This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition polycythemia vera
Treatment peg-p-inf alpha-2b (p1101)
Phase phase 1/phase 2
Sponsor AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG
Start date August 2010
End date December 2017
Trial size 24 participants
Trial identifier NCT01193699, P11012010


The purpose of this study is the identification of the maximum tolerated dose (MTD) of the investigational medicinal product. Moreover the safety and tolerability will be assessed and an exploratory analysis of efficacy and biomarker modulation will be performed.

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Endpoint classification safety/efficacy study
Intervention model single group assignment
Masking open label
Primary purpose treatment
peg-p-inf alpha-2b (p1101)
µg (starting with 50 µg), subcutaneously, 2-weekly administration

Primary Outcomes

Maximum tolerated dose (MTD)
time frame: The incidence of dose limiting toxicities (DLTs), which define the MTD are assessed continously until achievement of MTD.

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 18 years up to 90 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: 1. Written informed consent obtained prior to any study specific screening activities and able to comply with this protocol. 2. Patients age ≥18 years 3. Confirmed diagnosis of PV according to either the WHO criteria (2008, appendix 6) or the PSVG (appendix 7) criteria plus JAK-2 positivity, including newly diagnosed, pre-treated and on cytoreductive therapy. 4. Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group performance status ≤ 2 5. If female of childbearing potential - have a negative urine pregnancy test result within 7 days prior to the scheduled first application of investigational product and agree to employ adequate birth control measures for the duration of the study. Exclusion criteria: 1. Diagnosis of any other myeloproliferative disorder 2. Any clinically significant illness or surgery within 4 weeks prior to dosing 3. Systemic infections, e.g. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, or HIV at screening 4. Uncontrolled hypertension (systolic > 150 mmHg and diastolic > 100 mmHg, or clinically significant (i.e. active) cardiovascular disease: CVA/stroke (≤ 3 months prior to enrolment), myocardial infarction (≤ 3 months prior to enrolment), significant coronary artery stenosis, unstable angina, New York Heart Association (NYHA) Class 2 or greater Congestive heart failure, or serious cardiac arrhythmia requiring medication. 5. Previous treatment with Interferon for PV 6. Concurrent treatment with cytoreductive agents other than Hydroxyurea and investigational agents of any type 7. History of malignant disease, including solid tumours and haematological malignancies (except basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas of the skin and carcinoma in situ of the cervix that have been completely excised and are considered cured) within the last 3 years 8. History of severe allergic (like anaphylaxis) or hypersensitivity reactions (like angioedema), any known or suspected intolerance to the investigational product. 9. Use of any investigational drug or participation in any investigational drug study within the last 4 weeks 10. Clinically significant history or known presence of psychiatric disorders, including but not limited to depression, anxiety and sleep disorders 11. Organ transplant, past or planned 12. Inadequate liver function defined by serum (total) bilirubin > 2,5 x ULN and/ or AST and ALT > 2,5 x ULN 13. Clinically significant ECG findings 14. History of renal disease requiring haemodialysis or seizure disorder requiring anticonvulsant therapy 15. Pregnant or lactating females (pregnancy test to be assessed within 7 days prior to study treatment start) 16. Acute or chronic infections or autoimmune diseases (collagen diseases, polyarthritis, immune thrombocythemia, thyroiditis, psoriasis, lupus nephritis or any other autoimmune disorder).

Additional Information

Official title An Open-label, Prospective, Multicentre, Phase I/II Dose Escalation Study to Determine the Maximum Tolerated Dose and to Assess the Safety and Efficacy of P1101, PEG-Proline-Interferon Alpha-2b in Patients With Polycythaemia Vera
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in December 2016.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by AOP Orphan Pharmaceuticals AG.