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Safety of Aerius Syrup in Pediatric Patients Aged 1-5 Years Old With Allergic Rhinitis or Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (Study P04446AM1)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First Posted: July 29, 2008
Last Update Posted: April 30, 2015
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
The objective of this non-interventional study is to evaluate the safety of Aerius syrup in pediatric patients aged 1-5 years old with allergic rhinitis or chronic idiopathic uticaria. The patients will receive 2.5 ml (1.25 mg) once daily.

Condition Intervention
Rhinitis Urticaria Drug: Desloratadine

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Non-Interventional Study of the Safe Use of Aerius in Pediatric Patients With Allergic Rhinitis or Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria.

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

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of Patients With Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Follow-up visit at 3 - 5 weeks after treatment initiation ]
    An adverse event is any untoward medical occurrence or unfavorable and unintended sign in a subject administered a pharmaceutical product, whether or not considered related to the use of that product. This includes the onset of new illness and the exacerbation of pre-existing conditions.

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Pediatric Patients
Those with allergic rhinitis or chronic idiopathic urticaria.
Drug: Desloratadine
2.5 ml (1.25 mg) once daily
Other Names:
  • Aerius
  • SCH 034117

Detailed Description:
Pediatric patients aged 1-5 years

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Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 5 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Pediatric clinics around Hungary.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with allergic rhinitis or chronic idiopathic urticaria
  • Aged 1-5 years old
  • Caregiver's consent to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy individuals
  • Younger or older than the 1-5 year old age range
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00723736     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P04446
First Submitted: July 25, 2008
First Posted: July 29, 2008
Results First Submitted: June 18, 2009
Results First Posted: August 6, 2009
Last Update Posted: April 30, 2015
Last Verified: April 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Skin Diseases, Vascular
Skin Diseases
Cholinergic Antagonists
Cholinergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents