Efficacy of Ciclesonide Versus Placebo Administered Either as Once Daily or Twice Daily in Patients Treated Previously With an Inhaled Corticosteroid

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 15, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 8, 2009
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September 13, 2005
September 15, 2005
April 8, 2009
July 2005
February 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change from baseline to Week 12 in FEV1
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Symptom scores, rescue albuterol use and morning peak flow measurements
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Efficacy of Ciclesonide Versus Placebo Administered Either as Once Daily or Twice Daily in Patients Treated Previously With an Inhaled Corticosteroid
A Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study to Assess the Efficacy of Ciclesonide Metered-Dose Inhaler at a Daily Dose of 160 μg Administered for Twelve Weeks Either in a Once-Daily Regimen in the Morning (160 μg qd AM) or in a Twice Daily Regimen (80 μg Bid) in Adults and Adolescents With Mild to Moderate Persistent Asthma Treated Previously With Inhaled Corticosteroids
To investigate the efficacy of ciclesonide MDI either as once daily or a twice daily regimen in patients with mild to moderate asthma, who have previously been treated with an inhaled corticosteroid.
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Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Drug: Ciclesonide (XRP1526)
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Meltzer EO, Korenblat PE, Weinstein SF, Noonan M, Karafilidis J. Efficacy and safety evaluation of ciclesonide in mild-to-moderate persistent asthma previously treated with inhaled corticosteroids. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2009 May-Jun;30(3):293-303. doi: 10.2500/aap.2009.30.3241.

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February 2006
February 2006   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Males or females 12 years or older
  • History of persistent bronchial asthma for at least 6 months
  • Documented use of an inhaled steroid or a combination of an inhaled steroid/long-acting beta 2 agonist for at least 1 month before screening
  • At screening, FEV1 of 60 to 90% predicted or 70 to 95% predicted for either ICS or ICS/LABA use respectively.Reversibility of FEV1 by at least 12% and 200 ml post-bronchodilator
  • Be able to use oral inhalers
  • Non-smokers

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of life-threatening asthma
  • Other pulmonary diseases; URI within 4 weeks before screening
  • Use of systemic steroids within 1 month before screening or more than 3 times in previous 6 months
  • Beta-adrenergic blocking agent use
  • More than 2 in-patient hospitalizations or ER visits due to asthma exacerbations in the prior year before screening
  • Pregnant or breast-feeding females
  • Females of child-bearing potential not using adequate means of birth control
  • Clinically relevant cardiovascular, hepatic, neurologic, endocrine, or other major systemic disease
  • Abnormal clinical laboratory parameters that would limit participation in the study or interfere with interpretation of study results
  • History of drug or alcohol abuse
  • Treatment with any investigational product within 30 days prior to study entry
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
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United States
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ICD Study Director, sanofi-aventis
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Study Director: ICD CSD Sanofi
April 2009

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