A Study to Compare Severe Asthma Patients Who Start Biologics and Who do Not Start (PROSPECT)

  • End date
    Sep 30, 2023
  • participants needed
  • sponsor
Updated on 12 September 2021
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Objectives in this study is to compare the change of lung function after 24 months from baseline between the two groups; one is the patient group who decided to start biologics treatment, and another is the patient group who decided to start non-biologics treatment. The target patients are the adult uncontrolled severe asthma patients.

Condition Asthma, Allergies & Asthma, Asthma (Pediatric), asthmatic, bronchial asthma
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04808518
Last Modified on12 September 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Confirmed asthma diagnosis
Using high-dose ICSa and 2nd controllerb more than 3 months before registration
Uncontrolled asthma which constitutes one or more of 1) Poor symptom control: ACQ-51.5 or ATC<20 2) Frequent exacerbations: at least 2 asthma exacerbations in the 12 months prior to the registration 3) Airflow obstruction: FEV1 before taking bronchodilator <80% predicted (FEV1/FVC less than the lower limit of normal) C
Investigators judges the necessity of biologic treatment for his/her asthma treatment and the patients are explained the situation by the investigators
Patients deemed capable of visiting their study site next 24 months regularly
Patients from whom written consent to participate in this study has been obtained
Patients20 years old at obtaining consent

Exclusion Criteria

Participated in other interventional studies such as clinical trials, etc within the last 8 weeks
Are using biologics at registration
Diagnosed as COPD
Plan the BT therapy near future
Receipt of any marketed or investigational biologics within 5 months before the registration
Any disorder, including, but not limited to, cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, hepatic, renal, neurological, musculoskeletal, infectious, endocrine, metabolic, haematological, psychiatric, or major physical impairment that is not stable in the opinion of the investigator and could
Affect the safety of the patient throughout the study
Influence the findings of the studies or their interpretations
Impede the patient's ability to complete the entire duration of study
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