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins:
COVID-19
Coronavirus
COVID
SARS-COV-2
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Bicalutamide
Androgen Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Antineoplastic Agents