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Study of Ibuprofen to Preserve Lung Function in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

2014-08-27 03:58:14 | BioPortfolio

Summary

OBJECTIVES:

I. Determine the effect of different doses of ibuprofen on neutrophil (polymorphonuclear leukocyte; PMN) delivery to a mucosal surface (the oral mucosa) in patients with cystic fibrosis and healthy controls.

II. Determine the duration of effect (and possible rebound effect) of ibuprofen on PMN delivery to a mucosal surface in these patients.

Description

PROTOCOL OUTLINE:

This is an open label study. Patients are randomized into 5 arms, each consisting of 10 healthy volunteers and 5 patients with cystic fibrosis, based on the amount of ibuprofen received during the treatment period.

The study period lasts for at least 15 days and consists of 3 periods: baseline (days 1-3), treatment (days 3-12), and recovery (days 13-15 or longer). During the treatment period patients receive ibuprofen orally every 12 hours (except for a control arm that receives no ibuprofen).

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Cystic Fibrosis

Intervention

ibuprofen

Status

Completed

Source

FDA Office of Orphan Products Development

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:58:14-0400

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