A Study of the Effect of FTY720 on Pulmonary Function in Patients With Moderate Asthma

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00785083
First received: November 4, 2008
Last updated: May 8, 2009
Last verified: May 2009
  Purpose

This study will evaluate the effect of FTY720 on the lung function of patients with moderate asthma


Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma
Drug: FTY720
Drug: Placebo
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel, Time-Lagged, Ascending, Multi-Centre, Multiple-Dose Study to Measure the Magnitude and Time Course of the Effect of FTY720 on FEV1 and Other Pulmonary Function Tests (FVC, FEF25-75%, and FEV1/FVC) in Patients With Moderate Asthma

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in Pulmonary function tests (particularly Forced Expiratory Volume at 1 sec (FEV1) at Day 10 [ Time Frame: 10 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Safety of FTY720 [ Time Frame: 10 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Use of short acting beta agonists during treatment compared to pre-treatment [ Time Frame: 10 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Pharmacokinetics of FTY720 and FTY720-P [ Time Frame: 10 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 36
Study Start Date: September 2008
Primary Completion Date: February 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: FTY720
Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Placebo

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second of at least 60%
  • History of asthma for at least 6 months
  • Current use of short-acting beta agonists, inhaled long-acting beta agonists and inhaled corticosteroids (up to a specified dose)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of lung disease other than asthma
  • Smokers
  • Use of inhaled corticosteroid above specified dose
  • Use of oral beta agonists or corticosteroids or other asthma medications
  • Hypersensitivity to the drug
  • Respiratory tract infections within 1 month of the study

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00785083

Locations
United Kingdom
Novartis Investigator Site
Manchester, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Novartis Novartis Investigator Site
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00785083     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CFTY720D2102
Study First Received: November 4, 2008
Last Updated: May 8, 2009
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Asthma, adrenergic beta agonists, multiple sclerosis, pulmonary function tests, forced expiratory volume

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Fingolimod
Immunologic Factors
Immunosuppressive Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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