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An Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics Study of Subcutaneously Administered Ustekinumab in the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis in Pediatric Participants Greater Than 6 to Less Than 12 Years of Age (CADMUS Jr)

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Verified August 2016 by Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT02698475
First received: February 29, 2016
Last updated: August 17, 2016
Last verified: August 2016
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of ustekinumab in pediatric participants aged greater than or equal to (>=) 6 through less than (<) 12 years with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis

Condition Intervention Phase
Psoriasis
Drug: Ustekinumab 0.75 mg/kg
Drug: Ustekinumab 45 mg
Drug: Ustekinumab 90 mg
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Endpoint Classification: Pharmacokinetics Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3 Open-label Study to Assess the Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetics of Subcutaneously Administered Ustekinumab in the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis in Pediatric Subjects Greater Than 6 to Less Than 12 Years of Age

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Further study details as provided by Janssen Research & Development, LLC:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of Participants with a Physician's Global Assessment (PGA) of Cleared (0) or Minimal (1) at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The PGA is used to determine the participant's psoriasis lesions overall at a given time point. Overall lesions will be graded for induration scale which ranges from 0=no evidence of plaque elevation to 5=severe plaque elevation , erythema scale which ranges from 0=no evidence of erythema, hyperpigmentation may be present to 5=dusky to deep red coloration, and scaling scale which ranges from 0=no evidence of scaling to 5=severe; very thick tenacious scale predominates. The sum of the 3 scales will be divided by 3 to obtain a final PGA score (total score = 0 to 5).


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Serum Ustekinumab Concentrations [ Time Frame: Week 4, 12, 16, 28 40 and 52 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Ustekinumab concentrations in serum will be measured.

  • Percentage of Participants who Achieve a Greater Than or Equal to (>=75) Percent (%) Improvement in Psoriasis Area and Severity Index Score (PASI) From Baseline at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The Psoriasis Area and Severity Index or PASI is a system used for assessing and grading the severity of psoriatic lesions and their response to therapy. The PASI produces a numeric score that can range from 0 to 72. The severity of disease is calculated as follows. In the PASI system, the body is divided into 4 regions: the head (h), trunk (t), upper extremities (u), and lower extremities (l), which account for 10%, 30%, 20% and 40% of the total Body Surface Area (BSA), respectively. Each of these areas is assessed separately for erythema, induration and scaling, which are each rated on a scale of 0 to 4. The scoring system for the signs of the disease (erythema, induration, and scaling) are: 0 = none, 1 = slight, 2 = moderate, 3 = severe, and 4 = very severe.

  • Change in Children's Dermatology Life Quality Index (CDLQI) From Baseline at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The CDLQI is a dermatology-specific quality of life instrument designed to assess the impact of the disease on a child's quality of life. The CDLQI, a 10-item questionnaire has 4 item response options and a recall period of 1 week. In addition to evaluating overall quality of life, the CDLQI can be used to assess 6 different aspects that may affect quality of life: symptoms and feelings, leisure, school or holidays, personal relationships, sleep, and treatment. The CDLQI is calculated by summing the score of each question resulting in a maximum of 30 and a minimum of 0; the higher the score, the greater impairment in quality of life.

  • Percentage of Participants who Achieve a >=90% Improvement in PASI From Baseline at Week 12 [ Time Frame: Week 12 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    The Psoriasis Area and Severity Index or PASI is a system used for assessing and grading the severity of psoriatic lesions and their response to therapy. The PASI produces a numeric score that can range from 0 to 72. The severity of disease is calculated as follows. In the PASI system, the body is divided into 4 regions: the head (h), trunk (t), upper extremities (u), and lower extremities (l), which account for 10%, 30%, 20% and 40% of the total BSA, respectively. Each of these areas is assessed separately for erythema, induration and scaling, which are each rated on a scale of 0 to 4. The scoring system for the signs of the disease (erythema, induration, and scaling) are: 0 = none, 1 = slight, 2 = moderate, 3 = severe, and 4 = very severe.


Estimated Enrollment: 40
Study Start Date: May 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2019
Estimated Primary Completion Date: September 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Ustekinumab Group
Participants will receive 1 of the following dose levels depending on their weight: participants weighing less than (<) 60 kg will receive Ustekinumab 0.75 milligram per kilogram (mg/kg); participants weighing greater than or equal to (>=) 60 kg to less than or equal to (<=) 100 kg will receive ustekinumab 45 mg; participants weighing >100 kg will receive ustekinumab 90 mg, at Weeks 0 and 4 followed by every 12 weeks dosing with the last dose at Week 40.
Drug: Ustekinumab 0.75 mg/kg
Participants weighing less than (<) 60 kilograms will receive ustekinumab 0.75 milligram per kilogram (mg/kg) at Weeks 0 and 4 followed by every 12 weeks dosing with the last dose at Week 40.
Drug: Ustekinumab 45 mg
Participants weighing greater than or equal to (>=) 60 kg to less than or equal to (<=) 100 kg will receive ustekinumab 45 mg at Weeks 0 and 4 followed by every 12 weeks dosing with the last dose at Week 40.
Drug: Ustekinumab 90 mg
Participants weighing >100 kg will receive ustekinumab 90 mg at Weeks 0 and 4 followed by every 12 weeks dosing with the last dose at Week 40.

Detailed Description:
This is an open label (identity of study drug will be known to participant and study staff) and multicenter (when more than one hospital or medical school team work on a medical research study) study. The participant population will be comprised of boys and girls who have had a diagnosis of plaque psoriasis for at least 6 months prior to first study drug administration and who have moderate to severe disease defined by Psoriasis Area and Severity Index score (PASI) >=12, Physician's Global Assessment (PGA) >=3, and Body Surface Area (BSA) >=10 percent (%). The study consists of Screening Phase (up to 10 weeks before administration of the study drug), Treatment Period (Week 0 up to Week 52) and Safety follow up (Week 56). Participants will be primarily evaluated for efficacy, pharmacokinetics (PK) and safety.
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 11 Years   (Child)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Participants who have a diagnosis of plaque-type psoriasis with or without psoriatic arthritis (PsA) for at least 6 months prior to first administration of study drug, with widespread lesions defined by Psoriasis Area and Severity Index score (PASI) greater than or equal to (>=) 12, Physician's Global Assessment (PGA) >=3, and involved body surface area (BSA) >=10 percent (%)
  • Participants who are candidates for phototherapy or systemic treatment of psoriasis (either naive or history of previous treatment) or have psoriasis considered by the investigator as poorly controlled with topical therapy after an adequate dose and duration of therapy
  • Participants who are considered eligible according to the protocol defined tuberculosis (TB) screening criteria
  • Participants must have positive protective antibody titers to varicella and measles prior to the first administration of study drug. In the absence of positive protective antibody titers, the participant must have documentation of age-appropriate vaccination for varicella and/or measles (that includes both doses of each vaccine) or verification of past varicella and/or measles infection documented by a health care provider
  • Participants must agree not to receive a live virus or live bacterial vaccination at least 2 weeks (or longer as indicated in the package insert of the relevant vaccine) prior to the first administration of study drug, during the study, or within 15 weeks after the last administration of study drug
  • Participants must agree not to receive a Bacille Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccination within 12 months of screening, during the study, or within 12 months after the last administration of study drug

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participants who currently have nonplaque forms of psoriasis (example, erythrodermic, guttate, or pustular)
  • Have received any systemic immunosuppressants (example methotrexate [MTX], azathioprine, cyclosporine, 6-thioguanine, mercaptopurine, mycophenolate mofetil, hydroxyurea, and tacrolimus) within 4 weeks of the first administration of study drug
  • Have received any biologic agent (example ENBREL, HUMIRA) within the previous 3 months or 5 times the t1/2 of the agent, whichever is longer
  • Have a history of chronic or recurrent infectious disease
  • Have a history of latent or active granulomatous infection
  • Have any known malignancy or have a history of malignancy
  • Have a known history of lymphoproliferative disease, including lymphoma, or signs and symptoms suggestive of possible lymphoproliferative disease
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT02698475

Contacts
Contact: Use link at the bottom of the page to see if you qualify for an enrolling site (see list). If you still have questions: JNJ.CT@sylogent.com

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Janssen Research & Development, LLC
Investigators
Study Director: Janssen Research & Development, LLC Clinical Trial Janssen Research & Development, LLC
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Janssen Research & Development, LLC
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02698475     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CR108129  CNTO1275PSO3013  2016-000121-40 
Study First Received: February 29, 2016
Last Updated: August 17, 2016
Health Authority: Belgium: Federal Agency for Medicines and Health Products, FAMHP
Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy and Nutrition
South Korea: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
Taiwan: Ministry of Health and Welfare
Germany: Paul-Ehrlich-Institut
Republic of Korea: Ministry of Food and Drug Safety
France: Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des produits de santé
Canada: Health Canada - BGTD
Poland: Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products

Keywords provided by Janssen Research & Development, LLC:
Psoriasis
Ustekinumab
STELARA

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Psoriasis
Skin Diseases, Papulosquamous
Skin Diseases
Ustekinumab
Dermatologic Agents

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 25, 2016