DESOLO - SiT Peri-Launch: A Comparison of Symbicort Single Inhaler Therapy and Conventional Best Practice for the Treatment of Persistent Asthma in Adults

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00252863
First received: November 14, 2005
Last updated: March 16, 2009
Last verified: March 2009
  Purpose

The purpose of this study is to determine whether Symbicort dosed according to the Symbicort Maintenance and Reliever Therapy (SMART) concept is superior to standard asthma treatment according to the local German treatment guidelines.


Condition Intervention Phase
Asthma
Drug: Symbicort, used twice daily (b.i.d) and as needed (prn)
Drug: Budesonide Turbuhaler 200 µg
Drug: Fluticasone Discus 250 µg
Drug: Formoterol Turbuhaler 4.5 µg
Drug: Terbutaline Turbuhaler 0.5 mg
Drug: Salbutamol pressurized metered dose inhaler (pMDI) 100 µg
Drug: Salmeterol Discus 50 µg
Drug: Budesonide/Formoterol Turbuhaler 160/4.5 µg
Drug: Fluticasone/Salmeterol Discus 250/50 µg
Drug: Fluticasone/Salmeterol Discus 500/50 µg
Drug: Theophylline 200 mg
Drug: Theophylline 300 mg
Drug: Singulair 10 mg
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Comparison of Symbicort Single Inhaler Therapy (Symbicort Turbuhaler 160/4.5 µg, 1 Inhalation b.i.d. Plus as Needed) and Conventional Best Practice for the Treatment of Persistent Asthma in Adults - a 26-Week, Randomised, Open-Label, Parallel-Group, Multicentre Study

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Time to first severe asthma exacerbation

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Number of severe asthma exacerbations
  • Mean use of as-needed medication
  • Change in forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) from the end of run-in to the end of the study period
  • Prescribed asthma medication during the treatment period
  • Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ)
  • Patient's satisfaction with the treatment question
  • Health care contacts
  • Asthma medication
  • Time lost from paid and unpaid work
  • Serious adverse events (SAEs)
  • Discontinuations due to adverse events (AEs)

Estimated Enrollment: 1600
Study Start Date: December 2004
Study Completion Date: May 2006
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with asthma, either well-controlled on a regular therapy with a combination of long-acting beta-agonists and inhaled corticosteroids or symptomatic on therapy with inhaled corticosteroids alone.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Any other significant lung disease other than asthma
  • Any disease that might put patients at risk if they participate in the study
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00252863

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Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Heinrich Worth, MD Klinikum Fürth
  More Information

No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00252863     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: D5890L00011, DESOLO
Study First Received: November 14, 2005
Last Updated: March 16, 2009
Health Authority: Germany: Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Asthma
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Albuterol
Terbutaline
Formoterol
Salmeterol
Theophylline
Budesonide
Fluticasone
Montelukast
Symbicort
Fluticasone, salmeterol drug combination
Tocolytic Agents
Reproductive Control Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Therapeutic Uses
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action

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