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In children with mild apnea combined therapy with an inhaled nasal steroid and a medication that decreased nasal congestion (montelukast) was shown to be effective. We are testing to see if this combination works in adults with mild apnea as well.
40 adults with mild OSA (< 5 apneas/hypopneas per hour of sleep) will receive either a combination of two medicines that decrease nasal congestion-montelukast and nasal budesonide-or a placebo pill and nasal spray. After 3 months of therapy, a repeat sleep study will be done to determine the differences, if any, in the frequency of sleep disordered breathing in the two groups.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
budesonide nasal spray and a montelukast pill, Placebo: sugar pill and salt water nasal spray
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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:05-0400
Randomized, Placebo Controlled, Crossover Study in an Environmental Challenge Chamber to Assess Safety & Efficacy of Three Oral Doses of BI 671800 Versus Fluticasone Propionate and Montelukast in Sensitive Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis Patients Out of Season
The objective of the current study is to investigate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of BI 671800 ED using three dose levels of BI 671800 ED (50 mg, 200 mg and 400 mg), administered ...
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The principal objective is to compare the use of mometasone nasal spray to budesonide irrigations in patients suffering from CRSwNP who have never been operated.
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A mathematical approach was developed to estimate spray deposition patterns in the nasal cavity based on the geometric relationships between the emitted spray plume and the anatomical dimensions of th...
A pill sized videocamera encased in a capsule. It is designed to be swallowed and subsequently traverse the gastrointestinal tract while transmitting diagnostic images along the way.
Agents delivered into the nostrils in the form of a mist or spray.
A pharmaceutical preparation of budesonide and formoterol fumarate that is used as an ANTI-ASTHMATIC AGENT and for the treatment of CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE.
A compound formed when iodoacetic acid reacts with sulfhydryl groups in proteins. It has been used as an anti-infective nasal spray with mucolytic and expectorant action.
Fluid obtained by irrigation or washout of the nasal cavity and NASAL MUCOSA. The resulting fluid is used in cytologic and immunologic assays of the nasal mucosa such as with the NASAL PROVOCATION TEST in the diagnosis of nasal hypersensitivity.
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