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Efficacy and Safety of Indacaterol in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00624286
First Posted: February 27, 2008
Last Update Posted: August 18, 2011
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Novartis
  Purpose
This study was designed to provide 12 weeks efficacy and safety data of the 150 μg once-daily (od) dose of indacaterol in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Drug: Indacaterol 150 μg Drug: Placebo to indacaterol Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 12-week Treatment, Multi-center, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Parallel-group Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Indacaterol (150 μg o.d.) in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Further study details as provided by Novartis:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Trough Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second (FEV1) 24 Hours Post-dose at the End of the Study (Week 12 + 1 Day, Day 85) [ Time Frame: 24 hours post-dose at the end of the study (Week 12 + 1 day, Day 85) ]
    FEV1 was measured with spirometry conducted according to internationally accepted standards. Trough FEV1 was defined as the average of measurements made 23 hours 10 minutes and 23 hours 45 minutes post-dose at the end of treatment. The analysis included baseline FEV1, FEV1 pre-dose and 30 minutes post-dose of salbutamol during screening, and FEV1 pre-dose and 1 hour post-dose of ipratropium during screening as covariates.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Trough Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second (FEV1) 24 Hours Post-dose on Day 2 [ Time Frame: 24 hours post-dose on Day 2 ]
    FEV1 was measured with spirometry conducted according to internationally accepted standards. Trough FEV1 was defined as the average of measurements made 23 hours 10 minutes and 23 hours 45 minutes post-dose at the end of treatment. The analysis included baseline FEV1, FEV1 pre-dose and 30 minutes post-dose of salbutamol during screening, and FEV1 pre-dose and 1 hour post-dose of ipratropium during screening as covariates.


Enrollment: 416
Study Start Date: February 2008
Study Completion Date: July 2008
Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Indacaterol 150 μg
Patients inhaled indacaterol 150 μg once daily in the morning between 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM via a single-dose dry-powder inhaler (SDDPI) for 12 weeks. Daily inhaled corticosteroid treatment (if applicable) was to remain stable throughout the study. The short-acting β2-agonist salbutamol/albuterol was available for rescue use throughout the study.
Drug: Indacaterol 150 μg
Indacaterol was supplied in powder filled capsules together with a single-dose dry-powder inhaler (SDDPI) device.
Placebo Comparator: Placebo to indacaterol
Patients inhaled placebo to indacaterol once daily in the morning between 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM via a single-dose dry-powder inhaler (SDDPI) for 12 weeks. Daily inhaled corticosteroid treatment (if applicable) was to remain stable throughout the study. The short-acting β2-agonist salbutamol/albuterol was available for rescue use throughout the study.
Drug: Placebo to indacaterol
Placebo to indacaterol was supplied in powder filled capsules together with a single-dose dry-powder inhaler (SDDPI) device.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

• Male or female patients aged 40 years or over with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) plus

  • 20 pack-year smoking history
  • Signed informed consent
  • Post-bronchodilator forced expiratory volume in 1 second )FEV1) ≥ 30% and < 80% predicted FEV1/FVC (forced vital capacity) < 70%

Exclusion Criteria include:

  • History of asthma
  • Prior exposure to indacaterol
  • Active cancer or history of cancer
  • Patients with concomitant pulmonary disease
  • Patients with diabetes Type I or uncontrolled diabetes Type II
  • Patients with a history of long QT syndrome or whose QTc interval (Bazett's) measured at screening or randomization is prolonged
  • Patients unable to successfully use a dry-powder inhaler device or perform spirometry measurements

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria applied to the study.

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00624286


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Sponsors and Collaborators
Novartis
Investigators
Study Director: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: External Affairs, Novartis
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00624286     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CQAB149B2346
EUDRACT Number: 2008-000301-11
First Submitted: February 15, 2008
First Posted: February 27, 2008
Results First Submitted: July 22, 2011
Results First Posted: August 18, 2011
Last Update Posted: August 18, 2011
Last Verified: July 2011

Keywords provided by Novartis:
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
COPD
indacaterol

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases