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This study is designed to investigate the efficacy and safety of NVA237, a long-acting muscarinic antagonist, in patients with moderate to severe COPD.
Allocation: Randomized, Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Novartis Investigative Site
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:13:52-0400
This study will evaluate the pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics and safety of multiple doses of the NVA237 in mild and moderate COPD patients .
The ability for patients with COPD to exercise is limited due to the deterioration of their lung function. NVA237 is being developed to treat COPD. This study is designed to look at how w...
This study is designed to investigate 1 year efficacy and safety data for the 50µg o.d. dose of NVA237 in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
This study will assess the efficacy and safety of glycopyrronium bromide in patients with stable COPD, in comparison to an active comparator.
The purpose of the study is to provide long term safety data of NVA237. This study will assess the safety and tolerability of a single dose strength of NVA237.
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A disease of chronic diffuse irreversible airflow obstruction. Subcategories of COPD include CHRONIC BRONCHITIS and PULMONARY EMPHYSEMA.
Hypertrophy and dilation of the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart that is caused by PULMONARY HYPERTENSION. This condition is often associated with pulmonary parenchymal or vascular diseases, such as CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE and PULMONARY EMBOLISM.
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A scopolamine derivative and CHOLINERGIC ANTAGONIST that functions as a BRONCHODILATOR AGENT. It is used in the treatment of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE.
An ADRENERGIC BETA-2 RECEPTOR AGONIST with a prolonged duration of action. It is used to manage ASTHMA and in the treatment of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE.
COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
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