A Study to Determine the Effect of Montelukast Sodium as an Episode Modifier in the Treatment of Infrequent Episodic Asthma in Children (0476-165)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00140881
First received: August 30, 2005
Last updated: May 24, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
  Purpose

A 53-week study to determine the effect of montelukast sodium when given to children (with infrequent episodic asthma) at the earliest symptoms of an acute episode of asthma.


Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma
Drug: MK0476; montelukast sodium
Drug: Comparator: placebo
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study to Determine the Effect of Montelukast Sodium as an Episode Modifier in the Treatment of Infrequent Episodic Asthma in Children

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Composite unscheduled acute health care resource utilisation (specific for asthma; unscheduled visits, GP attendance, ED attendance and hospital admission).

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Parent/caregiver QOL endpoints.
  • The safety and tolerability of montelukast when use as an episode modifier.
  • The duration and severity of the episode assessed by the parent/caregiver symptom score and the use of b-agonist and oral corticosteroid.

Estimated Enrollment: 300
Study Start Date: June 2000
Primary Completion Date: February 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Years to 14 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females between the ages of 2 and 14 who have infrequent episodic asthma.
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Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Investigators
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Publications:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00140881     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2005_055
Study First Received: August 30, 2005
Last Updated: May 24, 2013
Health Authority: Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Montelukast
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Leukotriene Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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