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NEXIUM® in the Treatment of Moderate and Severe Erosive Esophagitis

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00206180
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : March 26, 2009
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to decide if controlling stomach acid is related to healing of erosive esophagitis after treatment with esomeprazole magnesium (NEXIUM®) 10 mg and 40 mg once daily.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Erosive Esophagitis Reflux Esophagitis Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Drug: esomeprazole magnesium (oral medication) Phase 4

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Official Title: A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized Trial of the Relationship of Intragastric Acid Control and Healing Status of Moderate and Severe Erosive Esophagitis After Treatment With Esomeprazole Magnesium (NEXIUM®) 10 mg and 40 mg Once Daily
Study Start Date : June 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2005

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To determine the relationship between 24-hour intragastric pH at Day 5 and healing status of moderate to severe erosive esophagitis, after 4 weeks of treatment with 2 doses of esomeprazole magnesium.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Secondary outcomes and the relationship to pH will also be assessed.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or non-pregnant, non-lactating female patients between the ages of 18 and 75 years
  • Patients must have moderate to severe erosive esophagitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Significant gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Severe heart, lung, liver or kidney disease
  • Esophagitis not related to acid reflux

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00206180

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Study Director: Nexium Medical Science Director, MD AstraZeneca

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00206180     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D9612L00062
First Posted: September 21, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 26, 2009
Last Verified: March 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophagitis, Peptic
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Peptic Ulcer
Duodenal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Stomach Diseases
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action