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Safety and Efficacy of QAX576 in Adults With Moderate Persistent Allergic 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: NCT00598104
Recruitment Status : Withdrawn (Due to the lack of enrolment and complexity of design, this study in asthma was terminated. No subjects have been dosed for this study.)
First Posted : January 18, 2008
Last Update Posted : March 4, 2016
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Brief Summary:
This study will evaluate the safety and efficacy of QAX576 against asthma attacks in adults with moderate persistent allergic asthma

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Asthma Drug: QAX576 Drug: Placebo Phase 1 Phase 2

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Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 0 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double (Participant, Investigator)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Randomized, Double-blinded, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group, Multi-center Study to Assess Safety, Tolerability, Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Efficacy of Intravenous Doses of QAX576 in Moderate Persistent Allergic Asthmatics Following Inhaled Corticosteroid Withdrawal
Study Start Date : January 2008
Actual Primary Completion Date : December 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Asthma

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: 1 Drug: QAX576
Placebo Comparator: 2 Drug: Placebo

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. - Forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1)at baseline and until study completion - Levels of eosinophils in sputum [ Time Frame: Throughout the study ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. - Three doses of QAX576 on time to treatment failure, plasma IL-13 levels and immunogenicity in asthmatics - Sputum biomarkers [ Time Frame: Throughout the study ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 55 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • History of asthma attacks
  • Taking inhaled corticosteroids
  • Non-smoking

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women of child-bearing potential
  • History of respiratory disease other than asthma
  • History of severe allergy to food or drugs
  • Previous use of monoclonal antibodies
  • Very low or high body weight

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00598104

Sponsors and Collaborators
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Principal Investigator: NOVARTIS Novartis investigative site
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Responsible Party: Novartis Identifier: NCT00598104    
Other Study ID Numbers: CQAX576A2103
First Posted: January 18, 2008    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 4, 2016
Last Verified: March 2016
Keywords provided by Novartis:
Asthma, interleukin-13
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