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Effect of a Pharmaceutical Intervention on the Level of Control of the Asthmatic Patient

This study has been completed.
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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01085474
First Posted: March 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
AstraZeneca
  Purpose
Measurement of disease control, treatment adherence and patient knowledge of his/her medication in patients that are receiving a pharmaceutical intervention compared with those patients who receive regular pharmaceutical care.

Condition Intervention
Asthma Other: 1 Other: 2

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Effect of a Pharmaceutical Intervention on the Level of Control of the Asthmatic Patient

Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Evaluate the effect of the pharmaceutical intervention on the disease control, treatment adherence and patient knowledge of his/her medication using the MEF, treatment adherence and patient knowledge of the medication indicators. [ Time Frame: First a Pilot in 3 months and then the final study in 6 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Compare disease control in patients who know their medication and those who doesn't. [ Time Frame: First a Pilot in 3 months and then the final study in 6 months ]
  • Compare disease control in patients who comply with their medication with those who doesn't. [ Time Frame: First a Pilot in 3 months and then the final study in 6 months ]

Enrollment: 384
Study Start Date: April 2010
Study Completion Date: July 2011
Primary Completion Date: July 2011 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
1
1. Pilot Study: 60 patients (all in the intervention group) 30 patients with intervention A and 30 patients with B intervention)
Other: 1
In the pilot study the objective is to compare 2 different pharmaceutical interventions (A and B) and to assess which one improves disease control, patient adherence and patient knowledge of the medication.
2
Main Study: 600 patients (30 pharmacies control group and 30 pharmacies intervention group, 10 patients per pharmacy)
Other: 2
The best intervention used in the pilot study will be chosen and included in the main study.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
60 community pharmacies 10 patients per pharmacy
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who have given their informed consent and expressed interest in participating in the study
  • Asthmatic Patients

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with communication difficulties.
  • Persons who obtain symbicort but not for their own use.
  • Patients with other major diseases: Heart problems, COPD, EMPHYSEMA, lung cancer, AIDS.
  • Patients with a respiratory infection.
  • Patients with seasonal asthma.
  • Pregnant women
  • Patients who have previously participated in a health education study in asthma.
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01085474


Locations
Spain
Research Site
Madrid, Spain
Malaga
Malaga, Spain
Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01085474     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-RES-DUM-2009/1
First Submitted: March 11, 2010
First Posted: March 12, 2010
Last Update Posted: January 28, 2013
Last Verified: January 2013

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Asthma
Pharmaceutical intervention
Effect of a pharmaceutical intervention on the level of control of the asthmatic patient

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