Efficacy and Safety of BIIB019 (Daclizumab High Yield Process) Versus Interferon β 1a in Participants With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis ((DECIDE))
The primary study objective is to test the superiority of Daclizumab High Yield Process (DAC HYP) compared to interferon β 1a (IFN β-1a) in preventing multiple sclerosis (MS) relapse in participants with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis.
The secondary study objectives are to test the superiority of DAC HYP compared to IFN β-1a in slowing functional decline and disability progression and maintaining quality of life in this participant population.
|Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis||Biological: BIIB019 (Daclizumab High Yield Process) Drug: Interferon beta-1a Placebo Biological: Interferon beta-1a Drug: Daclizumab High Yield Process Placebo||Phase 3|
|Study Design:||Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Multicenter, Double-blind, Randomized, Parallel-group, Monotherapy, Active-control Study to Determine the Efficacy and Safety of Daclizumab High Yield Process (DAC HYP) Versus Avonex® (Interferon β 1a) in Patients With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis|
- Adjusted Annualized Relapse Rate (ARR) [ Time Frame: Up to 144 weeks ]Relapses are defined as new or recurrent neurological symptoms not associated with fever or infection, lasting at least 24 hours, and accompanied by new objective neurological findings upon examination by the examining neurologist. Only relapses confirmed by Independent Neurology Evaluation Committee (INEC) are included in this analysis. Adjusted ARR was estimated from a negative binomial regression model adjusted for the baseline relapse rate, history of prior IFN beta use, baseline Expanded Disability Status Scale score (EDSS; ≤ 2.5 vs > 2.5) and baseline age (≤ 35 vs > 35 years). Data after participants switched to alternative MS medications are excluded.
- Adjusted Mean Number of New or Newly Enlarging T2 Hyperintense Lesions up to Week 96 [ Time Frame: up to 96 weeks ]The quantity of lesions is assessed by brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The adjusted mean number is estimated from a negative binomial regression model, adjusted for baseline volume of T2 from a negative binomial regression model, adjusted for baseline volume of T2 hyperintense lesions, history of prior IFN beta use and baseline age (≤ 35 vs > 35 years). To account for the timing of the MRI measurement, the logarithmic transformation of the scan number of the MRI assessment is included in the model as the 'offset' parameter. Observed data after participants switched to alternative MS medications are excluded. Missing data are not imputed. Only observed new or newly enlarging T2 lesions at the last visit of the participant up to Week 96 visit are used in this analysis.
- Proportion of Participants With Sustained Disability Progression at 144 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline through 144 weeks ]Sustained disability progression is defined as: at least a 1.0-point increase on the EDSS from Baseline EDSS ≥ 1.0 that is sustained for 12 weeks, or at least a 1.5-point increase on the EDSS from baseline EDSS = 0 that is sustained for 12 weeks. The EDSS measures the disability status of people with MS on a scale that ranges from 0 to 10, with higher scores indicating more disability. Estimated proportion of participants with progression is based on the Kaplan-Meier product limit method. Participants were censored at the time of withdrawal/switch if they withdrew from study or switched to alternative MS medication without a progression. Participants with a tentative progression at the End of Treatment Period Visit (or the last EDSS assessment prior to alternative MS start date) and no confirmation assessment were censored at their last EDSS assessment.
- Proportion of Participants Relapse-free at Week 144 [ Time Frame: 144 weeks ]Relapses are defined as new or recurrent neurological symptoms not associated with fever or infection, lasting at least 24 hours, and accompanied by new objective neurological findings upon examination by the examining neurologist. Only relapses confirmed by INEC are included in this analysis. Data after participants switched to alternative MS medications are excluded. The estimated proportion of subjects relapse-free at Week 144 is based on the Kaplan-Meier product limit method.
- Percentage of Participants With a ≥ 7.5 Point Worsening From Baseline in the Multiple Sclerosis Impact Scale (MSIS-29) Physical Impact Score at 96 Weeks [ Time Frame: Baseline and 96 weeks ]The MSIS-29 is a 29-item disease-specific patient-reported outcome measure that has been developed and validated to examine the physical and psychological impact of MS from a patient's perspective; it measures physical and psychological items. Worsening in the MSIS-29 physical score is defined as an increase of ≥ 7.5 points in the MSIS-29 physical score at 96 weeks compared to baseline. If a participant was missing data for less than 10 of the 20 items that make up the physical score, then the mean of the non-missing items were used for the missing items. If a participant was missing 10 or more of the 20 items that make up the physical score, or missing the questionnaire entirely, or if the questionnaire was completed after the participant switched to alternative MS medication, a random effects model was used to estimate the MSIS-29 physical score.
|Study Start Date:||May 2010|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2014|
|Primary Completion Date:||March 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Experimental: Daclizumab High Yield Process 150 mg SC
Daclizumab High Yield Process (DAC HYP) 150mg subcutaneous (SC) injection once every 4 weeks plus placebo to IFN β-1a intramuscular (IM) injection once weekly for 96 to 144 weeks
Biological: BIIB019 (Daclizumab High Yield Process)
Daclizumab High Yield Process for subcutaneous injection
Other Name: DAC HYPDrug: Interferon beta-1a Placebo
Placebo to interferon beta-1a intramuscular injection
Active Comparator: IFN β-1a 30 µg IM
Interferon beta-1a (IFN β-1a) 30 µg IM once weekly plus placebo to DAC HYP SC once every 4 weeks for 96 to 144 weeks
Biological: Interferon beta-1a
Interferon beta-1a for intramuscular injection
Other Names:Drug: Daclizumab High Yield Process Placebo
Placebo to Daclizumab High Yield Process subcutaneous injection
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01064401
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|Study Director:||Medical Director||Biogen|