QVA149 Versus Fluticasone/Salmeterol in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) (ILLUMINATE)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01315249
First received: March 11, 2011
Last updated: July 9, 2013
Last verified: July 2013
Results First Received: February 28, 2013  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Interventions: Drug: indacaterol and glycopyrronium (QVA149)
Drug: Placebo to fluticasone/salmeterol
Drug: fluticasone/salmeterol
Drug: Placebo to indacaterol and glycopyrronium (QVA149)

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Recruitment Details
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All eligible patients were randomized to one of the 2 arms in a 1:1 ratio for 26 weeks of treatment.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
A total of 523 patients were randomized. A total of 522 patients (99.8%) were included in the Full analysis Set (FAS) and Safety set. One patient was excluded who was randomized in error and did not receive study medication.

Reporting Groups
  Description
QVA149 Participants received indacaterol and glycopyrronium (QVA149) and placebo to fluticasone/salmeterol.
Fluticasone/Salmeterol Participants received fluticasone/salmeterol and placebo to indacaterol and glycopyrronium (QVA149).

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    QVA149     Fluticasone/Salmeterol  
STARTED     259     264  
COMPLETED     215     217  
NOT COMPLETED     44     47  
Adverse Event                 22                 26  
Withdrawal by Subject                 11                 10  
Protocol Violation                 8                 5  
Abnormal test results                 1                 2  
Administrative problems                 1                 0  
inability to use device                 1                 0  
Lack of Efficacy                 0                 1  
Lost to Follow-up                 0                 2  
Death                 0                 1  



  Baseline Characteristics


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second Area Under the Curve (FEV1 AUC) 0-12   [ Time Frame: Week 26 ]

2.  Secondary:   Standardized Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second Area Under the Curve (FEV1 AUC) 0-12 Hours   [ Time Frame: Week 12 ]

3.  Secondary:   Forced Vital Capacity at All-time Points (Week 12)   [ Time Frame: -45 min, -15 min predose; 5 min, 30 min, 1 hr, 2hr, 4 hr, 8 hr, 12 hr post-dose on week 12 ]

4.  Secondary:   Forced Vital Capacity at All-time Points (Week 26)   [ Time Frame: -45 min, -15 min predose; 5 min, 30 min, 1 hr, 2hr, 4 hr, 8 hr, 12 hr post-dose on week 26 ]

5.  Secondary:   Focal Score of the Transitional Dyspnea Index (TDI)   [ Time Frame: 12 weeks and 26 weeks ]

6.  Secondary:   Total Score of the St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ-C)   [ Time Frame: 12 weeks and 26 weeks ]

7.  Secondary:   Mean Change From Baseline in Daily Number of Puffs of Rescue Medication   [ Time Frame: Baseline, 12 weeks and 26 weeks ]

8.  Secondary:   Change From Baseline in Symptom Scores Reported Using the Ediary   [ Time Frame: 12 weeks and 26 weeks ]

9.  Secondary:   Inspiratory Capacity (IC) at All-time Points (12 Weeks)   [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]

10.  Secondary:   Inspiratory Capacity (IC) at All-time Points (26 Weeks)   [ Time Frame: 26 weeks ]

11.  Secondary:   Number of Participants With Adverse Events   [ Time Frame: 26 weeks ]


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Reporting Groups
  Description
QVA149 Participants received indacaterol and glycopyrronium (QVA149) and placebo to fluticasone/salmeterol.
Fluticasone/Salmeterol Participants received fluticasone/salmeterol and placebo to indacaterol and glycopyrronium (QVA149).

Other Adverse Events
    QVA149     Fluticasone/Salmeterol  
Total, other (not including serious) adverse events      
# participants affected / at risk     73/258     82/264  
Infections and infestations      
Nasopharyngitis † 1    
# participants affected / at risk     37/258 (14.34%)     29/264 (10.98%)  
Respiratory, thoracic and mediastinal disorders      
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease † 1    
# participants affected / at risk     44/258 (17.05%)     60/264 (22.73%)  
Events were collected by systematic assessment
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