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    Summary
    EudraCT Number:2007-002734-11
    Sponsor's Protocol Code Number:D5897C00003
    National Competent Authority:Poland - Office for Medicinal Products
    Clinical Trial Type:EEA CTA
    Trial Status:
    Date on which this record was first entered in the EudraCT database:2007-08-13
    Trial results View results
    Index
    A. PROTOCOL INFORMATION
    B. SPONSOR INFORMATION
    C. APPLICANT IDENTIFICATION
    D. IMP IDENTIFICATION
    D.8 INFORMATION ON PLACEBO
    E. GENERAL INFORMATION ON THE TRIAL
    F. POPULATION OF TRIAL SUBJECTS
    G. INVESTIGATOR NETWORKS TO BE INVOLVED IN THE TRIAL
    N. REVIEW BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITY OR ETHICS COMMITTEE IN THE COUNTRY CONCERNED
    P. END OF TRIAL
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    A. Protocol Information
    A.1Member State ConcernedPoland - Office for Medicinal Products
    A.2EudraCT number2007-002734-11
    A.3Full title of the trial
    A 6-week, phase III, double-blind, randomized, multi-centre, parallel-group study evaluating the efficacy and safety of 2 actuations Symbicort® (budesonide/formoterol) pMDI 40/2.25 μg twice daily compared with 1 inhalation Symbicort Turbuhaler® 80/4.5 μg twice daily and 1 inhalation Pulmicort® (budesonide) Turbuhaler® 100 μg twice daily in adult and adolescent asthmatics
    A.4.1Sponsor's protocol code numberD5897C00003
    A.7Trial is part of a Paediatric Investigation Plan Information not present in EudraCT
    A.8EMA Decision number of Paediatric Investigation Plan
    B. Sponsor Information
    B.Sponsor: 1
    B.1.1Name of SponsorAstraZeneca AB
    B.1.3.4CountrySweden
    B.3.1 and B.3.2Status of the sponsorCommercial
    B.4 Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support for the clinical trial:
    B.4.1Name of organisation providing support
    B.4.2Country
    B.5 Contact point designated by the sponsor for further information on the trial
    B.5.1Name of organisation
    B.5.2Functional name of contact point
    D. IMP Identification
    D.IMP: 1
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleTest
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation No
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameSymbicort pMDI 40/2.25
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation vapour*
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNbudesonide
    D.3.9.1CAS number 51333-22-3
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number40
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNformoterol fumarate dihydrate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 43229-80-7
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number2.25
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.IMP: 2
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Symbicort Turbuhaler 80/4.5
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstraZeneca AB S-151 85 Sodertalje, SWEDEN
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationPoland
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product nameSymbicort Turbuhaler 80/4.5
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNbudesonide
    D.3.9.1CAS number 51333-22-3
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number80
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNformoterol fumarate dihydrate
    D.3.9.1CAS number 43229-80-7
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number4.5
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.IMP: 3
    D.1.2 and D.1.3IMP RoleComparator
    D.2 Status of the IMP to be used in the clinical trial
    D.2.1IMP to be used in the trial has a marketing authorisation Yes
    D.2.1.1.1Trade name Pulmicort Turbuhaler 100
    D.2.1.1.2Name of the Marketing Authorisation holderAstraZeneca AB S-151 85 Sodertalje, SWEDEN
    D.2.1.2Country which granted the Marketing AuthorisationPoland
    D.2.5The IMP has been designated in this indication as an orphan drug in the Community No
    D.2.5.1Orphan drug designation number
    D.3 Description of the IMP
    D.3.1Product namePulmicort Turbuhaler 100
    D.3.4Pharmaceutical form Inhalation powder
    D.3.4.1Specific paediatric formulation Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.7Routes of administration for this IMPInhalation use
    D.3.8 to D.3.10 IMP Identification Details (Active Substances)
    D.3.8INN - Proposed INNbudesonide
    D.3.9.1CAS number 51333-22-3
    D.3.10 Strength
    D.3.10.1Concentration unit µg microgram(s)
    D.3.10.2Concentration typeequal
    D.3.10.3Concentration number100
    D.3.11 The IMP contains an:
    D.3.11.1Active substance of chemical origin Yes
    D.3.11.2Active substance of biological/ biotechnological origin (other than Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) No
    The IMP is a:
    D.3.11.3Advanced Therapy IMP (ATIMP) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.1Somatic cell therapy medicinal product No
    D.3.11.3.2Gene therapy medical product No
    D.3.11.3.3Tissue Engineered Product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.4Combination ATIMP (i.e. one involving a medical device) Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.3.5Committee on Advanced therapies (CAT) has issued a classification for this product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.4Combination product that includes a device, but does not involve an Advanced Therapy Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.5Radiopharmaceutical medicinal product No
    D.3.11.6Immunological medicinal product (such as vaccine, allergen, immune serum) No
    D.3.11.7Plasma derived medicinal product No
    D.3.11.8Extractive medicinal product No
    D.3.11.9Recombinant medicinal product Information not present in EudraCT
    D.3.11.10Medicinal product containing genetically modified organisms No
    D.3.11.11Herbal medicinal product No
    D.3.11.12Homeopathic medicinal product No
    D.3.11.13Another type of medicinal product No
    D.8 Information on Placebo
    D.8 Placebo: 1
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboInhalation vapour*
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboInhalation use
    D.8 Placebo: 2
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboInhalation powder
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboInhalation use
    D.8 Placebo: 3
    D.8.1Is a Placebo used in this Trial?Yes
    D.8.3Pharmaceutical form of the placeboInhalation powder
    D.8.4Route of administration of the placeboInhalation use
    E. General Information on the Trial
    E.1 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.1Medical condition(s) being investigated
    asthma
    MedDRA Classification
    E.1.2 Medical condition or disease under investigation
    E.1.2Version 9.1
    E.1.2Level LLT
    E.1.2Classification code 10003553
    E.1.2Term Asthma
    E.1.3Condition being studied is a rare disease No
    E.2 Objective of the trial
    E.2.1Main objective of the trial
    To show that Symbicort pMDI 40/2.25 μg two actuations b.i.d.(delivered dose) is more efficacious than Pulmicort Turbuhaler 100 μg one inhalation b.i.d. (metered dose) over a 6-week treatment period in adolescents and adults with asthma
    E.2.2Secondary objectives of the trial
    1. To compare the efficacy of Symbicort pMDI 40/2.5 μg two actuations b.i.d.
    with that of Symbicort Turbuhaler 80/4.5 μg one inhalation b.i.d. over a 6-week treatment period in adolescents and adult

    2. To investigate the safety profile of Symbicort pMDI 40/2.5 μg two actuations b.i.d. with that of Symbicort Turbuhaler 80/4.5 μg one inhalation b.i.d. and Pulmicort Turbuhaler 100 μg one inhalation b.i.d. (metered dose) over a 6-week treatment period in adolescents and adults with mild persistent asthma
    E.2.3Trial contains a sub-study No
    E.3Principal inclusion criteria
    For inclusion in the study, patients must fulfill all of the following criteria at Visit 2:

    1. Signed informed consent from the patient. For the under-aged patients, signed informed consent is required from both the patient and the patient's parent/legal guardian.
    2. Out-patients of either sex, 12 years and above.
    3. Asthma according to the American Thoracic Society (ATS) definition, clinically diagnosed at least 6 months prior to Visit 2.
    4. Pre-bronchodilator FEV1 ≥ 50% and ≤ 90% of predicted normal.
    5. Patients with reversible airway obstruction (from a reversibility test performed at Visit 2), defined as an increase in FEV1 of ≥ 12% relative to baseline (for all patients), and for patients ≥18 years ≥200 mL after inhalation of in total 1 mg Bricanyl Turbuhaler..
    6. Daily use of inhaled GCS (any brand) for >3 months prior to Visit 2.
    7. During 30 days prior to Visit 2, the dose of inhaled GCS should have been constant and within the range of 200-500 μg/day (any brand).
    8. Ability to use pMDI, Turbuhaler, and peak flow meter correctly.
    9. Able to read and write and use the electronic devices.


    For randomization into the study, patients must fulfill all of the following criteria at Visit 3:

    1. Run-in diary data for mPEF recorded on at least 7 (any 7) of the last 10 days of the run-in period (including the day of Visit 3).
    2. Total asthma symptom score (night-time plus daytime) of >1 on at least 4 (any of the last 7 days of the run-in period (not including the recording in the morning of Visit 3.
    3. No change in asthma treatment during the run-in period.
    4. Continued eligibility for the study in accordance with the exclusion criteria.

    E.4Principal exclusion criteria
    1. Use of oral, rectal or parenteral GCS within 30 days prior to Visit 2.
    2. Respiratory infection affecting the asthma, as judged by the investigator, within 30 days prior to Visit 2.
    3. Any significant disease or disorder which, in the opinion of the investigator, may either put the patient at risk because of participation in the study, or may influence the results of the study or the patient's ability to participate in the study.
    4. Any clinically relevant abnormal findings in physical examination, clinical chemistry, haematology, urinalysis, vital signs at baseline visit, which, in the opinion of the investigator, may put the patient at risk because of his/her participation in the study.
    5. Pregnancy, breast-feeding or planned pregnancy during the study. Women and where applicable, girls of child-bearing potential without acceptable contraceptive measures as judged by the investigator.
    6. Known or suspected hypersensitivity to budesonide, formoterol, inhaled lactose, PVP K25, PEG 1000, HFA-227.
    7. Present use of any β-blocker (including eye-drops).
    8. History of ≥ 10 pack-years of smoking (i.e. equivalent of smoking 20 cigarettes per day for 10 years).
    9. Planned donation of blood during the study.
    10. Planned hospitalization during the study.
    11. Suspected poor capability, as judged by the investigator, to follow instructions of the study, e.g., because of a history of alcohol or drug abuse.
    12. Participation in another clinical study of any investigational drug within 30 days prior to or during the course of the study.
    13. Previous allocation of randomization code in this study.
    14. Involvement in the planning and conduct of the study (applies to both AstraZeneca staff or staff at the study site)
    E.5 End points
    E.5.1Primary end point(s)
    morning peak expiratory flow (mPEF)
    E.6 and E.7 Scope of the trial
    E.6Scope of the trial
    E.6.1Diagnosis No
    E.6.2Prophylaxis No
    E.6.3Therapy No
    E.6.4Safety Yes
    E.6.5Efficacy Yes
    E.6.6Pharmacokinetic No
    E.6.7Pharmacodynamic No
    E.6.8Bioequivalence No
    E.6.9Dose response No
    E.6.10Pharmacogenetic No
    E.6.11Pharmacogenomic No
    E.6.12Pharmacoeconomic No
    E.6.13Others Yes
    E.6.13.1Other scope of the trial description
    Therapeutic equivalence
    E.7Trial type and phase
    E.7.1Human pharmacology (Phase I) No
    E.7.1.1First administration to humans No
    E.7.1.2Bioequivalence study No
    E.7.1.3Other No
    E.7.1.3.1Other trial type description
    E.7.2Therapeutic exploratory (Phase II) No
    E.7.3Therapeutic confirmatory (Phase III) Yes
    E.7.4Therapeutic use (Phase IV) No
    E.8 Design of the trial
    E.8.1Controlled Yes
    E.8.1.1Randomised Yes
    E.8.1.2Open No
    E.8.1.3Single blind No
    E.8.1.4Double blind Yes
    E.8.1.5Parallel group Yes
    E.8.1.6Cross over No
    E.8.1.7Other No
    E.8.2 Comparator of controlled trial
    E.8.2.1Other medicinal product(s) Yes
    E.8.2.2Placebo Yes
    E.8.2.3Other No
    E.8.3 The trial involves single site in the Member State concerned No
    E.8.4 The trial involves multiple sites in the Member State concerned Yes
    E.8.4.1Number of sites anticipated in Member State concerned22
    E.8.5The trial involves multiple Member States Yes
    E.8.5.1Number of sites anticipated in the EEA65
    E.8.6 Trial involving sites outside the EEA
    E.8.6.1Trial being conducted both within and outside the EEA No
    E.8.6.2Trial being conducted completely outside of the EEA Information not present in EudraCT
    E.8.7Trial has a data monitoring committee Yes
    E.8.8 Definition of the end of the trial and justification where it is not the last visit of the last subject undergoing the trial
    database lock, whcih is the time point after which no patient will be exposed to study-related activities
    E.8.9 Initial estimate of the duration of the trial
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned years
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned months6
    E.8.9.1In the Member State concerned days
    E.8.9.2In all countries concerned by the trial months6
    F. Population of Trial Subjects
    F.1 Age Range
    F.1.1Trial has subjects under 18 Yes
    F.1.1.1In Utero No
    F.1.1.2Preterm newborn infants (up to gestational age < 37 weeks) No
    F.1.1.3Newborns (0-27 days) No
    F.1.1.4Infants and toddlers (28 days-23 months) No
    F.1.1.5Children (2-11years) No
    F.1.1.6Adolescents (12-17 years) Yes
    F.1.2Adults (18-64 years) Yes
    F.1.3Elderly (>=65 years) No
    F.2 Gender
    F.2.1Female Yes
    F.2.2Male Yes
    F.3 Group of trial subjects
    F.3.1Healthy volunteers No
    F.3.2Patients Yes
    F.3.3Specific vulnerable populations Yes
    F.3.3.1Women of childbearing potential not using contraception For clinical trials recorded in the database before the 10th March 2011 this question read: "Women of childbearing potential" and did not include the words "not using contraception". An answer of yes could have included women of child bearing potential whether or not they would be using contraception. The answer should therefore be understood in that context. This trial was recorded in the database on 2007-08-13. Yes
    F.3.3.2Women of child-bearing potential using contraception Yes
    F.3.3.3Pregnant women No
    F.3.3.4Nursing women No
    F.3.3.5Emergency situation No
    F.3.3.6Subjects incapable of giving consent personally Yes
    F.3.3.6.1Details of subjects incapable of giving consent
    adolescents
    F.3.3.7Others No
    F.4 Planned number of subjects to be included
    F.4.1In the member state400
    F.4.2 For a multinational trial
    F.4.2.1In the EEA 600
    F.4.2.2In the whole clinical trial 600
    G. Investigator Networks to be involved in the Trial
    N. Review by the Competent Authority or Ethics Committee in the country concerned
    N.Competent Authority Decision Authorised
    N.Date of Competent Authority Decision2007-10-23
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion of the trial application
    N.Ethics Committee Opinion: Reason(s) for unfavourable opinion
    N.Date of Ethics Committee Opinion
    P. End of Trial
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