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CHABLIS7.5: A Study of the Efficacy and Safety of Subcutaneous Blisibimod in Subjects With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus With or Without Nephritis

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02514967
Recruitment Status : Terminated (Study halted prematurely and will not resume. Subjects were seen until February 2017)
First Posted : August 4, 2015
Last Update Posted : May 23, 2017
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Anthera Pharmaceuticals

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical efficacy of blisibimod as measured by a composite responder index in subjects who, despite corticosteroid use, continue to have seropositive, clinically-active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) as defined by SELENA-SLEDAI score ≥10, and positive for anti-double stranded DNA and low complement (C3 or C4).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Drug: Blisibimod Drug: Placebo Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 3 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Blisibimod Administration in Subjects With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus With or Without Nephritis
Actual Study Start Date : June 2016
Actual Primary Completion Date : November 2016
Actual Study Completion Date : February 28, 2017

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MedlinePlus related topics: Lupus

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Blisibimod Drug: Blisibimod
Administered via subcutaneous injection once per week

Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
Administered via subcutaneous injection once per week

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Proportion of responders to the SRI-6 composite responder index [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to first severe SLE flare [ Time Frame: Baseline through 52 weeks ]
  2. Change in the number of actively tender or swollen joints and in mucocutaneous disease activity [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]
  3. Change in proteinuria from baseline [ Time Frame: Week 52 ]
  4. Proportion of subjects able to reduce oral steroid dose to ≤ 7.5 mg [ Time Frame: Baseline through 52 weeks ]
  5. Proportion of subjects with improved patient-reported outcomes [ Time Frame: Week 52 ]
  6. Time to treatment failure [ Time Frame: Through week 52 ]
  7. Change from baseline in B cell counts, anti-dsDNA, C3, C4 [ Time Frame: Through week 52 ]
  8. Number of adverse events [ Time Frame: Through week 52 ]

Other Outcome Measures:
  1. Occurrence of renal flare in subjects with renal manifestations at baseline [ Time Frame: 52 Weeks ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fulfill at least 4 diagnostic criteria for SLE defined by American College of Rheumatology
  • Active SLE disease as defined by SELENA-SLEDAI score ≥10 despite on-going stable corticosteroid therapy
  • Positive for anti-double stranded DNA (anti-dsDNA) and low complement
  • Subjects with stable nephritis may be enrolled
  • 18 years of age or older

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Severe active central nervous system lupus
  • Malignancy within past 5 years
  • Known to be positive for HIV and/or positive at the screening visit for hepatitis B, or hepatitis C
  • Comorbidities that would interfere with evaluations of study drug effect
  • Active infection requiring hospitalization or treatment with parenteral antibiotics within the past 60 days or history of repeated herpetic viral infections
  • History of active tuberculosis or a history of tuberculosis infection
  • Pregnant or nursing

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Investigator Site 004
Tbilisi, Georgia, 0102
Investigator Site 001
Tbilisi, Georgia, 0179
Investigator Site 002
Tbilisi, Georgia, 0186
Sponsors and Collaborators
Anthera Pharmaceuticals
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Responsible Party: Anthera Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02514967    
Other Study ID Numbers: AN-SLE3343
First Posted: August 4, 2015    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 23, 2017
Last Verified: May 2017
Keywords provided by Anthera Pharmaceuticals:
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
Autoimmune Diseases
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases
Kidney Diseases
Urologic Diseases