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Bone Mineral Density Study In Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This study has been completed.
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First received: July 19, 2006
Last updated: March 1, 2013
Last verified: March 2013
This study will last up to 3 years. You will visit the clinic up to 14 times. Certain visits will include lung function tests and scans of your bones. The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of the steroid component of an inhaled product on bone mineral density in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD).

Condition Intervention Phase
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
Drug: fluticasone propionate/salmeterol powder
Drug: salmeterol powder
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel-Group Clinical Trial Evaluating the Effect of the Fluticasone Propionate/Salmeterol Combination Product 250/50mcg BID Via DISKUS Versus Salmeterol 50mcg BID Via DISKUS on Bone Mineral Density in Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Bone mineral density measured at the lumbar spine.

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Bone mineral density measured at the total hip.

Estimated Enrollment: 180
Study Start Date: April 2004
Primary Completion Date: September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: fluticasone propionate/salmeterol powder Drug: salmeterol powder
    Other Name: fluticasone propionate/salmeterol powder

Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Established clinical history of COPD.
  • Baseline FEV1 <70% predicted normal, and FEV1/FVC ratio of less than 70%.
  • Smoking history of at least 10 pack-years, where both current and former smokers will be eligible.
  • Must have at least one native, evaluable hip.

Exclusion criteria:

  • History of or evidence for metabolic bone diseases other than osteoporosis or osteopenia.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00355342

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
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Responsible Party: Cheri Hudson; Clinical Disclosure Advisor, GSK Clinical Disclosure Identifier: NCT00355342     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SCO40041 
Study First Received: July 19, 2006
Last Updated: March 1, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
Bone Mineral Density
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Chronic Disease
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Disease Attributes
Pathologic Processes
Salmeterol Xinafoate
Fluticasone Propionate, Salmeterol Xinafoate Drug Combination
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Anti-Allergic Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
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