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Effect of Budesonide on Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Asthmatic Children

This study has been completed.
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AAADRS Clinical Research Center Identifier:
First received: August 28, 2007
Last updated: January 22, 2009
Last verified: January 2009
To study the improvement in airway inflammation in children with asthma non-invasively with exhaled breath NO, a marker of inflammation, after therapy with nebulized budesonide as 0.5mg daily.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Nebulized Budesonide
Device: Nitric Oxide Analyzer
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Phase IV Study of the Effect of Nebulized Budesonide on Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Children, Four to Six Years of Age, With Asthma

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Further study details as provided by AAADRS Clinical Research Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Exhaled breath nitric oxide pre- to post treatment [ Time Frame: two weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Spirometry with peak flow measurements and daily diary scores [ Time Frame: two weeks ]

Enrollment: 16
Study Start Date: August 2007
Study Completion Date: January 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: A
Nebulized budesonide
Drug: Nebulized Budesonide
Pulmicort Respules 0.5mg/2cc
Other Name: Pulmicort Respules 0.5mg/2ml nebulized
Device: Nitric Oxide Analyzer
Niox NO analyzer
Other Name: Niox NO analyzer

Detailed Description:
Comparisons will be made before and after 2 week therapy of nebulized budesonide in children not on prior anti-inflammatory medications.

Ages Eligible for Study:   4 Years to 6 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Asthma diagnosis previously for 6 months
  • Past asthma medication without change for previous 6 months
  • Increased NO levels and ability to perform maneuver
  • ICF signed by parents

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Systemic steroids in past 60 days,inhaled/nebulized steroids in past 4 weeks
  • Hospitalization within 3 months
  • Upper or lower airways active infection or cigarette smoke direct exposure
  • Use of other asthma medications other than bronchodilators one month prior and during the trial
  • Noncompliance
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00522782

United States, Florida
AAADRS Clinical Research Center
Coral Gables, Florida, United States, 33134
Sponsors and Collaborators
AAADRS Clinical Research Center
Principal Investigator: Miguel J Lanz, MD Principal Investigator
  More Information

Responsible Party: Miguel Lanz, MD, AAADRS Identifier: NCT00522782     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRUSBUPR-0062
Study First Received: August 28, 2007
Last Updated: January 22, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Nitric Oxide
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Free Radical Scavengers
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Endothelium-Dependent Relaxing Factors
Vasodilator Agents
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