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A Placebo-controlled Trial of Daliresp on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01572948
First Posted: April 6, 2012
Last Update Posted: October 19, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
J Edwin Blalock, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Results First Submitted: May 29, 2015  
Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized;   Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment;   Masking: Triple (Participant, Care Provider, Investigator);   Primary Purpose: Treatment
Condition: COPD
Interventions: Drug: roflumilast
Drug: placebo

  Participant Flow
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Recruitment Details
Key information relevant to the recruitment process for the overall study, such as dates of the recruitment period and locations
Subjects were recruited from a single center.

Pre-Assignment Details
Significant events and approaches for the overall study following participant enrollment, but prior to group assignment
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Reporting Groups
  Description
Roflumilast group randomized to 30 day supply of white tablet 500microgram
Placebo 500microgram white tablet

Participant Flow:   Overall Study
    Roflumilast   Placebo
STARTED   11   16 
COMPLETED   10   15 
NOT COMPLETED   1   1 
Lost to Follow-up                1                0 
unable to contact                0                1 



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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
Placebo placebo: The placebo (Forest Laboratories, Inc) is manufactured as an odorless and otherwise equivalent tablet to the roflumilast tablet, but contains no active ingredient
Roflumilast roflumilast: The study drug (roflumilast, Daliresp™, Forest Laboratories, Inc.) is a targeted inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 and is given once daily via oral route. There is proven anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant potential in both animal and human models
Total Total of all reporting groups

Baseline Measures
   Placebo   Roflumilast   Total 
Overall Participants Analyzed 
[Units: Participants]
 16   11   27 
Age 
[Units: Years]
Mean (Full Range)
 61 
 (53 to 69) 
 62 
 (55 to 69) 
 61 
 (53 to 69) 
Gender 
[Units: Participants]
     
Female   6   4   10 
Male   10   7   17 
Race (NIH/OMB) 
[Units: Participants]
     
American Indian or Alaska Native   0   0   0 
Asian   0   0   0 
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander   0   0   0 
Black or African American   4   4   8 
White   12   7   19 
More than one race   0   0   0 
Unknown or Not Reported   0   0   0 
Region of Enrollment 
[Units: Participants]
     
United States   16   11   27 


  Outcome Measures
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1.  Primary:   Induced Sputum Proline-glycine-proline (PGP) Levels at Baseline   [ Time Frame: baseline ]

2.  Primary:   Mean Induced Sputum Proline-glycine-proline (PGP) Levels at 1 Month After Randomization.   [ Time Frame: 1 month after baseline ]

3.  Primary:   Mean Induced Sputum Proline-glycine-proline (PGP) Levels at 3 Months After Randomization   [ Time Frame: 3 months after baseline ]

4.  Secondary:   Induced Sputum Neutrophil Count   [ Time Frame: 1 month ]

5.  Secondary:   Induced Sputum Neutrophil Count   [ Time Frame: baseline ]

6.  Secondary:   Induced Sputum Neutrophil Count   [ Time Frame: 3 months after baseline ]


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  Limitations and Caveats
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Limitations of the study, such as early termination leading to small numbers of participants analyzed and technical problems with measurement leading to unreliable or uninterpretable data
small sample size and limited follow-up


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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: J. Michael Wells, M.D.
Organization: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
phone: 205-934-6047
e-mail: jmwells@uab.edu


Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):

Responsible Party: J Edwin Blalock, University of Alabama at Birmingham
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01572948     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: DAL-MD-01
First Submitted: April 4, 2012
First Posted: April 6, 2012
Results First Submitted: May 29, 2015
Results First Posted: July 31, 2015
Last Update Posted: October 19, 2015