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Study to Evaluate ARO-APOC3 in Adults With Severe Hypertriglyceridemia (SHASTA-2)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04720534
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 22, 2021
Last Update Posted : September 9, 2022
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals

Brief Summary:
The purpose of AROAPOC3-2001 is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ARO-APOC3 in participants with severe hypertriglyceridemia. Participants will receive 2 subcutaneous injections of ARO-APOC3.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Severe Hypertriglyceridemia Drug: ARO-APOC3 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 300 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 2b Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of ARO-APOC3 in Adults With Severe Hypertriglyceridemia
Actual Study Start Date : May 31, 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date : March 2023
Estimated Study Completion Date : October 2023

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: ARO-APOC3
ARO-APOC3 Injection
Drug: ARO-APOC3
2 doses of ARO-APOC3 by subcutaneous (sc) injection

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Sterile Normal Saline (0.9% NaCl)
Drug: Placebo
calculated volume to match active treatment by sc injection




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting Triglycerides (TG) at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 24 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting TG Over Time Through Week 48 [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to Week 48 ]
  2. Percent Change from Baseline in Apolipoprotein (Apo)C-III at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 24 ]
  3. Percent Change from Baseline in ApoC-III Over Time Through Week 48 [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to Week 48 ]
  4. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting Non-High-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol (Non-HDL-C) at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 24 ]
  5. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting Non-HDL-C Over Time Through Week 48 [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to Week 48 ]
  6. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting High-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol (HDL-C) at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 24 ]
  7. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting HDL-C Over Time Through Week 48 [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to Week 48 ]
  8. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting Total Apolipoprotein B (ApoB) at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 24 ]
  9. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting Total ApoB Over Time Through Week 48 [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to Week 48 ]
  10. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting Low-density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol (LDL-C) Using Ultracentrifugation [ Time Frame: Baseline, Week 24 ]
  11. Percent Change from Baseline in Fasting LDL-C Using Ultracentrifugation Over Time Through Week 48 [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to Week 48 ]
  12. Change from Baseline in Plasma Concentration of ARO-APOC3 Over Time Through Week 48 [ Time Frame: Baseline, up to Week 48 ]
  13. Number of Participants with Adverse Events (AEs) and/or Serious Adverse Events (SAEs) Possibly or Probably Related to Treatment [ Time Frame: up to Week 48 ]


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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:

  • Based on medical history, evidence of TG ≥ 500 mg/dL and ≤ 4000 mg/dL at Screening
  • Fasting TG ≥ 500 mg/dL at Screening
  • Willing to follow diet counseling per Investigator judgment based on local standard of care
  • Women of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test, cannot be breastfeeding, and must be willing to use contraception
  • Willing to provide written informed consent and to comply with study requirements

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Active pancreatitis within 12 weeks prior to first dose
  • Any planned bariatric surgery or similar procedures to induce weight loss from consent to end of study
  • Acute coronary syndrome event within 24 weeks of first dose
  • Major surgery within 12 weeks of first dose
  • Planned coronary intervention (e.g., stent placement or heart bypass) or any non-cardiac major surgical procedure throughout the study
  • Uncontrolled hypertension
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, seropositive for Hepatitis B (HBV), seropositive for Hepatitis C (HCV)
  • Uncontrolled hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism
  • Hemorrhagic stroke within 24 weeks of first dose
  • Malignancy within the last 2 years prior to date of consent requiring systemic treatment (some exceptions apply)

Note: additional inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply per protocol


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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04720534


Contacts
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Contact: Medical Monitor 626-304-3400 AROAPOC@arrowheadpharma.com

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals
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Responsible Party: Arrowhead Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04720534    
Other Study ID Numbers: AROAPOC3-2001
First Posted: January 22, 2021    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 9, 2022
Last Verified: September 2022

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Product Manufactured in and Exported from the U.S.: Yes
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Hypertriglyceridemia
Hyperlipidemias
Dyslipidemias
Lipid Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases