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Asthma Control-A "Patient Follow up Programme" Maintenance and Reliever Therapy in a Single Inhaler

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: August 30, 2007
Last updated: July 8, 2009
Last verified: July 2009
To investigate the change in patient's asthma symptom control using ACQ scores after 4 to 6 weeks of Symbicort Turbuhaler (budesonide/ formoterol) in SMART approach.


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Patient Follow-up Program to Assess Asthma Control in Patients Using Symbicort® as Maintenance and Relief Therapy in a Single Inhaler (Symbicort® SMART: Budesonide/Formoterol 160/4.5 Mcg, 1 or 2 Inhalations x 2 Times Plus Additional Inhalations as Needed)

Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Enrollment: 1254
Study Start Date: July 2007
Study Completion Date: April 2008
Primary Completion Date: March 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Hospital out-patient departments and private clinics in all areas of Vietnam

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Asthma patients from both sexes, age 18 or older
  • Have already been on Symbicort SMART treatment
  • Willing to give written informed consents to participate in the program.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are not willing to give written informed consent
  • Patients in emergency care for asthma at ICUs or COPD patients are excluded from the program.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00524641

Research Site
Hanoi, Vietnam
Research Site
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Chair: Dinh Ngoc SY, MD TB and Lung Disease Hospital, Hanoi
Study Chair: Tran Van Ngoc, MD, PhD Cho Ray Hospital
Study Chair: Nguyen Hong Duc Pharm Ngoc Thach Hospital
Study Chair: Do Van Dung, MD, PhD Ho Chi Minh City Univ of Medicine and Pharmacist
  More Information

Additional Information: Identifier: NCT00524641     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-RVN-SYM-2007/1
Study First Received: August 30, 2007
Last Updated: July 8, 2009

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Budesonide, Formoterol Fumarate Drug Combination
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents processed this record on August 18, 2017