Efficacy and Safety Study of F373280

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified November 2013 by Pierre Fabre Medicament
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Pierre Fabre Medicament
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: April 11, 2013
Last updated: September 2, 2014
Last verified: November 2013

The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of F373280 on the maintenance of normal cardiac rhythm after direct electric cardioversion in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation and cardiac failure.

Condition Intervention Phase
Atrial Fibrillation
Drug: 1g of F373280
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Efficacy and Safety Study of F373280 for Maintenance of Sinus Rhythm After Electrical Cardioversion in Patients With Persistent Atrial Fibrillation and Chronic Heart Failure. International, Multicentric, Randomised, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled Study.

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Further study details as provided by Pierre Fabre Medicament:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • First Atrial Fibrillation recurrence [ Time Frame: Up to 20 weeks after electrical cardioversion ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Time to first Atrial Fibrillation recurrence defined by the first episode of Atrial Fibrillation lasting for at least 10 minutes

Estimated Enrollment: 152
Study Start Date: April 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: April 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date: April 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: F373280 Drug: 1g of F373280
Oral administration, one capsule each evening with dinner.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo
Oral administration, one capsule each evening with dinner.


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Men or women aged more than 18 years (inclusive),
  • Patients with persistent Atrial Fibrillation between 7 days and 6 months duration for whom electrical cardioversion is warranted.
  • History of ischemic or non ischemic heart failure
  • On appropriate, stable medical treatments for heart failure, including a diuretic and/or angiotensin-converting enzyme, and/or angiotensin-receptor blocker and/or mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) antagonists, and/or betablockers
  • Patients treated or having to be treated by anti-vitamin K

Exclusion Criteria:

  • More than two successful cardioversions (electrical or pharmacological) in the last 6 months
  • Secondary Atrial Fibrillation due to alcohol or severe valvular heart disease (grade III to IV)
  • Thyroid disease uncontrolled by treatment
  • Myocardial infarction or unstable angina or presence of unstable ischemic coronaropathy assessed by coronarography or cardiac stress test within 6 months before selection
  • Severe chronic kidney disease at selection
  • Bradycardia
  • Hyperkalemia or hypokalemia at selection
  • Cardiac surgery within 3 months before selection or planned during the study duration
  • Previously ineffective pharmacological or electrical cardioversion
  • Concomitant treatment with any anti-arrhythmic drug (within 7 days prior to selection), except stable dose of digoxin, betablockers, calcium-blockers
  • Patient requiring a cardiac resynchronization therapy (CRT) or having undergone CRT implantation within the last 6 months
  • Treatment with any Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid (PUFA) within the last 3 months
  • Dietary supplement with ω3 or ω6 according to investigator's judgement
  • Having undergone any form of ablation therapy for Atrial Fibrillation
  • Patient treated with other anticoagulant treatment than antivitamin K: thrombin inhibitor such as Dabigatran or treated with antiaggregant P2Y12 inhibitors such as Clopidogrel or Prasugrel
  • Patient liable not to comply with protocol instructions and/or with treatment, in the investigator's opinion
  • Breast-feeding female patient
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01831856

Contact: Pierre FABRE MEDICAMENT contact_cop@pierre-fabre.com

Czech Republic
Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic
Prague, Czech Republic
Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
Brest, France
Clermont Ferrand, France
Paris, France
Rennes, France
Toulouse, France
Budapest, Hungary
Ascoli Piceno, Italy
Augusta, Italy
Brescia, Italy
Foggia, Italy
Napoli, Italy
Terni, Italy
Verona, Italy
Grodzisk Mazowiecki, Poland
Radom, Poland
Sandomierz, Poland
Warszawa, Poland
Barcelona, Spain
Fuenlabrada, Spain
Madrid, Spain
Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Tarragona, Spain
Valencia, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
Pierre Fabre Medicament
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Pierre Fabre Medicament
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01831856     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: F373280 CA 2 01, 2012-003487-48
Study First Received: April 11, 2013
Last Updated: September 2, 2014
Health Authority: France: Agence Nationale de Sécurité du Médicament et des produits de santé
France: Committee for the Protection of Personnes
Italy: National Bioethics Committee
Italy: The Italian Medicines Agency
Czech Republic: Ethics Committee
Czech Republic: State Institute for Drug Control
Spain: Ethics Committee
Spain: Agencia Española de Medicamentos y Productos Sanitarios
Hungary: Institutional Ethics Committee
Hungary: Ministry of Health, Social and Family Affairs
Poland: Ethics Committee
Poland: Office for Registration of Medicinal Products, Medical Devices and Biocidal Products
United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Pierre Fabre Medicament:
Cardiovascular diseases
Chronic Heart Failure

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Atrial Fibrillation
Arrhythmias, Cardiac
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Pathologic Processes

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