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Efficacy of Ciclesonide vs Placebo Administered as Once Daily or Twice Daily in Patients Not Treated With Inhaled Corticosteroid.

This study has been completed.
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First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: April 7, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
To investigate the efficacy of ciclesonide MDI either as once daily or twice daily in patients with mild to moderate asthma, who have not previously been treated with an inhaled corticosteroid.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Ciclesonide (XRP1526)
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multinational,Multicenter,Randomized,Double-Blind,Placebo-Controlled,Parallel-Group Study to Assess the Efficacy of Ciclesonide Metered-Dose Inhaler at a Daily Dose of 160 μg Administered Either in a Once-Daily in the Morning Regimen (160 μg qd AM) for 16 Weeks or in a 160 μg qd AM Regimen for 12 Weeks Preceded by a Twice-Daily Regimen (80 μg Bid) for 4 Weeks,or in an 80 μg Bid Regimen for 16 Weeks,in Adults and Adolescents With Mild to Moderate Persistent Asthma Not Treated With Steroids

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline to Week 16 in FEV1

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Symptom scores, rescue albuterol use and morning peak flow measurements

Enrollment: 708
Study Start Date: September 2005
Study Completion Date: February 2007
Primary Completion Date: February 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females 12 years or older
  • History of persistent bronchial asthma for at least 6 months
  • Documented use of bronchodilators (short acting only) only or methylxanthines for at least 1 month before screening
  • At screening, FEV1 60 to 90% of predicted. Reversibility of FEV1 by at least 12% post-bronchodilator
  • Be able to use oral inhalers
  • Non-smokers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of life-threatening asthma
  • Other pulmonary diseases
  • URI within 4 weeks before screening
  • Use of systemic steroids within 6 months before screening. Use of inhaled steroids within 30 days before screening. More than 2 in-patient hospitalizations or ER visits due to asthma exacerbations in the prior year before screening
  • Pregnant or breast-feeding females
  • Females of child-bearing potential not using adequate means of birth control
  • Clinically relevant cardiovascular, hepatic, neurologic, endocrine, or other major systemic disease
  • Abnormal clinical laboratory parameters that would limit participation in the study or interfere with interpretation of study results
  • History of drug or alcohol abuse
  • Treatment with any investigational product within 30 days prior to study entry
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00174720

United States, New Jersey
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States, 08807
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Santiago, Chile
Costa Rica
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
San José, Costa Rica
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Tallinn, Estonia
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Natanya, Israel
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Riga, Latvia
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Mexico, Mexico
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Warszawa, Poland
Puerto Rico
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Russian Federation
Sanofi-Aventis Administrative Office
Moscow, Russian Federation
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis Identifier: NCT00174720     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: EFC6164
Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: April 7, 2009

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Glucocorticosteroid. Bronchospasm

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
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