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New Combination Inhaler (FlutiForm HFA MDI 100/10 µg and 250/10 µg) in Patients With Asthma

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: NCT00394121
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : October 31, 2006
Last Update Posted : August 27, 2010
Information provided by:
SkyePharma AG

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the long-term safety of the fixed combination asthma drug FlutiForm HFA MDI (containing fluticasone propionate and formoterol fumarate) in adult and adolescent patients with mild to moderate-severe asthma.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Asthma Drug: Fluticasone propionate/formoterol fumarate Phase 3

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 400 participants
Allocation: Non-Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Long-term Open-label Safety Study With SkyePharma FlutiForm HFA pMDI (100/10 µg and 250/10 µg) in Adult and Adolescent Patients With Asthma
Study Start Date : March 2006
Actual Primary Completion Date : July 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : July 2007

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Long-term safety after twice daily treatment with FlutiForm HFA MDI over 12 months.

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Long-term efficacy after twice daily treatment with FlutiForm HFA MDI over 12 months.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   12 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Ages eligible for study: 12 years and above; genders eligible for study: both; prior steroid use: steroid-requiring.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History of asthma for at least 12 months.
  • Documented use of inhaled corticosteriod for at least 4 weeks prior to Screening Visit Demonstrate FEV-1 of 40-80% of predicted normal values at Screening and Baseline Visit.
  • Documented reversibility of 15% within 6 months of Screening Visit or at Screening Visit (15% increase from pre-FEV-1 levels following albuterol inhalation).
  • Symptoms of Asthma during Run-in.
  • Females of childbearing potential must have a negative urine pregnancy test at Screening and Baseline Visits. Females are eligible only if they are not pregnant or lactating and are either sterile or using acceptable methods of contraception.
  • Must otherwise be healthy.
  • Provide written informed consent. Wishes of minors must be respected.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Life-threatening asthma within past year or during Run-in Period.
  • History of systemic corticosteroid medication within 3 months before Screening Visit.
  • History of omalizumab use within the past 6 months.
  • History of leukotriene receptor antagonist use, e.g., montelukast, within the past week.
  • Current evidence of history of any clinically significant disease or abnormality including uncontrolled hypertension, uncontrolled coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, myocardial infarction, or cardiac dysrhythmia.
  • Upper or lower respiratory infection within 4 weeks prior to Screening Visit or during Run-in Period.
  • Significant, non-reversible, pulmonary disease (e.g., chronic obstructive pulmonary disease [COPD], cystic fibrosis, bronchiectasis).
  • Known Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)-positive status.
  • Smoking history equivalent to "10 pack years".
  • Current smoking history within 12 months prior to Screening Visit.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00394121

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Berlin, Germany
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Hamburg, Germany
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Mainz, Germany
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Rudersdorf, Germany
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Solingen, Germany
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Budapest, Hungary
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Deszk, Hungary
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Kecskemet, Hungary
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Miskolc, Hungary
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Mosonmagyarovar, Hungary
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Bialystok, Poland
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Gdansk, Poland
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Krakow, Poland
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Lodz, Poland
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Wroclaw, Poland
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Bucharest, Romania
United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Carrickfergus, United Kingdom
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Cottingham, United Kingdom
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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Downpatrick, United Kingdom
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Heywood, United Kingdom
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Sunbury on Thames, United Kingdom
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Swindon Wilts, United Kingdom
Sponsors and Collaborators
SkyePharma AG

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00394121     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SKY2028-3-003
First Posted: October 31, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: August 27, 2010
Last Verified: August 2010
Keywords provided by SkyePharma AG:
Fluticasone Propionate
Formoterol Fumarate
Pressurized metered does inhaler
Mild to moderate-severe asthma
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Bronchial Diseases
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Lung Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Formoterol Fumarate
Anti-Inflammatory Agents
Bronchodilator Agents
Autonomic Agents
Peripheral Nervous System Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Anti-Asthmatic Agents
Respiratory System Agents
Dermatologic Agents
Anti-Allergic Agents
Adrenergic beta-2 Receptor Agonists
Adrenergic beta-Agonists
Adrenergic Agonists
Adrenergic Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action