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Effects of Ciclesonide MDI 50mg/Day and 200mg/Day (Ex-Valve) Once-Daily on Growth in Children With Mild Persistent Asthma

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00270348
First Posted: December 26, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2005
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Collaborator:
Takeda
Information provided by:
Sanofi
  Purpose

The primary objective is to determine if CIC 50 mg/day or 200 mg/day (ex-valve) administered once daily in the morning is non-inferior to placebo with respect to growth velocity in children with mild persistent asthma following a 12-month treatment period

The secondary objective is to investigate changes in growth in terms of bone age (wrist X-ray), and maintenance of asthma control and safety with ciclesonide


Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma Drug: ciclesonide Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Phase III, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Non-Inferiority Study Assessing the Effects of Ciclesonide Metered Dose Inhaler 50 Mg/Day and 200 Mg/Day (Ex-Valve) Administered Once Daily on Growth in Children With Mild Persistent Asthma

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Further study details as provided by Sanofi:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Subject’s height measured w. standard stadiometry techniques. 4 acceptable serial measurements taken at each visit on same equipment by a qualified technician.Median of 4 measurements used the subject’s stadiometer height data

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Blinded assessment of bone age according to Greulich and Pyle radiographic atlas with wrist X-rays. Subjects monitored for AEs and any events occurring during study. Pulmonary function tests performed to measure FEV1 in liters and % of predicted FEV1

Estimated Enrollment: 450
Study Start Date: December 2000
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2004
  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 102 Months   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Females between 5 and 7.5 years and male between 5 and 8.5 years of age with normal heights, a history of mild persistent asthma for at least 3 months prior to visit 1, a forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) of ³80% of predicted following at least a 4-hour albuterol withhold, and treated with non-corticosteroid asthma medications on an as-needed or daily basis, or with low doses of inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) for at least one month prior to Visit 1. Subjects were to be no greater than Stage 1 in the Tanner classification of sexual maturity, and they had to be able to demonstrate effective use of the MDI devices and perform reproducible pulmonary function test.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with a history of life-threatening asthma, severe respiratory impairment, history of abnormal growth, concurrent disease or condition which may substantially affect growth, previous requirement for daily or alternate day oral corticosteroids (OCS) treatment for ³60 days within the 2 years of Visit 3 and/or any use of OCS within 30 days prior to Visit 1 or during the run-in period, previous treatment with moderate or high doses of inhaled corticosteroid during the 30 days prior to Visit 1
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  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00270348     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: LTS6159
XRP1526B - 343
First Submitted: December 22, 2005
First Posted: December 26, 2005
Last Update Posted: December 28, 2005
Last Verified: December 2005

Keywords provided by Sanofi:
Asthma
Safety
Pediatrics

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Ciclesonide
Glucocorticoids
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Allergic Agents