Evaluation of Symbicort® Turbuhaler® (Budesonide/Formoterol) in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00837629
First received: February 4, 2009
Last updated: January 21, 2011
Last verified: January 2011
  Purpose

This non-interventional study is to analyse the therapeutic effectiveness in patients with severe COPD following a generally accepted 12-week treatment period with Symbicort Turbuhaler, which could anyhow be shortened or extended at physician's discretion.


Condition
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: An Open-label Non-interventional Evaluation of Efficacy of Symbicort® Forte Turbuhaler 320/9 µg (Budesonide / Formoterol) and Symbicort® Turbuhaler® 160/4,5 µg (Budesonide / Formoterol)in Functional Status Improvement of Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Further study details as provided by AstraZeneca:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Reduction in overall Clinical COPD Questionnaire (CCQ) score [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Patient satisfaction [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Physicians' global clinical impression of the treatment [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
  • Evaluation of smoking habits [ Time Frame: 12 weeks ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 743
Study Start Date: February 2007
Study Completion Date: September 2007
Primary Completion Date: September 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

patients (outpatient or hospitalised) in whom Symbicort Turbuhaler is indicated according to the current Summary of product characteristics (SPC)

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • non pregnant female
  • COPD with persistent symptoms in spite of regular bronchodilator therapy
  • Naive or fixed combination treated patients including patients already on Symbicort Turbuhaler

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Hypersensitivity to budesonide, formoterol or inhaled lactose
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00837629

Sponsors and Collaborators
AstraZeneca
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Matjaz Flezar, MD Golnik Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Meta Jeras, Mr Ph, Regulatory and Medical Affairs Manager, AstraZeneca
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00837629     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-RSI-SYM-2006/1
Study First Received: February 4, 2009
Last Updated: January 21, 2011
Health Authority: Slovenia: Agency for Medicinal Products - Ministry of Health

Keywords provided by AstraZeneca:
chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
COPD
Symbicort Turbuhaler

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Formoterol
Budesonide
Symbicort
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Pharmacologic Actions
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Glucocorticoids
Hormones
Hormones, Hormone Substitutes, and Hormone Antagonists

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