Efficacy and Safety of Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT)

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified November 2015 by Roxall Medizin.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : November 13, 2009
Last Update Posted : November 3, 2015
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Roxall Medizin

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of specific sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) with allergen extracts in patients suffering from seasonal allergic rhinitis .

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Allergic Rhinitis Biological: sublingual immunotherapy with allergen extract Biological: sublingual immunotherapy with placebo Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 120 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter Randomized DBPC Trial to Evaluate Efficacy and Safety of Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) With Allergen Extracts From Pollen in Patients With Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
Study Start Date : November 2016
Estimated Primary Completion Date : November 2017
Estimated Study Completion Date : November 2017

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: sublingual application of allergen extract Biological: sublingual immunotherapy with allergen extract
sublingual application
Placebo Comparator: sublingual application of placebo Biological: sublingual immunotherapy with placebo
sublingual application

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Symptom and medication score [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety of the treatment [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
  2. Documentation of adverse events [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
  3. Rhinoconjunctivitis Quality of Life Questionnaire (RQLQ) [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
  4. Clinical global improvement [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Positive history of allergen specific seasonal allergic rhinitis
  • Positive screening skin prick test (wheal diameter > 3 mm)
  • Compliance and ability of the patient to complete a Diary Card for self-evaluating of the symptoms and antisymptomatic medication
  • Signed and dated patient´s Informed Consent,

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Previous immunotherapy within the last 3 years,
  • Simultaneous participation in other clinical trials,
  • Other reasons contra-indicating an inclusion into the trial according to the investigator´s estimation (e.g. poor compliance),
  • Auto-immune disorders,
  • Severe chronic inflammatory diseases,
  • Malignancy,
  • Alcohol abuse,
  • Existing or intended pregnancy, lactation and/or lack of adequate contraceptive protection,
  • Treatment with beta-blockers (incl. local application) and/or other contra-indicated drugs.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01012882

Contact: Roxall Medizin 0049408972520

Roxall Medizin Not yet recruiting
Hamburg, Germany
Sponsors and Collaborators
Roxall Medizin

Responsible Party: Roxall Medizin Identifier: NCT01012882     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SLG-2009-005B
First Posted: November 13, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 3, 2015
Last Verified: November 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases