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BAY12-8039: 5 Days for Sinusitis vs Placebo

Information source: Bayer
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on August 23, 2015
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Condition(s) targeted: Sinusitis

Intervention: Moxifloxacin (Avelox, BAY12-8039) (Drug); Placebo (Drug)

Phase: Phase 3

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Bayer

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Bayer Study Director, Study Director, Affiliation: Bayer


The purpose of the study is to evaluate the effectiveness and safety of Avelox in a 5 day treatment of adult patients with acute bacterial sinusitis and to measure the amount of time it takes for symptom relief. Avelox is currently not approved for the 5 day treatment of acute bacterial sinusitis, therefore in this study Avelox is considered an investigational drug. In this study Avelox will be compared to placebo.

Clinical Details

Official title: Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Moxifloxacin 400 mg QD for 5 Days Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Acute Bacterial Sinusitis

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: Percentage of Subjects With Clinical Cure (Modified Intent-to-Treat (MITT))

Secondary outcome:

Treatment Day When Patients Reached Symptom Improvement as Measured by Patient Reported Data, Using Last Observation Carried Forward (LOCF) Approach

Treatment Day When Patients Returned to Normal Activities as Measured by Patient Reported Data, Using LOCF Approach

Percentage of Subjects With Clinical Improvement During Therapy

Percentage of Subjects With Continued Clinical Cure During Long-Term Follow-Up


Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.


Inclusion Criteria: Subjects must meet all the following criteria at the time of enrollment:

- Age >/= 18 years

- Clinical diagnosis of acute bacterial sinusitis with signs and symptoms present for =

7 days but < 28 days as defined by A), radiographic, and B) clinical criteria, as follows:

- Radiographic Criteria: The presence of one or more of the following on a

radiographic paranasal sinus film (Waters' view): - Evidence of air-fluid levels

- Opacification

- Clinical Criteria: The presence of two major symptoms, or the presence of at

least one major and one minor symptom as defined in the list below:

- Major symptoms: - Purulent anterior or posterior nasal discharge -

Unilateral facial pain or malar tenderness

- Minor symptoms: - Frontal headache - Fever (oral = 38. 0°C/100. 4°F, tympanic

= 38. 5°C/101. 2°F, axillary = 37. 5°C/99. 5°F) - Culture material obtained by

sinus puncture; the aspirated specimen sent for Gram stain, quantitative culture and susceptibility testing prior to initiation of antimicrobial therapy Exclusion Criteria: Subjects with one or more of the following criteria will not be eligible for this study:

- History of chronic sinusitis defined as greater than four weeks of continuous

symptoms (subjects with recurrent acute sinusitis will be included)

- History of sinus surgery (antral sinus puncture is not considered as a surgery)

- Any symptoms that suggest the subject's current illness is allergic rhinitis (e. g.

repetitive sneezing, itchy nose or eyes, provocation by an allergen) and not acute bacterial sinusitis

- Known bacteremia, meningitis or infection infiltrating the tissues neighboring the


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