Pilot Study in Patients With Symptomatic Steroid-Naive Asthma

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 20, 2001
Last Update Posted : March 7, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Facet Biotech

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to evaluate an investigational medication to treat chronic asthma. The research is being conducted at 20 clinical research sites in the US and is open to both men and women ages 18 to 70 years. Participants in the study will have a number of visits to a research site over an 8-month period. All study-related care and medication is provided to qualified participants at no cost. This includes all visits, examinations and laboratory work.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Asthma Drug: anti-IL-4 monoclonal antibody (pascolizumab) Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase I/II, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Pilot Study of SB 240683 in Patients With Symptomatic Steroid-Naive Asthma
Study Start Date : August 2001
Actual Primary Completion Date : February 2003
Actual Study Completion Date : February 2003

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • At least a 6-month history of asthma
  • No use of inhaled, oral or injectable steroids for at least 1 month prior to enrollment

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with > 10 pack years of smoking history or smoking within 12 months of study enrollment
  • No significant disease other than asthma

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00024544

United States, California
Allergy Research Foundation
Los Angeles, California, United States, 90025
Southern California Research
Mission Viejo, California, United States, 92691
Clinical Trials of Orange Cnty., Inc.
Orange, California, United States, 92868
Allergy Associates Medical Group, Inc.
San Diego, California, United States, 92120
Allergy and Asthma Associates Santa Clara Valley Research Center
San Jose, California, United States, 95117
Bensch Research Associates
Stockton, California, United States, 95207
United States, Colorado
National Jewish Medical and Research Center
Denver, Colorado, United States, 80206
United States, Illinois
ICSL Clinical Studies
Normal, Illinois, United States, 61761
United States, Massachusetts
Respiratory Therapy and Pulmonary Clinical Research Brigham & Women's Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 02115
New England Clinical Studies
N. Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States, 02747
United States, Minnesota
Clinical Research Institute
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402
United States, Missouri
The Clinical Research Center, LLC
St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63141
United States, Nebraska
Center for Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Creighton University
Omaha, Nebraska, United States, 68131
United States, New Jersey
Princeton Center for Clinical Research
Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 08540
United States, Oregon
Allergy, Asthma, and Dermatology Research Center, LLC
Lake Oswego, Oregon, United States, 97035
United States, Pennsylvania
Valley Clinical Research Center
Easton, Pennsylvania, United States, 18045
United States, Texas
Clinical Trials North Houston
Houston, Texas, United States, 77090
United States, Wisconsin
University of Wisconsin Medical School
Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
Sponsors and Collaborators
Facet Biotech

Responsible Party: Facet Biotech Identifier: NCT00024544     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 683-803
First Posted: September 20, 2001    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 7, 2012
Last Verified: March 2012

Keywords provided by Facet Biotech:
anti-IL-4 monoclonal antibody

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Antibodies, Monoclonal
Immunologic Factors
Physiological Effects of Drugs