Outcomes in Patients Taking Fluticasone Propionate/Salmeterol Combination or Other Inhaled Corticosteroids

This study has been completed.
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First received: March 4, 2010
Last updated: September 1, 2011
Last verified: August 2011

The objective of this study is to compare healthcare utilization and costs in asthma patients who receive fluticasone propionate/salmeterol combination 100mcg/50mcg ("FSC 100/50") or inhaled corticosteriods in typical clinical practice using a retrospective observational cohort study design of large managed care database.

Condition Intervention
Drug: Fluticasone propionate/salmeterol combination
Drug: Inhaled corticosteroids

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Comparison of Healthcare Utilization and Costs in Patients With Asthma Who Fluticasone/Salmeterol Inhalation Powder Versus Other Inhaled Corticosteroid(s) in Typical Clinical Practice Using Health Insurance Claims Data.

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • To assess the difference in asthma related exacerbations [ Time Frame: 90 days post index ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    Asthma related exaceberation is defined as any asthma related emergency department visit, or inpatient visit or oral corticosteroid dispensing.

Enrollment: 5180
Study Start Date: June 2009
Study Completion Date: June 2010
Primary Completion Date: June 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Asthma patients treated with inhaled corticosteroids
Asthma subjects newly prescribed inhaled corticosteriods
Drug: Fluticasone propionate/salmeterol combination
Asthma subjects newly prescribed fluticasone propionate/salmeterol combination
Drug: Inhaled corticosteroids
asthma subjects newly prescribed inhaled corticosteroids in clinical practice


Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

The study intends to identify subjects with asthma treated with inhaled corticosteroids


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with asthma as determined by ICD-9 codes and asthma drug use
  • at least 12 years of age
  • treated with inhaled corticosteroids

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Subjects with COPD or treatment for COPD
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01332344

Sponsors and Collaborators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Cheri Hudson; Clinical Disclosure Advisor, GSK Clinical Disclosure
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01332344     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 112604
Study First Received: March 4, 2010
Last Updated: September 1, 2011
Health Authority: United States: No Health Authority

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
fluticasone propionate/salmeterol combination
inhaled corticosteroids

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Pharmacologic Actions
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Dermatologic Agents
Anti-Allergic Agents
Anti-Inflammatory Agents

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