Asthma Control Among Patients Receiving Inhaled Corticosteroids in Thailand

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : December 2, 2008
Last Update Posted : December 3, 2010
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the percentage of patients who has reached the GINA guideline of asthma treatment after receiving any inhaled corticosteroid for 3 months or longer in actual clinical practice. Such percentage for each level of severity - mild, moderate and severe persistent asthma as well as the differences of these rates will also be explored.

Condition or disease

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1210 participants
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Asthma Control Among Patients Who Were Receiving Inhaled Corticosteroids in General Practice in Thailand
Study Start Date : May 2009
Actual Study Completion Date : November 2009

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma Steroids
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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Asthma control test [ Time Frame: On the survey date ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Asthma control in mild, moderate and severe persistent asthma patients [ Time Frame: On the survey date ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Patient aged 12 years and older who established persistent asthma and currently treated with any inhaled corticosteroid for 3 months or longer.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Established persistent asthma
  • Currently treated with any inhaled corticosteroid therapy but not SYMBICORT nor SERETIDE for 3 months or longer

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Currently participating or have participated in a study with an investigational compound within the last 30 days
  • Current diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Smoked more than 10 packs a year

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00800904

Research Site
Amnat Charoen, Thailand
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Buriram, Thailand
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Chachoengsao, Thailand
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Chaiyaphum, Thailand
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Chanthaburi, Thailand
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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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Kalasin, Thailand
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Khon Kaen, Thailand
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Lopburi, Thailand
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Mae Hong Son, Thailand
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Mahasarakham, Thailand
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Nakhon Phanom, Thailand
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Nakhorn Ratchasima, Thailand
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Nan, Thailand
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Nong Khai, Thailand
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Samutsongkhram, Thailand
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Si Sa Ket, Thailand
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Singburi, Thailand
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Songkla, Thailand
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Sukhothai, Thailand
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Surat Thani, Thailand
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Trang, Thailand
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Trat, Thailand
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Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand
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Udon Thani, Thailand
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Yasothon, Thailand
Sponsors and Collaborators
Principal Investigator: Bandit Thinkhamrop, PhD Department of Biostatistics and Demography, Faculty of Public Health, Khon Kaen University
Principal Investigator: Watchara Boonsawat, MD. PhD Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University

Responsible Party: Thanu Komolsai, MD, Medical Advisor, AstraZeneca (Thailand) Ltd. Identifier: NCT00800904     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-RTH-DUM-2008/1
First Posted: December 2, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: December 3, 2010
Last Verified: December 2010

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Inhaled corticosteroid
Thai patient eligibility
Persistent asthma

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases