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NIS for Patients Using Symbicort Turbuhaler for Maintenance and Reliever Therapy in a Single Inhaler (SYMCO)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca Identifier:
First received: November 9, 2007
Last updated: September 24, 2008
Last verified: September 2008
The aim of this non-interventional study is to ensure that patients in routine clinical practice follow given treatment instructions and to evaluate the number of reliever inhalations as well as the number of patient/days with more than 8/12 total inhalations at any day. If the number of reliever inhalations and thus the received inhaled glucocorticosteroid dose is not excessive, the safety conclusions from the clinical studies can be extrapolated to real life for better acceptance of SMART (Symbicort Maintenance and Reliever Therapy).


Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: NIS for Patients Using Symbicort Turbuhaler for Maintenance and Reliever Therapy in a Single Inhaler

Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Estimated Enrollment: 250
Study Start Date: October 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2008

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Persistent asthma
  • Prior Symbicort Turbuhaler maintenance and reliever therapy in a single inhaler
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00557297

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Aluksne, Latvia
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Aozkraukle, Latvia
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Balvi, Latvia
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Cesis, Latvia
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Gulbene, Latvia
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Jekabpils, Latvia
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Jumprava, Latvia
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Kekava, Latvia
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Kraslava, Latvia
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Kuldiga, Latvia
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Liepaja, Latvia
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Limbazi, Latvia
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Livani, Latvia
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Madona, Latvia
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Ogre, Latvia
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Preili, Latvia
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Rezekne, Latvia
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Salacgriva, Latvia
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Saldus, Latvia
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Talsi, Latvia
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Valniera, Latvia
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Ventspils, Latvia
Sponsors and Collaborators
  More Information Identifier: NCT00557297     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D5890L00031
Study First Received: November 9, 2007
Last Updated: September 24, 2008

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
single inhaler

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Budesonide, Formoterol Fumarate Drug Combination
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents processed this record on April 28, 2017