ACT-293987 in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
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First received: April 8, 2010
Last updated: May 3, 2016
Last verified: May 2016
Long-term, single-arm, multicenter, open-label extension, Phase 3 study, to evaluate the safety and tolerability of ACT-293987 in patients with PAH who participated in the double-blind study AC-065A302 (GRIPHON)

Condition Intervention Phase
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Drug: ACT-293987
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Long-term Single-arm Open-label Study, to Assess the Safety and Tolerability of Selexipag (ACT-293987) in Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of Participants with Adverse Events as a Measure of Safety and Tolerability [ Time Frame: Up to end of study. The duration of the study will be country-dependent and based on the results of the AC-065A302 study. ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Estimated Enrollment: 670
Study Start Date: December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: February 2021
Estimated Primary Completion Date: February 2021 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
ACT-293987, twice daily
Drug: ACT-293987
Tablets, twice daily


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who participated to the double-blind study AC-065A302 and either had a morbidity event or had completed the study as scheduled per protocol.
  • Signed informed consent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have started receiving prostacyclin (epoprostenol) or prostacyclin analogs (i.e., treprostinil, iloprost, beraprost) since the last study drug intake in AC-065A302/GRIPHON.
  • Severe hepatic impairment (Child-Pugh C).
  • Females who are pregnant or who plan to become pregnant during the study, or are breastfeeding.
  • Any known factor or disease that might interfere with treatment compliance, study conduct or interpretation of the results, such as drug or alcohol dependence, or psychiatric disease.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01112306

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United States, Arizona
The University of Arizona, Clinical and Translational Science (CATS) Research Center
Tucson, Arizona, United States, 85724
United States, California
University of California San Diego Medical Center (La Jolla)
La Jolla, California, United States, 90237
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90048
GLVA Healthcare Center
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90073
University of California, Davis, UC Davis Medical Center
Sacramento, California, United States, 95817
LIU Center for Pulmonary Hypertension
Torrance, California, United States, 90502-2006
United States, Delaware
Lung Health & Sleep Emhancement Center, LLC
Newark, Delaware, United States, 19713
United States, Georgia
Emory University School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, Georgia, United States, 30912-3135
Georgia Clinical Research
Georgia, Georgia, United States, 30106
United States, Kentucky
Kentuckiana Pulmonary Associates
Louisville, Kentucky, United States, 40202
United States, Louisiana
LSU Health Science Center - New Orleans
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70112
United States, Maryland
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21205
United States, Massachusetts
Tufts Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02111
Boston University School of Medicine / Boston University Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02118
United States, Michigan
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48109
Henry Ford Hospital
Detroit, Michigan, United States, 48202
Beaumont Hospital
Troy, Michigan, United States, 48307
United States, Missouri
Washington University School of Medicine
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63110
United States, New Jersey
Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark, New Jersey, United States, 07112
United States, New York
Montefiore Medical Center, Weiler Division
Bronx, New York, United States, 10461
Columbia University Medical Center, Pediatric Cardiology
New York, New York, United States, 10032
United States, North Carolina
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, North Carolina, United States, 27710-0001
United States, Ohio
The Lindner Clinical Trial Center
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45219-2906
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45267
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43221-3502
United States, Oregon
Oregon Pulmonary Associates, PC
Portland, Oregon, United States, 97225
United States, Pennsylvania
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19107
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19104
United States, Tennessee
Vanderbilt Medical Center
Nashville, Tennessee, United States, 37232-2386
United States, Texas
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
Dallas, Texas, United States, 75390
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
The Lung Center at Houston Methodist Hospital
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
University of Texas-Houston Health Center Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Houston, Texas, United States, 77030
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Hospital-Department of Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792-2442
Medical College of Wisconsin
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53226
St. Luke's Medical Center
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53233
Centro de Investigacion y Prevencion Cardiovascular (CIPREC)
Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1119ACN
Sanatorio Otamendi y Miroli S.A.
Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1121ABL
Hospital Britanico-Pneumology
Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1280AEB
Sanatorio San Jose
Buenos Aires, Argentina, C1425DUH
Hospital Privado Centro Medico de Cordoba S.A.
Cordoba, Argentina, X5016KEH
Instituto De Cardiologia de Corrientes
Corrientes, Argentina, W3400AMZ
Australia, Queensland
Prince Charles Hospital Lung Transplant, Thoracic Department
Chermside, Queensland, Australia, 4032
Australia, South Australia
Royal Adelaide Hospital, Cardiovascular Investigation Unit (CVIU)
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, 5000
Australia, Victoria
St Vincent's Hospital, Department of Rheumatology
Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia, 3065
Flinders Medical Centre, Pulmonary Hypertension, c/o Cardiology Department
Bedford Park, Australia, SA 5042
St. Vincent's Hospital / Heart and Lung Transplant Unit
Darlinghurst, Australia, 2010
Royal Hobart Hospital, Centre for Clinical Research
Hobart, Australia, 7000
John Hunter Hospital Autoimmune Resource and Research Centre
New Lambton, Australia, 2305
Royal Melbourne Hospital, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
Parkville, Australia, VIC 3050
Royal Perth Hospital
Perth, Australia, 6000
Medical University of Vienna and AKH Cardiology
Vienna, Austria, A-1090
The Republican Scientific-Practical Center "Cardiology"
Minsk, Belarus, 220036
9th City Clinical Hospital
Minsk, Belarus, 220116
Minsk Regional Clinical Hospital of the Red Banner of Labour
Minsk, Belarus, 223040
Ulb Erasme, Cardiology
Brussels, Belgium, 1070
University Hospital Gasthuisberg - Pneumologie
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Canada, Alberta
University of Alberta Hospital
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2B7
Canada, British Columbia
Vancouver General Hospital
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V5Z 1M9
Canada, Manitoba
Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, R3A 1R8
Canada, Ontario
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2N2
Canada, Quebec
Hopital General Juif (Jewish General Hospital)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3T 1E2
Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Quebec
Quebec City, Quebec, Canada, G1V 4G5
Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile-Departmento De Enfermedades Cardiovasculares
Santiago, Chile, 8330074
Clinica Tabancura- Cardiology Unit
Santiago, Chile, 7650018
Asesorias E Investigaciones Medicas Tasol Ltda
Santiago, Chile, 8320000
Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Rheumatology Department
Beijing, China, 100032
Cardiovascular Institute & Fuwai Hospital-Pulmonary Vascular Center
Beijing, China, 100037
Beijing Shijitan Hospital
Beijing, China, 100038
Guangdong General Hospital, Cardiology Department
Guangzhou, China, 510080
Renji Hospital, Rheumatology Department
Shanghai, China, 200001
Renji Hospital, Cardiology Department
Shanghai, China, 200127
Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, Department of Pulmonary Circulation
Shanghai, China, 200433
Fundacion Cardio Infantil
Bogota, Colombia
Fundacion Clinica Shaio
Bogota, Colombia
Czech Republic
1. Lékařská fakulta a Všeobecná fakultní nemocnice v Praze, II. Interní klinika kardiologie a angiologie
Praha 2, Czech Republic, 128 08
Aarhus University Hospital , Cardiology
Arhus, Denmark, 8200
"Hôpital Kremlin Bicêtre Service de Pneumologie - Réanimation respiratoire Centre de Référence de l'Hypertension Pulmonaire Sévère"
Le Kremlin-Bicêtre cedex, France, 94275
"CHRU de Lille - Hôpital Claude Huriez Service de médecine interne"
Lille Cedex, France, 59037
"CHU de Toulouse - Hopital Larrey Service de Pneumologie"
Toulouse Cedex 9, France, 31059
DRK Kliniken Köpenick
Berlin, Germany, 12559
Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav Carus, Medizinische Klinik1-Pneumologie/MK1-A13
Dresden, Germany, 01307
"Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen Zentrum für Innere Medizin Medizinische Klinik II"
Giessen, Germany, 35392
Universität Greifswald / Klinik für Innere Medizin B
Greifswald, Germany, 17487
Medizinische Hochschule Hannover / Klinik für Pneumologie
Hannover, Germany, 30625
Thoraxklinik am Universitätsklinikum Heidelberg
Heidelberg, Germany, 69126
"Universitätsklinikum Köln Herzzentrum / Klinik III für Innere Medizin (Kardiologie, Pneumologie, Angiologie und Intensivmedizin)"
Köln, Germany, 50924
Praxis für Pneumologie und Allergologie
Leipzig, Germany, 04103
Universitätsklinkum Regensburg / Innere Medizin II
Regensburg, Germany, 93053
Onasseio Cardiosurgical Hospital
Athens, Greece, 176 74
"Gottsegen György Országos Kardiológiai Intézet, Felnőtt kardiológiai osztály"
Budapest, Hungary, 1096
Semmelweis Egyetem, Pulmonológiai Klinika
Budapest, Hungary, 1125
Egészségügyi Járóbeteg Központ Kardiológiai Intézete - Debrecen
Debrecen, Hungary, 4032
Pécsi Tudományegyetem Klinikai Központ, Szívgyógyászati Klinika
Pécs, Hungary, 7624
"Szegedi Tudományegyetem ÁOK Szent-Györgyi Albert Klinikai Központ, II. sz. Belgyógyászati klinika és Kardiológiai központ"
Szeged, Hungary, 6720
Sanjivani Hospitals - Department of Cardiology
Ahmedabad, India, 380015
Apollo Hospital
Chennai, India, 600006
Frontier Lifeline - Dr. K.M. Cherian Heart Foundation
Chennai, India, 600101
Care Hospital
Hyderabad, India, 500001
Mater Miscordiae University Hospital
Dublin, Ireland, Dublin 7
Carmel Medical Center, Pulmonary Unit
Haifa, Israel, 34362
Pulmonology Institute, Hadassah University Hospital at Ein Karem
Jerusalem, Israel, 91120
Rabin Medical Centre - Pulmonology
Petach Tikvah, Israel, 49100
Kaplan Medical Centre / Pulmonary Institute and Department of Medicine
Rehovot, Israel, 76100
The Chaim Sheba Med Ctr -Pulmonology
Tel-Hashomer, Israel, 52621
Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi - Dipartimento Cardio-Toraco-Vascolare
Bologna, Italy, 40138
ISMETT - Istituto Mediterraneo Trapianti e Terapie ad Alta Specializzazione - Dipartimento di Medicina - Divisione di Pneumologia
Palermo, Italy, 90127
Korea, Republic of
Gachon University Gil Medical Center
Incheon, Korea, Republic of, 405-760
Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 110-744
Severance Hospital, YonSei University Health System
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 120-752
Samsung Medical Center
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 135-710
The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of, 137-701
Institut Jantung Negara (National Heart Institute)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50400
Instituto Nacional de Cardiologia (INC) Ignacio Chavez
Mexico City, Mexico, 14080
Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubrian
Mexico D.F., Mexico, 14000
VU medisch centrum
Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1081 HV
Maastricht University Medical Center+ / Department of Pulmonary Diseases
Maastricht, Netherlands, 6229 HX
Erasmus Medisch Centrum Rotterdam afdeling longziekten
Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3015 CE
Hospital Nacional Edgardo Rebagliati / Unidad de Investigacion Cardiologia 2
Lima, Peru, 11
Instituto de Enfermedades Respiratorias Clinica San Gabriel
Lima, Peru, 32
"Instytut Kardiologii Collegium Medium UJ Krakowski Szpital Specjalistyczny im Jana Pawła II Klinika Chorób Serca i Naczyń"
Krakow, Poland, 31-202
"Instytut Gruźlicy i Chorób Płuc Klinika Chorób Wewnętrznych Klatki Piersiowej"
Warszawa, Poland, 01-138
"Wojewódzki Specjalistyczny Szpital im. dr Władysława Biegańskiego Oddział Kardiologiczny, II Katedra i Klinika Kardiologii UM"
Łódź, Poland, 91-347
"Institutul de Pneumologie "Marius Nasta", I. Clinica de Pneumoftiziologie"
Bucharest, Romania, 050159
Russian Federation
Municipal Medical Institution City Hospital #5
Barnaul, Russian Federation, 656045
Regional Clinical Hospital # 1/ Cardiology Department (2nd Therapy Department)
Ekaterinburg, Russian Federation, 620102
Kemerovo Cardiology Dispensary / Kemerovo Regional Hospital
Kemerovo, Russian Federation, 650044
The Institution of the Clinical Cardiology named after A. L. Myaskinov / Arterial Hypertension Department, Cardiology Research Complex Ministry of Healthcare RF
Moscow, Russian Federation, 121552
RAMS Institution "Scientific Institute of Rheumatology of RAMS"
Moscow, Russian Federation, 115552
Scientific Research Institute of Pulmonology of Roszdrav
Moscow, Russian Federation, 105077
Limited liability company, Consultative diagnostic centre Healthy Joints
Novosibirsk, Russian Federation, 630091
V. A. Almazov Institute of Cardiology, Russian Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development / Medical Treatment and Rehabilitation Complex
St Petersburg, Russian Federation, 194156
Cardiology Scientific Research Institute of Tomsk Scientific Center of RAMs, Siberian Branch / Cardiovascular Surgery Department
Tomsk, Russian Federation, 634012
Tomsk Regional Clinical Hospital/ Pulmonology Unit
Tomsk, Russian Federation, 634063
"Kliničko-bolnički centar Zemun, Kardiološko odeljenje"
Belgrade, Serbia, 11080
"Klinički Centar Srbije, Klinika za pulmologiju"
Belgrade, Serbia, 11000
National Heart Centre (NHC) Singapore
Singapore, Singapore, 168752
"Národný ústav srdcových a cievnych chorôb, a.s. - NÚSCH a.s. Oddelenie zlyhávania a transplantácie"
Bratislava 37, Slovakia, 833 48
Hospital Universitario VALL D'HEBRON
Barcelona, Spain, 08035
Barcelona, Spain, 8036
Hospital Universitario12 Octubre, Servicio de Cardiología
Madrid, Spain, 28041
Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Kardiologi
Goteborg, Sweden, SE-413 45
Linköping University Hospital
Linkoping, Sweden, 58185
Norrlands universitetssjukhus, Hjärtcentrum
Umeå, Sweden, 901 85
Uppsala Akademiska Sjukhuset, Kardiologkliniken 50F
Uppsala, Sweden, 751 85
University Hospital Basel Division of Pneumology
Basel, Switzerland, 4031
HUG Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève; Pneumology, PAH
Genève 14, Switzerland, 1211
Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital / Intensive Care Unit
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 81362
National Taiwan University Hospital / Department of Surgery
Taipei, Taiwan, 100
Srinagarind Hospital, Khon Kaen University, Division of Allergy-Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine
Khon Kaen Province, Thailand, 40002
Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kardiyoloji Anabilim Dalı
Adana, Turkey, 01330
Istanbul Üniversitesi Kardiyoloji Enstitisü
Istanbul, Turkey, 34096
Marmara Üniversitesi Tip Fakultesi Kardiyoloji Anabilim Dali
Istanbul, Turkey, 34899
Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Kardiyoloji Anabilim Dalı
İzmir, Turkey, 35210
"Dnipropetrovsk State Medical Academy / Regional Diagnostic Center, Department of electrophysiologic researches and anaesthesiologic aid, Chair of Hospital Therapy #2"
Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, 49060
City Clinical Hospital #13
Kharkiv, Ukraine, 61035
State Institute of phthisiology and pulmonology n.a. F.G. yanovskiy of AMS Ukraine
Kyiv, Ukraine, 03680
Lviv Regional Clinical Hospital, Cardiosurgery Department
Lviv, Ukraine, 79014
United Kingdom
Golden Jubilee - Pulm Vascular Unit
Glasgow, United Kingdom, G81 4HX
The Royal Free Hospital, Department of Rheumatology, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
London, United Kingdom, NW3 2QG
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Aline Frey Actelion
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Responsible Party: Actelion Identifier: NCT01112306     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AC-065A303 
Study First Received: April 8, 2010
Last Updated: May 3, 2016
Health Authority: Spain: Comité Ético de Investigación Clínica
United Kingdom: Research Ethics Committee
Switzerland: Swissmedic
China: Food and Drug Administration
Australia: National Health and Medical Research Council
United States: Food and Drug Administration
South Korea: Korea Food and Drug Administration (KFDA)
Russia: Pharmacological Committee, Ministry of Health
Czech Republic: State Institute for Drug Control
Germany: Ethics Commission
Slovakia: State Institute for Drug Control
Romania: Ethics Committee
Taiwan: Institutional Review Board
Russia: Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Russia: Ethics Committee
Canada: Ethics Review Committee
Denmark: Danish Medicines Agency
Thailand: Food and Drug Administration
Greece: National Organization of Medicines
Malaysia: Ministry of Health
Italy: Ethics Committee
Serbia: Ethics Committee
Australia: Human Research Ethics Committee
Ukraine: Ministry of Health
Singapore: Health Sciences Authority
Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy
Slovak Republic: Ethics Committee
Sweden: Regional Ethical Review Board
Ukraine: State Pharmacological Center - Ministry of Health
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Ireland: Research Ethics Committee
Hungary: Research Ethics Medical Committee
Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration
Denmark: Ethics Committee
Israel: Ministry of Health
Netherlands: Medical Ethics Review Committee (METC)
Turkey: Ethics Committee
Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicinal Products and Health Products
Italy: The Italian Medicines Agency
Taiwan: National Bureau of Controlled Drugs
Greece: Ethics Committee
Sweden: Medical Products Agency
Singapore: Domain Specific Review Boards
Belarus: Ministry of Health
Israel: Ethics Commission
Romania: National Medicines Agency
United States: Institutional Review Board
Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines
Taiwan: Department of Health
Austria: Federal Office for Safety in Health Care
India: Institutional Review Board
Czech Republic: Ethics Committee
South Korea: Institutional Review Board
Thailand: Ethical Committee
Ireland: Irish Medicines Board
Poland: Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products
France: Institutional Ethical Committee
Netherlands: The Central Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (CCMO)
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
India: Drugs Controller General of India
Canada: Health Canada
Turkey: Ministry of Health
Belgium: Institutional Review Board

Keywords provided by Actelion:
Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Familial Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Cardiovascular Diseases
Hypertension, Pulmonary
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Vascular Diseases
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