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Intranasal Steroids and the Nasal Ocular Response

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: May 16, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Robert Naclerio, University of Chicago
Eye symptoms of tearing, redness and itch frequently occur in patients with allergic rhinitis or hayfever. The purpose of this study is to learn whether placing allergen (the substance that causes allergies) in the nose several days in a row will cause an increase in eye symptoms and whether receiving a nasal steroid spray will prevent these eye symptoms.

Condition Intervention Phase
Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Drug: fluticasone furoate Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Intranasal Steroids Prevent Antigen-Induced Hyperresponsiveness of the Nasal Ocular Response

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Further study details as provided by Robert Naclerio, University of Chicago:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in ocular symptoms [ Time Frame: between days 1 and 3 ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • number of eosinophils [ Time Frame: between days 1 and 3 ]

Estimated Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: April 2007
Study Completion Date: February 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: fluticasone furoate
    corticosteroid nasal spray

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria

  1. Males and females between 18 and 45 years of age.
  2. History of grass and/or ragweed allergic rhinitis.
  3. Positive skin test to grass and/or ragweed antigen.
  4. Positive response to screening nasal challenge.

Exclusion Criteria

  1. Physical signs or symptoms suggestive of renal, hepatic or cardiovascular disease.
  2. Pregnant or lactating women.
  3. Upper respiratory infection within 14 days of study start.
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00473915

United States, Illinois
University of Chicago
Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60637
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Chicago
Principal Investigator: Robert m Naclerio, MD University of Chicago
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Robert Naclerio, Professor, University of Chicago
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00473915     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 15061B
First Submitted: May 14, 2007
First Posted: May 16, 2007
Last Update Posted: June 3, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic 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