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Staccato Loxapine Pulmonary Safety in Patients With Asthma

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Identifier:
First received: April 27, 2009
Last updated: August 28, 2009
Last verified: August 2009
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety of 2 inhaled doses of Staccato Loxapine within a day in patients with asthma.

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: Staccato Loxapine
Drug: Staccato Placebo
Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pulmonary Safety of Staccato® Loxapine for Inhalation in Subjects With Asthma

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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 34 hr) ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change in FVC from baseline by spirometry [ Time Frame: at each post-treatment time point (15 min to 34 hr) ]
  • Treatment emergent adverse events [ Time Frame: Post-treatment time points ]

Enrollment: 52
Study Start Date: May 2009
Study Completion Date: August 2009
Primary Completion Date: August 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: Staccato Loxapine
2 doses 10 hours apart
Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Staccato Placebo
2 doses 10 hours apart


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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History of mild to moderate persistent asthma for at least 6 months with pre-bronchodilator FEV1 ≥60% of predicted value.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of COPD, or any other acute or chronic pulmonary disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00890175

United States, California
Allergy and Asthma Medical Group & Research Center, A.P.C.
San Diego, California, United States, 92123
Sponsors and Collaborators
Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Study Director: Mildred D. Gottwald, PharmD Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Robert S. Fishman, MD, FCCP; Vice President, Medical Affairs, Alexza Pharmaceuitcals, Inc. Identifier: NCT00890175     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AMDC-004-105  10 April 2009 
Study First Received: April 27, 2009
Last Updated: August 28, 2009

Keywords provided by Alexza Pharmaceuticals, Inc.:
Asthma, Staccato loxapine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Antipsychotic Agents
Tranquilizing Agents
Central Nervous System Depressants
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Psychotropic Drugs
Dopamine Antagonists
Dopamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on February 24, 2017