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Trial Comparing Treatment With Tiotropium Inhalation Capsules to Combivent® Inhalation Aerosol in COPD Patients.

This study has been completed.
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First received: October 16, 2006
Last updated: October 31, 2013
Last verified: October 2013

October 16, 2006
October 31, 2013
October 2006
October 2007   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  • Trough FEV1 [ Time Frame: after 12 weeks of treatment ]
  • FEV1 AUC0-6 hours [ Time Frame: after 12 weeks of treatment ]
Primary endpoints: Trough and AUC0-6 FEV1 after 12 weeks.
Complete list of historical versions of study NCT00388882 on Archive Site
  • Peak FEV1 [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Peak FEV1 [ Time Frame: after first dose and 6 week ]
  • FEV1 AUC0-6 hours [ Time Frame: after first dose and 6 weeks ]
  • Trough FEV1 [ Time Frame: at 6 weeks ]
  • Peak FVC at all clinic visits [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • AUC0-6 hours FVC at all clinic visits [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Trough FVC [ Time Frame: at 6 and 12 weeks ]
  • Individual FEV1 measurements [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Individual FVC measurements [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Use of Albuterol (scheduled and rescue) [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Patient Global Evaluation [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Physician Global Evaluation [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • PEFR (Peak expiratory flow rate) measured by the patient at home twice daily [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Occurrence of adverse events [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
  • Vital Signs [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ]
Secondary endpoints: Peak FEV1, FVC (trough, peak, AUC0-6), FEV1 and FVC at each timepoint, trough FEV1 at 6 weeks, albuterol use, Patient and Physician Global Evaluations, daily PEFR
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Trial Comparing Treatment With Tiotropium Inhalation Capsules to Combivent® Inhalation Aerosol in COPD Patients.
A Randomized, Double-blind, Double-dummy, Parallel Group Trial Comparing 12 Weeks Treatment With Tiotropium Inhalation Capsules 18 Mcg Via the HandiHaler® Once Daily to Combivent® Inhalation Aerosol CFC MDI 2 Actuations q.i.d. in COPD Patients Currently Prescribed Combivent® Inhalation Aerosol CFC MDI
The objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 12 weeks treatment with tiotro pium HandiHaler® 18 mcg daily compared to Combivent® MDI CFC Inhalation Aerosol 2 actuations qid in COPD patients currently prescribed Combivent® MDI.
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Phase 4
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
  • Drug: tiotropium
  • Drug: ipratropium bromide / albuterol
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October 2007   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Diagnosis of COPD
  • Age: >= 40 years
  • Current or ex-smoker with a >= 10 pack-year smoking history
  • Use of Combivent® MDI for >= 1 month prior to Visit 1 Spirometric criteria (determined at study visits):
  • Post-bronchodilator FEV1 <= 70% (Visit 1)
  • Pre-bronchodilator FEV1 <= 65% of predicted and FEV1/FVC <= 70% (Visit 2)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical history of asthma
  • History of thoracotomy with pulmonary resection
  • History of CF, alpha 1 antitrypsin deficiency or interstitial lung disease
  • Daytime use of oxygen therapy for > 1 hour per day or if unable to abstain from using oxygen during PFTs
  • Any respiratory tract infection or COPD exacerbation in 6 weeks prior to Visit 1
  • Recent history 6 months or less of MI
  • Unstable or life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias
  • Hospitalization for CHF during past year
  • Malignancy for which patient is receiving chemo or radiation therapy
  • Pregnant or nursing women
  • Known hypersensitivity to ipratropium or carrier substances, including related food products such as soybean, peanuts, or lactose
  • Use of SPIRIVA® 3 months prior to Visit 1
  • Symptomatic of prostatic hypertrophy or bladder neck obstruction
  • Known narrow- angle glaucoma
  • Participating in a pulmonary rehab program within 4 weeks of Visit 1
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
40 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
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United States,   Argentina,   Lithuania,   Slovakia,   United Kingdom
EudraCT 2006-000822-30
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Boehringer Ingelheim, Study Chair, Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim
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Study Chair: Boehringer Ingelheim Boehringer Ingelheim
Boehringer Ingelheim
October 2013

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