Long-Term Outcomes of Ataluren in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
This study is a long-term study of ataluren in participants with nonsense mutation Duchenne muscular dystrophy.
- Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne
- Muscular Dystrophies
- Muscular Disorders, Atrophic
- Muscular Diseases
- Musculoskeletal Disease
- Neuromuscular Diseases
- Nervous System Diseases
- Genetic Diseases, X-Linked
- Genetic Diseases, Inborn
- Eligible Ages
- Over 5 Years
- Eligible Genders
- Accepts Healthy Volunteers
- Male sex.
- Age ≥5 years.
- Phenotypic evidence of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
- Nonsense point mutation in the dystrophin gene
- Use of systemic corticosteroids (prednisone/prednisolone or deflazacort)for a minimum of 12 months immediately prior to start of study treatment, with no significant change in dosage or dosing regimen for a minimum of 3 months immediately prior to start of study treatment
- 6MWD ≥150 meters
- Ability to perform timed function tests within 30 seconds
- Willingness and ability to comply with scheduled visits, drug administration plan, study procedures, laboratory tests, and study restrictions.
- Any change in prophylaxis treatment for cardiomyopathy within 1 month prior to start of study treatment.
- Ongoing intravenous (IV) aminoglycoside or IV vancomycin therapy.
- Prior or ongoing therapy with ataluren.
- Known hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients or excipients of the study drug
- Exposure to another investigational drug within 6 months prior to start of study treatment, or ongoing participation in any interventional clinical trial.
- History of major surgical procedure within 12 weeks prior to start of study treatment, or expectation of major surgical procedure during the 72-week placebo-controlled treatment period.
- Requirement for daytime ventilator assistance or any use of invasive mechanical ventilation via tracheostomy.
- Uncontrolled clinical symptoms and signs of congestive heart failure
- Elevated serum creatinine or cystatin C at screening.
- Phase 3
- Study Type
- Intervention Model
- Parallel Assignment
- Intervention Model Description
- This study describes the randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 72-week study and its 72-week open-label extension
- Primary Purpose
- Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
- Masking Description
- A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled,72-week study and its 72-week open-label extension
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- PTC Therapeutics
Study ContactSenior VP Corporate Relations
This study is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, 72-week study, followed by a 72-week open-label period. The purpose is to characterize the long-term effects of ataluren-mediated dystrophin restoration on disease progression. Participants will be randomized in a 1:1 ratio to ataluren or placebo. Participants will receive blinded study drug three times daily (TID) at morning, midday, and evening for 72 weeks, after which all participants will receive open-label ataluren for an additional 72 weeks (144 weeks in total). Study assessments will be performed at clinic visits every 12 weeks during the double-blind period and every 24 weeks during the open-label period. The total sample size of ~250 subjects will include ~160 subjects who meet the criteria for inclusion in the primary analysis population (age 7 to 16 years old, baseline six minute walk distance (6MWD) greater than or equal to (>=) 300 meters, supine to stand >= 5 seconds). The study will be conducted in the United States and other countries around the world.