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Metoprolol and Formoterol in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

2014-08-27 03:46:16 | BioPortfolio

Summary

We want to study the effect of the combination of metoprolol (a beta-blocker) with formoterol (a beta-agonist) on long function in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). There are more and more clues that a beta-blocker, when well chosen and in the right dosage, won't harm the long function in patients with COPD. Since a beta-blocker can be a valuable addition to treating patients with heart problems we would like to see if this category of medication can be available for COPD patients in the future.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Intervention

Metoprolol

Location

Martini Hospital
Groningen
Netherlands
9700 RM

Status

Recruiting

Source

Martini Hospital Groningen

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:46:16-0400

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