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Compare the Effects of Fluticasone Furoate Nasal Spray vs Placebo in Patients With Nasal Polypoid Disease

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified November 2009 by Johns Hopkins University.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
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First received: November 13, 2009
Last updated: NA
Last verified: November 2009
History: No changes posted
Fluticasone furoate is being studied to determine whether treatment with a topical nasal steroid, in patients with existing nasal polyps , can not only improve symptoms but also suppress the recurrence of clinically significant nasal polyp obstruction and prevent surgical intervention.

Condition Intervention Phase
Patients With Nasal Polyps
Drug: fluticasone furoate
Other: placebo
Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Doubel-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group, Single Center Study to Compare the Effects of Fluticasone Furoate Nasal Spray vs Placebo in Patients With Nasal Polypoid Disease

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Further study details as provided by Johns Hopkins University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the effect of once daily nasal steroid therapy with fluticasone furoate nasal spray (110 mcg/day) in suppressing nasal polyp-induced symptoms over the course of 16 weeks in patients presenting to the clinic with active nasal polypoid disease. [ Time Frame: 18 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • To evaluate the efficacy and safety of once daily nasal steroid therapy with fluticasone furoate nasal spray in suppressing the signs of recurrence of nasal polyps over the course of 16 weeks. [ Time Frame: 18 weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: November 2009
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: Fluticasone Furoate
nasal steroid
Drug: fluticasone furoate
nasal steroid spray
Placebo Comparator: Placebo
nasal spray vehicle without drug
Other: placebo
nasal steroid vehicle without drug


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Male and female patients 18-70 years of age, in general good health.
  2. Current evidence of nasal polyps on physical exam. 3) Able to understand the protocol and comply with instructions. 4) Have a negative urine pregnancy test in women of childbearing potential. 5) Women of childbearing potential must be on an acceptable method of birth control or willing to remain abstinent through the duration of the study.

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Are pregnant and/or breast-feeding.
  2. History of alcohol or drug abuse in the past year.
  3. Signs and symptoms suggestive of fulminant bacterial sinusitis (fever >101 F, persistent severe unilateral facial or tooth pain, facial swelling).
  4. Allergies to nasal corticosteroids
  5. .Other chronic significant medical illnesses 6) Maintenance oral prednisone therapy for other chronic medical conditions.

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Responsible Party: Peter S. Creticos, M.D., Johns Hopkins University Identifier: NCT01013701     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NA_00029405
Study First Received: November 13, 2009
Last Updated: November 13, 2009

Keywords provided by Johns Hopkins University:
nasal polyps
nasal steroid
fluticasone furoate

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Nasal Polyps
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Dermatologic Agents
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