Study on the Use of Sarilumab in Patients With COVID-19 Infection
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT04386239|
Recruitment Status : Not yet recruiting
First Posted : May 13, 2020
Last Update Posted : May 13, 2020
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|COVID19||Drug: Sarilumab Prefilled Syringe||Early Phase 1|
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Estimated Enrollment :||40 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Intervention Model Description:||Monocentric, escalation dose|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Pilot Study on the Use of Sarilumab in Patients With COVID-19 Infection|
|Estimated Study Start Date :||May 2020|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||December 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2020|
Patients with documented (chest X-Ray or Computed Tomography scan) Covid-19 (Polymerase Chain Reaction+ swab test) interstitial pneumonia and BCRSS ≥3 and <4 will be requested consent to the study.
Drug: Sarilumab Prefilled Syringe
Sarilumab administration must be associated with an antiviral treatment as defined by the treatment protocol suggested by the SIMET Experts group 4 and AIFA recommendations: chloroquine 500 mg 1 tablet twice daily or hydroxychloroquine 400 mg 1 tablet twice daily in the first day and then 200 mg 1 tablet twice daily.
Other Name: Sarilumab
- Proportion of patients who show an improvement of the respiratory function [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Clinical efficacy of sarilumab in adult patients hospitalized due to severe Covid-19 pneumonia based on the proportion of patients who show an improvement of the respiratory function, described as ≥30% decrease in oxygen requirement compared to baseline (as defined as the ratio of O2 flow through the Venturi mask).
- Evaluation of the time to resolution of fever [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]Evaluation of the time to resolution of fever, defined as body temperature ≤36.6°C axilla, ≤37.8°C rectal or tympanic for at least 48 hours without antipyretics in patients with fever at baseline.
- Evaluation of the viral load on blood and sputum for COVID-19 [ Time Frame: Before administration of sarilumab, 48 hours and 96 hours after administration ]Evaluation of the viral load on blood and sputum for COVID-19
- Evaluation of the plasma concentration of GM-CSF [ Time Frame: Pre-treatment and 96 and 120 hours post-treatment ]Evaluation of the plasma concentration of GM-CSF
- Evaluation of the plasma concentration of Il-6 [ Time Frame: Pre-treatment and 96 and 120 hours post-treatment ]Evaluation of the plasma concentration of Il-6
- Evaluation of the plasma concentration of TNF-α [ Time Frame: Pre-treatment and 96 and 120 hours post-treatment ]Evaluation of the plasma concentration of TNF-α
- Evaluation of the rate of progression of White Blood Cell (WBC) fraction [ Time Frame: 96 and 120 hours post-treatment ]Evaluation of the rate of progression of WBC fraction of immature granulocytes - IG - (absolute count).
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT04386239
|Contact: Agostino Riva, MDfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Contact: Massimo Galli, Professoremail@example.com|
|Principal Investigator:||Massimo Galli, Professor||University of Milan|