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The predictive value of a single dose of beclomethasone.


- candidate number7890
- NTR NumberNTR2266
- ISRCTNISRCTN wordt niet meer aangevraagd.
- Date ISRCTN created
- date ISRCTN requested
- Date Registered NTR30-mrt-2010
- Secondary IDsP10-014 METC Medisch Spectrum Twente
- Public TitleThe predictive value of a single dose of beclomethasone.
- Scientific TitleThe predictive value of the acute effect of beclomethasone on a mannitol challenge test for the outcome of longterm treatment with beclomethasone.
- ACRONYMSD QVAR
- hypothesisMost medications prescribed for the treatment of asthma have a variable responsiveness. It is clinically relevant to be able to predict responsiveness to a specific medicine in an individual patient. There is no such test currently available. Beclomethasone is one of the medications that has a variable responsiveness. Beclomethasone also has an acute effect on bronchial hyperresponsiveness and exercise induced bronchoconstriction. We hypothesize that the acute response to a single dose of beclomethasone could predict the response to long term treatment with beclomethasone.
- Healt Condition(s) or Problem(s) studiedAsthma, Exercise induced bronchoconstriction, Bronchial hyperresponsiveness
- Inclusion criteria1. Age between 12-18 years;
2. Clinical history of allergic asthma and exercise induced bronchoconstriction;
3. Ability to perform reproducible lung function tests (predicted value variation in 3 of 5 consecutive measurements < 5%);
4. Maximal FEV1 > 70% of predicted value.
- Exclusion criteria1. Other pulmonary or cardiac illnesses;
2. Maximal FEV1 < 70% of predicted value;
3. Use of nasal or systemic corticosteroids, antihistamines, cromoglycates, anticholinergics or leukotriene antagonists in two weeks prior to or during the study;
4. Use of long acting bronchodilator agents 24 hours before testing;
5. Use of short acting bronchodilator agents 8 hours before testing;
6. Hospitalization due to asthma exacerbation in past month;
7. Other changes in asthma medication during treatment period;
8. Upper or lower respiratory tract infections during treatment period;
9. Deviation of the FEV1 before the subsequent mannitol challenges of more than 12 % from baseline FEV1.
- mec approval receivedyes
- multicenter trialno
- randomisedno
- groupParallel
- TypeSingle arm
- Studytypeintervention
- planned startdate 1-mei-2010
- planned closingdate1-okt-2010
- Target number of participants20
- InterventionsA single shot (200µg) of beclomethasone and 4 weeks of treatment with beclomethasone, 200µg twice daily.
- Primary outcomeThe correlation between the effect of a single dose of beclomethasone on a mannitol challenge and the effect of 4 weeks of treatment on a mannitol challenge.
- Secondary outcomeThere will be tested for confounders for this correlation, such as age, gender and baseline lungfunction.
- Timepoints1. Week 0: Inclusion, first mannitol challenge;
2. Week 1: Single dose, second mannitol challenges;
3. Week 2-5: 4 weeks of treatment with beclomethason;
4. Week 5: Third mannitol challenge.
- Trial web siteN/A
- statusplanned
- CONTACT FOR PUBLIC QUERIESdrs. E.T.G. Kersten
- CONTACT for SCIENTIFIC QUERIESdrs. E.T.G. Kersten
- Sponsor/Initiator Medisch Spectrum Twente
- Funding
(Source(s) of Monetary or Material Support)
Medisch Spectrum Twente, Enschede
- PublicationsN/A
- Brief summaryBackground:
Asthma is a heterogeneous disease and clinical phenotypes are highly variable. This is exemplified in the variability of patients’ responses to medications such as beclomethasone. It is a critical clinical question whether a particular therapy will be effective in an individual child with symptoms of asthma. At the moment, there is a lack of diagnostic tools to assess this individual responsiveness. Beclomethasone is an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) used as controller therapy in children with asthma, providing protection against bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) and exercise induced bronchoconstriction (EIB). A single dose of an ICS can have a significant effect on BHR measured by a bronchial provocation test (BPT). This rapid response shows variability similar to the variable responsiveness to long term treatment. We hypothesized that the effect of a single dose of beclomethasone on a BPT (a mannitol challenge) could predict the effect of longterm therapy with beclomethasone on BHR.

Objective:
What is the correlation between change in Mannitol PD15 (provoking dose of mannitol to cause a ≥ 15% fall in FEV1 ) 6h after a single dose of beclomethasone and after 4 weeks of treatment with beclomethasone?

Study design:
This study is of a prospective, open-label design.

Study population:
Children aged 12-18 years with a history of allergic asthma and BHR to exercise (EIB) who are started on beclomethasone for clinical reasons are asked to participate in this study.

Intervention:
All children are treated with beclomethasone 200µg twice daily for 4 weeks.

Primary study parameters/outcome of the study: Correlation between change in Mannitol PD15 after a single dose of beclomethasone and after 4 weeks of treatment with beclomethasone.

Secundary study parameters/outcome of the study:
Which individual patient and disease characteristics are confounders for this correlation?
- Main changes (audit trail)
- RECORD30-mrt-2010 - 22-apr-2010


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