Compare the Efficacy of Levocetirizine to Montelukast in Reducing Symptoms of SAR in Sensitive Subjects Exposed to Ragweed Pollen

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
UCB, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00315523
First received: April 14, 2006
Last updated: December 13, 2013
Last verified: May 2012
  Purpose

To compare the clinical efficacy of levocetirizine 5 mg and montelukast 10 mg, administered once daily during two consecutive days, on symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis occurring in subjects exposed to ragweed pollen in an environmental exposure unit.


Condition Intervention Phase
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Drug: Levocetirizine
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Double-blind, 3 Parallel Randomized Groups, Therapeutic Confirmatory. Clinical Trial to Compare the Efficacy of Levocetirizine 5 mg and Montelukast 10 mg to Placebo in Reducing SAR Symptoms in Ragweed Sensitive Subjects in an EEC.

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Further study details as provided by UCB, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Compare efficacy of Levocetirizine 5 mg to montelukast 10 mg as measured by the mean change from baseline of major symptoms related to SAR in ragweed sensitive subjects.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduction in other SAR symptoms at different time points; Safety .

Estimated Enrollment: 403
Study Start Date: July 2006
Study Completion Date: October 2006
Primary Completion Date: October 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Have had seasonal allergic rhinitis due to Ragweed for the last 2 consecutive years
  • Subjects who obtain a minimum sum score, considering SAR related symptoms (mean value), as defined by the protocol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any clinically significant condition that might interfere with the treatment evaluation, both for efficacy and safety
  • Have used forbidden concomitant medications as defined by the protocol
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Locations
Canada, Ontario
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB, Inc.
Investigators
Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center UCB, Inc.
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided by UCB, Inc.

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00315523     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A00415
Study First Received: April 14, 2006
Last Updated: December 13, 2013
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Keywords provided by UCB, Inc.:
Levocetirizine
Xyzal
Rhinitis
Allergic
Seasonal
Ragweed

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Rhinitis
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Montelukast
Levocetirizine
Cetirizine
Leukotriene Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Allergic Agents

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