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Efficacy of Pantoprazole in Patients Older Than 12 Years With Reflux Associated Sleep Disorders (PULS) (PULS)

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00562094
First Posted: November 21, 2007
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2012
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Information provided by:
Nycomed
Results First Submitted: September 1, 2010  
Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort;   Time Perspective: Prospective
Conditions: Erosive Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Non-Erosive Reflux Disease
Intervention: Drug: Pantoprazole

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Recruitment Details
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Pre-Assignment Details
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Pantoprazole All patients enrolled

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Pantoprazole
STARTED   8616 
COMPLETED   8554 
NOT COMPLETED   62 
Lost to Follow-up                62 



  Baseline Characteristics
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Population Description
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Pantoprazole All patients enrolled

Baseline Measures
   Pantoprazole 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 8616 
Age [1] 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Standard Deviation)
 55.7  (14.51) 
[1] The measured value is related to the number of 8502 subjects (= valid cases). This number differs from the overall number of baseline participants due to missing data for 114 subjects.
Gender, Customized 
[Units: Percentage of participants]
 
Female   47.8 
Male   51.7 
Missing data   0.5 
Nicotine use 
[Units: Percentage of participants]
 
Smoker   35.2 
Non-smoker   64.1 
Missing data   0.7 
Alcohol use 
[Units: Percentage of participants]
 
Daily   22.1 
Not daily   77.2 
Missing data   0.8 
Drug abuse 
[Units: Percentage of participants]
 
Drug abuse   2.9 
No drug abuse   96.0 
Missing data   1.1 
Indication for prescription of pantoprazole 
[Units: Percentage of participants]
 
long-term therapy and/or relapse prophylaxis   50.5 
Acute reflux oesophagitis   49.1 
Missing data   0.4 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Assessment of the Severity of Sleep Disturbances   [ Time Frame: first and last visit (after a median of 18 days) ]

2.  Primary:   Assessment of Change of Quality of Sleep During Therapy With Pantoprazole   [ Time Frame: last visit (after a median of 18 days) ]

3.  Secondary:   Assessment of the Severity of Heartburn   [ Time Frame: first and last visit (after a median of 18 days) ]

4.  Secondary:   Assessment of the Severity of Eructation/Acid Eructation   [ Time Frame: first and last visit (after a median of 18 days) ]

5.  Secondary:   Assessment of the Severity of Epigastric Complaints/Epigastric Pain   [ Time Frame: first and last visit (after a median of 18 days) ]

6.  Secondary:   Assessment of the Severity of Sensation of Fullness/Abdominal Distension   [ Time Frame: first and last visit (after a median of 18 days) ]

7.  Secondary:   Assessment of the Efficacy of Pantoprazole at Final Visit   [ Time Frame: last visit (after a median of 18 days) ]

8.  Secondary:   Assessment of the Tolerability of Pantoprazole at Final Visit   [ Time Frame: last visit (after a median of 18 days) ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Certain Agreements:  
Principal Investigators are NOT employed by the organization sponsoring the study.
There is NOT an agreement between Principal Investigators and the Sponsor (or its agents) that restricts the PI's rights to discuss or publish trial results after the trial is completed.


Results Point of Contact:  
Name/Title: Medical Responsible
Organization: Nycomed Deutschland GmbH
phone: +49 7531 3666 0
e-mail: clinicaltrials@nycomed.com



Responsible Party: Medical Responsible, Nycomed Deutschland GmbH
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00562094     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: PAN 20/40 PULS 07/10
First Submitted: November 12, 2007
First Posted: November 21, 2007
Results First Submitted: September 1, 2010
Results First Posted: September 24, 2010
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2012