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The clinical study evaluates the safety of montelukast and compares montelukast to ketotifen, used as a control drug, in terms of improvement in morning peak expiratory flow (am pef) over first 2 weeks in patients with pediatric bronchial asthma aged 6 to < 15.
The effect of body weight on the efficacy and safety of montelukast will also be evaluated in this study.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment
MK0476, montelukast sodium / Duration of Treatment: 4 Weeks, Comparator: ketotifen / Duration of Treatment: 4 Weeks
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:39:43-0400
The purpose of this study is to compare the effect of montelukast with placebo and beclomethasone on the average rate of linear growth over a period of 56 weeks in children with mild asthm...
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A study to assess the clinical effect of montelukast sodium with concomitant administration of inhaled budesonide in asthmatic patients.
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CHILDBIRTH at the end of a normal duration of PREGNANCY, between 37 to 40 weeks of gestation or about 280 days from the first day of the mother's last menstrual period.
The three approximately equal periods of a normal human PREGNANCY. Each trimester is about three months or 13 to 14 weeks in duration depending on the designation of the first day of gestation.
High temperature weather exceeding the average and of several weeks duration. Extreme heat is a dangerous situation that can bring on health emergencies in susceptible people.
Sodium or sodium compounds used in foods or as a food. The most frequently used compounds are sodium chloride or sodium glutamate.
Clinical Approvals Clinical Trials Drug Approvals Drug Delivery Drug Discovery Generics Drugs Prescription Drugs In the fields of medicine, biotechnology and pharmacology, drug discovery is the process by which drugs are dis...
Pediatrics is the general medicine of childhood. Because of the developmental processes (psychological and physical) of childhood, the involvement of parents, and the social management of conditions at home and at school, pediatrics is a specialty. With ...
The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...