A Study To Investigate The Effect Of Inhaled Fluticasone Propionate On The Bronchial Responsiveness To Leukotriene D4 In Asthmatics Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 29, 2007
Last Update Posted : February 12, 2013
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Brief Summary:
Investigate if asthmatics treated with FLIXOTIDE (FP) 500 mcg BID during 14 days get reduced bronchial reactivity after inhalation of Leukotriene D4. Two 14 days treatment periods where patients received FP 500 MCG BID and placebo. Washout at least 21 days between treatments. Bronchial challenge with methacholine and Leukotriene D4 were performed before the start of each treatment period and on treatment days 13 and 14 respectively.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Asthma Mild Asthma Drug: FLIXOTIDE Diskus 500 mcg (Fluticasone Propionate) Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 14 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Study to Investigate the Effect of Inhaled Fluticasone Propionate on the Bronchial Responsiveness to Leukotriene D4 in Asthmatics Patients
Study Start Date : November 2002
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2004
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2004

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. LTD4 PC20

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Shift in methacholine PD20

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 50 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No


  • Diagnosed history of asthma
  • Non smoker last two years
  • < 5 pack years
  • FEV1 >70% of predicted
  • Mild and stable asthma
  • Only using short acting b2-agonist as rescue for the last 4 weeks
  • Have a history of atopy.


  • Any significant respiratory disease, other than asthma
  • Subjects with seasonal asthma may not be included if they are in their season
  • Use of oral or inhaled glucocorticosteroid for the last 3 months and long-acting or oral b2-agonists, anticholinergic bronchodilators, cromones, antihistamines, theophyllines and antileukotrienes within two weeks
  • Upper or lower RTI within 6 weeks
  • Evidence of any disease that in the investigators mind would affect the results of the study
  • Participating in another study within 4 weeks
  • Females who are pregnant, intend to be or who are lactating
  • Methacholine PD20 > 454mcg
  • Negative scin prick test

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00453778

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline

Responsible Party: E.D. Derilus; Clinical Disclosure Advisor, GSK Clinical Disclosure Identifier: NCT00453778     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: FMS40273
First Posted: March 29, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 12, 2013
Last Verified: February 2013

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
mild asthma
bronchial challenge
leukotriene D4

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