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Comparison of Desloratadine Associated With Prednisolone Oral Solution Versus Dexchlorpheniramine Associated With Betamethasone for Persistent Allergic Rhinitis Treatment

This study has been completed.
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
EMS
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01529229
First received: February 6, 2012
Last updated: January 14, 2015
Last verified: January 2015

February 6, 2012
January 14, 2015
November 2013
October 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Efficacy of treatment in persistent allergic rhinitis based on nasal symptoms score [ Time Frame: 7 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
The mean variability of nasal symptoms score observed between visit 1 and visit 2 will be used as the primary endpoint of clinical efficacy.
Same as current
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Safety will be evaluated by the adverse events occurrences [ Time Frame: 7 days ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
Adverse events will be collected and followed in order to evaluate safety and tolerability
Same as current
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Comparison of Desloratadine Associated With Prednisolone Oral Solution Versus Dexchlorpheniramine Associated With Betamethasone for Persistent Allergic Rhinitis Treatment
A Double-blind, Randomized, Multicenter Parallel-group Study on Efficacy of Desloratadine and Prednisolone Association Compared to Dexchlorpheniramine and Betamethasone Association in Children (2-12 Years) With Moderate - Severe Persistent Allergic Rhinitis
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.
  • double-blind, non-inferiority, prospective, parallel group trial.
  • Experiment duration: 07 days.
  • 02 visits (days 0 and 7).
  • Efficacy will be evaluated for persistent allergic rhinitis based on nasal symptoms score
  • Adverse events evaluation.
Interventional
Phase 3
Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Allergic Rhinitis
  • Drug: Dexchlorpheniramine + Betamethasone
    Children (2 to 5 years): 2.5 ml 3 times a day Children (6 to 12 years): 5.0 ml 3 times a day
  • Drug: Desloratadine + Prednisolone
    Children (2 to 5 years): 2.5 ml 3 times a day Children (6 to 12 years): 5.0 ml 3 times a day
  • Experimental: Desloratadine + Prednisolone
    Desloratadine(0.5 mg/ml) Associated With Prednisolone (4 mg/ml) Oral Solution once a day - bottle 1 + placebo 2 times a day - bottles 2 and 3.
    Intervention: Drug: Desloratadine + Prednisolone
  • Active Comparator: Dexchlorpheniramine + Betamethasone
    Dexchlorpheniramine (0.4 mg/ml) + Betamethasone (0.05 mg/ml) three times a day - bottles 1, 2 and 3.
    Intervention: Drug: Dexchlorpheniramine + Betamethasone
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Completed
210
October 2014
October 2014   (final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Consent of the patient or legal guardian;
  • Clinical diagnosis of moderate - severe persistent allergic rhinitis according to the classification of ARIA (Allergic Rhinitis and Its Impact on Asthma);
  • Children aged between 2 and 11 years and 11 months (up to 30 kg);
  • Presence of nasal symptoms score greater than or equal to 5 (scale 0 to 12)in the last week;
  • Evidence of sensitization to aeroallergens in examination (immediate skin tests or serum specific IgE) in the 12 months prior to inclusion.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Participation in clinical trial in 30 days prior to study entry;
  • Patients receiving immunotherapy;
  • Patients with history of hypersensitivity to desloratadine or prednisolone or with corticosteroids use contraindications ;
  • Patients with any clinically significant disease other than allergic rhinitis, including hematopoietic, cardiovascular, renal, neurological, psychiatric or autoimmune disorders;
  • Patients on treatment with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs);
  • 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 who have uncontrolled asthma, chronic sinusitis, drug related rhinitis and nasal anatomic abnormalities.
Both
2 Years to 11 Years   (Child)
No
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NCT01529229
DPREMS1111
Yes
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EMS
EMS
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Principal Investigator: Dirceu Solé, MD Federal University of São Paulo
EMS
January 2015

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