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Register: EUCTR
Last refreshed on: 24 July 2012
Main ID:  EUCTR2008-001466-93-GB
Date of registration: 28/03/2008
Prospective Registration: Yes
Primary sponsor: Imperial College London
Public title:
Scientific title: Trial of adjuvant vitamin D with Infliximab in active Crohn's Disease (IBDVit2). - IBDVit2
Date of first enrolment: 30/04/2008
Target sample size: 40
Recruitment status: Not Recruiting
Study type:  Interventional clinical trial of medicinal product
Study design:  Controlled: yes Randomised: yes Open: no Single blind: no Double blind: yes Parallel group: no Cross over: no Other: no If controlled, specify comparator, Other Medicinial Product: no Placebo: yes Other: no  
Countries of recruitment
United Kingdom
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria:
1) Age 18 year or older;
2) Active Crohn’s Disease Activity (CDAI) Score >200 to 450;
3) The diagnosis of IBD and distribution of disease will have been confirmed during the course of their diagnostic investigations including endoscopic and histological parameters compatible with this diagnosis;
4) The participant must be able to fully understand patient information sheet and sign an informed consent form;
5) Patients must be on a stable dose of the following medications prior to inclusion. Patients will be required to be established on a stable dose of corticosteroids of 20mg or less daily for at least 2 weeks prior to enrolment. Patients will also be required to be on a stable doses of immunosuppressants or 5-aminosalicylates as follows: 5-aminosalicylates (=4 weeks) and thiopurines (=8 weeks). No other biological agents must have been administered within 8 weeks of enrolment.

Are the trial subjects under 18? no
Number of subjects for this age range:
F.1.2 Adults (18-64 years) yes
F.1.2.1 Number of subjects for this age range
F.1.3 Elderly (>=65 years) yes
F.1.3.1 Number of subjects for this age range

Exclusion criteria:
1) Patients unable to give informed written consent;
2) Co-existence of any other chronic inflammatory condition e.g. rheumatoid arthritis;
3) Failure to meet above inclusion criteria medication regimen as described in the inclusion criteria.
4) Hypercalcaemia (Corrected serum calcium > 2.66 mmol/L) or history of vitamin D hypersensitivity (e.g. Primary hyperparathyroidism);
5) Diagnosis of any of the followwing: active tuberculosis, sarcoidosis, hyperparathyroidism, pseudohyperparathyroidism, nephrolithiasis, silicosis, liver failure, renal failure or malignancy,active TB, sarcoidosis or lymphoma or other granbulomatous disease;
6) Known intolerance or contraindication to vitamin D or trial medication (i.e. corticosteroids / infliximab);
7) Biochemical disturbance at enrolment: serum corrected calcium > 2.66 mmol/L) or serum creatinine >250 micromol/L;
8) Pregnancy or breast-feeding.

Age minimum:
Age maximum:
Female: yes
Male: yes
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Active Crohn's Disease
MedDRA version: 9.1 Level: LLT Classification code 10011401 Term: Crohn's disease

Trade Name: Vigantol Oel
Product Name: Vigantol Oel TM
Pharmaceutical Form: Oral liquid
Pharmaceutical form of the placebo: Oral liquid
Route of administration of the placebo: Oral use

Primary Outcome(s)
Main Objective: To demonstrate the efficacy of colecalciferol (Vitamin D) as an adjuvant treatment to Infliximab in the induction of remission in active Crohn's Disease.
Primary end point(s): Primary Efficacy Endpoint:
Clinical Remission at end of week 4 based on CDAI score <150
Secondary Objective: Demonstration of the ability of vitamin D to improve symptoms and inflammatory markers in active Crohn's Disease.
Secondary Outcome(s)
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
Results available:
Date Posted:
Date Completed:
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