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A Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Formoterol Fumarate in the Treatment of Patients With COPD

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00215436
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 22, 2005
Last Update Posted : November 10, 2010
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Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and efficacy of the investigational drug in comparison with a placebo.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
COPD Drug: Formoterol Fumarate Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Enrollment : 345 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A 12-week Double-Blind, Parallel-Group, Placebo- and Active- Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Formoterol Fumarate Inhalation Solution 20 Mcg in the Treatment of Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Study Start Date : March 2005
Actual Primary Completion Date : September 2005
Actual Study Completion Date : September 2006

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Measure of lung function

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Change in lung function, as well as vital signs
  2. Physical Exam results, Adverse event reporting, etc

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Ages Eligible for Study:   40 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Medical diagnosis of COPD
  • Current or prior history of cigarette smoking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Medical diagnosis of asthma
  • Chest X-ray diagnostic of significant disease other than COPD
  • Significant condition or disease other than COPD

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00215436

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United States, Alabama
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Jasper, Alabama, United States, 35501
United States, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona, United States, 85006-2666
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Tuscon, Arizona, United States, 85715
United States, California
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Buena Park, California, United States, 90620
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Huntington Beach, California, United States, 92647
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Long Beach, California, United States, 90806
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Long Beach, California, United States, 90813
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Los Angeles, California, United States, 90048
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San Diego, California, United States, 92120
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Stockton, California, United States, 95207
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Denver, Colorado, United States, 80206
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Wheat Ridge, Colorado, United States, 80033
United States, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut, United States, 06105
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Clearwater, Florida, United States, 33765
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DeLand, Florida, United States, 32720
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Tampa, Florida, United States, 33603
United States, Georgia
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Woodstock, Georgia, United States, 30189
United States, Illinois
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Hines, Illinois, United States, 60141
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Normal, Illinois, United States, 61761
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Florence, Kentucky, United States, 41042
United States, Louisiana
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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, 70115
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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 48106
United States, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, 55402
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Rochester, Minnesota, United States, 55905
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St Charles, Missouri, United States, 63301
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St. Louis, Missouri, United States, 63122
United States, Montana
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Butte, Montana, United States, 59701
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Henderson, Nevada, United States, 89014
United States, New Jersey
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey, United States, 08003
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Summit, New Jersey, United States, 07901
United States, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States, 87108
United States, New York
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Camillus, New York, United States, 13031
United States, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, 28207
United States, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45241
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Columbus, Ohio, United States, 43215
United States, Oregon
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Medford, Oregon, United States, 97504
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Portland, Oregon, United States, 97213
United States, Rhode Island
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Cranston, Rhode Island, United States, 02920
United States, South Carolina
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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States, 29307
United States, Texas
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Dallas, Texas, United States, 75231
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San Antonio, Texas, United States, 78229
United States, Virginia
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Richmond, Virginia, United States, 23225
United States, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States, 53792
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States, 53209
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Publications of Results:
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Responsible Party: Director Clinical Affairs, Dey L.P. Identifier: NCT00215436    
Other Study ID Numbers: 201-065
First Posted: September 22, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 10, 2010
Last Verified: April 2008
Keywords provided by Dey:
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Formoterol Fumarate
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action