Activity of Masitinib (AB1010) in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 14, 2009
Last Update Posted : December 13, 2018
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AB Science

September 11, 2009
September 14, 2009
December 13, 2018
February 2006
July 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
change from baseline in ADAS-Cog [ Time Frame: week 24 ]
Same as current
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  • change from baseline in CIBIC-plus [ Time Frame: week 24 ]
  • change from baseline in CDR [ Time Frame: week 24 ]
  • change from baseline in MMSE [ Time Frame: week 24 ]
  • change from baseline in ADAS-Cog [ Time Frame: week 4 and 12 ]
  • change from baseline in CIBIC-plus [ Time Frame: week 4, 8, 12 and 24 ]
  • change from baseline in CDR [ Time Frame: week 12, 24 ]
  • change from baseline in MMSE [ Time Frame: week 4, 12 and 24 ]
  • change from baseline in NPI [ Time Frame: week 12 and 24 ]
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Activity of Masitinib (AB1010) in Mild to Moderate Alzheimer's Disease
A Multicenter, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Randomized, Parallel-group Study to Evaluate the Efficacy of Oral AB1010 in Adults Patients With Mild to Moderate Alzheimer-type Disease.
This phase 2 study was designed to evaluate the activity of oral masitinib (AB1010) administered at 2 dose levels during 24 weeks to patients with mild to moderate confirmed Alzheimer's type disease.
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Phase 2
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Alzheimer's Disease
  • Drug: masitinib (AB1010)
    oral masitinib 3 or 6 mg/kg/day
    Other Name: AB1010
  • Drug: placebo
    matching placebo to masitinib
  • Placebo Comparator: placebo
    Intervention: Drug: placebo
  • Experimental: oral masitinib (AB1010)
    masitinib (AB1010) 3 or 6 mg/kg/day
    Intervention: Drug: masitinib (AB1010)
Piette F, Belmin J, Vincent H, Schmidt N, Pariel S, Verny M, Marquis C, Mely J, Hugonot-Diener L, Kinet JP, Dubreuil P, Moussy A, Hermine O. Masitinib as an adjunct therapy for mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease: a randomised, placebo-controlled phase 2 trial. Alzheimers Res Ther. 2011 Apr 19;3(2):16. doi: 10.1186/alzrt75.

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Same as current
February 2009
July 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Outpatients from both sex
  2. Age ≥ 50 years at screening
  3. Menopause ≥ 2 years for women
  4. Dementia of Alzheimer's type, according to DSM IV criteria
  5. Probable Alzheimer' disease according to NINCDS-ADRDA criteria
  6. MMSE ≥ 12 and ≤ 26 at baseline
  7. CDR of 1 or 2 at baseline
  8. Treated for a minimum of 6 months with a stable dose of cholinesterase inhibitors (donepezil, rivastigmine or galantamine) at baseline, and/or a stable dose of memantine for a minimum of 3 months at baseline, with no changes foreseen in therapy throughout the study
  9. Presence of a reliable caregiver
  10. Patient, identified caregiver and, if applicable, patient surrogate are able and willing to comply with study visits and procedures per protocol, understand, sign, and date the written voluntary informed consent form at the screening visit prior to any protocol-specific procedures performed
  11. Affiliated to the French Social Security regimen

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Any cause of dementia not due to Alzheimer's disease :

    • other central nervous conditions causing progressive deficits in memory and cognition, e.g. cerebrovascular disease, Parkinson's disease, Huntington's disease, brain tumor…
    • systemic conditions known to cause dementia, e.g., hypothyroidism, untreated vitamin B12 or folic acid deficiency, niacin deficiency, neurosyphilis, HIV infection…
    • substance-induced conditions
  2. Alzheimer disease with delusions or delirium
  3. Treatment with any registered or putative cognitive enhancer or disease modifier other than donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine or memantine
  4. Uncontrolled depression at screening
  5. Evidence of psychosis and/or use of antipsychotic drugs at screening, or history of significant psychotic disorder or hospitalization for psychiatric disorders
  6. Active current bacterial, viral (including hepatitis B and C, HIV, EBV, CMV, herpes zoster, herpes simplex), fungal, mycobacterium, protozoan, or other infection.
  7. History of infection requiring hospitalization or treatment with antibiotics within 2 weeks of screening
  8. Inadequate organ function, defined as follows : total bilirubin ≥ 1.5 x ULN, SGOT and SGPT ≥ 2.5 x UNL, creatinine clearance calculated by Crocroft method < 35 ml/mn, ANC ≤ 2500, platelets ≤ 100 000 at baseline
  9. Treatment with any investigational agent within 4 weeks of screening,
  10. Men and their partner refusing to use 2 methods of medically acceptable forms of contraception during the study.
  11. History of poor compliance or history of drug/alcohol abuse, or excessive alcohol beverage consumption that would interfere with the ability to comply with the study protocol, or current or past psychiatric disease that might interfere with the ability to comply with the study protocol or give informed consent
  12. Any condition that, in the investigator's opinion, could be detrimental to subjects participating in this study as life expectancy < 1 year, or any clinically important deviations from normal clinical laboratory values or concurrent medical events.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
50 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
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December 2018

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