The Effect Of AVANDIA On The Late Asthmatic Response

This study has been completed.
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First received: April 25, 2006
Last updated: December 10, 2009
Last verified: December 2009
This study is to investigate the effects of AVANDIA on the asthmatic response.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Avandia
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Pharmacodynamics Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised Double-blind Two-period Crossover Study to Investigate the Effect of Treatment With Repeat Doses of a PPAR Gamma Agonist on the Allergen-induced Late Asthmatic Response in Subjects With Mild Asthma Compared With Repeat Doses of Placebo.

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The effect of repeat oral doses of AVANDIA for 28 days on the late asthmatic response to inhaled allergen. Measured as lung function 4-10 hours after allergen challenge after 28 days dosing.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The early asthmatic response to allergen, bronchial challenge, nitric oxide, markers of inflammation and safety/tolerability.

Estimated Enrollment: 34
Study Start Date: July 2005

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Mild asthmatic treated with short-acting beta agonists only, non-smoker.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Inability to abstain from medications other than short-acting beta agonists and paracetamol.
  • Recent administration of steroids.
  • Recent respiratory infection or exacerbation of asthma.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00318630

New Zealand
GSK Investigational Site
Wellington, New Zealand, 6035
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Study Director, GSK Identifier: NCT00318630     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 104385 
Study First Received: April 25, 2006
Last Updated: December 10, 2009
Health Authority: New Zealand: Medsafe

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Asthma AVANDIA Inflammation

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