Safety of Aerius Syrup in Pediatric Patients Aged 1-5 Years Old With Allergic Rhinitis or Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria (Study P04446AM1)(COMPLETED)

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier:
First received: July 25, 2008
Last updated: April 9, 2015
Last verified: April 2015
The objective of this non-interventional study is to evaluate the safety of Aerius syrup in pediatric patients aged 1-5 years old with allergic rhinitis or chronic idiopathic uticaria. The patients will receive 2.5 ml (1.25 mg) once daily.

Condition Intervention
Drug: Desloratadine

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Non-Interventional Study of the Safe Use of Aerius in Pediatric Patients With Allergic Rhinitis or Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria.

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Further study details as provided by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Proportion of Patients With Adverse Events [ Time Frame: Follow-up visit at 3 - 5 weeks after treatment initiation ] [ Designated as safety issue: Yes ]
    An adverse event is any untoward medical occurrence or unfavorable and unintended sign in a subject administered a pharmaceutical product, whether or not considered related to the use of that product. This includes the onset of new illness and the exacerbation of pre-existing conditions.

Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: December 2007
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Primary Completion Date: June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts Assigned Interventions
Pediatric Patients
Those with allergic rhinitis or chronic idiopathic urticaria.
Drug: Desloratadine
2.5 ml (1.25 mg) once daily
Other Names:
  • Aerius
  • SCH 034117

Detailed Description:
Pediatric patients aged 1-5 years

Ages Eligible for Study:   1 Year to 5 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Pediatric clinics around Hungary.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients with allergic rhinitis or chronic idiopathic urticaria
  • Aged 1-5 years old
  • Caregiver's consent to participate

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Healthy individuals
  • Younger or older than the 1-5 year old age range
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Responsible Party: Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp. Identifier: NCT00723736     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P04446 
Study First Received: July 25, 2008
Results First Received: June 18, 2009
Last Updated: April 9, 2015
Health Authority: Hungary: National Institute of Pharmacy

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Rhinitis, Allergic
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Nose Diseases
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Respiratory Tract Infections
Skin Diseases
Skin Diseases, Vascular
Cholinergic Agents
Cholinergic Antagonists
Histamine Agents
Histamine Antagonists
Histamine H1 Antagonists
Histamine H1 Antagonists, Non-Sedating
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on May 24, 2016