MK0476 Study in Adult Patients With Allergic Rhinitis (0476-378)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: March 9, 2007
Last updated: June 23, 2015
Last verified: June 2015
The clinical study evaluates the efficacy and safety of MK0476 in adult patients with allergic rhinitis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Rhinitis Allergic
Drug: MK0476, montelukast sodium / Duration of Treatment: 2 Weeks
Drug: Comparator: placebo / Duration of Treatment: 2 Weeks
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Mk0476 Phase II Dose Finding Study -Allergic Rhinitis-

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The change from baseline in the composite nasal symptoms score (average over the 2-week treatment period) in seasonal allergic rhinitis

Enrollment: 945
Study Start Date: February 2004
Study Completion Date: March 2004
Primary Completion Date: March 2004 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients with seasonal allergic rhinitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have nasal diseases (e.g., nasal polyp, septonasal arcuation, hypertrophic rhinitis), upper respiratory infection, sinusitis, infectious rhinitis, ocular infection and those disease severe enough to interfere with assessment of effectiveness
  • Patients who have rhinitis medicamentosa, or nonallergic rhinitis (e.g., vasomotor rhinitis, eosinophilia rhinitis)
  • Patient has a disease of the cardiovascular, hepatic, renal, hematologic systems, or other severe disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00446186

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00446186     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0476-378  2007_009 
Study First Received: March 9, 2007
Last Updated: June 23, 2015
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Nose Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Cytochrome P-450 CYP1A2 Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inducers
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Leukotriene Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Respiratory System Agents processed this record on May 26, 2016