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Safety and Efficacy Study of TNX-102 SL in Patients With Military-related PTSD (HONOR)

This study is currently recruiting participants.
Verified September 2017 by Tonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT03062540
First Posted: February 23, 2017
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2017
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Collaborator:
Premier Research Group plc
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Tonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  Purpose
This is a 12-week, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, fixed-dose study that will investigate the efficacy and safety of 5.6 mg TNX-102 SL (2 x 2.8 mg tablets)—a sublingual formulation of cyclobenzaprine. Following successful screening and randomization, eligible patients will have a telephonic visit at week 2 and then return regularly to the study clinic for monthly visits for assessments of efficacy and safety.

Condition Intervention Phase
PTSD Drug: TNX-102 SL Drug: Placebo SL Tablet Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase 3, Double-Blind, Randomized, Multicenter, Placebo-Controlled Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of TNX-102 SL Taken Daily at Bedtime in Patients With Military-Related PTSD

Further study details as provided by Tonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Mean change from baseline in the total Clinician Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS-5) for DSM-5 at Week 12. [ Time Frame: Day 0, Week 4, Week 8 and Week 12 ]
    To evaluate the efficacy of the TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) using the Clinician Administered PTSD Scale for Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) (CAPS-5) total symptom severity score in a 12-week study.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Clinical Global Impression - Improvement from Initiation of Treatment (CGI-I) score after 12 weeks of treatment. [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
    To evaluate the efficacy of the TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) using the CGI-I score after 12 weeks of treatment.

  • Change from baseline in the disruption of social life/leisure activities assessed using the Sheehan Disability Scale (SDS) after 12 weeks of treatment. [ Time Frame: Day 0, Week 4, Week 8 and Week 12. ]
    To evaluate the efficacy of the TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) using the change from baseline in disruption of social life/leisure activities assessed with the SDS after 12 weeks of treatment.

  • Change from baseline in the disruption of work/school activities assessed using the Sheehan Disability Scale (SDS) after 12 weeks of treatment. [ Time Frame: Day 0, Week 4, Week 8 and Week 12. ]
    To evaluate the efficacy of the TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) using the change from baseline in disruption of work/school activities assessed with the SDS after 12 weeks of treatment.

  • Change from baseline in patients' quality of sleep using the Patient-Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Sleep Disturbance scale after 12 weeks of treatment. [ Time Frame: Day 0, Week 4, Week 8 and Week 12. ]
    To evaluate the efficacy of the TNX-102 SL (cyclobenzaprine HCl sublingual tablets) using the change from baseline in quality of sleep using the PROMIS Sleep Disturbance scale after 12 weeks of treatment.


Estimated Enrollment: 550
Actual Study Start Date: March 27, 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date: October 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: October 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: TNX-102 SL Tablet, 2.8 mg
2 x TNX-102 SL, 2.8 mg Tablets taken sublingually each day at bedtime for 12 weeks.
Drug: TNX-102 SL
Patients will take 2 tablets of randomly assigned study drug sublingually each day at bedtime starting on Day 0 for 12 weeks
Other Name: Low dose cyclobenzaprine sublingual tablets
Placebo Comparator: Placebo SL Tablet
2 x Placebo Tablet taken sublingually each day at bedtime for 12 weeks.
Drug: Placebo SL Tablet
Patients will take 2 tablets of randomly assigned study drug sublingually each day at bedtime starting on Day 0 for 12 weeks
Other Name: Placebo sublingual tablets

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female between 18 and 75 years of age, who have served in any branch of the military.
  • Diagnosed with current PTSD as determined by the Clinician-Administered PTSD Scale (CAPS-5) for DSM-5.
  • Index trauma(s) resulting in PTSD must meet DSM-5 criterion A for PTSD as described in CAPS-5, have occurred in 2001 or later, be military service related.
  • Willing to refrain from use of all other formulations of cyclobenzaprine.
  • Willing and able to refrain from antidepressants and other excluded medications.
  • Capable of reading and understanding English and able to provide written informed consent.
  • If female, either not of childbearing potential or practicing a medically acceptable method of birth control throughout the study.
  • Willing and able to comply with all protocol-specified requirements.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Increased risk of suicide, based on the investigator's judgment that is of a severity that is not appropriate for outpatient management, or that warrants additional therapy excluded by the protocol.
  • Significant (e.g., moderate or severe) comorbid traumatic brain injury (TBI) by history.
  • Severe depressive symptoms at screening or baseline.
  • Clinically significant laboratory abnormalities based on screening laboratory tests and/or medical history in the investigator's opinion.
  • Use of antidepressant medication within 2 months of baseline.
  • Female patients who are pregnant or lactating.
  • History of serotonin syndrome, severe allergic reaction or bronchospasm or known hypersensitivity to cyclobenzaprine or the excipients.
  • Seizure disorder.
  • Patients with a body mass index (BMI) > 45.
  • Has received any other investigational drug within 30 days before Screening.
  • Previous participation in any other study with TNX-102 SL.
  • Family member of investigative staff.
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT03062540


Contacts
Contact: Ashild Peters 858 333 5635 ashild.peters@tonixpharma.com

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Tonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Premier Research Group plc
Investigators
Study Director: Greg Sullivan, MD Tonix Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Responsible Party: Tonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03062540     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: TNX-CY-P301
First Submitted: February 20, 2017
First Posted: February 23, 2017
Last Update Posted: September 26, 2017
Last Verified: September 2017
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

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

Keywords provided by Tonix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
PTSD
Military-related PTSD

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cyclobenzaprine
Antidepressive Agents, Tricyclic
Antidepressive Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Muscle Relaxants, Central
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Neuromuscular Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants