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Montelukast in Pediatric Allergic Asthma (0476-336)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: February 7, 2006
Last updated: January 20, 2016
Last verified: January 2016
This is a 3-week study to evaluate FEV1 following treatment with drugs in persistent asthma which is also active during allergy seasons in pediatric patients with seasonal aeroallergen sensitivity.

Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma Drug: montelukast sodium Drug: Comparator: Placebo Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Randomized, Parallel-Group Study to Evaluate the Clinical Effect of Oral Montelukast Versus Placebo in Persistent Asthma Which is Also Active During Allergy Seasons in Pediatric Patients With Seasonal Aeroallergen Sensitivity

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Forced Expiratory Volume in 1 Second (FEV1) at Week 3 [ Time Frame: Baseline and week 3 ]
    Percent change from baseline in FEV1, a measure of airway function, at Week 3

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Percent Change From Baseline in Mean Daily "as Needed" β-agonist Use Over the 3-week Treatment Period [ Time Frame: Baseline and Week 3 ]
    Percent change from baseline in average daily β-agonist use over the 3-week treatment period

Enrollment: 421
Study Start Date: March 2006
Study Completion Date: July 2007
Primary Completion Date: July 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
Drug: montelukast sodium
montelukast 5 mg chewable tablet once daily. Up to 3 weeks of treatment.
Other Name: MK0476
Placebo Comparator: 2
Drug: Comparator: Placebo
Placebo. Up to 3 weeks of treatment


Ages Eligible for Study:   6 Years to 14 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male and female patients, ages 6 to 14 years, with persistent asthma that is also active during allergy season
  • Patients must demonstrate positive skin prick tests to seasonally relevant geographic aeroallergens

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patient cannot have any other acute or chronic pulmonary disorder
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00289874

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Additional Information:
Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00289874     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0476-336
Study First Received: February 7, 2006
Results First Received: September 9, 2009
Last Updated: January 20, 2016

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Leukotriene Antagonists
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Cytochrome P-450 CYP1A2 Inducers
Cytochrome P-450 Enzyme Inducers
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action processed this record on September 21, 2017