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Use of NPSP558 in the Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism (REPLACE)

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. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00732615
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 12, 2008
Results First Posted : March 6, 2015
Last Update Posted : December 8, 2015
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Tracking Information
First Submitted Date  ICMJE August 8, 2008
First Posted Date  ICMJE August 12, 2008
Results First Submitted Date  ICMJE February 20, 2015
Results First Posted Date  ICMJE March 6, 2015
Last Update Posted Date December 8, 2015
Study Start Date  ICMJE December 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date September 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Current Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: February 20, 2015)
The Percentage of Subjects Who Met the Triple Efficacy Endpoint Criteria at Week 24. [ Time Frame: Week 24 of dosing ]
The triple efficacy endpoint criteria were defined as at least a 50% reduction from the baseline in oral calcium dose and at least a 50% reduction from the baseline in active vitamin D dose and an albumin-corrected total serum calcium concentration that was maintained or normalized compared to the baseline value (≥ 7.5 mg/dL) and did not exceed the upper limit of the laboratory normal range. The analysis of primary efficacy endpoint was based on investigator prescribed data.
Original Primary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: August 11, 2008)
Reduction of calcium and vitamin D supplements [ Time Frame: Week 24 of dosing ]
Change History
Current Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE
 (submitted: February 20, 2015)
  • Percentage Changes From Baseline in Daily Calcium Dose at Week 24. [ Time Frame: 24 Weeks ]
    The analysis of this endpoint was based on investigator prescribed data.
  • Proportion of Subjects Who Achieved Independence From Active Vitamin D and an Oral Calcium Dose of ≤ 500 mg/Day at Week 24. [ Time Frame: 24 Weeks ]
    Subjects Who Achieved Independence from Active Vitamin D Usage and with Calcium Dose of 500 mg/day or less. This analysis was based on Investigator Prescribed Data.
  • Percentage of Subjects With Any Clinical Symptoms of Hypocalcemia During Weeks 16-24. [ Time Frame: 8 Weeks ]
    Clinical symptoms were a selected group of adverse events that occurred during study weeks 16 through 24. The group of terms were defined by key opinion leaders and documented in study protocol.
Original Secondary Outcome Measures  ICMJE Not Provided
Current Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Original Other Pre-specified Outcome Measures Not Provided
Descriptive Information
Brief Title  ICMJE Use of NPSP558 in the Treatment of Hypoparathyroidism
Official Title  ICMJE A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Phase 3 Study to Investigate the Use of NPSP558, a Recombinant Human Parathyroid Hormone (rhPTH[1-84]) for the Treatment of Adults With Hypoparathyroidism
Brief Summary Use of PTH (1-84) a recombinant hormone in escalating doses for the treatment of adults with hypoparathyroidism. The use of PTH should result in a decrease of calcium and vitamin D supplements.
Detailed Description Patients with a history of hypoparathyroidism will be randomized to receive placebo or study drug for 24 weeks, which will be injected daily in either thigh. During that time they will be monitored for safety (specifically, calcium levels in the blood and urine). In addition, the patients' intake of Vitamin D and calcium will be measured.
Study Type  ICMJE Interventional
Study Phase  ICMJE Phase 3
Study Design  ICMJE Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition  ICMJE Hypoparathyroidism
Intervention  ICMJE
  • Drug: Placebo
    Placebo for subcutaneous injection
  • Drug: NPSP558
    Parathyroid hormone 50, 75, or 100 mcg injectable subcutaneously daily
Study Arms  ICMJE
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    Sterile water for injection
    Intervention: Drug: Placebo
  • Experimental: 50, 75, 100 mcg NPSP558
    Initial dose of 50mcg, to be titrated up to 75mcg and then 100mcg dependent upon response
    Intervention: Drug: NPSP558
Publications *

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status  ICMJE Completed
Actual Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: March 10, 2015)
Original Estimated Enrollment  ICMJE
 (submitted: August 11, 2008)
Actual Study Completion Date  ICMJE November 2011
Actual Primary Completion Date September 2011   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria  ICMJE

Inclusion Criteria

Patients who meet all of the following inclusion criteria can be enrolled and potentially randomized into this study:

  • Adult males or females 18 to 85 years of age (prior to screening)
  • History of hypoparathyroidism for ≥ 18 months
  • Requirement for vitamin D metabolite/analog therapy with calcitriol ≥0.25 μg per day or alphacalcidol ≥0.50 μg per day prior to randomization. Requirement for supplemental oral calcium treatment ≥ 1000 mg per day over and above normal dietary calcium intake
  • Serum thyroid function tests within normal laboratory limits at screening
  • Serum magnesium levels within laboratory normal limits
  • Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] level ≤ 1.5-fold the laboratory upper limit of normal
  • Creatinine clearance > 30 mL/min on two separate measurements OR creatinine clearance > 60 mL/min AND serum creatinine < 1.5 mg/dL
  • With regard to female patients: women who are postmenopausal and women who are surgically sterilized can be enrolled. Women of childbearing potential must have a negative pregnancy test at Randomization and be willing to use two medically acceptable methods of contraception for the duration of the study.

Exclusion Criteria

Patients who have any of the following during the screening visit are not eligible for enrollment in this study:

  • Known history of hypoparathyroidism resulting from an activating mutation in the CaSR gene or impaired responsiveness to PTH (pseudohypoparathyroidism)
  • Any disease that might affect calcium metabolism or calcium-phosphate homeostasis other than hypoparathyroidism, such as active hyperthyroidism, Paget's disease, insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) or poorly controlled Type II diabetes mellitus (HbA1C > 8%), severe and chronic cardiac, liver or renal disease, Cushing's syndrome, neuromuscular disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, myeloma, pancreatitis, malnutrition, rickets, recent prolonged immobility, active malignancy, primary or secondary hyperparathyroidism, a history of parathyroid carcinoma, hypopituitarism, acromegaly, or multiple endocrine neoplasia types I and II
  • Patients with a history of thyroid cancer must be documented to be disease-free for a period of at least 5 years
  • Patients dependent on regular parenteral calcium infusions (eg calcium gluconate) to maintain calcium homeostasis
  • Patients that have undergone gastric resection or have active peptic ulcer disease requiring medical therapy
  • Use of prohibited medications such as loop and thiazide diuretics, raloxifene hydrochloride, lithium, estrogens and progestins for hormone replacement therapy,methotrexate, or systemic corticosteroids within respective prohibited periods
  • Previous treatment with PTH-like drugs, including PTH(1-84), PTH(1-34) or other N-terminal fragments or analogs of PTH or PTH-related protein within 6 months prior to screening
  • Other drugs known to influence calcium and bone metabolism, such as calcitonin, fluoride tablets, or cinacalcet hydrochloride within the prohibited period
  • Use of oral bisphosphonates within the previous 6 months or IV bisphosphonate preparations within the previous 12 months prior to screening
  • Seizure disorder/epilepsy with a history of a seizure within the previous 6 months prior to screening
  • Presence of open epiphyses
  • Irradiation (radiotherapy) to the skeleton within 5 years
  • Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels greater than 1.5-fold the laboratory upper limit of normal
  • Participation in any other investigational trial in which receipt of investigational drug or device occurred within 6 months prior to screening for this study
  • Pregnant or lactating women
  • History of diagnosed drug or alcohol dependence within the previous 3 years
  • Clinical history of renal calculi within the past 12 months
  • History of gout
  • Disease processes that may adversely affect gastrointestinal absorption, including but not limited to short bowel syndrome, bowel resection, tropical sprue, celiac disease, ulcerative colitis, and Crohn's disease
  • Chronic/severe cardiac disease including but not limited to cardiac insufficiency, arrhythmias, bradycardia (resting heart rate < 60 beats/minute), or hypotension (systolic and diastolic blood pressures < 100 and 60 mmHg, respectively)
  • History of cerebrovascular accident (CVA).
Sex/Gender  ICMJE
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Ages  ICMJE 18 Years to 85 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers  ICMJE No
Contacts  ICMJE Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries  ICMJE Belgium,   Canada,   Denmark,   France,   Hungary,   Italy,   United Kingdom,   United States
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number  ICMJE NCT00732615
Other Study ID Numbers  ICMJE CL1-11-040
Has Data Monitoring Committee Yes
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement  ICMJE Not Provided
Responsible Party Shire
Study Sponsor  ICMJE Shire
Collaborators  ICMJE Not Provided
Investigators  ICMJE
Study Director: Hjalmar Lagast, M.D. NPS Pharma
PRS Account Shire
Verification Date March 2015

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