Condition category
Respiratory
Date applied
12/09/2003
Date assigned
12/09/2003
Last edited
14/03/2014
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Completed
Recruitment status
No longer recruiting

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Dr Phil Ryan

ORCID ID

Contact details

Consultant Oncologist
The County Hospital
Union Walk
Hereford
HR1 2ER
United Kingdom

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0333119989

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

To find out whether taking a regular oral antibiotics prevents hospital admission for patients with moderate to severe COPD?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Blinded randomised placebo controlled intervention

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Not specified

Trial type

Not Specified

Patient information sheet

Condition

Respiratory: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Intervention

Blinded randomised placebo controlled intervention study using oral antiobiotics (amoxycillin) regularly. From November 2003 to March 2004 recruiting COPD patients.

Intervention type

Drug

Phase

Not Specified

Drug names

amoxycillin

Primary outcome measures

Researching a clinical problem which is common and also has a large impact upon acute medical admissions

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

20/12/2002

Overall trial end date

20/12/2006

Reason abandoned

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

Patients from medical admissions and the Out Patient Department.

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Not Specified

Gender

Not Specified

Target number of participants

Not provided at time of registration

Participant exclusion criteria

Not provided at time of registration

Recruitment start date

20/12/2002

Recruitment end date

20/12/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Consultant Oncologist
Hereford
HR1 2ER
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health (UK)

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.doh.gov.uk

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

Hereford Hospitals NHS Trust (UK)

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes