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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
and you are
between 55 and 75
years old
The primary goal of this phase is to monitor the long-term effects.
The treatment is already on the market.
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The purpose

REVASC is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study which will involve 150 patients with chronic bronchitis and COPD diagnosed cardiovascular disease. The recruitment period beginimg in the coming weeks, will last nine months. Patients included in the study will receive treatment for three months with roflumilast 500 mg (75 patients) or placebo (75 patients) in a randomized manner. The CIBERES, as promoter of this study is expected to release final results for the third quarter of 2013. Eight centers in Madrid will be involved in this clinical trial: Fundación Jiménez Díaz, Hospital La Princesa, Hospital Gregorio Maranon Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Hospital La Paz, Hospital Ramón y Cajal Hospital Doce de Octubre and Hospital Puerta del Hierro. Roflumilast is a potent phosphodiesterase-4 inhibitor (PDE4). Its clinical efficacy has been studied in an extensive clinical program involving over 12,000 patients with COPD. In these studies, roflumilast (in combination with long-acting bronchodilators) reduced the number of exacerbations and improved lung function, especially in those patients with associated chronic bronchitis.

Provided treatments

  • Drug: Roflumilast 500
  • Drug: Placebo

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01595750. The sponsor of the trial is Spanish Research Center for Respiratory Diseases and it is looking for 150 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Evaluate the Effect of Roflumilast on Endothelial Function in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease