Efficacy and Safety of Nasonex vs. Placebo in Subjects With SAR and Concomitant Asthma (Study P03280)

This study has been terminated.
(Recruitment challenges.)
Integrated Therapeutics Group
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: October 7, 2003
Last updated: June 29, 2015
Last verified: June 2015
An association between seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR) and allergic asthma has been established through epidemiologic, pathophysiologic, and therapeutic studies. This study will compare Nasonex Nasal Spray to Placebo in treating the nasal and asthma symptoms experienced by subjects with SAR and concomitant asthma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Drug: Nasonex
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Enrollment: 188
Study Start Date: April 2003
Study Completion Date: November 2003
Primary Completion Date: November 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 75 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Subject must have at least a two-year history of seasonal allergic rhinitis and of increase asthma symptoms associated with the allergy season under study.
  • FEV 1 70% of predicted at both Screening and Baseline visits.
  • Subject must demonstrate an increase in absolute FEV 1 less then 12%, with an absolute volume increase of at least 200 ml, after reversibility testing at Screening or within the past 12 months.
  • Subjects must be skin test positive (skin prick test with a wheal diameter at least 3mm larger than the diluent control or intradermal testing with the wheal diameter at least 7 mm larger than diluent control) at screening, or within 12 months prior to the screening visit, to a seasonal allergen (which may include seasonal molds) prevalent during the study period.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with asthma who require chronic use of inhaled or systemic corticosteroids.
  • Subjects who are morbidly obese (BMI>35)
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Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00070707     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P03280 
Study First Received: October 7, 2003
Last Updated: June 29, 2015
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:
Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
Concomitant Asthma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Nose Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases

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