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Register: EUCTR
Last refreshed on: 12 May 2014
Main ID:  EUCTR2012-000796-16-CZ
Date of registration: 04/04/2012
Prospective Registration: Yes
Primary sponsor: OCTAPHARMA AG
Public title: Study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of human immune globulin in patients with primary immune thrombocytopenia
Date of first enrolment: 29/05/2012
Target sample size: 30
Recruitment status: Not Recruiting
Study type:  Interventional clinical trial of medicinal product
Study design:  Controlled: no Randomised: no Open: no Single blind: no Double blind: no Parallel group: no Cross over: no Other: no If controlled, specify comparator, Other Medicinial Product: no Placebo: no Other: no  
Countries of recruitment
Bulgaria Czech Republic Germany Poland
Name: Clinical Research Department   
Address:  Oberlaaer Straße 235 1100 Vienna Austria
Telephone: +43 1 610321295
Affiliation:  Octapharma Pharmazeutika Produktionsgesellschaft m.b. H.
Name: Clinical Research Department   
Address:  Oberlaaer Straße 235 1100 Vienna Austria
Telephone: +43 1 610321295
Affiliation:  Octapharma Pharmazeutika Produktionsgesellschaft m.b. H.
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria
Inclusion criteria:
• Age of >=18 years and <=65 years
• Confirmed diagnosis of chronic primary ITP of at least 12 months duration and fulfilling the following criteria...
• Platelet count of <30x10^9/L with or without bleeding manifestations.
• Freely given written informed consent from patient.
• Women of childbearing potential must have a negative result on a pregnancy test (human chorionic gonadotropine [HCG]-based assay) and need to practice contraception using a method of proven reliability for the duration of the study

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 30
F.1.3 Elderly (>=65 years) no
F.1.3.1 Number of subjects for this age range 0

Exclusion criteria:
• Thrombocytopenia secondary to other diseases or drug-related thrombocytopenia.
• Administration of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG), anti-D or thrombopoetin receptor agonists or other platelet enhancing drugs (incl. immunosuppressive or other immunomodulatory drugs) within 3 weeks before enrolment, except for:
a) long-term corticosteroid therapy
b) long-term azathioprine, cyclophosphamide or attenuated androgen therapy
• Unresponsive to previous treatment with IVIG or anti-D immunoglobulin.
• Experimental treatment (e.g. Rituximab) within 3 months before enrolment.
• Splenectomy in the previous 4 weeks or planned splenectomy throughout the study period.
• Patient with Evans syndrome
• Known or suspected human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
• Live viral vaccination within the last 2 months before study entry.
• Emergency operation.
• Severe liver or kidney disease
• Congestive heart failure New York Heart Association (NYHA) class III or IV.
• Non-controlled arterial hypertension
• History of hypersensitivity to blood or plasma derived products, or any component of the investigational product.
• Known immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency and antibodies against IgA.
• History of, or suspected alcohol or drug abuse.
• Pregnant or nursing women.
• Unable or unwilling to comply with the study protocol.
• Participating in another interventional clinical study or planned participation in another trial for the duration of this study.
• Receiving any investigational medicinal product (IMP) within 3 months before study entry.
• Patients with risk factors for thromboembolic events in whom the risks outweigh the potential benefit of Octagam treatment.

Age minimum:
Age maximum:
Female: yes
Male: yes
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Primary Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP)
MedDRA version: 15.1 Level: LLT Classification code 10023095 Term: ITP System Organ Class: 100000004851
Therapeutic area: Diseases [C] - Blood and lymphatic diseases [C15]

Trade Name: Octagam 10%
Product Name: Octagam 10%
Pharmaceutical Form: Solution for infusion
INN or Proposed INN: Human Normal Immunoglobulin
CAS Number: 308067-58-5
Current Sponsor code: Octagam 10%
Other descriptive name: IMMUNOGLOBULIN G
Concentration unit: % percent
Concentration type: equal
Concentration number: 10-

Primary Outcome(s)
Main Objective: To assess the efficacy of Octagam 10% in correcting the platelet count (PC).
Primary end point(s): The primary efficacy measure is the PC and the increase in platelets to – and the maintenance of – specific thresholds.
Secondary Objective: To evaluate the safety of Octagam 10%.
Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point: continuously, see protocol
Secondary Outcome(s)
Secondary end point(s): Secondary Efficacy Endpoints:
• All platelet measurements will be listed and presented in standard summary statistics for each category of response and in total.
• Number and proportion of responders with platelets reaching normal levels
• Maximum PC.
• Regression of haemorrhages.
• Relationship of any new haemorrhages to PC.
Secondary Safety Endpoints:
• Vital signs.
• Physical examinations.
• AEs.
• Laboratory parameters
Timepoint(s) of evaluation of this end point: continuously, see protocol
Secondary ID(s)
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Octapharma AG
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
Results available:
Date Posted:
Date Completed:
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