To Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Levocetirizine Versus Loratadine for Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
UCB, Inc.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00525278
First received: September 4, 2007
Last updated: December 13, 2013
Last verified: September 2009
  Purpose

To Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Levocetirizine Versus Loratadine for Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis


Condition Intervention Phase
Rhinitis
Allergic
Seasonal
Drug: Levocetirizine dihydrochloride
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of 5 mg Levocetirizine Oral Tablets, Once Daily Versus 10 mg Loratadine Oral Tablets, Once Daily for the Treatment of Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis (SAR)

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Further study details as provided by UCB, Inc.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Investigator rated T5SS (Total 5 symptom Score) over 2 weeks [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Investigator's global efficacy evaluation at 2 weeks; the patient's mean T5SS and 5 individual symptoms (over the last 24 hours) over the first week and over the 2 weeks of treatment; the Symptoms Score Reducing Index (SSRI). [ Time Frame: 2 weeks ]

Enrollment: 67
Study Start Date: August 2003
Study Completion Date: October 2003
Primary Completion Date: October 2003 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female, 18 to 60 years old, inclusive
  • two-year history of allergic rhinitis due to tree, grass or weed pollen
  • sufficient histamine-dependent symptoms of rhinitis during the selection week (T5SS ≥ 5)

Exclusion Criteria:

  • An ear, nose or throat (ENT) infection
  • asthma requiring daily drug therapy other than ß2 inhaled agonists taken prn
  • atopic dermatitis or urticaria requiring an antihistamine or corticosteroid treatment
  • an associated ENT disease
  • use of decongestants
  • nasal or ocular topical treatment
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00525278

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

Additional Information:
No publications provided

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00525278     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: A00348
Study First Received: September 4, 2007
Last Updated: December 13, 2013
Health Authority: China: Department of Health, Pharmaceuticals registration and Import/Export control section

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal
Rhinitis
Nose Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Hypersensitivity
Immune System Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Loratadine
Cetirizine
Levocetirizine
Antipruritics
Dermatologic Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Anti-Allergic Agents
Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Physiological Effects of Drugs

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