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Roflumilast in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients Treated With Fixed Combinations of Long-acting β2-agonists (LABA) and Inhaled Glucocorticosteroid (ICS) (REACT)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Takeda
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01329029
First received: March 30, 2011
Last updated: September 25, 2015
Last verified: September 2015
Results First Received: March 10, 2015  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Interventions: Drug: Roflumilast
Drug: Placebo

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Recruitment Details
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Participants took part in the study at 203 investigative sites in Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Korea (Republic of), Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovak Republic, South Africa, Spain, Turkey and United Kingdom from 28 May 2011 to 27 May 2014.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
Participants with a diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) entered a 4 week baseline period during which all patients received placebo then were enrolled equally in 1 of 2 treatment groups, once a day placebo or roflumilast 500 µg.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Roflumilast 500 µg Roflumilast 500 µg tablet, orally, once daily for 52 weeks. Background therapy concomitant medication: fixed combination of long-acting β2-agonist and inhaled glucocorticosteroid.
Placebo Placebo-matching roflumilast tablet, orally, once daily for 52 weeks. Background therapy concomitant medication: fixed combination of long-acting β2-agonist and inhaled glucocorticosteroid.

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Roflumilast 500 µg   Placebo
STARTED   973   972 
Full Analysis Set (FAS)   969   966 
Safety Population   968   967 
COMPLETED   704   780 
NOT COMPLETED   269   192 
Withdrawal by Subject                117                87 
Adverse Event                82                29 
Death                16                19 
Other                14                20 
COPD Exacerbation                11                18 
Physician Decision                16                13 
Lost to Follow-up                8                5 
Met Pre-defined Discontinuation Criteria                5                1 



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Population Description
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Full Analysis Set (FAS) includes all randomised participants who took at least 1 dose of investigational medicinal product (IMP) after randomisation.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Roflumilast 500 µg Roflumilast 500 µg tablet, orally, once daily for 52 weeks. Background therapy concomitant medication: fixed combination of long-acting β2-agonist and inhaled glucocorticosteroid.
Placebo Placebo-matching roflumilast tablet, orally, once daily for 52 weeks. Background therapy concomitant medication: fixed combination of long-acting β2-agonist and inhaled glucocorticosteroid.
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Roflumilast 500 µg   Placebo   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 969   966   1935 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 64.7  (8.38)   64.7  (8.37)   64.7  (8.37) 
Age, Customized 
[Units: Participants]
     
≤ 65 years   527   542   1069 
> 65 years   442   424   866 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   251   241   492 
Male   718   725   1443 
Race/Ethnicity, Customized 
[Units: Participants]
     
Asian   20   16   36 
Black or African American   6   5   11 
White   940   943   1883 
Other   3   2   5 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
Australia   9   16   25 
Austria   11   3   14 
Belgium   19   18   37 
Brazil   42   38   80 
Canada   14   12   26 
Denmark   15   19   34 
France   16   13   29 
Germany   70   63   133 
Greece   38   30   68 
Hungary   111   125   236 
Israel   114   126   240 
Italy   64   51   115 
Korea, Republic Of   11   7   18 
Netherlands   11   8   19 
Poland   88   88   176 
Russian Federation   177   181   358 
Slovakia   25   33   58 
South Africa   23   30   53 
Spain   37   33   70 
Turkey   52   44   96 
United Kingdom   22   28   50 
Height 
[Units: Cm]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 168.20  (8.652)   168.33  (8.198)   168.26  (8.427) 
Weight 
[Units: Kg]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 75.07  (17.275)   75.60  (17.238)   75.33  (17.254) 
Body Mass Index (BMI) 
[Units: Kg/m^2]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 26.45  (5.474)   26.58  (5.359)   26.52  (5.416) 
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Severity [1] 
[Units: Participants]
     
Mild   2   0   2 
Moderate   18   16   34 
Severe   658   677   1335 
Very Severe   291   273   564 
[1] COPD severity was classified according to the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Guideline (2009) as: - Very severe COPD: baseline post-bronchodilator FEV1 %predicted < 30% - Severe COPD: baseline post-bronchodilator FEV1 %predicted ≥ 30% to < 50% - Moderate COPD: baseline post-bronchodilator FEV1 %predicted ≥ 50% to < 80% - Mild COPD: baseline post-bronchodilator FEV1 %predicted ≥ 80%.
COPD Disease Characteristics 
[Units: Participants]
     
Pure emphysema   4   2   6 
Predominantly chronic bronchitis   338   330   668 
Combined emphysema and chronic bronchitis   626   634   1260 
Missing   1   0   1 
Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) Patient Group 
[Units: Participants]
     
A : low risk, less symptoms   0   0   0 
B: low risk, more symptoms   0   0   0 
C: high risk, less symptoms   62   57   119 
D: high risk, more symptoms   905   907   1812 
Missing   2   2   4 
Smoking Status 
[Units: Participants]
     
Current smoker   411   432   843 
Former smoker   558   534   1092 
Nonsmoker   0   0   0 
Cigarette Pack Years [1] 
[Units: Pack years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 47.6  (24.55)   47.6  (23.56)   47.6  (24.6) 
[1] Pack Years = (packs smoked per day) * (years as a smoker)
Pre-bronchodilator Forced Expiratory Volume in the First Second (FEV1) [1] 
[Units: Liters]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 0.999  (0.3149)   1.016  (0.3209)   1.008  (0.3180) 
[1] Number of participants for whom pre-bronchodilator FEV1 data was available was 938 and 937 in each treatment arm, respectively.
Post-bronchodilator FEV1 
[Units: Liters]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 1.066  (0.3317)   1.078  (0.3244)   1.072  (0.3280) 
Pre-bronchodilator FEV1 Predicted [1] 
[Units: Percent of predicted]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 33.259  (9.0781)   33.562  (9.0043)   33.411  (9.0402) 
[1] Number of participants for whom pre-bronchodilator FEV1 data was available was 938 and 933 in each treatment arm, respectively.
Post-bronchodilator FEV1 Predicted 
[Units: Percent predicted]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 35.392  (9.2484)   35.532  (8.7573)   35.462  (9.0045) 
FEV1 Reversibility % Increase [1] 
[Units: Percent reversibility]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 7.465  (11.2559)   7.383  (12.0752)   7.424  (11.6703) 
[1] FEV reversibility (%) = (post-bronchodilator FEV minus pre-bronchodilator FEV) / pre-bronchodilator FEV * 100. Number of participants for whom FEV1 reversibility % increase data was available was 912 and 915 in each treatment arm, respectively.
FEV1 Reversibility Increase [1] 
[Units: mL]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 65.2  (108.72)   65.4  (121.55)   65.3  (115.29) 
[1] Number of participants for whom FEV1 reversibility increase data was available was 912 and 915 in each treatment arm, respectively.
Post-bronchodilator FEV1/Forced Vital Capacity (FVC) [1] 
[Units: FEV1/FVC percent]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 40.2  (10.81)   40.1  (10.26)   40.1  (10.54) 
[1] Calculated as FEV1/FVC * 100


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Rate of Moderate or Severe COPD Exacerbations Per Patient Per Year   [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

2.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Post-Bronchodilator Forced Expiratory Volume in the First Second (FEV1)   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 52 ]

3.  Secondary:   Rate of Severe COPD Exacerbations Per Patient Per Year   [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

4.  Secondary:   Rate of COPD Exacerbations Per Patient Per Year All Categories   [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

5.  Secondary:   Percentage of Participants Experiencing at Least 1 COPD Exacerbation   [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

6.  Secondary:   Time to First COPD Exacerbation All Categories   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

7.  Secondary:   Time to Second Moderate or Severe COPD Exacerbation   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks (some participants extended treatment beyond 52 Weeks and are included in the analysis) ]

8.  Secondary:   Time to Third Moderate or Severe COPD Exacerbation   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

9.  Secondary:   Number of Patients Needed to Treat to Avoid 1 Moderate or Severe COPD Exacerbation Derived From Exacerbation Per Patient Per Year   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

10.  Secondary:   Number of Moderate or Severe COPD Exacerbation Days   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

11.  Secondary:   Duration of Moderate or Severe COPD Exacerbations Per Participant   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

12.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Post-Bronchodilator Forced Vital Capacity (FVC)   [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

13.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Post-Bronchodilator Forced Expiratory Flow at 25% to 75% of Vital Capacity (FEF25-75%)   [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

14.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Post-Bronchodilator Forced Expiratory Volume in the First 6 Seconds (FEV6)   [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

15.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Post-Bronchodilator FEV1/FVC   [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

16.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Use of Rescue Medication From Daily Diary   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 52 ]

17.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in COPD Symptom Score From Daily Diary   [ Time Frame: 52 weeks ]

18.  Secondary:   Percentage of Symptom-Free Days   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

19.  Secondary:   Percentage of Rescue Medication-Free Days   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

20.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in COPD Assessment Test (CAT) Total Score   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 52 ]

21.  Secondary:   Percentage of Participants With Improvement in CAT   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 52 ]

22.  Secondary:   Time to Mortality Due to Any Reason During the Treatment Period Score   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks (some participants extended treatment beyond 52 Weeks and are included in the analysis) ]

23.  Secondary:   Time to Mortality Due to COPD Exacerbation During the Treatment Period   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

24.  Secondary:   Time to Withdrawal During the Treatment Period   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks (some participants extended treatment beyond 52 Weeks and are included in the analysis) ]

25.  Secondary:   Time to Withdrawal Due to COPD Exacerbation During the Treatment Period   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks (some participants extended treatment beyond 52 Weeks and are included in the analysis) ]

26.  Secondary:   Percentage of Participants With Major Adverse Cardiovascular Event (MACE) During the Treatment Period   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

27.  Secondary:   Time to First Major Adverse Cardiovascular Event (MACE) During the Treatment Period   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks (some participants extended treatment beyond 52 Weeks and are included in the analysis) ]

28.  Secondary:   Percentage of Participant With All-Cause Hospitalisation During the Treatment Period   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

29.  Secondary:   Time to First Hospitalisation Due to Any Cause During the Treatment Period   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks (some participants extended treatment beyond 52 Weeks and are included in the analysis) ]

30.  Secondary:   Time to Trial Withdrawal Due to an Adverse Event   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks (some participants extended treatment beyond 52 Weeks and are included in the analysis) ]

31.  Secondary:   Percentage of Participants Who Experienced at Least 1 Treatment Emergent Adverse Event (TEAE)   [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

32.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Body Weight   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 52 ]

33.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Body Mass Index (BMI)   [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 52 ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
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Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Medical Director, Clinical Science
Organization: Takeda
phone: +1-877-825-3327
e-mail: trialdisclosures@takeda.com


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Responsible Party: Takeda
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01329029     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RO-2455-404-RD
2010-019685-87 ( EudraCT Number )
U1111-1141-7422 ( Registry Identifier: WHO )
Study First Received: March 30, 2011
Results First Received: March 10, 2015
Last Updated: September 25, 2015
Health Authority: Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration
Austria: Federal Office for Safety in Health Care
Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicinal Products and Health Products
Brazil: National Health Surveillance Agency
Canada: Health Canada
Denmark: Danish Medicines Agency
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Greece: National Organization of Medicines
Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy
Israel: Israeli Health Ministry Pharmaceutical Administration
Italy: The Italian Medicines Agency
Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO)
Poland: Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products
Russia: Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Slovakia: State Institute for Drug Control
South Africa: Medicines Control Council
South Korea: Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA)
Spain: Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios
Turkey: Ministry of Health
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency