New Version Pulmicort Turbuhaler USA Children

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00642161
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : March 24, 2008
Last Update Posted : January 24, 2011
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March 18, 2008
March 24, 2008
January 24, 2011
November 2002
September 2004   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Change from Baseline in % predicted Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 second [ Time Frame: Week 2, 4 and 8, then at week 12 ]
Same as current
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  • Change from baseline in Forced Vital Capacity, Morning Peak Expiratory Flow, Daytime and nighttime asthma symptom scores, beta-agonist use and discontinuation rate [ Time Frame: Week 2, 4 and 8, then at week 12 ]
  • Incidence of Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Week 2, 4 and 8, then at week 12 ]
  • Pharmacokinetics of budesonide (AUC, maximum concentration and time to maximum concentration [ Time Frame: 6 or 12 hours post dose ]
Same as current
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New Version Pulmicort Turbuhaler USA Children
A Placebo-controlled Comparison of the Efficacy, Safety and Pharmacokinetics of the Current US Version of Pulmicort (Budesonide) Turbuhaler and the New Version of Pulmicort Turbuhaler in Asthmatic Children and Adolescents.
A comparison of the safety, efficacy and budesonide pharmacokinetics of the currently approved Pulmicort Turbuhaler with a new version of the inhaler, in children and adolescents who have asthma. In addition the study evaluated the functionality of the new inhaler at the end of its intended life.
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Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Drug: budesonide
Other Name: Pulmicort
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Same as current
September 2004
September 2004   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or females aged 6 to 17 with a diagnosis of asthma for at least 3 months. Have used inhaled corticosteroids for no more than one month before entering the study or none at all.
  • A forced expiratory volume (FEV1) in 1 second of 75% to 90% of predicted normal for those aged 6 to 11 and 60% to 90% for those aged 12 to 17 years.
  • Airway reversibility of at least 12% , use of orally inhaled corticosteroids for no more than one month immediately before entering the study or none at all.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Life threatening asthma, Two or more overnight hospitalisations for asthma within 1 year or any emergency room visit for asthma within 6 months of starting study.
  • Use of steroid tablets or injections during the month prior to Visit 1 and use of other asthma medicines (except rescue medication) within 2 weeks prior to the study.
  • Any acute exacerbation of asthma or a respiratory tract infection within 30 days prior to Visit 1. Must not smoke or have smoked.
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
6 Years to 17 Years   (Child)
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Lars-Göran Carlsson
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Study Director: Bertil Andersson AstraZeneca employee
Study Director: Lars-Göran Carlsson AstraZeneca employee
January 2011

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