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Comparison of Desloratadine Associated With Prednisolone (Tablet)Versus Dexchlorpheniramine Associated With Betamethasone (Tablet) for Adult Persistent Allergic Rhinitis Treatment

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 September 2013 by EMS.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01720485
First Posted: November 2, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
EMS
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the non-inferiority clinical efficacy of two different drug associations in the treatment of Moderate - Severe Persistent Allergic Rhinitis in Adults.

Condition Intervention Phase
Allergic Rhinitis Drug: Desloratadine + Prednisolone Drug: Dexchlorpheniramine + Betamethasone Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Quadruple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Double-blind,Double Dummy, Randomized, Multicenter Parallel-group Study on Efficacy of Desloratadine and Prednisolone Association Compared to Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone Association in Adults With Moderate - Severe Persistent Allergic Rhinitis

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Further study details as provided by EMS:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Efficacy of treatment in persistent allergic rhinitis based on nasal symptoms score [ Time Frame: 7 days ]
    The mean variability of nasal symptoms score observed between visit 1 and visit 2 will be used as the primary endpoint of clinical efficacy.


Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety will be evaluated by the adverse events occurrences [ Time Frame: 7 days ]
    Adverse events will be collected and followed in order to evaluate safety and tolerability


Estimated Enrollment: 234
Study Start Date: October 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: March 2014
Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: Desloratadine + Prednisolone

The patients will take 2 tablets three times a day, as follows:

Morning: 1 tablet of the test medication(Desloratadine 5 mg + Prednisolone 20 mg) + 1 tablet of placebo control medication.

Afternoon: 1 tablet of placebo test medication + 1 tablet of placebo control medication.

Night: 1 tablet of placebo test medication + 1 tablet of placebo control medication.

Drug: Desloratadine + Prednisolone
1 tablet 3 times a day
Active Comparator: Dexchlorpheniramine + Betamethasone

The patients will take 2 tablets three times a day, as follows:

Morning: 1 tablet of the control medication(Dexchlorpheniramine 2mg + Betamethasone 0.25mg) + 1 tablet of placebo test medication.

Afternoon: 1 tablet of the control medication(Dexchlorpheniramine 2mg + Betamethasone 0.25mg) + 1 tablet of placebo test medication.

Night: 1 tablet of the control medication(Dexchlorpheniramine 2mg + Betamethasone 0.25mg) + 1 tablet of placebo test medication.

Drug: Dexchlorpheniramine + Betamethasone
1 tablet 3 times a day

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Signed Consent of the patient;
  • Clinical diagnosis of moderate - severe persistent allergic rhinitis according to ARIA classification(Allergic Rhinitis and Its Impact on Asthma);
  • Adults aged ≥ 18 years old;
  • Evidence of sensitization to aeroallergens in examination (immediate skin tests or serum specific IgE) in the 12 months prior to inclusion.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Decongestants dependent patients or patients receiving allergen specific immunotherapy;
  • Patients who were in use of oral antihistamines or decongestants in the past 15 days;
  • Patients who were treated with systemic corticosteroids in the last month;
  • Patients on treatment with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs);
  • Patients with history of hypersensitivity to any of the formula compounds;
  • Patients with any clinically significant disease that in the investigator opinion can not participate in the study
  • Patients who have uncontrolled asthma, chronic sinusitis, drug related rhinitis and nasal anatomic abnormalities.
  • Participation in clinical trial in 30 days prior to study entry;
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01720485


Locations
Brazil
IMA - Instituto de Pesquisa Clínica e Medicina Avançada Not yet recruiting
São Paulo, Brazil
Contact: Fabio M Castro, MD    55 11 38639156    daniela.fakih@imabrasil.com   
Principal Investigator: Fabio M Castro, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
EMS
  More Information

Responsible Party: EMS
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01720485     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DPCEMS0812
First Submitted: October 31, 2012
First Posted: November 2, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 12, 2017
Last Verified: September 2013

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis
Rhinitis, Allergic
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Prednisolone acetate
Methylprednisolone acetate
Betamethasone benzoate
Betamethasone-17,21-dipropionate
Prednisolone
Methylprednisolone
Methylprednisolone Hemisuccinate
Betamethasone
Betamethasone Valerate
Prednisolone hemisuccinate
Prednisolone phosphate
Betamethasone sodium phosphate
Desloratadine
Loratadine
Dexchlorpheniramine
Chlorpheniramine
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Glucocorticoids
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists