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Safety of Daily Dose Esomeprazole for GERD for Pediatric and Adolescent Patients

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: NCT00241501
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 19, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 19, 2010
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Brief Summary:
This study is a phase III, multi-centre, randomized, double-blind study to assess the safety and tolerability of once daily treatment with esomeprazole 20 or 40 mg in pediatric and adolescent patients 12 to 17 years of age, inclusive, with clinically diagnosed GERD. The treatment period will be up to 8 weeks.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Drug: Esomeprazole (Nexium) Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 140 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Multicentre, Randomized, Double-blind, Parallel-group Study to Evaluate the Safety of Once Daily Esomeprazole for the Treatment of Clinically Diagnosed Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) in Pediatric and Adolescent Patients 12 to 17 Years of Age, Inclusive.
Study Start Date : February 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: GERD

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. To evaluate safety & how tolerable a once daily treatment with esomeprazole is in pediatric & adolescent patients
  2. 12 to 17 years of age, inclusive, with clinically diagnosed Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (G

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. To evaluate the clinical outcome of once daily treatment with esomeprazole in relieving gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)-associated signs & symptoms in pediatric & adolescent patients 12 to 17 years of age
  2. - Assessment of changes from baseline in daily patient symptom assessment as reported by the patient.
  3. - Assessment of changes from baseline in Physician Global Assessment.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Provision of signed written informed consent from the patient's parent/guardian, and assent from the patient prior to conducting of any study-related procedures.
  • Patients must be male or female between the age of 12 and 17 years, inclusive.
  • Patients must have a clinical diagnosis of GERD made by the investigator based on any of the following factors: history, physical examination, review of systems, laboratory test results, or information from diagnostic testing.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have used a PPI within 14 days prior to randomization, including over-the-counter Prilosec®.
  • Patients who have used any prescription or over-the-counter treatment for symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), such as Histamine 2 Receptor Antagonists (H2RA) or prokinetics, within 3 days prior to randomization. Antacids may be used, except for those containing bismuth.
  • Patients with a known hypersensitivity, allergy, or intolerance to any component of esomeprazole or omeprazole.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00241501

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Study Director: AstraZeneca Nexium Medical Sciences Director, MD AstraZeneca
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Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00241501    
Other Study ID Numbers: D9614C00098
First Posted: October 19, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 19, 2010
Last Verified: November 2010
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Anti-Ulcer Agents
Gastrointestinal Agents
Proton Pump Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action