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A Comparison of Symbicort® pMDI 2 x 160/4.5 μg Bid and 2 x 80/4.5 μg Bid With Formoterol Turbuhaler® 2 x 4.5 μg Bid and Placebo in Patients With COPD

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00206167
First received: September 13, 2005
Last updated: March 26, 2009
Last verified: March 2009
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to compare Symbicort in a pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI) with formoterol and placebo in the long-term maintenance treatment of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Drug: Budesonide/formoterol pMDI
Drug: Formoterol Turbuhaler
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 12-Month Double-Blind, Double-Dummy, Randomized, Parallel Group, Multicenter Efficacy and Safety Study of Symbicort® pMDI 2 x 160/4.5 μg Bid and 2 x 80/4.5 μg Bid Compared to Formoterol Turbuhaler® 2 x 4.5 μg Bid and Placebo in Patients With COPD

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pre-dose and 1-hour post-dose FEV1 over the 12 months treatment period

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient-reported outcome variables regarding disease status (incl. PEF), collected via questionnaires and diaries
  • Health care utilization
  • Safety variables, including adverse events, vital signs, ECG, physical examination, hematology, and clinical chemistry.
  • all variables assessed over the 12 months treatment period

Estimated Enrollment: 1600
Study Start Date: April 2005
Study Completion Date: September 2007
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • A clinical diagnosis of COPD with symptoms for more than 2 years.
  • Smoking history of 10 or more pack years
  • A history of at least one COPD exacerbation requiring a course of oral steroids and/or antibiotics within 1-12 months before first visit.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A history of asthma
  • Patients taking oral steroids
  • Any significant disease or disorder that may jeopardize the safety of the patient
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00206167

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Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Study Director: AstraZeneca Symbicort Medical Science Director, MD AstraZeneca
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00206167     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D5899C00001
EurodraCT No: 2004-001 168-28
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Study First Received: September 13, 2005
Last Updated: March 26, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Budesonide, Formoterol Fumarate Drug Combination
Budesonide
Formoterol Fumarate
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Glucocorticoids
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 25, 2017