Dose Response Study of Levalbuterol in the Prevention of Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction Compared to Racemic Albuterol in Pediatric Subjects

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Sunovion
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00685347
First received: May 23, 2008
Last updated: February 21, 2012
Last verified: February 2012
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to investigate, using an exercise challenge approach, the dose response of levalbuterol HFA MDI in pediatric subjects with asthma


Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma
Bronchoconstriction
Drug: Levalbuterol HFA MDI
Drug: Racemic Albuterol
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Dose Response Study of Levalbuterol and Racemic Albuterol HFA MDI in Pediatric Subjects With Asthma

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Sunovion:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Maximum percent decrease in FEV1 from visit post-dose/pre-challenge FEV1 [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Area under the percent decrease from visit post-dose/pre-challenge FEV1 curve [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Area under the percent decrease from visit pre-dose FEV1 curve. [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Minimum percent change in FEV1 from visit pre-dose FEV1. [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Minimum percent change in FEV1 from visit post dose/pre-challenge FEV1 [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • percent change in FEV1 from visit predose to the post-dose/pre-challenge FEV1 [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Time to recovery (min), Protected/Unprotected Subjects Counts [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Area under the percent decrease from visit post-dose/pre-challenge FVC, [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Maximum percent decrease in FVC from visit post-dose/pre-challenge FVC [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Minimum percent change in FVC from pre-dose FVC [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Area under the percent decrease from visit post-dose/pre-challenge FEF25%-75% curve [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Maximum percent decrease in FEF25-75% from visit post-dose/pre-challenge FEF25-75% [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Minimum percent change in FEF25%-75% from visit pre-dose FEF25-75%. [ Time Frame: Days -7, 0, 5, 10, 15 ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 33
Study Start Date: January 2003
Study Completion Date: June 2003
Primary Completion Date: June 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: A
Subjects randomized to the levalbuterol arm will complete 1 of 6 possible randomization sequences containing (a) levalbuterol 45 µg (1 actuation of 45 µg); (b) levalbuterol 90 µg (2 actuation of 45 µg) and (c) levalbuterol 180 µg (4 actuations of 45 µg each). Subjects will receive treatment, according to the randomization sequence, followed by a 5±2 day washout.
Drug: Levalbuterol HFA MDI
  1. levalbuterol 45 µg (1 actuation of 45 µg); (b) levalbuterol 90 µg (2 actuation of 45 µg) and (c) levalbuterol 180 µg (4 actuations of 45 µg each).
  2. Arm #A
  3. Xopenex HFA MDI
Active Comparator: B
Subjects randomized to racemic albuterol will complete 1 of 6 possible randomization sequences containing (a) racemic albuterol 90 µg (1 actuation of 90 µg); (b) racemic albuterol 180 µg (2 actuations of 90 µg) and (c) racemic albuterol 360 µg (4 actuations of 90 µg). Subjects will receive treatment, according to the randomization sequence, followed by a 5±2 day washout.
Drug: Racemic Albuterol
  1. racemic albuterol 90 µg (1 actuation of 90 µg); (b) racemic albuterol 180 µg (2 actuations of 90 µg) and (c) racemic albuterol 360 µg (4 actuations of 90 µg).
  2. Arm #B
  3. Proventil HFA MDI

Detailed Description:

A randomized, double-blind, active controlled, multicenter, parallel treatment, 3x3 dose level crossover study evaluating the dose response of levalbuterol in pediatric subjects between the ages of 6 and 11, inclusive with exercise induced bronchoconstriction. This study was previously posted by Sepracor Inc. In October 2009, Sepracor Inc. was acquired by Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma., and in October 2010, Sepracor Inc's name was changed to Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 11 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subject, male or female, must be between the ages of 6 to 11 years, inclusive, at the time of consent.
  • Female subjects who are 8 years of age or older must have a negative serum pregnancy test.
  • Subject must have a documented diagnosis of asthma for a minimum of 6 months prior to study start
  • Subject must be in good health with the exception of their reversible airways disease and not suffering from any chronic condition that might affect their respiratory function.
  • Subject must have a chest X-ray for the study or within 12 months prior to randomization.
  • Subject's parent/legal guardian must be able to complete the diary cards and medical event calendars reliably on a daily basis and understand dosing instructions. Any minor subject who is not able to do this must have a parent/legal guardian who can assist them during the study with these activities.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Female subject who is pregnant or lactating.
  • Subject who has participated in an investigational drug study within 30 days of study start, or who is currently participating in another clinical trial.
  • Subject whose schedule prevents him or her from starting study visits before 2:30-4:00 PM.
  • Subject who is unwilling or physically unable to perform the exercise challenges as described in the protocol.
  • Subject who has travel commitments during the study that would interfere with trial measurements or compliance or both.
  • Subject who has a history of hospitalization for asthma within 4 weeks prior to study start, or who is scheduled for in-patient hospitalization, including elective surgery during the course of the trial.
  • Subject with a known sensitivity to levalbuterol or racemic albuterol, or any of the excipients contained in any of these formulations.
  • Subject using any prescription drug with which albuterol sulfate administration is contraindicated.
  • Subject with currently diagnosed life-threatening asthma defined as a history of asthma episodes requiring intubation, associated with hypercapnia, respiratory arrest, or hypoxic seizures within 3 months prior to study start.
  • Subject with a history of cancer (exception: basal cell carcinoma in remission).
  • Subject with hyperthyroidism, diabetes, hypertension, cardiac diseases or seizure disorders.
  • Subject with a history of substance abuse or drug abuse within 12 months preceding study start.
  • Subject with a history of cigarette smoking or use of any tobacco products.
  • Subject with a documented history of bronchopulmonary aspergillosis or any form of allergic alveolitis.
  • Subject who has suffered from a clinically significant upper or lower respiratory tract infection in the 3 weeks prior to study start.
  • Subjects with unstable asthma; or who have had a change in asthma therapy; or a visit to the Emergency Department or hospital for worsening asthma within 4 weeks.
  • Subject who is a staff member or relative of a staff member.
  Contacts and Locations
Choosing to participate in a study is an important personal decision. Talk with your doctor and family members or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the Contacts provided below. For general information, see Learn About Clinical Studies.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00685347

Locations
United States, California
Long Beach, California, United States
United States, Colorado
Denver, Colorado, United States
Englewood, Colorado, United States
United States, Massachusetts
Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States
United States, Texas
Dallas, Texas, United States
United States, Virginia
Burke, Virginia, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sunovion
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Sunovion
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00685347     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 051-312
Study First Received: May 23, 2008
Last Updated: February 21, 2012
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Sunovion:
Asthma
Exercised induced bronchoconstriction

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Albuterol
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Tocolytic Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on August 25, 2014