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Symbicort Single Inhaler Therapy for Asthma in a General Practice Setting

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00235911
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 12, 2005
Last Update Posted : January 24, 2011
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca

Brief Summary:
The primary objective is to compare the effects of Symbicort SiT and treatment according to NHG-guidelines on bronchial hyperresponsiveness in asthmatic patients, as measured by PD20 histamine, and to validate the Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness Questionnaire (BHQ).

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Asthma Drug: budesonide/formoterol Turbuhaler Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 100 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Effects of Symbicort Single Inhaler Therapy on Bronchial Hyper Responsiveness, Asthma Control and Safety in Mild to Moderate Asthmatics in General Practice, Compared to Usual Care Therapy
Study Start Date : September 2003
Primary Completion Date : October 2006
Study Completion Date : December 2006

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma
U.S. FDA Resources




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in PD20 histamine

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. number of asthma-control days, time to first mild asthma exacerbation, number of mild asthma exacerbation days, asthma symptom scores (day and night), FEV1, PEF (morning and evening), Number of inhalations with iGCS and mean dose of iGCS


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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • diagnosis of mild to moderate asthma, FEV1 ³ 60% of predicted normal values pre-bronchodilator, daily use of inhaled GCS during the last 3 months

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Regular need of >4 inhalations of a short-acting b2-agonist/day, known or suspected hypersensitivity to any of the investigational drugs or inhaled lactose, use of any b-blocking agent, having smoked ³10 pack-years

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00235911


Locations
Netherlands
Research Site
Appingedam, Netherlands
Research Site
Groningen, Netherlands
Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Study Director: AstraZeneca Netherlands Medical Director, MD AstraZeneca

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00235911     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BN-00S-0011
First Posted: October 12, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 24, 2011
Last Verified: January 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System 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