Twin SUBLIVAC® Grasses Clinical Efficacy Study

2014-07-24 14:23:01 | BioPortfolio


To show that treatment with SUBLIVAC® Grasses is clinically effective by means of reduction in allergic symptoms and/or use of allergic symptomatic medication in subjects suffering from IgE mediated allergic complaints triggered by grass pollen.


Indication under study: IgE mediated allergic disorders triggered by grass pollen.

Number of centres: approximately 50.

Study period planned: Q2-2006 until Q3-2008 Analysis after one exposed season (2007); based on the outcome the study will be stopped or continued for another season.

Subject selection criteria: Seasonal rhinitis and/or rhinoconjunctivitis with or without mild asthma (FEV1 > 70%) related to grass pollen, age 12 years or older.

Dosage schedule: Start with two drops daily of SUBLIVAC® and increase by two drops daily, until the maintenance dose of 10 drops SUBLIVAC® GrassesSUBLIVAC® Grasses is reached.

Route of administration: Sublingual application (drops are to be held underneath the tongue for 2-3 minutes and then will be swallowed).

Duration of treatment: 6 to 12 months blinded per subject . Efficacy parameters

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment


Rhinitis, Allergic, Seasonal


SUBLIVAC® Grasses/Placebo treatment, SUBLIVAC® Grasses treatment, Placebo treatment


Dr. P. van Durme




HAL Allergy

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-24T14:23:01-0400

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