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MK0476 Study in Adult Patients With Perennial Allergic Rhinitis (0476-397)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: October 10, 2008
Last updated: May 8, 2014
Last verified: May 2014

A clinical study evaluates the efficacy and safety of MK0476 in adult patients with Perennial Allergic rhinitis.

Condition Intervention Phase
Rhinitis, Allergic
Drug: montelukast sodium
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: MK0476 Phase III Long-term Study -Perennial Allergic Rhinitis-

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Any clinical or laboratory adverse experience [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • The daily mean of the composite nasal symptoms score at each of biweekly visits during the treatment period (average over the previous 2 weeks) or at time of termination [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 120
Study Start Date: September 2004
Study Completion Date: February 2005
Primary Completion Date: February 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: 1
MK0476 5mg
Drug: montelukast sodium
Arm 1: montelukast tablet 5 mg, QD. Treatment period is 12-weeks. Arm 2: montelukast tablet 10 mg, QD. Treatment period is 12-weeks.
Other Name: Singulair
Experimental: 2
MK0476 10mg
Drug: montelukast sodium
Arm 1: montelukast tablet 5 mg, QD. Treatment period is 12-weeks. Arm 2: montelukast tablet 10 mg, QD. Treatment period is 12-weeks.
Other Name: Singulair


Ages Eligible for Study:   15 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult Patients With Perennial Allergic Rhinitis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients Who Have Nasal Diseases (E.G., Nasal Polyp, Septonasal Arcuation, Hypertrophic Rhinitis), Upper Respiratory Infection, Sinusitis, Infectious Rhinitis And Those Disease Severe Enough To Interfere With Assessment Of Effectiveness
  • Patients Who Have Rhinitis Medicamentosa, Or Nonallergic Rhinitis (E.G., Vasomotor Rhinitis, Eosinophilia Rhinitis)
  • Patient Has A Disease Of The Cardiovascular, Hepatic, Renal, Hematologic Systems, Or Other Severe Disease
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00771160

Sponsors and Collaborators
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
Study Director: Medical Monitor Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00771160     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 0476-397, 2008_553
Study First Received: October 10, 2008
Last Updated: May 8, 2014
Health Authority: Japan: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices Agency

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic, Perennial
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Nose Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Hormone Antagonists
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists
Leukotriene Antagonists
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Respiratory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses processed this record on November 27, 2014