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Comparison of Budesonide and Formoterol Absorption From Budesonide/Formoterol Easyhaler and Symbicort Turbuhaler

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01386996
First Posted: July 1, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 22, 2011
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to compare the test product Budesonide/formoterol Easyhaler with the marketed product Symbicort Turbuhaler in terms of the drug absorbed into the bloodstream.

Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma Drug: Budesonide/formoterol Easyhaler 320/9 microg Drug: Symbicort Turbuhaler forte Phase 1

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pharmacokinetic Study Comparing Two Budesonide/Formoterol Fumarate Dihydrate Device-metered Dry Powder Inhalers, Budesonide/Formoterol Easyhaler 320/9 Microg/Inhalation and Symbicort Turbuhaler Forte; a Randomised, Double-blind, Single Centre, Single Dose, Crossover Study in Healthy Subjects

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Further study details as provided by Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Pharmacokinetic parameter Cmax of plasma budesonide concentration [ Time Frame: within 12 h ]
  • Pharmacokinetic parameter AUCt of plasma budesonide concentration [ Time Frame: 12 h ]
  • Pharmacokinetic parameter Cmax of plasma formoterol concentration [ Time Frame: 24 h ]
  • Pharmacokinetic parameter AUCt of plasma formoterol concentration [ Time Frame: 24 h ]

Enrollment: 74
Study Start Date: July 2011
Study Completion Date: November 2011
Primary Completion Date: November 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Charcoal and Budesonide/formoterol Easyhaler Drug: Budesonide/formoterol Easyhaler 320/9 microg
2 inhalations as a single dose
Active Comparator: Charcoal and Symbicort Turbuhaler Drug: Symbicort Turbuhaler forte
2 inhalations as a single dose
Experimental: Budesonide/formoterol Easyhaler Drug: Budesonide/formoterol Easyhaler 320/9 microg
2 inhalations as a single dose
Active Comparator: Symbicort Turbuhaler Drug: Symbicort Turbuhaler forte
2 inhalations as a single dose

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Healthy males and females aged 18-60 years.
  2. Normal weight, at least 50 kg.

Exclusion criteria

  1. Evidence of a clinically significant cardiovascular, renal, hepatic, haematological, GI, pulmonary, metabolic-endocrine, neurological or psychiatric disease.
  2. Any clinically significant abnormal laboratory value or physical finding that may interfere with the interpretation of study results or constitute a health risk for the subject if he/she takes part in the study.
  3. Any condition requiring regular concomitant treatment (including vitamins and herbal products) or likely to need any concomitant treatment during the study.
  4. Known hypersensitivity to the active substance(s) or the excipient of the drug.
  5. Pregnant or lactating females.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01386996


Locations
Finland
Orion Pharma Phase I Unit
Espoo, Finland
Sponsors and Collaborators
Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma
Investigators
Study Director: Ulla Sairanen, MSc Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma
Principal Investigator: Kimmo Ingman, MD, PhD Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma
  More Information

Responsible Party: Orion Corporation, Orion Pharma
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01386996     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 3103004
First Submitted: June 23, 2011
First Posted: July 1, 2011
Last Update Posted: December 22, 2011
Last Verified: December 2011

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Formoterol Fumarate
Budesonide
Budesonide, Formoterol Fumarate Drug Combination
Charcoal
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
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Glucocorticoids
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Antidotes
Protective Agents