Safety and Tolerability of Omalizumab in Poorly Controlled Moderate to Severe Asthma Patients

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : June 5, 2007
Last Update Posted : October 25, 2011
Genentech, Inc.
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Brief Summary:
This study will assess the safety and tolerability of long-term treatment with omalizumab plus current asthma therapy in patients who participated in and successfully completed the treatment period of study CIGE025IA04E1. Patients who participated in CIGE025IA04E1 were perceived by both the patient and the investigator to have benefited from receiving treatment with omalizumab plus current asthma therapy according to best medical practice

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Asthma Drug: Omalizumab Phase 3

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 95 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A One Year Open-label Extension Study to Assess Long Term Safety and Tolerability of Omalizumab Treatment in Poorly Controlled Moderate to Severe Allergic Asthma Patients Who Participated in the 52-week CIGE24IA04E1 Study
Study Start Date : May 2003
Actual Primary Completion Date : October 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : October 2005

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma
Drug Information available for: Omalizumab

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety assessed by adverse events, serious adverse events, vital signs and laboratory safety data. A blood sample will be collected at each scheduled visit prior to administration of study medication and analyzed for free and total IgE levels and total

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 75 Years   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who completed core study and extension study CIGE24IA05E1 up to and including visit 15, without experiencing any significant drug-related adverse events
  • Patients who have given written informed consent

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who had not received study medication for greater than 84 days since visit 15 of study CIGE24IA05E1
  • Pregnant females or nursing mothers
  • Patients with know hypersensitivity to any ingredients of Omalizumab or related drugs

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00482508

Sponsors and Collaborators
Genentech, Inc.
Study Chair: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Novartis Pharmaceuticals Identifier: NCT00482508     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CIGE025IA04E2
First Posted: June 5, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 25, 2011
Last Verified: October 2011

Keywords provided by Novartis:
anti immunoglobulin E

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Anti-Allergic Agents
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents