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A Study Characterizing Pharmacodynamic Profiles in Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

This study has been completed.
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First received: April 27, 2010
Last updated: May 17, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
The purpose of this study is to characterize the pharmacodynamic profile of Formoterol Fumarate and Foradil Aerolizer

Condition Intervention Phase
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Drug: Formoterol Fumarate Drug: Foradil Aerolizer Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Multiple-Dose, Crossover Study Characterizing the Pharmacodynamic Profiles of Formoterol Fumarate Inhalation Solution and Formoterol Dry Powder Inhaler in Subjects With Stable Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Further study details as provided by Dey:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Forced expiratory volume at one second (FEV1) measured (in liters) by serial spirometry to compare dosing effect and characterize pharmacodynamic profile of Formoterol Fumarate and Foradil [ Time Frame: 12 hours on Day 1 and Day 7 of dosing during each treatment period ]

Enrollment: 45
Study Start Date: May 2010
Primary Completion Date: May 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1 Drug: Formoterol Fumarate
Inhalation solution
Experimental: 2 Drug: Formoterol Fumarate
Inhalation solution
Experimental: 3 Drug: Formoterol Fumarate
Inhalation solution
Experimental: 4 Drug: Foradil Aerolizer
Dry powder inhaler
Experimental: 5 Drug: Foradil Aerolizer
Dry powder inhaler


Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Able to understand the requirements of the study and provide informed consent
  • A Clinical diagnosis of COPD
  • A current or prior history of at least 10-pack years of cigarette smoking
  • women of child-bearing potential (WOCBP) must have a negative pregnancy test at the Screening Visit and agree to avoid becoming pregnant for the duration of study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • A Clinical Diagnosis of Asthma
  • Other significant disease than COPD
  • Subjects who radiation or chemotherapy within the previous 12 months
  • Subjects who had any lung resection
  • QTcB greater than 0.460 seconds
  • History of illegal drug abuse or alcohol abuse within the past 5 years
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01113593

United States, Florida
Clearwater, Florida, United States
Deland, Florida, United States
United States, South Carolina
Greenville, South Carolina, United States
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Responsible Party: Dey Identifier: NCT01113593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 191-089
Study First Received: April 27, 2010
Last Updated: May 17, 2013

Keywords provided by Dey:

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Formoterol Fumarate
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on June 23, 2017