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Trial record 5 of 11 for:    BY9010/M1 | Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

Study Using the Environmental Exposure Unit (EEU) to Assess the Onset of Action of Ciclesonide, Applied as a Nasal Spray in the Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (BY9010/M1-407)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00659503
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 16, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 2, 2016
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Brief Summary:
The primary objective of this placebo-controlled EEU study is to determine the time to onset of action of ciclesonide, applied as a nasal spray (200 mg, once daily) in patients with SAR.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal Hay Fever Drug: Ciclesonide Drug: Placebo Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 420 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study Using the Environmental Exposure Unit (EEU) to Assess the Onset of Action of Ciclesonide, Applied as a Nasal Spray (200 mg, Once Daily), in the Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (SAR) in Patients 18 Years and Older
Study Start Date : February 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : April 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Hay Fever
Drug Information available for: Ciclesonide

Arm Intervention/treatment
Active Comparator: 1
Ciclesonide 200µg
Drug: Ciclesonide
200µg Ciclesonide versus Placebo

Placebo Comparator: 2
Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Time to onset of action, measured by a difference from placebo in the change from baseline in patient- assessed instantaneous TNSS following treatment [ Time Frame: 14 hours ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Changes in TNSS from baseline at each time point [ Time Frame: 14 hours ]
  2. Changes in individual nasal symptom score from baseline at each time point [ Time Frame: 14 hours ]
  3. Proportion of patients exhibiting good/excellent response at each time point defined as all components of the patient-assessed TNSS scored as mild or less in severity. [ Time Frame: 14 hours ]
  4. Spontaneous and elicited adverse events (AEs) [ Time Frame: 14 hours ]
  5. Physical exam (including nasal exam) [ Time Frame: 14 hours ]
  6. Vital signs [ Time Frame: 14 hours ]

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Written informed consent signed and dated by the subject before conducting any study related procedure.
  2. Male or female patients 18 years and older.
  3. General good health, and free of any concomitant conditions or treatment that, in the judgment of the investigator, could interfere with study conduct, influence the interpretation of study observations/results, or put the patient at increased risk during the trial.
  4. A history of SAR to short ragweed pollen for a minimum of two years immediately preceding the study entry (i.e., 2003 and 2004 pollen seasons). In the investigator's judgment, the SAR during this two- year period must have been of sufficient severity and would be expected to require treatment during the ragweed season.
  5. A demonstrated sensitivity to short ragweed pollen known to induce SAR through a standard skin prick test. A positive test is defined as a wheal diameter of at least 3 mm larger than the diluent (negative) control wheal for the skin prick test. Documentation of a positive result 12 months prior to Screening Visit (B0) is acceptable.
  6. Female is of child-bearing potential and is currently using and will continue to use a medically reliable method of contraception for the entire study duration (e.g. oral, injectable, trans-cutaneous or implantable contraceptives or intrauterine devices or double-barrier protection). Females who are not sexually active must agree to use double-barrier protection should they become sexually active during the course of the study. Women of child-bearing potential, or less than 1 year postmenopausal, will require a negative urine pregnancy test at the Screening Visit (B0) as well as prior to initiation of treatment at Treatment Visit (T0).Female subjects will be considered of non-childbearing potential and will not require a urine pregnancy test if at least one of the following apply:

    • Before menarche;
    • More than one year postmenopausal;
    • Had a hysterectomy;
    • Had a bilateral ovariectomy or salpingectomy or tubal ligation;
    • Have a congenital sterility.
  7. Capable of understanding the requirements, risks, and benefits of study participation, and, as judged by the investigator, is capable of giving informed consent, will comply with all study requirements (visits, record keeping, etc), is suitable to participate, and will provide conscientious cooperation over the duration of the study and possesses the characteristics suitable to undertake this study.
  8. Willingness to undergo a minimum of one (1) up to a maximum of five (5) priming sessions with short ragweed pollen in the EEU.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Pregnancy, nursing, or donation of gametes (ova or sperm) for in vitro fertilization during the study period or plans to become pregnant or donate gametes (ova or sperm) for in vitro fertilization for 30 days following the study period. Females unwilling to employ appropriate contraceptive measures to ensure that pregnancy will not occur during the study will be excluded.
  2. Have clinically significant physical findings of nasal anatomical deformities causing greater than 50% obstruction based upon the clinical estimate by the investigator, including nasal polyps, septal defects or other clinically significant respiratory tract malformations, recent nasal biopsy, nasal trauma, or nasal surgery and atrophic rhinitis or rhinitis medicamentosa (within the last 60 days prior to Screening Visit - B0).
  3. Participation in any investigational drug trial within the 30 days preceding the Screening Visit (B0) and thereafter.
  4. Known hypersensitivity to any corticosteroid or any of the excipients in the formulation.
  5. History of severe respiratory infection or disorder [including, but not limited to bronchitis, pneumonia, chronic sinusitis, influenza, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)] within the 14 days preceding the Screening Visit (B0) and thereafter.
  6. History of alcohol or drug abuse within the preceding two years from Screening Visit (B0).
  7. History of a positive test for HIV, hepatitis B or hepatitis C.
  8. Active asthma requiring treatment with inhaled or systemic corticosteroids and/or routine use of b-agonists or any controller drugs (e.g. theophylline, leukotriene antagonist); intermittent use (less than or equal to 3 uses per week) of inhaled short-acting b-agonists is acceptable.
  9. Use of any prohibited concomitant medications within the prescribed (per protocol) exclusion periods (refer to Section 6.3 of the protocol).
  10. Use of antibiotic therapy for acute conditions within 14 days prior to the Screening Visit (B0) and thereafter. Low doses of antibiotics taken for prophylaxis are permitted if the therapy was started prior to the Screening Visit (B0) AND is expected to continue through out the Baseline Period (B0 to T0 Visit) and Treatment Visit (T0).
  11. Initiation of immunotherapy during the study period or dose escalation during the study period. However, initiation of immunotherapy 90 days or more prior to the Screening Visit (B0) AND use of a stable (maintenance) dose (28 days or more prior to the Screening Visit (B0)) may be considered for inclusion provided no immunotherapy injections are received within 48 hours prior to a ragweed pollen exposure visit.
  12. Previous participation in an intranasal ciclesonide study.
  13. Non-vaccinated exposure to or active infection with, chickenpox or measles within the 21 days preceding the Screening Visit (B0).
  14. Exposure to systemic corticosteroids for any indication, chronic or intermittent (e.g., arthritis), during the past 60 days from Screening Visit (B0), or presence of an underlying condition that can reasonably be expected to require treatment with corticosteroids during the course of the study.
  15. Use of topical corticosteroids in concentrations in excess of 1% hydrocortisone for dermatological conditions within 30 days prior to the Screening Visit (B0), or presence of an underlying condition that can reasonably be expected to require treatment with such preparations during the course of the study (B0 to T0 Visit, both visits inclusive). Hydrocortisone of less than or equal to 1% concentration covering less than or equal to 10% of the total body surface without occlusion is acceptable.
  16. History of epilepsy or seizures (excluding febrile seizures).
  17. History of coronary artery disease, uncontrolled hypertension, or other clinically significant cardiovascular disease.
  18. History of malignancy (excluding basal cell carcinoma).
  19. Have any of the following conditions that are judged by the investigator to be clinically significant and/or affect the subject's ability to participate in the clinical trial:

    • Impaired hepatic function including alcohol related liver disease or cirrhosis;
    • History of ocular disturbances e.g. glaucoma or posterior subcapsular cataracts;
    • Any systemic infection;
    • Hematological, renal, endocrine (except for controlled diabetes mellitus or postmenopausal symptoms or hypothyroidism);
    • Gastrointestinal disease;
    • A current neuropsychiatric condition with or without drug therapy.

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Canada, Ontario
Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L2V7
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: AstraZeneca AstraZeneca AstraZeneca
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT00659503    
Other Study ID Numbers: BY9010/M1-407
First Posted: April 16, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 2, 2016
Last Verified: October 2016
Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
Hay Fever
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Rhinitis, Allergic
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Allergic Agents