Purpose

The XEN1101 Phase 2 clinical trial is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study that will evaluate the clinical efficacy, safety and tolerability of increasing doses of XEN1101 administered as adjunctive treatment in adult patients diagnosed with focal epilepsy, followed by an optional open-label extension (OLE).

Condition

Eligibility

Eligible Ages
Between 18 Years and 75 Years
Eligible Genders
All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers
No

Inclusion Criteria

  • Be properly informed of the nature and risks of the study and give informed consent in writing, prior to entering the study
  • BMI ≤40 kg/m2
  • Diagnosis (≥2 years) of focal epilepsy according to the International League Against Epilepsy [ILAE] Classification of Epilepsy (2017)
  • Prior neuroimaging within the last 10 years and documentation is available
  • Treatment with a stable dose of 1 to 3 allowable current AEDs for at least one month prior to screening, during baseline, and throughout the duration of the DBP
  • Must be willing to comply with the contraception requirements
  • Males must agree not to donate sperm from the time of the first administration of study drug until 6 months after the last dose. Females must agree not to donate ova from the time of the first administration of study drug until 6 months after the last dose.
  • Able to keep accurate seizure diaries

Exclusion Criteria

  • History of pseudoseizures, psychogenic seizures, primary generalized seizure, or focal aware non-motor seizures only
  • Presence or previous history of Lennox-Gastaut syndrome
  • Seizures secondary to other diseases or conditions
  • History of repetitive seizures within the last 12 months where the individual seizures cannot be counted
  • History of neurosurgery for seizures <1 year prior to enrollment, or radiosurgery <2 years prior to enrollment
  • Schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, or active suicidal plan/intent in the past 6 months, or a history of suicide attempt in the last 2 years, or more than 1 lifetime suicide attempt
  • History or presence of any significant medical or surgical condition or uncontrolled medical illness at screening, or history of cancer within the past 2 years, with the exception of appropriately treated basal cell or squamous cell carcinoma
  • Any clinically significant abnormalities on pre-study physical examination, vital signs, laboratory values or ECG indicating a medical problem that would preclude study participation including but not limited to:
  • History of presence of long QT syndrome; QTcF > 450 msec at baseline; family history of sudden death of unknown cause
  • History of skin or retinal pigment epithelium abnormalities caused by ezogabine
  • Past use of vigabatrin without stable visual fields tested twice over the 12 months after the last dose of vigabatrin (concomitant use of vigabatrin is not allowed)
  • If felbamate is used as a concomitant AED, patients must be taking it for at least 2 years, with a stable dose for 2 months (or no less than 49 days) and acceptable hematology and LFT history and values prior to Screening. If received in the past, felbamate must have been discontinued 2 months (or no less than 49 days) prior to Screening.
  • Have had multiple drug allergies or a severe drug reaction to an AED(s), including dermatological (e.g., Stevens-Johnson syndrome), hematological, or organ toxicity reactions
  • Current use of a ketogenic diet

Study Design

Phase
Phase 2
Study Type
Interventional
Allocation
Randomized
Intervention Model
Parallel Assignment
Primary Purpose
Treatment
Masking
Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)

Arm Groups

ArmDescriptionAssigned Intervention
Experimental
25 mg XEN1101
Capsule filled with 25 mg XEN1101
  • Drug: XEN1101
    Oral dose
Experimental
20 mg XEN1101
Capsule filled with 20 mg XEN1101
  • Drug: XEN1101
    Oral dose
Experimental
10 mg XEN1101
Capsule filled with 10 mg XEN1101
  • Drug: XEN1101
    Oral dose
Placebo Comparator
Placebo
Placebo capsule
  • Drug: XEN1101
    Oral dose

Recruiting Locations

Banner University Medical Center Phoenix
Phoenix, Arizona 85006

More Details

Status
Recruiting
Sponsor
Xenon Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Study Contact

NCGS, Inc.
1 844 541 4482
clinicaltrials@ncgs.com

Detailed Description

The XEN1101 Phase 2 clinical trial is designed as a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study with an optional open-label extension (OLE) to evaluate the clinical efficacy, safety and tolerability of XEN1101 administered as adjunctive treatment in adult patients aged 18 to 75 years diagnosed with focal epilepsy. Approximately 300 patients will be randomized in a blinded manner to one of three active treatment groups or placebo in a 2:1:1:2 fashion (XEN1101 25 mg : 20 mg : 10 mg : Placebo). After screening, patients will have 8 weeks of baseline to assess frequency of seizures, followed by 8 weeks of treatment and a 6-week post treatment follow-up period. In order to be included in the study, patients must already be treated with a stable dose of 1 to 3 allowable current anti-epileptic drugs for at least one month prior to screening, during baseline, and throughout the double-blind portion (DBP) of the study. During the treatment period, patients will be given XEN1101 or placebo once daily in the evening. A one year OLE will be available to eligible patients who complete the DBP. All patients will receive a 20 mg daily dose of XEN1101 during this extension period.

Notice

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