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Safety of Sildenafil in Premature Infants (SIL02)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03142568
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : May 5, 2017
Last Update Posted : October 12, 2018
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Duke University
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
The EMMES Corporation
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Brief Summary:
Describe the safety of sildenafil in premature infants at risk of bronchopulmonary dysplasia and determine preliminary effectiveness and pharmacokinetics (PK) of sildenafil. Funding Source - FDA OOPD.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Drug: Sildenafil Other: Placebo Phase 2

Detailed Description:

This will be a multi-center, randomized, placebo-controlled, sequential dose escalating, double masked, safety data study of sildenafil in premature infants.

This is a Phase II study design, premature infants (inpatient in neonatal intensive care units) will be randomized in a dose escalating approach 3:1 (sildenafil: placebo) into 3 cohorts with escalating doses of sildenafil. There will be 40 randomized and dosed participants in each cohort for a total of up to 120 participants. Cohort 1 sildenafil dose will be 0.125 mg/kg q 8 hours IV or 0.25 mg/kg q 8 hours enteral. Cohort 2 sildenafil dose will be 0.5 mg/kg q 8 hours IV or 1.0 mg/kg q 8 hours enteral. Cohort 3 sildenafil dose will be 1 mg/kg q 8 hours IV or 2 mg/kg q 8 hours enteral.


Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety of Sildenafil in Premature Infants at Risk of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Actual Study Start Date : April 2, 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date : June 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : August 2019

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Sildenafil cohort 1
Within cohort 1 infants will be randomized using a 3:1 scheme to receive sildenafil or placebo. Infants randomized to sildenafil will receive 0.125 mg/kg daily every 8 hours intravenously (IV), or 0.25 mg/kg daily every 8 hours enterally for 28 days.
Drug: Sildenafil
Infants will be randomized using a 3:1 scheme to receive sildenafil or placebo.
Other Name: Revatio

Placebo Comparator: Placebo cohort 1
Infants randomized to the placebo treatment group will receive the equivalent of dextrose 5% (sugar water) to be administered IV or enteral use.
Other: Placebo
Infants randomized to the placebo group will receive the equivalent volume of dextrose 5% for IV use or enteral use (if receiving enteral study drug).
Other Name: sugar water

Experimental: Sildenafil cohort 2
Cohort 2 infants will receive sildenafil 0.5 mg/kg daily every 8 hours intravenously (IV) or 1 mg/kg daily every 8 hours enterally for 28 days.
Drug: Sildenafil
Infants will be randomized using a 3:1 scheme to receive sildenafil or placebo.
Other Name: Revatio

Placebo Comparator: Placebo cohort 2
Infants randomized to the placebo treatment group will receive the equivalent of dextrose 5% (sugar water) to be administered IV or enteral use.
Other: Placebo
Infants randomized to the placebo group will receive the equivalent volume of dextrose 5% for IV use or enteral use (if receiving enteral study drug).
Other Name: sugar water

Experimental: Sildenafil cohort 3
Cohort 3 infants will receive sildenafil 1 mg/kg daily every 8 hours intravenously (IV) or 2 mg/kg daily every 8 hours enterally for 28 days.
Drug: Sildenafil
Infants will be randomized using a 3:1 scheme to receive sildenafil or placebo.
Other Name: Revatio

Placebo Comparator: Placebo cohort 3
Infants randomized to the placebo treatment group will receive the equivalent of dextrose 5% (sugar water) to be administered IV or enteral use.
Other: Placebo
Infants randomized to the placebo group will receive the equivalent volume of dextrose 5% for IV use or enteral use (if receiving enteral study drug).
Other Name: sugar water




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety as determined by adverse event experienced by participants [ Time Frame: 42 days for each participant ]
    Description of safety of sildenafil in premature infants at risk of BDP. Safety will be assessed following initial study-specific procedure e.g., screening blood draws, dosing through 14 days post last study dose and it will be assessed by frequency and incidence of adverse events and serious adverse events.


Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Volume of Distribution [ Time Frame: Samples collected after any dose following completion of 14 days of study drug administration. ]
    Volume of distribution [ Time Frame: 8 hr. dosing: time frame: 0-15 min, 30-60 min, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, within 15 min prior to next dose, and 16-24 hrs. after last dose.]

  2. Clearance [ Time Frame: Samples collected after any dose following completion of 14 days of study drug administration. ]
    Clearance [ Time Frame:8hr dosing: time frame: 0-15 min, 30-60 min, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, within 15 min prior to next dose, and 16-24 hrs. after last dose.]

  3. Half-Life [ Time Frame: Samples collected after any dose following completion of 14 days of study drug administration. ]
    Half-life [ Time Frame: 8hr. dosing: time frame: 0-15 min, 30-60 min, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, within 15 min prior to next dose, and 16-24 hrs. after last dose.

  4. Area Under the Curve (AUC) [ Time Frame: Samples collected after any dose following completion of 14 days of study drug administration. ]
    Area under the plasma concentration versus time curve (AUC) of sildenafil. [Time Frame: 8hr. dosing: time frame: 0-15 min, 30-60 min, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, within 15 min prior to next dose, and 16-24 hrs. after last dose.]

  5. Peak Plasma Concentration [ Time Frame: Samples collected after any dose following completion of 14 days of study drug administration. ]
    Maximum concentration Peak Plasma Concentration (Cmax) of sildenafil [Time Frame: 8hr. dosing: time frame: 0-15 min, 30-60 min, 1-2, 2-3, 3-4, 4-5, within 15 min prior to next dose, and 16-24 hrs. after last dose.]

  6. Change in moderate-severe BPD or death risk from baseline [ Time Frame: 36 weeks postmenstrual age ]

    Moderate-severe BPD or death risk will be defined by the NICHD Neonatal Research Network BPD outcome estimator. https://neonatal.rti.org/

    The BPD outcome estimator uses the following information to provide individual risk of BPD:

    1. Gestational age (weeks)
    2. Birth weight (g)
    3. Sex
    4. Maternal Race/Ethnicity
    5. Postnatal day
    6. Ventilation type (on the postnatal day of interest)
    7. FiO2 (%) (on the postnatal day of interest)



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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 28 Days   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Receiving positive airway pressure (nasal continuous airway pressure, nasal intermittent positive pressure ventilation, or nasal cannula flow > 1LPM) or mechanical ventilation (high frequency or conventional)
  • <29 weeks gestational age at birth
  • 7-28 (inclusive) days postnatal age at time of randomization

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Currently receiving vasopressors
  • Currently receiving inhaled nitric oxide
  • Baseline mean arterial pressure < gestational age (in weeks) plus postnatal age (in weeks) within 2 hours of sildenafil administration
  • Known allergy to sildenafil
  • Known sickle cell disease
  • AST > 225 U/L < 72 hours prior to randomization
  • ALT > 150 U/L < 72 hours prior to randomization

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03142568


Contacts
Contact: Matthew M Laughon, MD, MPH 984-974-7851 matt_laughon@med.unc.edu
Contact: Mary Mills, BS 919-668-8819 mary.mills2@duke.edu

Locations
United States, Arkansas
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Recruiting
Little Rock, Arkansas, United States, 72205
Principal Investigator: Sherry Courtney, MD         
United States, Indiana
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health Recruiting
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, 46202
Principal Investigator: Gregory Sokol, MD         
United States, Kansas
Wesley Medical Center Recruiting
Wichita, Kansas, United States, 67214
Principal Investigator: Barry Bloom, MD         
United States, Louisiana
Ochsner Baptist Medical Center Recruiting
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70115
Principal Investigator: Amanda England, MD         
United States, Nevada
Children's Hospital of Nevada at UMC Recruiting
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States, 89106
Contact: Ronald Roemer    702-207-8345    Ronald.Roemer@umcsn.com   
Principal Investigator: Alaa Eldemerdash, MD         
United States, New York
Kings County Hospital Center Recruiting
Brooklyn, New York, United States, 11203
Principal Investigator: Gratias Mundakel, MD         
Cohen Children's Medical Center of NY Recruiting
New Hyde Park, New York, United States, 11040
Principal Investigator: Mohamed N Ahmed, MD         
Golisano Children's Hospital - University of Rochester Medical Center Recruiting
Rochester, New York, United States, 14642
Principal Investigator: Gloria Pryhuber, MD         
United States, North Carolina
WakeMed Health and Hospitals Recruiting
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, 27610
Principal Investigator: Stephen Kicklighter, MD         
United States, Ohio
Cincinnati Childrens Hospital Medical Center Recruiting
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45229
Principal Investigator: Brenda Poindexter, MD         
United States, Oklahoma
University of Oklahoma Recruiting
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73104
Principal Investigator: Kimberly Ernst, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Duke University
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
The EMMES Corporation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Matthew M Laughon, MD, MPH University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Responsible Party: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03142568     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 17-2436
HHSN27500039 ( Other Grant/Funding Number: NICHD )
R01FD006099-01 ( U.S. FDA Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 5, 2017    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2018
Last Verified: October 2018
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No

Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia
Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury
Lung Injury
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Infant, Premature, Diseases
Infant, Newborn, Diseases
Sildenafil Citrate
Vasodilator Agents
Phosphodiesterase 5 Inhibitors
Phosphodiesterase Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Urological Agents