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SOLO-Symbicort® in the Treatment of Persistent Asthma in Adolescents & Adults

This study has been completed.
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AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: October 12, 2005
Last updated: January 11, 2008
Last verified: January 2008
The purpose of this study is to compare Symbicort Single Inhaler treatment with the Best Conventional Practice in patients with persistent asthma

Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma Drug: Budesonide/formoterol Turbuhaler Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Comparison of Symbicort® Single Inhaler Therapy (Symbicort® 200 Turbuhaler® 1 Inhalation b.i.d. Plus as Needed) & Conventional Best Practice for the Treatment of Persistent Asthma in Adolescents & Adults-a 26-Week, Randomised, Open-Label, Parallel Group, Multicentre Study

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to first severe asthma exacerbation

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of asthma exacerbations
  • Mean use of as-needed medication
  • Prescribed asthma medication
  • Patient reported Outcomes
  • Health care resource use
  • Safety: Adverse Events, Serious Adverse Events and discontinuations due to Adverse Events
  • Induced sputum will be sampled from a subset of patients
  • All variables assessed over the 6 months treatment period

Estimated Enrollment: 1300
Study Start Date: May 2004
Study Completion Date: October 2005
Primary Completion Date: October 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of asthma < 3 months
  • Prescribed daily use of glucocorticosteroids for at least 3 months prior to Visit 1

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Smoking history > 10 pack-years
  • Asthma exacerbation requiring change in asthma treatment during the last 14 days prior to inclusion
  • Any significant disease or disorder that my jeopardize the safety of the patient.

Additional inclusion and exclusion criteria will be evaluated by the investigator.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00238784

Canada, British Columbia
Research Site
Aldergrove, British Columbia, Canada
Canada, Ontario
Research Site
Bolton, Ontario, Canada
Research Site
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: AstraZeneca Rita Medical Science Director, MD AstraZeneca
  More Information

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number): Identifier: NCT00238784     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D5890L00004
Study First Received: October 12, 2005
Last Updated: January 11, 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Formoterol Fumarate
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
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists processed this record on September 20, 2017