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Asthma Control-A "Patient Follow up Programme" Maintenance and Reliever Therapy in a Single Inhaler

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : September 3, 2007
Last Update Posted : July 9, 2009
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Brief Summary:
To investigate the change in patient's asthma symptom control using ACQ scores after 4 to 6 weeks of Symbicort Turbuhaler (budesonide/ formoterol) in SMART approach.

Condition or disease

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 1254 participants
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: A Patient Follow-up Program to Assess Asthma Control in Patients Using Symbicort® as Maintenance and Relief Therapy in a Single Inhaler (Symbicort® SMART: Budesonide/Formoterol 160/4.5 Mcg, 1 or 2 Inhalations x 2 Times Plus Additional Inhalations as Needed)
Study Start Date : July 2007
Actual Primary Completion Date : March 2008
Actual Study Completion Date : April 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Hospital out-patient departments and private clinics in all areas of Vietnam

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Asthma patients from both sexes, age 18 or older
  • Have already been on Symbicort SMART treatment
  • Willing to give written informed consents to participate in the program.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients who are not willing to give written informed consent
  • Patients in emergency care for asthma at ICUs or COPD patients are excluded from the program.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00524641

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Research Site
Hanoi, Vietnam
Research Site
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Sponsors and Collaborators
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Study Chair: Dinh Ngoc SY, MD TB and Lung Disease Hospital, Hanoi
Study Chair: Tran Van Ngoc, MD, PhD Cho Ray Hospital
Study Chair: Nguyen Hong Duc Pharm Ngoc Thach Hospital
Study Chair: Do Van Dung, MD, PhD Ho Chi Minh City Univ of Medicine and Pharmacist
Additional Information:
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00524641    
Other Study ID Numbers: NIS-RVN-SYM-2007/1
First Posted: September 3, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 9, 2009
Last Verified: July 2009
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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