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A Study to Test How Well Healthy Men and Women Tolerate Different Doses of BI 706321

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Know the risks and potential benefits of clinical studies and talk to your health care provider before participating. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT04241458
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : January 27, 2020
Last Update Posted : June 25, 2020
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Boehringer Ingelheim

Brief Summary:
The main objectives of this trial are to investigate safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics (PK) of BI 706321 in healthy male and female subjects following oral administration of multiple rising doses for 14 days.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Volunteers Drug: BI 703621 Drug: Placebo Drug: Midazolam Phase 1

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 60 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Safety, Tolerability, and Pharmacokinetics of Multiple Rising Oral Doses of BI 706321 in Healthy Male and Female Subjects (Doubleblind, Randomised, Placebo-controlled, Parallel Group Design)
Actual Study Start Date : January 30, 2020
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 24, 2020
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 24, 2020

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Drug Information available for: Midazolam

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: BI 706321 Drug: BI 703621
BI 703621

Drug: Midazolam

Placebo Comparator: Placebo Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number [N (%)] of subjects with drug-related adverse events [ Time Frame: up to day 27 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. AUCτ,ss (area under the concentration-time curve of BI 706321 in plasma at steady state over a uniform dosing interval τ) [ Time Frame: up to day 27 ]
  2. Cmax,ss (maximum measured concentration of BI 706321 in plasma at steady state over a uniform dosing interval τ) [ Time Frame: up to day 27 ]
  3. Cmin,ss (minimum concentration of BI 706321 in plasma at steady state over a uniform dosing interval τ) [ Time Frame: up to day 27 ]
  4. RA,Cmax (accumulation ratio based on Cmax,ss) [ Time Frame: up to day 27 ]
  5. RA,AUC (accumulation ratio based on AUC0-τ) [ Time Frame: up to day 27 ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy male or female subjects according to the assessment of the investigator, as based on a complete medical history including a physical examination, vital signs (BP, PR, temperature), 12-lead ECG, and clinical laboratory tests
  • Age of 18 to 55 years (inclusive, at screening)
  • BMI of 18.5 to 29.9 kg/m2 (inclusive, at screening)
  • Signed and dated written informed consent prior to admission to the study, in accordance with GCP and local legislation

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any finding in the medical examination (including BP, PR, temperature or ECG) deviating from normal and assessed as clinically relevant by the investigator
  • Repeated measurement of systolic blood pressure outside the range of 90 to 140 mmHg, diastolic blood pressure outside the range of 45 to 90 mmHg, or pulse rate outside the range of 45 to 90 bpm
  • Any laboratory value outside the reference range that the investigator considers to be of clinical relevance
  • Any evidence of a concomitant disease assessed as clinically relevant by the investigator
  • Gastrointestinal, hepatic, renal, respiratory, cardiovascular, metabolic, immunological or hormonal disorders
  • Cholecystectomy or other surgery of the gastrointestinal tract that could interfere with the pharmacokinetics of the trial medication (except appendectomy or simple hernia repair)
  • Diseases of the central nervous system (including but not limited to any kind of seizures or stroke), and other relevant neurological or psychiatric disorders
  • History of relevant orthostatic hypotension, fainting spells, or blackouts
  • Chronic or relevant acute infections
  • History of relevant allergy or hypersensitivity (including allergy to the trial medication or its excipients)
  • Use of drugs within 30 days of planned administration of trial medication that might reasonably influence the results of the trial (including drugs that cause QT/QTc interval prolongation)
  • Intake of an investigational drug in another clinical trial within 30 days (or 5 half-lives (whichever longer)) of planned administration of investigational drug in the current trial, or concurrent participation in another clinical trial in which investigational drug is administered
  • Smoker of more than 10 cigarettes or 3 cigars or 3 pipes per day
  • Inability to refrain from smoking while in-house stay
  • Alcohol abuse (consumption of more than 20 g per day for females and 30 g per day for males), and unwillingness/inability to refrain from intake of alcoholic beverages from 48 hours prior to the trial medication administration and until Day 7 post trial medication administration.
  • Drug abuse or positive drug screening
  • Blood donation of more than 100 mL within 30 days of planned administration of trial medication or intended blood donation during the trial
  • Intention to perform excessive physical activities within one week prior to the administration of trial medication or during the trial
  • Inability to comply with the dietary regimen of the trial site
  • A marked baseline prolongation of QT/QTc interval (such as QTc intervals that are repeatedly greater than 450 ms in males or repeatedly greater than 470 ms in females) or any other relevant ECG finding at screening
  • A history of additional risk factors for Torsade de Pointes (such as heart failure, hypokalaemia, or family history of Long QT Syndrome)
  • Subject is assessed as unsuitable for inclusion by the investigator, for instance, because the subject is not considered able to understand and comply with study requirements, or has a condition that would not allow safe participation in the study
  • ALT (alanine transaminase), AST (aspartate transaminase), or creatinine exceed upper limit of normal range at screening, confirmed by a repeat test
  • Hb, platelets and neutrophils below lower limit of normal range at screening, confirmed by a repeat test
  • Positive result for HIV, HBV, and HCV infection at screening.
  • History of TB or positive finding in IGRA.

Female subjects will not be allowed to participate, if any of the following apply:

  • Not surgically sterilised⃰or not postmenopausal, defined as at least 1 year of spontaneous amenorrhea without an alternative medical cause (in questionable cases a blood sample with simultaneous levels of FSH above 30 U/L and estradiol below 20 ng/L is confirmatory)
  • Positive pregnancy test
  • Lactation

Male subjects will not be allowed to participate, if any of the following apply:

- Male subjects with WOCBP partner who are unwilling to use male contraception (condom or sexual abstinence) from time point of administration of trial medication until 30 days thereafter. Sperm donation is not allowed from the time point of drug administration until 30 days thereafter.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT04241458

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Contact: Boehringer Ingelheim 1-800-243-0127

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SGS Life Science Services - Clinical Research Recruiting
Antwerpen, Belgium, 2060
Contact: Frederic Vanhoutte    +32 (0)3 217 25 77   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Boehringer Ingelheim
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Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier: NCT04241458    
Other Study ID Numbers: 1425-0002
2019-004351-36 ( EudraCT Number )
First Posted: January 27, 2020    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 25, 2020
Last Verified: June 2020
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: No
Plan Description:

Clinical studies sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim, phases I to IV, interventional and non‐interventional, are in scope for sharing of the raw clinical study data and clinical study documents, except for the following exclusions:

1. studies in products where Boehringer Ingelheim is not the license holder; 2. studies regarding pharmaceutical formulations and associated analytical methods, and studies pertinent to pharmacokinetics using human biomaterials; 3. studies conducted in a single center or targeting rare diseases (because of limitations with anonymization). For more details refer to:‐

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Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Drug Product: No
Studies a U.S. FDA-regulated Device Product: No
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Adjuvants, Anesthesia
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Anxiety Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Psychotropic Drugs
Anesthetics, Intravenous
Anesthetics, General
GABA Modulators
GABA Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action