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RLF-100 (Aviptadil) Intermediate Population Expanded Access Protocol (SAMICARE) (SAMICARE)

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: NCT04453839
Expanded Access Status : Available
First Posted : July 1, 2020
Last Update Posted : July 29, 2020
Cavendish Impact Foundation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
NeuroRx, Inc.

Brief Summary:

Patients with Critical COVID-19 and respiratory failure who are ineligible for enrollment in NCT04311697, who live more than 50 miles from an existing collaborating research center, or who are already hospitalized and cannot safely be transferred to a collaborating research facility may be considered for expanded access by the sponsor.

Treating physicians must complete FDA Form 3396 and receive a letter of authorization from NeuroRx, along with local IRB authorization.

Please refer to FDA guidance for Individual Patient Expanded Access

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Critical COVID-19 With Respiratory Failure Drug: RLF-100 (aviptadil)

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Study Type : Expanded Access
Expanded Access Type : Intermediate-size Population
  See clinical trials of the intervention/treatment in this expanded access record.
Official Title: RLF-100 (Aviptadil) Intermediate Population Expanded Access Protocol

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Intervention Details:
  • Drug: RLF-100 (aviptadil)
    Patients will be treated with 12 hour infusions of RLF-100 at ascending doses of 50/100/150 pmol/kg/hr on 3 successive days

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Critical COVID-19 with Respiratory Failure

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are eligible for enrollment in RLF-100_001 are excluded from this protocol and live within 50 miles of a study site for NCT04311697 cannot be enrolled unless already admitted to an ICU and ineligible for transfer
  • Mean Arterial Pressure < 65 mm Hg with use of pressor per ICU protocol
  • Irreversible condition (other than COVID-19) with projected fatal course
  • ECMO
  • Chemotherapy-induced neutropenia (granulocyte count <1000/mm3);
  • Cardiogenic shock; congestive heart failure - NYHA Class 3 or 4;
  • Liquid Diarrhea more than 3x/day; defined as more than 3 non-bloody watery stools within a 24-hour period, requiring additional fluid and electrolyte supplementation

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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 identifier (NCT number): NCT04453839

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Contact: Robert E Besthof, MIM +14842546135

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United States, California
University of California - Irvine Available
Irvine, California, United States, 92697
Contact: Richard Lee, MD   
Principal Investigator: Richard Lee, MD         
United States, Florida
Miller School of Medicine / University of Miami Medical Center Available
Miami, Florida, United States, 33136
Contact: Dushyantha Jayaweera, MD   
Principal Investigator: Dushyanatha Jayaweera, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Daniel H Kett, MD         
Sub-Investigator: Daniel D Yeh, MD         
United States, Kentucky
University of Louisville Available
Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 40202
Contact: Rainer Lenhardt, MD    502-562-3000   
Principal Investigator: Rainer Lenhardt, MD         
United States, Texas
Houston Methodist Hospital Available
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
Contact: Jihad Georges Youssef, MD    713-441-3948   
Principal Investigator: Jihad Georges Youssef, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
NeuroRx, Inc.
Cavendish Impact Foundation
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Study Chair: Jonathan C Javitt, MD, MPH NeuroRx, Inc.
  Study Documents (Full-Text)

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Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: NeuroRx, Inc. Identifier: NCT04453839    
Other Study ID Numbers: RLF-100_EA-1
First Posted: July 1, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 29, 2020
Last Verified: July 2020
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Respiratory Insufficiency
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases