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Airway Responses to Montelukast and Desloratadine.

This study has been completed.
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University of Saskatchewan Identifier:
First received: January 18, 2007
Last updated: January 18, 2008
Last verified: January 2008

Montelukast (for asthma) and desloratadine (for allergies) are effective therapy for their current uses. Part of what happens when your allergies trigger your asthma should be prevented by either of these drugs. This project is being conducted to determine if these drugs are effective, either alone or in combination, on controlling asthma that is triggered by allergies.

Condition Intervention
Drug: Montelukast (10mg) and Desloratadine (5mg)

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Airway Responses to Montelukast and Desloratadine.

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Further study details as provided by University of Saskatchewan:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Late asthmatic response (maximum percent decrease in FEV1)

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Early asthmatic response (maximum percent decrease in FEV1
  • Changes in sputum cell/mediator content
  • Changes in airway hyperresponsiveness (methacholine PC20)

Estimated Enrollment: 12
Study Start Date: January 2007
Study Completion Date: August 2007
Primary Completion Date: August 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • baseline FEV1 > or = 65% predicted
  • positive methacholine challenge (i.e. methacholine PC20 < or = 16mg/ml
  • positive allergen challenge

Exclusion Criteria:

  • negative skin prick test
  • lung condition/disease other than asthma
  • currently use montelukast and/or desloratadine
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00424580

Canada, Saskatchewan
Room 346 Ellis Hall
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, S7N 0W8
Sponsors and Collaborators
University of Saskatchewan
Principal Investigator: Donald W Cockcroft, MD, FRCP(C) University of Saskatchew Full Professor
  More Information

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Additional publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Dr. Donald W. Cockcroft, Department of Medicine, University of Saskatchewan Identifier: NCT00424580     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: BIO-REB# 06-232
Study First Received: January 18, 2007
Last Updated: January 18, 2008
Health Authority: Canada: Health Canada

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Cholinergic Agents
Cholinergic Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Leukotriene Antagonists
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Respiratory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on November 20, 2014