A Pharmaceopidemiological Study in Patients Who Use Symbicort SMART

This study has been completed.
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First received: July 17, 2007
Last updated: November 30, 2010
Last verified: November 2010
To investigate how common it is that patients using Symibort SMART take high average daily doses that are not considered appropriate by their physician (overuse) or are hospitalised due to their asthma at least partly due to underuse.

Bronchial Asthma

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Pharmaceopidemiological Study in Patients Who Use Symbicort Turbuhaler as Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (Symbicort SMART) Capturing Over Use and Under Use Via the General Practice Research Database

Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: June 2007
Study Completion Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Population comes from Primary Care Clinics and Pulmonary Experts

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Asthma diagnosis, patient registered with the prescribing physician for at least one year before the qualifying prescription of Symbicort, prescription of Symbicort SMART after UK launch of the concept

Exclusion Criteria:

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00503061

United Kingdom
Research Site
London, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Catriona McMahon, MD AZ UK MC
Study Director: Tomas Andersson, MD AZ R&D Lund
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Tomas Andersson, MSD, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00503061     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D5890C00017  GPRD 
Study First Received: July 17, 2007
Last Updated: November 30, 2010
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Independent Scientific Advisory Committee

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Symbicort SMART

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

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on May 26, 2016