Study of Omalizumab in Moderate to Severe Bronchial Asthma

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 4, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 25, 2011
Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.
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Brief Summary:
This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of omalizumab up to 16 weeks in adult patients with moderate to severe bronchial asthma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Asthma Drug: Omalizumab Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 327 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study of Omalizumab in Moderate to Severe Bronchial Asthma
Study Start Date : October 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma
Drug Information available for: Omalizumab

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Morning peak expiratory flow (PEF) at baseline and end of treatment.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pulmonary function parameters measured by spirometer
  2. Frequency of rescue medication use
  3. Symptom score
  4. Activities of daily living score
  5. Nighttime sleep score

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 75 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Allergic asthma patients
  • Inadequately controlled patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • - History of severe anaphylactoid or anaphylactic reactions
  • Previous treatment with omalizumab
  • History of cancer or cancer

Other protocol-defined exclusion criteria may apply

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00232050

Sponsors and Collaborators
Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.
Study Chair: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Japan Novartis Pharmaceuticals Japan Identifier: NCT00232050     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CIGE025A1304
First Posted: October 4, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 25, 2011
Last Verified: October 2011

Keywords provided by Novartis:
Asthma, IgE, Omalizumab

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Anti-Allergic Agents
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents