Clinical Study Of Schizophrenia in Both Men and Women

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
GlaxoSmithKline
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00071747
First received: October 30, 2003
Last updated: October 4, 2010
Last verified: October 2010
  Purpose

The objective of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of a marketed drug in the treatment of schizophrenia, as an add-on therapy to antipsychotics over a 12-week period. Subjects with schizophrenia who have been maintained on a stable dose of antipsychotics and who fulfill the screening entrance criteria will have an assessment 1-7 days after the first visit to confirm eligibility.


Condition Intervention Phase
Schizophrenia
Drug: lamotrigine
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Double-Blind
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Multi-Center, Double Blind, Placebo-controlled, Randomized, Parallel Group Evaluation of the Efficacy of a Flexible Dose of Lamotrigine Versus Placebo As Add-On Therapy In Schizophrenia

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Further study details as provided by GlaxoSmithKline:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in the total score of the 7 items of the Positive and Negative Symptom Scale (PANSS) positive symptom subscale for lamotrigine vs. placebo at Week 12. [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Change from baseline in the PANSS total score at Week 12; Change from baseline in the Scale for the Assessment of Negative Symptoms (SANS) at Week 12; Change from baseline in the Clinical Global Impression-Severity of Illness (CGI-S) score at Week 12. [ Time Frame: 12 Weeks ]

Estimated Enrollment: 176
Study Start Date: August 2003
Study Completion Date: January 2005
Primary Completion Date: January 2005 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Drug: lamotrigine
    Other Name: lamotrigine
  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion criteria:

  • If female, must not be pregnant, or must be incapable of conceiving or be taking steps to prevent conception.
  • Diagnosis of Schizophrenia
  • Patients must be taking clozapine monotherapy or other atypical antipsychotic at least 3 months prior to this study.

Exclusion criteria:

  • Patients who are currently taking or have taken antidepressant medication in the last month prior.
  • Patients who are or have been suicidal or homicidal in the last 6 months.
  • Patients with a history of autistic disorder or another pervasive developmental disorder
  • Patients whose condition is due to the direct physiological effects of a substance (e.g. a drug of abuse, a medication) or a general medical condition
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00071747

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Sponsors and Collaborators
GlaxoSmithKline
Investigators
Study Director: GSK Clinical Trials, MD GlaxoSmithKline
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Study Director, GSK
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00071747     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: SCA30926
Study First Received: October 30, 2003
Last Updated: October 4, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by GlaxoSmithKline:
lamotrigine
schizophrenia

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia and Disorders with Psychotic Features
Mental Disorders
Lamotrigine
Anticonvulsants
Central Nervous System Agents
Therapeutic Uses
Pharmacologic Actions
Calcium Channel Blockers
Membrane Transport Modulators
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action
Cardiovascular Agents
Excitatory Amino Acid Antagonists
Excitatory Amino Acid Agents
Neurotransmitter Agents
Physiological Effects of Drugs
Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Blockers
Sodium Channel Blockers

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