Efficacy and Safety of Levocetirizine for Treatment of Recurrent Cough Associated With Other Allergic Symptoms in Children

This study has been completed.
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UCB, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: August 24, 2007
Last updated: December 11, 2013
Last verified: September 2009

Efficacy and Safety of Levocetirizine for Treatment of Recurrent Cough Associated With Other Allergic Symptoms in Children

Condition Intervention Phase
Drug: levocetirizine dihydrochloride
Phase 2

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: The Efficacy and Safety of Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride Oral Drops Given 0.125 mg/kg b.i.d. During 90 Days in the Treatment of Recurrent Cough Associated With Other Allergic Symptoms, e.g. Wheezing, in Children Aged 1-2 Years.

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Further study details as provided by UCB, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • The efficacy based on daily record cards recordings [ Time Frame: 90 days ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Safety and pharmacokinetics at 90 days; skin reactivity

Enrollment: 15
Study Start Date: December 2001
Study Completion Date: March 2003
Primary Completion Date: March 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   2 Months to 24 Months
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • infants from 2 to 24 months both inclusive
  • suffering from recurrent cough associated with other allergic symptoms
  • hospitalized for respiratory or allergy related problems
  • laboratory results within normal ranges
  • height and weight between percentile 5 and 95

Exclusion Criteria:

  • having taken any of the disallowed medication
  • suffering form any disorder
  • history of sleep apnea
  • having concomitant chronic disease
  • known relevant renal, hepatic, cardiac or metabolism dysfunction
  • known alcohol or drug addiction, severe psychiatric disease for the parent/guardian
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00520754

Sponsors and Collaborators
UCB, Inc.
Study Director: UCB Clinical Trial Call Center UCB, Inc.
  More Information

Additional Information:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00520754     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A00315
Study First Received: August 24, 2007
Last Updated: December 11, 2013
Health Authority: Australia: Department of Health and Ageing Therapeutic Goods Administration

Keywords provided by UCB, Inc.:
levocetirizine dihydrochloride Xyzal tablets

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Respiration Disorders
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory
Signs and Symptoms
Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Allergic Agents
Therapeutic Uses

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