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Effect of Roflumilast in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients Treated With Tiotropium: The HELIOS Study (BY217/M2-128) (HELIOS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00424268
First received: January 18, 2007
Last updated: October 24, 2016
Last verified: September 2016
Results First Received: March 17, 2011  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Interventions: Drug: Roflumilast
Drug: Placebo

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Population Description
Explanation of how the number of participants for analysis was determined. Includes whether analysis was per protocol, intention to treat, or another method. Also provides relevant details such as imputation technique, as appropriate.
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Roflumilast Roflumilast 500 µg, once daily, oral and tiotropium 18 µg, once daily, inhaled
Placebo Placebo, once daily, oral and tiotropium 18 µg, once daily, inhaled
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Roflumilast   Placebo   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 371   372   743 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 64.2  (9.1)   64.0  (9.3)   64.1  (9.2) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
Count of Participants
     
Female      109  29.4%      105  28.2%      214  28.8% 
Male      262  70.6%      267  71.8%      529  71.2% 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Pre-bronchodilator Forced Expiratory Volume in First Second (FEV1)   [ Time Frame: Change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment ]

2.  Secondary:   Post-bronchodilator FEV1   [ Time Frame: Change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment ]

3.  Secondary:   COPD Exacerbation Rate (Moderate or Severe)   [ Time Frame: 24 weeks treatment period ]

4.  Secondary:   Transition Dyspnea Index (TDI) Focal Score   [ Time Frame: Change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment ]

5.  Secondary:   Shortness of Breath Questionnaire (SOBQ) Total Score   [ Time Frame: Change from baseline over 24 weeks of treatment ]


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