Comparison of Combination of Beclomethasone Dipropionate and Formoterol Fumarate Versus Single Components Assessed by Knemometry and Urinary Cortisol Measurements in Asthmatic Children

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01450774
First received: September 23, 2011
Last updated: April 29, 2014
Last verified: April 2014
  Purpose

This is a single centre, double-blind, double-dummy, randomised, single-centre, 2-way cross-over study in asthmatic children already treated with inhaled corticosteroids.


Condition Intervention Phase
Childhood Asthma
Drug: CHF 1535 50/6µg
Drug: beclomethasone dipropionate 50µg + formoterol fumarate 6µg
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety Study
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Single Centre, Randomised, Double-blind, Double-dummy, 2-way Cross Over Study to Compare Safety Assessed by Knemometry and Urinary Cortisol Measurements of CHF1535 50/6 Pmdi (Fixed Combination of Beclomethasone Dipropionate and Formoterol Fumarate) and the Free Combination of Licensed Beclomethasone Dipropionate and Formoterol Fumarate in Asthmatic Children Already Treated With Inhaled Corticosteroids

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Further study details as provided by Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Lower leg growth rate measured by knemometry [ Time Frame: after a 2 week treatment ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • 24-hour urinary free cortisol/creatinine levels [ Time Frame: after a 2 week treatment period ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
  • Changes in pre-dose morning and evening PEF (L/min) [ Time Frame: pre and after a 2 week treatment period ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 72
Study Start Date: September 2011
Study Completion Date: February 2014
Primary Completion Date: November 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: CHF 1535 50/6µg Drug: CHF 1535 50/6µg
fixed combination of beclomethasone dipropionate 50µg + formoterol fumarate 6µg
Active Comparator: beclomethasone dipropionate 50µg + formoterol fumarate 6µg Drug: beclomethasone dipropionate 50µg + formoterol fumarate 6µg
free combination of beclomethasone dipropionate 50µg + formoterol fumarate 6µg

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 11 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Prepuberal male and female outpatients, ≥ 5 and ≤ 11 years old in Tanner stadium I according to Investigator's assessment
  • Clinical diagnosis of mild asthma during at least two months prior to screening visit
  • Forced Expiratory Volume during the first second (FEV1) > 80% of predicted normal values at screening visit

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Endocrinological diseases including growth impairment or other chronic diseases
  • Any concomitant disease requiring additional treatment with topic or systemic glucocorticosteroids
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Locations
Denmark
BørneAstmaKlinikken
Copenhagen, Denmark, 2100
Sponsors and Collaborators
Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Hans Bisgaard, MD BørneAstmaKlinikken
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A.
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01450774     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CCD-1012-PR-0051
Study First Received: September 23, 2011
Last Updated: April 29, 2014
Health Authority: Denmark: Danish Medicines Agency

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

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