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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

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00206167
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 27, 2009
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
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 or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Drug: Budesonide/formoterol pMDI Drug: Formoterol Turbuhaler Phase 3

Study Design

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 1600 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
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
Study Start Date : April 2005
Study Completion Date : September 2007

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Outcome Measures

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

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

Eligibility Criteria

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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
Contacts and Locations

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): 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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First Posted: September 21, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 27, 2009
Last Verified: March 2009

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