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Quality of Life in Daxas-treated Patients Older Than 18 Years With Severe COPD (DINO)

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01285180
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 27, 2011
Last Update Posted : October 28, 2016
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Brief Summary:

Daxas (roflumilast) is the first oral anti-inflammatory phosphodiesterase inhibitor (PDE-4) for patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experiencing chronic cough and sputum and with a history of exacerbations as add-on to bronchodilator treatment. With its mode of action Daxas can reduce exacerbations rates and improve lung function parameters which may result in a better health-related quality of life and an improved long-term management of COPD.

The aim of this non-interventional study is to evaluate data on quality of life in COPD patients in Germany in a real life medical setting. Evaluation is based on two COPD specific questionnaires to assess the patient`s health status over six months. During the study, socio-demographic data and cost-of-illness data will be recorded. Daxas (tablet) will be administered once daily. The study will provide further data on the safety and tolerability of Daxas.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Severe COPD Drug: Daxas

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 5472 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Daxas in COPD Therapy
Study Start Date : August 2010
Actual Primary Completion Date : August 2012
Actual Study Completion Date : August 2012

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Drug Information available for: Roflumilast

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
DINO Drug: Daxas
500 microgram, oral, once daily as add-on therapy to existing therapy

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Pre-/post comparison of the COPD status based on patients health status [ Time Frame: after 6 months ]
    Evaluation of treatment success by a COPD-specific patient questionnaire

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Effectiveness during treatment [ Time Frame: after 6 months ]
    Evaluation of treatment success by a health status patient questionnaire

  2. Evaluation of tolerability [ Time Frame: after 6 months ]
    assessment of adverse drug reactions

  3. Evaluation of cost-of-illness data [ Time Frame: before treatment ]
    number of consultations, sick leave, hospitalisation, number of and duration of rehab measures

  4. Evaluation of sociodemographic data [ Time Frame: before treatment ]
    employment status, disease management programme

  5. Evaluation of symptom reduction of sputum and cough [ Time Frame: after 6 months ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
patients diagnosed with severe COPD.

Main Inclusion Criteria:

  • severe COPD

Main Exclusion Criteria:

  • Child pugh (classified B and C)

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01285180

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Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Director: AstraZeneca AstraZeneca AstraZeneca

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Responsible Party: AstraZeneca Identifier: NCT01285180     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: RO-2455-402-DE
U1111-1136-8860 ( Registry Identifier: WHO )
First Posted: January 27, 2011    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: October 28, 2016
Last Verified: September 2016
Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
Quality of life
sociodemographic data
cost-of-illness data