Last updated on February 2020

A Study of Imlifidase in Patients With Guillain-Barr Syndrome


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • Age: Between 18 - 100 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Signed Informed Consent obtained before any study-related procedures.
  2. Willingness and ability to comply with the protocol.
  3. Male or female aged 18 years at the time of screening.
  4. GBS diagnosed according to National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) diagnostic criteria (Asbury et al. 1990).
  5. Onset of weakness due to GBS is not more than 10 days prior to screening.
  6. Unable to walk unaided for >10 meters (grade 3 on GBS FS).
  7. IVIg treatment being considered.
  8. Women of child-bearing potential willing or able to use at least one highly effective contraceptive method from the day of treatment until at least 6 months after the dose of imlifidase if not abstinent. In the context of this study, an effective method is defined as those which result in low failure rate (i.e. less than 1% per year) when used consistently and correctly.
  9. Men willing to use double-barrier contraception from the day of treatment until at least 2 months after the dose of imlifidase if not abstinent.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Previous treatment with imlifidase.
  2. Previous IVIg treatment within 28 days prior to imlifidase treatment.
  3. Subjects who are being considered for, or already on, PE.
  4. Women of child-bearing potential willing or able to use at least one highly effective contraceptive method from the screening visit until at least 180 days following imlifidase dosing.
  5. Clinical evidence of a polyneuropathy of another cause e.g. diabetes mellitus (except mild sensory), alcoholism, vitamin deficiency, or porphyria.
  6. Known selective immunoglobulin A (IgA) deficiency.
  7. Hypersensitivity to IVIg or to any of the excipients.
  8. Immunosuppressive treatment (e.g. azathioprine, cyclosporine, mycophenolate mofetil, tacrolimus, sirolimus or > 20 mg prednisolone daily) during the last month.
  9. Any positive result on screening for serum hepatitis B surface antigen, hepatitis C antibody or human immunodeficiency virus.
  10. Subject known to have a severe concurrent disease, e.g. malignancy, severe cardiovascular disease and severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  11. Any condition that in the opinion of the investigator could increase the subject's risk by participating in the study or confound the outcome of the study.
  12. Known mental incapacity or language barriers precluding adequate understanding of the Informed Consent information and the study activities.
  13. Subjects with clinical signs of ongoing infectious diseases that requires treatment.
  14. Subjects should not have received other investigational drugs within 5 half-lives prior to imlifidase dosing.

Recruitment Status: Open


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