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Staccato Loxapine Pulmonary Safety in Healthy Volunteers

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: November 11, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 5, 2009
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Information provided by:
Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
The objective of this trial is to assess the pulmonary safety of 2 inhaled doses of Staccato Loxapine within a day.

Condition Intervention Phase
Healthy Drug: Placebo -- Active Drug: Active -- Placebo Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pulmonary Safety of Repeat Doses of Staccato® Loxapine for Inhalation in Healthy Volunteers

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Further study details as provided by Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in FEV1 from baseline by spirometry [ Time Frame: at each post-treatment time point (15 min to 32 hr) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in FVC from baseline by spirometry [ Time Frame: Post-treatment time points ]
  • Treatment emergent adverse events [ Time Frame: Post-treatment time points ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: November 2008
Study Completion Date: April 2009
Primary Completion Date: April 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Placebo -- Active
Drug: Placebo -- Active
Placebo followed by Active (Staccato Loxapine, 10 mg x 2)
Experimental: 2
Active -- Placebo
Drug: Active -- Placebo
Active (Staccato Loxapine, 10 mg x 2) followed by Placebo

Detailed Description:
The planned study is a multiple dose, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized, 2-sequence, 2-period crossover study investigating pulmonary safety in healthy volunteers.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  • nonsmoker subjects in good general health with normal spirometry at screening AND baseline

Exclusion Criteria:

  • history of asthma, COPD, or any other acute or chronic pulmonary disease or bronchodilator use
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00789360

United States, Massachusetts
Northeast Medical Research
North Dartmouth, Massachusetts, United States, 02747
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Principal Investigator: David S. Miller, MD Northeast Medical Research, North Dartmouth, MA
  More Information

Responsible Party: Robert Fishman, MD., Vice President, Clinical Development, Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00789360     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AMDC-004-104
12 September 2008
First Submitted: November 7, 2008
First Posted: November 11, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 5, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

Keywords provided by Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
Healthy volunteers

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Antipsychotic Agents
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Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Antagonists
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action