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Observational Non-interventional Study With Spiriva in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Patients With Exercise-induced Dyspnoea

This study has been completed.
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Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier:
First received: September 21, 2007
Last updated: November 27, 2013
Last verified: October 2013
This observational non-interventional study is designed to demonstrate the improvement of physical function in COPD patients with exercise-induced dyspnoea on treatment with Spiriva (tiotropium 18 µg capsules) and allows adverse events to be recorded and evaluated.

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Improvement in Physical Functioning (SF-36 Activity Score) in COPD Patients With Exercise-induced Dyspnoea on Treatment With Spiriva® 18 Microgram (Capsules Containing 18 μg Tiotropium).

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Further study details as provided by Boehringer Ingelheim:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The primary endpoint was the proportion of patients with an improvement by ≥10 points in the standardised PF-10 score after 6 weeks of treatment with Spiriva® 18 Microgram [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The secondary endpoint was the change in the standardised PF-10 score within 6 weeks of treatment with Spiriva® 18 Microgram [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

Enrollment: 1296
Study Start Date: April 2007
Primary Completion Date: November 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
Study Design:

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
patients of office-based pulmonology practices

Inclusion Criteria:

Men or women with COPD and a thoracic gas volume (TGV) of < 140% at rest, MRC value of 2 or more.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients cannot be recruited if any of the general or specific contraindications listed in the Patient information leaflet or the Summary of Product Characteristics applies.
  • Tiotropium bromide inhalation powder is contraindicated in patients with a hypersensitivity to tiotropium bromide, atropine or its derivatives, e.g. ipratropium or oxitropium or to the excipient lactose monohydrate which contains milk protein.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00540163

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Boehringer Ingelheim
Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim
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Responsible Party: Boehringer Ingelheim, Study Chair, Boehringer Ingelheim Identifier: NCT00540163     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 205.402
Study First Received: September 21, 2007
Last Updated: November 27, 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiration Disorders
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Tiotropium Bromide
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Cholinergic Antagonists
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on August 16, 2017