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Efficacy, Safety and PK of Once or Twice Daily Bilastine (10 or 20 mg) Compared With Placebo in the Symptomatic Treatment of SAR

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00574379
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 17, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 12, 2009
Sponsor:
Collaborators:
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Allied Research International
Information provided by:
Faes Farma, S.A.

Brief Summary:
Evaluate the relative efficacy of four dosing regimens of bilastine tablets (given either once or twice per day) versus placebo in patients with Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (SAR) in the Mountain Cedar season in south Texas and Oklahoma based on the mean change from baseline in Reflective Total Nasal Symptom Scores (TNSS) assessed over 14 days of treatment.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Hay Fever Allergic Conjunctivitis Hypersensitivity Drug: Bilastine Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 805 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-Center Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety and Pharmacokinetics of Once or Twice Daily Bilastine (10 or 20 mg) Compared With Placebo Given Orally in The Treatment of the Symptoms of Seasonal Allergic Rhino-Conjunctivitis With Allergy to Mountain Cedar Pollen
Study Start Date : December 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : March 2008

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1
Bilastine 20mg once per day
Drug: Bilastine
Bilastine 10 or 20mg, once or twice daily for 14 days. Tablets

Experimental: 2
Bilastine 20mg twice per day
Drug: Bilastine
Bilastine 10 or 20mg, once or twice daily for 14 days. Tablets

Experimental: 3
Bilastine 10mg once per day
Drug: Bilastine
Bilastine 10 or 20mg, once or twice daily for 14 days. Tablets

Experimental: 4
Bilastine 10mg twice per day
Drug: Bilastine
Bilastine 10 or 20mg, once or twice daily for 14 days. Tablets

Placebo Comparator: 5 Drug: Placebo
Placebo tablets twice daily for 14 days




Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in nasal symptom scores [ Time Frame: 14 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in ocular symptom scores and quality of life scores; standard safety assessments [ Time Frame: 14 days ]


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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • clinical history of Seasonal Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis with seasonal onset and offset of nasal allergy symptoms
  • documentation of a positive skin test within one year of screening to Mountain Cedar allergen

Exclusion Criteria:

  • significant medical condition
  • significant nasal abnormality
  • significant cardiac condition
  • recent infection
  • use of other allergy medication during the study

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00574379


Locations
United States, Oklahoma
Oklahoma Allergy and Asthma Clinic
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States, 73104
United States, Texas
MetaClin Research Inc.
Austin, Texas, United States, 78704
Austin Clinical Research
Austin, Texas, United States, 78750
Lovelace Scientific Resources
Austin, Texas, United States, 78759
Kerrville Research Associates
Kerrville, Texas, United States, 78028-6071
Biogenics Research Institute
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
DGD Research
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
Diagnostics Research Group
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
Southwest Allergy and Asthma Centre
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
Sylvana Research Associates
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
Live Oak Allergy and Asthma
San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78233
Allergy & Asthma Care of Waco
Waco, Texas, United States, 76708
Allergy Asthma Research Institute
Waco, Texas, United States, 76712
Sponsors and Collaborators
Faes Farma, S.A.
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Allied Research International
Investigators
Study Director: Ander Sologuren, MD Faes Farma, S.A.
Principal Investigator: Paul Ratner, MD Sylvana Research Associates

Responsible Party: Ander Sologuren, MD, Faes Farma, S.A.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00574379     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BILA 2607/RAE
CTFZ07001
First Posted: December 17, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 12, 2009
Last Verified: January 2009

Keywords provided by Faes Farma, S.A.:
Allergic Rhinitis
Mountain Cedar Pollen
Pollen Allergy
Rhinoconjunctivitis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis
Rhinitis, Allergic
Hypersensitivity
Conjunctivitis
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Conjunctivitis, Allergic
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Conjunctival Diseases
Eye Diseases