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Safety and Efficacy of VAY736 in Patients With Primary Sjogren's Syndrome (pSS)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02962895
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 15, 2016
Last Update Posted : January 24, 2022
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )

Brief Summary:
This study will determine the dose-response relationship of VAY736 for key efficacy and safety parameters

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Primary Sjogren Syndrome Biological: VAY736 Other: Placebo Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 192 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study of Safety and Efficacy of Multiple VAY736 Doses in Patients With Moderate to Severe Primary Sjogren's Syndrome (pSS)
Actual Study Start Date : June 27, 2017
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 30, 2020
Actual Study Completion Date : September 23, 2021

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: VAY736 dose 1
VAY736 low
Biological: VAY736

Experimental: VAY736 dose 2
VAY736 medium
Biological: VAY736

Experimental: VAY736 dose 3
VAY736 high
Biological: VAY736

Placebo Comparator: Placebo
Placebo control
Other: Placebo
Placebo control

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in multi-dimensional disease activity [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
    Dose response measured by change multi-dimensional disease activity as assessed by the physician

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in patient-reported disease activity measures [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
    Dose response measured by change in patient-reported disease activity measures

  2. Change in quality of life measure by PRO [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
    Change in quality of life measure by patient reported outcome (PRO)

  3. Change in salivary gland function measure by flow rate [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
    salivary gland function measure by flow rate

  4. Incidence of Adverse events and Serious Adverse Events [ Time Frame: 24 weeks ]
    Number of participants with adverse events

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Fulfilled revised American European Consensus Group criteria for pSS
  • Seropositive at screening for anti-Ro/SSA antibodies
  • Screening ESSDAI value >=6 scored from 7 domains: articular, cutaneous, glandular, lymphoadenopathy, constitutional, biologic and hematologic.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Secondary Sjogren's syndrome
  • Use of other investigational drugs
  • Active viral, bacterial or other infections
  • Positive hepatitis B, hepatitis C, HIV or tuberculosis test results at screening

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT02962895

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT02962895    
Other Study ID Numbers: CVAY736A2201
First Posted: November 15, 2016    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2022
Last Verified: January 2022
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided
Plan Description:

Novartis is committed to sharing with qualified external researchers, access to patient-level data and supporting clinical documents from eligible studies. These requests are reviewed and approved by an independent review panel on the basis of scientific merit. All data provided is anonymized to respect the privacy of patients who have participated in the trial in line with applicable laws and regulations.

This trial data availability is according to the criteria and process described on www.clinicalstudydatarequest.com

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: Yes
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Sjogren's Syndrome
Pathologic Processes
Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Salivary Gland Diseases
Mouth Diseases
Stomatognathic Diseases
Dry Eye Syndromes
Lacrimal Apparatus Diseases
Eye Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases