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Time-Effect of Montelukast Protection (TEMPE)

This study has been completed.
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Universita di Verona Identifier:
First received: July 7, 2009
Last updated: July 8, 2009
Last verified: July 2009

July 7, 2009
July 8, 2009
January 2007
August 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
maximal percentage fall in FEV1 after exercise test from the baseline value [ Time Frame: at the first and at the third day of single day drug administration ]
Same as current
No Changes Posted
clinical protection [ Time Frame: at the first and at the third day of single day drug administration ]
Same as current
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Time-Effect of Montelukast Protection
Time-Effect of Montelukast on Protection Against Exercise-Induced Bronchoconstriction
The aim of this study is to verify MNT time of onset of protection against EIB in asthmatic children by evaluating different time intervals between dosing and challenge, after a single-dose and after three days of once a day MNT administration.
Within few days after a baseline exercise challenge, children was randomized to a double blind, placebo-controlled, three day doses, crossover study design. In practice each eligible patient was randomized by a computer-generated schedule to receive in sequence double-blind treatments with placebo or MNT (5 mg). Patients in sequence 1 received MNT, then crossed over to matching placebo; vice versa the case was for patients in sequence 2. Placebo and active treatments were separated by a 7-10 day wash-out period. Each child was assigned to one out of seven groups in order to perform the exercise challenge at different time intervals from drug administration which occurred always at 8.00 A.M. On day one the challenge was performed in the different groups 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 8 hours after drug administration, respectively. Then treatment was continued as a single day dose for three consecutive days and a third challenge was then performed at the same time of the day.
Phase 4
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
  • Exercise-Induced Asthma
  • Asthma
  • Drug: Montelukast
    Montelukast 5 mg
    Other Name: Singulair
  • Drug: Placebo
    capsules of matching placebo
  • Active Comparator: Montelukast
    capsules prepared in blindness
    Intervention: Drug: Montelukast
  • Placebo Comparator: Placebo
    matched placebo
    Intervention: Drug: Placebo
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*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
August 2008
August 2008   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • children with exercise-induced asthma

Exclusion Criteria:

  • viral infections
  • montelukast treatment
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
6 Years to 14 Years   (Child)
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Attilio Boner, Universita di Verona
Universita di Verona
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Principal Investigator: Attilio Boner, MD Universita di Verona
Universita di Verona
July 2009

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