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Does Fluticasone Propionate Reduce the Late Allergic Reaction When the Drug is Given Post-allergen?

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00716963
First Posted: July 16, 2008
Last Update Posted: May 15, 2015
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Collaborator:
AstraZeneca
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Gail Gauvreau, McMaster University
  Purpose
The investigators propose a 3-treatment, placebo-controlled, double-dummy, double-blinded, randomized, crossover study in which single doses of placebo, will be compared to Fluticasone propionate (Flovent Diskus) 250 mcg and budesonide 400 mcg administered after allergen challenge, at cessation of the early allergic reaction (at 20% fall in FEV1 from post-allergen peak)

Condition Intervention Phase
Mild Asthma Drug: Fluticasone propionate (Flovent Diskus) 250 mcg Drug: budesonide 400 mcg Other: Placebo Phase 4

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Basic Science
Official Title: Does a Lipophilic Steroid Inhaled After an Early Allergic Reaction Affect the Late Reaction?

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Further study details as provided by Gail Gauvreau, McMaster University:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The Magnitude of the Early Asthmatic Response, Expressed as a Percentage Fall in FEV1. [ Time Frame: Before inhalation 3 hours ]
  • The Magnitude of the Late Asthmatic Response, Expressed as a Percentage Fall in FEV1. [ Time Frame: 7 hours after challenge ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The Magnitude of Allergen-induced Airway Hyperresponsiveness (Methacholine PC20) and Inflammation (Sputum Eosinophils). [ Time Frame: Before inhalation both evaluations (0 hours) ]
  • The Magnitude of Allergen-induced Airway Hyperresponsiveness (Methacholine PC20) and Inflammation (Sputum Eosinophils) [ Time Frame: sputum @ 7 hours ]
  • The Magnitude of Allergen-induced Airway Hyperresponsiveness (Methacholine PC20) and Inflammation (Sputum Eosinophils) [ Time Frame: 24 hours methacholine and sputum ]

Enrollment: 7
Study Start Date: July 2008
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: November 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Active Comparator: 1
Fluticasone propionate (Flovent Diskus) 250 mcg
Drug: Fluticasone propionate (Flovent Diskus) 250 mcg
Flovent Diskus 250 mcg
Other Name: fluticasone propionate Flovent Diskus250 mcg
Active Comparator: 2
budesonide 400mcg
Drug: budesonide 400 mcg
budesonide 400 mcg
Other Name: Pulmicort Turbuhaler 200 mcg
Placebo Comparator: 3
placebo
Other: Placebo
Placebo

Detailed Description:

The aim of this pilot study is to evaluate whether fluticasone propionate affects the late allergic reaction after a single dose post-allergen challenge administered following cessation of the early allergic reaction.

Six subjects with mild asthma will be asked to volunteer for the study.The diagnosis of asthma will be and includes the presence of variable airflow limitation and AHR (PC20 methacholine < 16 mg/mL). Subjects will be asked to participate if they demonstrate an allergen-induced early and late asthmatic response of at least 20% and 15% reduction in FEV1, respectively.

The study will consist of 4 periods, composed of a screening allergen period with 3 subsequent allergen challenge/treatment periods. Each period will be separated with a washout of at least 2 weeks. Subjects who demonstrate a dual asthmatic response in the screening period will be selected for randomization to treatment.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • mild asthma
  • nonsmokers
  • allergen-induced early and late asthmatic response

Exclusion Criteria:

  • no medication other than infrequent ( < twice weekly) inhaled beta2-agonists
  • not be exposed to sensitizing allergens
  • asthma exacerbation or respiratory tract infection in the past4 weeks
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00716963


Locations
Canada, Ontario
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8N 3Z5
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Paul O'Byrne, MD McMaster University
Study Director: Gail Gauvreau, PhD McMaster University
  More Information

Publications:
Gauvreau GM, Boulet LP, Hessel EM, Watson RM, Milot J, Coffman RL, et al. A phase 2, randomized, observer-blind, placebo-controlled study of the efficacy, safety and tolerability of inhaled 1018 ISS immunostimulatory oligonucleotide in subjects with mild to moderate asthma. Am.J.Respir.Crit Care Med. 171, A81. 2005. Ref Type: Abstract

Responsible Party: Gail Gauvreau, Associate Professor, McMaster University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00716963     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AZ2008lr
First Submitted: July 14, 2008
First Posted: July 16, 2008
Results First Submitted: April 14, 2015
Results First Posted: May 15, 2015
Last Update Posted: May 15, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015

Keywords provided by Gail Gauvreau, McMaster University:
late allergic response
fluticasone propionate

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Fluticasone
Budesonide
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Anti-Allergic Agents
Glucocorticoids
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists