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Trial ID
NCT00099489
Ethics application status
Date submitted
15/12/2004
Date registered
15/12/2004
Date last updated
4/03/2010

Titles & IDs
Public title
Safety and Efficacy of Avonex in Subjects With Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
Scientific title
A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Dose-Ranging Study to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of AVONEX When Used in Subjects With Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
Secondary ID [1] 0 0
C-870
Universal Trial Number (UTN)
Trial acronym
Linked study record

Health condition
Health condition(s) or problem(s) studied:
Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy 0 0
Condition category
Condition code
Neurological 0 0 0 0
Other neurological disorders
Inflammatory and Immune System 0 0 0 0
Other inflammatory or immune system disorders
Neurological 0 0 0 0
Neurodegenerative diseases
Inflammatory and Immune System 0 0 0 0
Autoimmune diseases

Intervention/exposure
Study type
Interventional
Description of intervention(s) / exposure
Treatment: Drugs - Interferon Beta-1a

Treatment: Drugs: Interferon Beta-1a


Intervention code [1] 0 0
Treatment: Drugs
Comparator / control treatment
Control group

Outcomes
Primary outcome [1] 0 0
The primary endpoint for the efficacy analyses is the total IVIg dose (g/Kg) administered after Visit 5 and through Visit 9 (Week 32, End of Study).
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [1] 0 0
The time to disease progression.
Timepoint [1] 0 0
Secondary outcome [2] 0 0
Percentage reduction in IVIg dose (g/Kg).
Timepoint [2] 0 0
Secondary outcome [3] 0 0
The number of days between Visit 5 and either disease progression or Visit 9
Timepoint [3] 0 0
Secondary outcome [4] 0 0
(Week 32, End of Study).
Timepoint [4] 0 0
Secondary outcome [5] 0 0
The proportion of subjects with disease progression at Visit 9 (Week 32, End of Study).
Timepoint [5] 0 0
Secondary outcome [6] 0 0
The change in MRC sum score from baseline to the time of IVIg withdrawal.
Timepoint [6] 0 0
Secondary outcome [7] 0 0
Change from baseline to Visit 5 and to Visit 9 (Week 32, End of Study) in a composite score of maximal conduction velocity.
Timepoint [7] 0 0

Eligibility
Key inclusion criteria
- Written informed consent prior to any testing under this protocol

- Must be between 18 and 75 years of age

- Have a diagnosis of CIDP as determined by a board-certified or board-eligible
neurologist, or equivalent, for at least 6 months, including fulfilling modified INCAT
neurophysiological criteria for CIDP,CIDP motor deficit responsive to IVIg and
alternative EP data that justifies subject inclusion, and/or supportive pathologic or
laboratory data that supports the diagnosis of CIDP

- Documentation in the medical record prior to screening that the CIDP had been
associated with loss of muscle strength, such that the MRC sum score was less than or
equal to 58.

- Documentation in the medical record that the patient benefited fom IVIg treatment
(patient had a 2-point change or equivalent in 60-point MRC sum score)

- Tested for IgM monoclonal gammopathy and found to have tested negative for IgM
monoclonal gammopathy or if positive for IgM monoclonal gammopathy, then are MAG
antibody-negative and proven to be IVI g responsive per protocol.

- Must have been clinically stable while on a constant regimen of IVIg (every 2-weeks,
3-weeks, 4-weeks or 5-weeks) in the 3 months prior to screening.
Minimum age
18 Years
Maximum age
75 Years
Gender
Both males and females
Can healthy volunteers participate?
No
Key exclusion criteria
Exclusion Criteria*:

- Associated systemic disorder that might cause neuropathy.

- History of, or abnormal laboratory results indicative of any significant major disease
or known drug hypersensitivity that, in the opinion of the investigator, would
preclude the administration if IFN-beta or participation in this study.

- Subjects with diabetes mellitus will not be eligible, unless they satisfy both of the
following requirements: a) their diabetes is well-controlled, with no retinopathy or
nephropathy, having been identified during the ongoing care of their diabetes; and b)
they have a normal sensory nerve action potential (SNAP) amplitude recorded in the
sural nerve on at least one side of the body identified during electrophysiology (EP)
testing documented in their medical record.

- Abnormal screening or baseline blood tests that the investigator deems clinically
significant

- History of a seizure disorder prior to baseline (Visit 1, Week 0).

- History of suicidal ideation within 3 months prior to Baseline Visit (Week 0) or an
episode of severe depression within 3 months prior to Baseline Visit (Week 0).

- Pure motor syndrome fulfilling criteria for multifocal motor neuropathy with
conduction block.

- Pure sensory CIDP, or any other variant of CIDP without motor involvement

- Serious local infection or systemic infection within the 6 months prior to Screening.

- Use of IFN-beta at any time, use of plasma exchange, plasmapheresis, or any other
immunosuppressant (with the exception of oral or non-systemic corticosteroids) within
6 months prior to Screening.

- History of intolerance to acetaminophen (paracetamol), ibuprofen, naproxen, and/or
aspirin that would preclude use of at least one of these during the study.

- For female subjects, unless postmenopausal or surgically sterile, unwillingness to
practice effective contraception, as defined by the Investigator, during the study.

- Female subjects considering becoming pregnant while in the study

- Female subjects who are currently pregnant or breast-feeding.

- This list is not exhaustive and there may be additional exclusions

Study design
Purpose of the study
Treatment
Allocation to intervention
Randomised controlled trial
Procedure for enrolling a subject and allocating the treatment (allocation concealment procedures)
Methods used to generate the sequence in which subjects will be randomised (sequence generation)
Masking / blinding
Blinded (masking used)
Who is / are masked / blinded?



Intervention assignment
Parallel
Other design features
Phase
Phase 2
Type of endpoint(s)
Statistical methods / analysis

Recruitment
Recruitment status
Completed
Data analysis
Reason for early stopping/withdrawal
Other reasons
Date of first participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last participant enrolment
Anticipated
Actual
Date of last data collection
Anticipated
Actual
Sample size
Target
Accrual to date
Final
Recruitment in Australia
Recruitment state(s)
NSW,VIC
Recruitment hospital [1] 0 0
Liverpool Hospital - Liverpool
Recruitment hospital [2] 0 0
Institute of Clinical Neurosciences - Sydney
Recruitment hospital [3] 0 0
St. Vincent's Hospital - Fitzroy
Recruitment hospital [4] 0 0
Royal Melbourne Hospital - Parkville
Recruitment postcode(s) [1] 0 0
2170 - Liverpool
Recruitment postcode(s) [2] 0 0
2006 - Sydney
Recruitment postcode(s) [3] 0 0
3065 - Fitzroy
Recruitment postcode(s) [4] 0 0
3050 - Parkville
Recruitment outside Australia
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United States of America
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Arizona
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United States of America
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Florida
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Kansas
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United States of America
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Louisiana
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Massachusetts
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Minnesota
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New York
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United States of America
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North Carolina
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United States of America
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Texas
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United States of America
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Utah
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Canada
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Ontario
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Canada
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Quebec
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United Kingdom
State/province [13] 0 0
London

Funding & Sponsors
Primary sponsor type
Commercial sector/Industry
Name
Biogen
Address
Country

Ethics approval
Ethics application status

Summary
Brief summary
The purpose of this study is to determine whether AVONEX (Interferon Beta-1a), when compared
to placebo, reduces the total dose of IVIg that is administered after Visit 5 and through
Visit 9 (Week 32, End of Study).
Trial website
https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT00099489
Trial related presentations / publications
Public notes

Contacts
Principal investigator
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Allan Ropper, MD
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Tufts University School of Medicine, St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
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Contact person for public queries
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Contact person for scientific queries