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Symptom Improvements in Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) 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: NCT00394472
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : November 1, 2006
Results First Posted : March 18, 2013
Last Update Posted : March 18, 2013
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to estimate the effect of AZD3355 as an add-on treatment to a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) on Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms in patients with an incomplete response to PPI treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Drug: AZD3355 Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 244 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo Controlled, Phase IIA Study to Assess the Effect on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Symptoms, Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Tolerability of 4 Weeks Treatment With AZD3355 65 mg Bid as add-on Treatment to a Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI) in Patients With an Incomplete Response to PPI.
Study Start Date : November 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: GERD

Intervention Details:
  • Drug: AZD3355
    Other Name: Lesogaberan

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Number of Participants With at Most One Day With Not More Than Mild Intensity of the Symptoms 'a Burning Feeling Behind the Breastbone' and 'Unpleasant Movement of Material Upwards From the Stomach' During the Last Seven Days of Treatment [ Time Frame: Twice daily during the last seven days on treatment ]
    Symptom intensity rated by participants twice daily on a six-graded Likert scale (Did not have; Very mild; Mild; Moderate; Moderately severe; Severe) using an electronic Reflux Disease Questionnaire (RDQ) diary

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Plasma Concentration (µmol/L) of AZD3355 Analysed From Blood Sample Taken in the Interval One to Two Hours After the First Intake of AZD3355 65 mg Capsule [ Time Frame: An interval of one to two hours after the first intake of AZD3355 65 mg capsule ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   17 Years to 70 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Provision of written informed consent
  • At least 6 months history of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms
  • Continuous treatment with Proton Pump Inhibitor (PPI)
  • Ability to read and write

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Prior surgery of the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract
  • History of clinically significant diseases other than GERD
  • Need for concomitant medication with drugs that may influence gastrointestinal symptoms

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00394472

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Adelaide, Australia
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Brussels, Belgium
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Eupen, Belgium
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Wilrijk, Belgium
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Ales, France
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Angers, France
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Bordeaux, France
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Lyon, France
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Nantes, France
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Koblenz, Germany
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Koln, Germany
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Ludwigshafen, Germany
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Munchen, Germany
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Oelde, Germany
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Potsdam, Germany
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Wangen, Germany
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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Budapest, Hungary
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Gyor, Hungary
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Nagykanizsa, Hungary
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Pecs, Hungary
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Siofok, Hungary
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Szeged, Hungary
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Szombathely, Hungary
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VAC, Hungary
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Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Alesund, Norway
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Bergen, Norway
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Levanger, Norway
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Oslo, Norway
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RUD, Norway
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Stavanger, Norway
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Tromso, Norway
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Trondheim, Norway
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Brasov, Romania
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Bucharest, Romania
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Satu-mare, Romania
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Targu Mures, Romania
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: Göran Hasselgren, MD AstraZeneca
Principal Investigator: Guy Boeckxstaens, MD Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam
Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
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Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00394472    
Other Study ID Numbers: D9120C00011
EUDRACT No 2006-003541-16
First Posted: November 1, 2006    Key Record Dates
Results First Posted: March 18, 2013
Last Update Posted: March 18, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013
Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Patient reported symptoms
Proton pump inhibitor
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Gastroesophageal Reflux
Esophagitis, Peptic
Esophageal Motility Disorders
Deglutition Disorders
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Peptic Ulcer
Duodenal Diseases
Intestinal Diseases
Stomach Diseases
Gastrointestinal Agents
GABA-A Receptor Agonists
GABA Agonists
GABA Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs