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A Phase 2 Efficacy and Safety Study of Dapirolizumab Pegol (DZP) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified May 2017 by UCB Pharma ( UCB Biopharma S.P.R.L. )
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
UCB Pharma ( UCB Biopharma S.P.R.L. ) Identifier:
First received: June 14, 2016
Last updated: May 3, 2017
Last verified: May 2017
The purpose is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of three different doses of Dapirolizumab Pegol (DZP) versus placebo in adult subjects with moderately to severely active systemic Lupus Erythematosus receiving stable standard-of-care medications.

Condition Intervention Phase
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Drug: Placebo
Drug: Dapirolizumab pegol (DZP)
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group, Dose-ranging Study Followed by an Observational Period to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Dapirolizumab Pegol in Subjects With Moderately to Severely Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Further study details as provided by UCB Pharma ( UCB Biopharma S.P.R.L. ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percentage of subjects with British Isles Lupus Assessment Group Disease Activity Index 2004 (BILAG 2004)-based Composite Lupus Assessment (BICLA) response across 3 doses of dapirolizumab pegol (DZP) and placebo (PBO) at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Week 24 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The percentage of subjects with BICLA response in the individual dose groups at Week 24 [ Time Frame: Week 24 ]

Estimated Enrollment: 160
Study Start Date: June 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date: July 2018
Estimated Primary Completion Date: March 2018 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Placebo Comparator: Standard-of-care + Placebo
Placebo in a specified sequence for a total of 24 weeks
Drug: Placebo
Solution for infusion, 0,9% saline
Experimental: Standard-of-care + DZP dose 1
Dapirolizumab pegol (DZP) dose 1 in a specified sequence for a total of 24 weeks
Drug: Dapirolizumab pegol (DZP)
Solution for infusion
Experimental: Standard-of-care + DZP dose 2
Dapirolizumab pegol (DZP) dose 2 in a specified sequence for a total of 24 weeks
Drug: Dapirolizumab pegol (DZP)
Solution for infusion
Experimental: Standard-of-care + DZP dose 3
Dapirolizumab pegol (DZP) dose 3 in a specified sequence for a total of 24 weeks
Drug: Dapirolizumab pegol (DZP)
Solution for infusion


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) confirmed by SLICC classification criteria
  • Moderate to severe SLE disease activity
  • Evidence for at least 1 of the following SLE markers:

    • Anti-dsDNA antibodies confirmed by central laboratory or
    • Low complement confirmed by central laboratory or
    • Antinuclear antibody (ANA) titer of >= 1:80 in combination with at least 1 of the following: Historical positivity for anti-dsDNA or Positivity for anti-ENA confirmed by central laboratory
  • The subject is receiving stable SLE standard-of-care medication

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Mixed connective tissue disease, scleroderma, and/or overlap syndromes of SLE
  • Subjects with severe neuropsychiatric SLE or other neurological symptoms that in the opinion of the Investigator, would prevent the subject from completing protocol required procedures and assessments.
  • New or worsening Class III or IV lupus nephritis
  • Chronic kidney failure stage 3b
  • Evidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, agammaglobulinemias, T-cell deficiencies, or human T-cell lymphotropic virus-1 infection at any time prior to or during the study
  • Clinically significant active or latent infection (eg. chronic viral hepatitis B or C)
  • Known tuberculosis (TB) infection, at high risk of acquiring TB infection, or latent TB (LTB) infection
  • Live/live attenuated vaccines within 6 weeks prior to the first study drug infusion (Visit 2) or who plan to receive these vaccines during the study or 12 weeks after the final dose of study drug
  • History of thromboembolic events within 12 months of screening
  • Subject has used protocol defined prohibited medications
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT02804763

Contact: UCB Cares +1 844 599 ext 2273

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Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB Biopharma S.P.R.L.
Study Director: UCB Cares +1 844 599 2273 (UCB)
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Responsible Party: UCB Biopharma S.P.R.L. Identifier: NCT02804763     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SL0023
2015-004457-40 ( EudraCT Number )
Study First Received: June 14, 2016
Last Updated: May 3, 2017

Keywords provided by UCB Pharma ( UCB Biopharma S.P.R.L. ):
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
Dapirolizumab Pegol (DZP)

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases processed this record on May 25, 2017