Efficacy of Ciclesonide During the Cold Season in Patients Older Than 12 Years With Persistent Asthma (ARTIST)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 6, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 5, 2016
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Brief Summary:
The aim of the study is to evaluate the efficacy of ciclesonide in patients with persistent asthma over 3 months, especially in the cold season. Ciclesonide will be inhaled by a metered-dose inhaler. The study will provide further data on safety and tolerability of ciclesonide.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Asthma Drug: Ciclesonide

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 2100 participants
Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Ciclesonide for the Therapy of Asthma During the Cold Season.
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma
Drug Information available for: Ciclesonide

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Artist Drug: Ciclesonide
This is an observational study. Therefore, the physician decides about dosage according to individual needs.

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. FEV1, symptom score assessment [ Time Frame: within 3 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Handling of the metered-dose inhaler, safety and tolerability [ Time Frame: within 3 months ]

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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
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Main inclusion criteria:

  • History of persistent bronchial asthma

Main exclusion criteria:

  • Hypersensitive to compounds of Alvesco
  • Other criteria as defined in the Summary of Product Characteristics (Fachinformation Chapter 4.3)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00608218

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Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: AstraZeneca AstraZeneca AstraZeneca

Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00608218     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Alves Artist 07/10
First Posted: February 6, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 5, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
inhaled steroids

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Allergic Agents