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Survival Of Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

This study has been completed.
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GlaxoSmithKline Identifier:
First received: December 20, 2005
Last updated: April 11, 2013
Last verified: November 2011

The purpose of this study is to see if fluticasone 500mcg/salmeterol 50mcg can improve the survival of subjects with COPD and also assess the long term safety profile of this drug.

Condition Intervention Phase
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Drug: Salmeterol 50mcg/ Fluticasone Propionate 500mcg
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: See Detailed Description

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • All cause mortality at 3 years

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Rate of moderate and severe COPD exacerbations and health status assessed by the St. George's Respiratory Questionnaire.

Estimated Enrollment: 6040
Study Start Date: September 2000
Intervention Details:
    Drug: Salmeterol 50mcg/ Fluticasone Propionate 500mcg
    Other Name: Salmeterol 50mcg/ Fluticasone Propionate 500mcg
Detailed Description:

A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, parallel group, placebo controlled study to investigate the effects of salmeterol/fluticasone 50/500mcg bd, salmeterol 50mcg bd, and fluticasone 500mcg bd, all delivered via the DISKUS/ACCUHALER inhaler, on the survival of subjects with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease over 3 years of treatment.


Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years to 80 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion criteria:

  • Patients with COPD and FEV1 <60% of predicted normal and baseline (pre-bronchodilator) FEV1/FVC ratio <70%.
  • Current or ex-smokers with a smoking history of at least 10 pack-years.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Diagnosis of other respiratory disorders (including asthma).
  • Requirement for long term oxygen therapy.
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00268216

United States, California
GSK Investigational Site
San Francisco, California, United States, 94102
United States, Pennsylvania
GSK Investigational Site
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19129
GSK Investigational Site
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil, 40110-160
GSK Investigational Site
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande Do Sul, Brazil, 90035 003
GSK Investigational Site
Santo Andre, São Paulo, Brazil, 09060-670
GSK Investigational Site
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20 551-030
GSK Investigational Site
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 20221-903
GSK Investigational Site
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 21941-590
GSK Investigational Site
São Paulo, Brazil, 05403-900
GSK Investigational Site
Maurepas, France, 78310
GSK Investigational Site
Meaux, France, 77104
GSK Investigational Site
Papagos/Athens, Greece, 15669
GSK Investigational Site
Zwolle, Netherlands, 8025 AB
GSK Investigational Site
Partizanske, Slovakia, 958 01
GSK Investigational Site
Kaohsiung, Taiwan, 80708
GSK Investigational Site
Taichung, Taiwan, 40705
GSK Investigational Site
Tainan, Taiwan, 704
GSK Investigational Site
Taipei, Taiwan, 112
GSK Investigational Site
Tau-Yuan County, Taiwan, 333
Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

Peter M.A. Calverley, Julie A. Anderson, Bartolome Celli, Gary T. Ferguson, Christine Jenkins, Paul W. Jones, Courtney Crim, Lisa R. Willits, Julie C. Yates, Jørgen Vestbo. Cardiovascular events in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: TORCH study results. [Thorax]. 2010;65:719-725.

Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: GlaxoSmithKline Identifier: NCT00268216     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SCO30003
Study First Received: December 20, 2005
Last Updated: April 11, 2013
Health Authority: United Kingdom: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration
United States: Food and Drug Administration

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Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Adrenergic Agents
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Anti-Allergic Agents
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Autonomic Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Respiratory System Agents
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