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Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of QAU145 in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: July 25, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 4, 2012
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals )
This study will investigate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic response of patients with cystic fibrosis to administration of QAU145 via intranasal spray.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cystic Fibrosis Drug: QAU145 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Two-part, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Ascending Single-dose, Adaptive Study to Evaluate Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of QAU145 Administered Via a Nasal Spray Pump to Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

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Further study details as provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacodynamic response to single intranasal doses of QAU145 in cystic fibrosis patients using nasal potential difference measurements up to 6 hours post-dose. [ Time Frame: Part I: Baseline, 2 hr post dose, after each dose, end of Part I. Part II: Pre dose and 2 hours post each dose ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and tolerability of single ascending doses assessed by nasal examinations, adverse events, medications, and a nasal symptom questionnaire. Pharmacokinetics up to 6 hours post-dose [ Time Frame: Part I: Throughout study (about 8 weeks) Part II: Throughout study (about 9 weeks) ]

Enrollment: 9
Study Start Date: July 2007
Study Completion Date: November 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Drug: QAU145
Placebo Comparator: 2
Drug: Placebo


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female (women must be post-menopausal or surgically sterile) subjects with cystic fibrosis ages 18 to 50.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any presence of seasonal or non-seasonal allergies affecting the nose, nasal passages, throat or sinuses within 2 weeks prior to dosing.
  • Any upper respiratory tract infection or signs or symptoms within 2 weeks prior to dosing.
  • Any presence of nasal polyps or structural abnormalities, frequent history of nose bleeding, or any recent nasal surgery (within 12 weeks prior to dosing).
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00506792

United States, Alabama
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama, United States, 35294-0006
Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Principal Investigator: Novartis Investigative site
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Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00506792     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CQAU145A2201
First Submitted: July 22, 2007
First Posted: July 25, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 4, 2012
Last Verified: May 2012

Keywords provided by Novartis ( Novartis Pharmaceuticals ):
Cystic fibrosis, QAU145, nasal potential difference

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cystic Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes
Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases