Cyclophosphamide for Acute Exacerbation of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Study Purpose

Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (AE-IPF) is a major event of IPF with an annual incidence between 5 and 10% and is responsible for the death of one third of IPF patients. When AE-IPF occurs, it is associated with poor survival with an overall mortality at 3 months upper of 50%. To date, no treatment has been proved to be effective in AE-IPF but the efficacy of cyclophosphamide (CYC) on survival has been suggested, mainly by retrospective series and needs to be confirmed. This confirmation is mandatory to improve prognosis of AE-IPF but also to avoid unsuspected deleterious effect as it as been shown with immunosuppressor in stable IPF.

Recruitment Criteria

Accepts Healthy Volunteers

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No
Study Type

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Eligible Ages 18 Years and Over
Gender All
More Inclusion & Exclusion Criteria

Inclusion Criteria :

  • - ≥18 years of age - Definite or probable IPF diagnosis defined on 2011 international recommendations - Definite or suspicion of AE defined by IPFnet criteria after exclusion of alternative diagnosis of acute worsening.
- Efficient contraceptive method within 1 month for women and 3 months for men after the last dose of treatment - Affiliation to the social security - Able to understand and sign a written informed consent form

Exclusion Criteria:

- Identified etiology for acute worsening (i.e. infectious disease) - Known hypersensitivity or contra-indication to CYC or to any component of the study treatment - Patient on mechanical ventilation - Active bacterial, viral, fungal or parasitic infection - Active cancer - Patient on a lung transplantation waiting list - Treatment with CYC in the last 12 months - Patient participating to another clinical trial - Pregnancy or lactation

Trial Details

Trial ID:

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NCT02460588
Phase

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Phase 3
Lead Sponsor

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Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Principal Investigator

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Jean-Marc NACCACHE, PH
Principal Investigator Affiliation Assistance Publique - Hôpitaux de Paris
Agency Class

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Other
Overall Status Recruiting
Countries France
Conditions

The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
Additional Details

Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (AE-IPF) is a major event of IPF with an annual incidence between 5 and 10% and is responsible for the death of one third of IPF patients. When AE-IPF occurs, it is associated with poor survival with an overall mortality at 3 months upper of 50%. To date, no treatment has been proved to be effective in AE-IPF but the efficacy of CYC on survival has been suggested, mainly by retrospective series and needs to be confirmed. This confirmation is mandatory to improve prognosis of AE-IPF but also to avoid unsuspected deleterious effect as it as been shown with immunosuppressor in stable IPF.

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International Sites

Hôpital Tenon, Paris, France

Status

Recruiting

Address

Hôpital Tenon

Paris, ,

Site Contact

Jean-Marc NACCACHE

jean-marc.naccache@tnn.aphp.fr

33 (0)1 56 01 61 96

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