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Study to Assess Efficacy of AZD1236 in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis (CYBER)

This study has been withdrawn prior to enrollment.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: December 19, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 6, 2009
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The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of AZD1236 in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) on inflammatory biomarkers in induced sputum, after a treatment period of 4 weeks.

Condition Intervention Phase
Cystic Fibrosis Drug: AZD1236 Drug: Placebo Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomised, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel Group, Phase II Study to Assess the Efficacy of 28 Day Oral Administration of AZD1236 in Adult Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Effect on biomarker levels in induced sputum [ Time Frame: 2 times at baseline and after 4 weeks treatment ]
  • Signs and symptoms (Lung function variables by spirometry, symptom scores from Diary and Health-related quality of life Questionnaire) [ Time Frame: At inclusion, at randomisation and after 4 weeks treatment ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and tolerability (adverse events, vital signs and laboratory safety variables) [ Time Frame: throughout study (at inclusion, randomisation, after 4 weeks treatments and at follow-up) ]
  • Effect on biomarkers in blood [ Time Frame: 2 times, at baseline and after 4 weeks treatment ]
  • Effect on biomarkers in urine [ Time Frame: 2 times, at baseline and after 4 weeks treatment ]

Estimated Enrollment: 44
Study Start Date: December 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2010
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: AZD1236
Oral tablet, 75 mg twice daily during 4 weeks
Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Placebo


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Provision of informed consent prior to any study specific procedures
  • Have a clinical diagnosis of cystic fibrosis with an FEV1 >40% of predicted normal
  • Be able to comply with induced sputum procedure
  • post-menopausal surgically sterile female (total hysterectomy and /or bilateral total oophorectomy)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Concomitant diagnosis of significant pulmonary disease other than CF-related lung disease, including symptomatic asthma and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
  • Treatment with any immunomodulatory agents within 8 weeks prior to Visit 2
  • Known to be infected with Burkholderia cepacia
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00812045

Research Site
Montreal, Canada
Research Site
Ottawa, Canada
Research Site
Vancouver, Canada
Research Site
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Groningen, Netherlands
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Utrecht, Netherlands
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Gdansk, Poland
Research Site
Poznan, Poland
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Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain
Research Site
Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: Andrew J Lockton, MD AstraZeneca R&D Charnwood
Principal Investigator: Shawn Aaron, MD The Ottawa Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Andrew J Lockton, MD, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00812045     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D4260C00008
First Submitted: December 18, 2008
First Posted: December 19, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 6, 2009
Last Verified: May 2009

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Induced sputum
cystic fibrosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cystic Fibrosis
Pathologic Processes
Pancreatic Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Genetic Diseases, Inborn
Infant, Newborn, Diseases