Effect of Roflumilast in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients Treated With Tiotropium: The HELIOS Study (BY217/M2-128)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Takeda
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00424268
First received: January 18, 2007
Last updated: May 4, 2012
Last verified: August 2011
Results First Received: March 17, 2011  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Interventions: Drug: Roflumilast
Drug: Placebo

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Roflumilast Roflumilast 500 µg, once daily, oral and tiotropium 18 µg, once daily, inhaled
Placebo Placebo, once daily, oral and tiotropium 18 µg, once daily, inhaled

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Roflumilast     Placebo  
STARTED     371 [1]   372 [1]
COMPLETED     309     333  
NOT COMPLETED     62     39  
[1] Includes all randomized patients who took at least one dose of the investigational drug.



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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Roflumilast Roflumilast 500 µg, once daily, oral and tiotropium 18 µg, once daily, inhaled
Placebo Placebo, once daily, oral and tiotropium 18 µg, once daily, inhaled
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
    Roflumilast     Placebo     Total  
Number of Participants  
[units: participants]
  371     372     743  
Age  
[units: years]
Mean ± Standard Deviation
  64.2  ± 9.1     64.0  ± 9.3     64.1  ± 9.2  
Gender  
[units: participants]
     
Female     109     105     214  
Male     262     267     529  



  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Pre-bronchodilator Forced Expiratory Volume in First Second (FEV1)   [ Time Frame: Change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment ]
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Measure Type Primary
Measure Title Pre-bronchodilator Forced Expiratory Volume in First Second (FEV1)
Measure Description Mean change from baseline during the treatment period in pre-bronchodilator FEV1 [L]
Time Frame Change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment  
Safety Issue No  

Population Description
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ITT (Intention to Treat) analysis. Number of participants analyzed = number of participants with data available.

Reporting Groups
  Description
Roflumilast Roflumilast 500 µg, once daily, oral and tiotropium 18 µg, once daily, inhaled
Placebo Placebo, once daily, oral and tiotropium 18 µg, once daily, inhaled

Measured Values
    Roflumilast     Placebo  
Number of Participants Analyzed  
[units: participants]
  365     364  
Pre-bronchodilator Forced Expiratory Volume in First Second (FEV1)  
[units: mL]
Least Squares Mean ± Standard Error
  65  ± 12     -16  ± 12  


Statistical Analysis 1 for Pre-bronchodilator Forced Expiratory Volume in First Second (FEV1)
Groups [1] All groups
Method [2] ANCOVA
P Value [3] <0.0001
Mean Difference (Net) [4] 80
Standard Error of the mean ± 15
95% Confidence Interval ( 51 to 110 )
[1] Additional details about the analysis, such as null hypothesis and power calculation:
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[2] Other relevant method information, such as adjustments or degrees of freedom:
  Repeated measurements analysis (change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment taking all post-randomization measurements into account).
[3] Additional information, such as whether or not the p-value is adjusted for multiple comparisons and the a priori threshold for statistical significance:
  No adjustment of the significance level (0.05) was done as a hierarchical approach for hypotheses testing was used.
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2.  Secondary:   Post-bronchodilator FEV1   [ Time Frame: Change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment ]

3.  Secondary:   COPD Exacerbation Rate (Moderate or Severe)   [ Time Frame: 24 weeks treatment period ]

4.  Secondary:   Transition Dyspnea Index (TDI) Focal Score   [ Time Frame: Change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment ]

5.  Secondary:   Shortness of Breath Questionnaire (SOBQ) Total Score   [ Time Frame: Change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment ]


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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There IS an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.
The agreement is:
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is less than or equal to 60 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.
unchecked The only disclosure restriction on the PI is that the sponsor can review results communications prior to public release and can embargo communications regarding trial results for a period that is more than 60 days but less than or equal to 180 days. The sponsor cannot require changes to the communication and cannot extend the embargo.


Limitations and Caveats
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Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Respiratory Medical Advisor
Organization: Nycomed GmbH
phone: 0049-7531-840
e-mail: clinicaltrials@nycomed.com


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Responsible Party: Nycomed
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00424268     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BY217/M2-128, 2006-004508-37
Study First Received: January 18, 2007
Results First Received: March 17, 2011
Last Updated: May 4, 2012
Health Authority: Austria: Federal Office for Safety in Health Care
France: Afssaps - Agence française de sécurité sanitaire des produits de santé (Saint-Denis)
Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices
Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy
Italy: The Italian Medicines Agency
Spain: Spanish Agency of Medicines
United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency